Senior Contracts Administrator

Vacancy number • PUB406485

Senior Contracts Administrator

  • Brisbane
  • Closes March 31
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Building & Construction
  • Area of expertise: Construction & Commissioning
  • Location: Brisbane

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor

Introduction

Brunel has partnered with a Tier 3 Commercial Contractor to help bring a Senior Contracts Administrator into the team. This role is a replacement due to a long-term employee leaving the industry.

Our client are an established Builder with locations in Queensland and NSW working on construction, refurbishment, defence and fit-out projects. They have grown due to their positive culture and reputation for completing quality projects within the hospitality, retail, education, healthcare and defence sectors.

  • $140k - $170k + super p/a dependent on experience
  • Flexibility to WFH when not on site
  • Fully resourced projects (CA's work on 1-3 projects at a time depending on complexity)
  • Supportive team environment with a trusting, friendly culture

About this role

  • 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 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

  • 4+ years’ experience with Contract administration, within the commercial construction space, ideally with exposure to projects over $20m in value.
  • Proficiency in construction software (Jopbac, Procure, Hammertech etc.)
  • Experience in engaging with contractors.
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage discipline and performance issues in the workplace.
  • Budgetary reporting and analysis skills.
  • Solid written communication and reporting skills.
  • Good observation and listening skills.
  • Demonstrates high level of initiative.
  • Good communication skills (oral & written) in English.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a project wider team.

Benefits

  • A work environment that promotes a work culture based on trust and respect rather than micro managing and clock watching.
  • Flexibility to Work from Home when not required on site.
  • You'll be working under a great management team who are big on mentoring and fostering the right culture for success.
  • Paid Parental, Birthday and Flexible leave.
  • Market rate compensation with the opportunity for training, development and career progression with Annual Performance Reviews to ensure you're on track for where you want your career to go.

Brunel in the United States

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.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Sinead Howard is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB406485