Contract Administrator

Vacancy number • PUB407881

Contract Administrator

  • Fortitude Valley
  • Closes 23 June
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Building & Construction
  • Area of Expertise: Construction & Commissioning
  • Location: Fortitude Valley

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, 23 June 2024

Introduction

Brunel has partnered with a Brisbane based Builder / Developer looking for a Contract Administrator to join their team. This is a full time, permanent role and the initial project is a multi-storey residential build valued at $40m+.

Our client have a strong name in the market for their luxury apartment and commercial developments. Interestingly, the construction and development teams work side by side therefore this is a great role for a CA that is curious about development.

You will be joining a highly skilled team with years of construction experience and long serving tenures within the company.

About this role

Work alongside the Project Manager and Site Team to deliver the project from conception to completion.

Duties will include:

  • Ensure timely placement of Purchase Orders that support contract services for production work in compliance with corporate controls and best practices.
  • Track progress, and support the Project Manager with coordinating Contractor’s compliance regarding company systems and controls.
  • Oversee the administration and performance of service contracts.
  • Ensure contract payments are executed accurately and anomalies are identified. Ensure payments are made to Contractors in accordance with requirements of Company agreements held with Contracts in a timely manner.
  • Advise on contract risks and support the stewardship of gap closure and opportunities for improvement, assisting with prioritization where required.
  • Liaise with Contractor Representatives on a daily basis to address issues that may arise from the placement and amendment of purchase orders and the payment of invoices for work executed against those purchase orders.
  • Foster positive, constructive relations and dialogue between Contractor and Company representatives, as well as assist in facilitating resolution to issues or problem-solving.
  • Maintain critical contractual documentation, including SOA’s, Purchase Orders, Records of Meetings and decisions.Numbers, Purchase order numbers and Contract Owners/Admin.
  • Ensure effective contract administration through records management, advice and compliance with procurement & controls.

Requirements

  • Degree in Construction Management or similar / progressed in career from trade background (Required)
  • 2+ years’ experience with Contract administration, within the commercial construction space, ideally with exposure to projects over $20m in value.
  • Demonstrated tenure with previous employers.
  • Demonstrates high level of initiative and motivation.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience using Jobpac, Cheops and Microsoft Suite.
  • Ability to work independently.

Benefits

  • Salary in line with market standard.
  • Recently fitted-out office in a prime location close to the city and public transport routes.
  • On-site designated parking included.
  • Opportunity to build experience and skill within the development as well as construction market.
  • Fun office culture with regular after work drinks, sporting events and great on site facilities.

About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world.

We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Sinead Howard quoting publication number: PUB407881

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