Contracts Administrator

NES Fircroft

Job Description

Seeking a strong Contracts Administrator to support the Commercial team during the post award phase of a major project based out of Queensland.

In this role you will be ensuring the Head Contract terms are met during the execution phase of the project, your duties will include:

  • Taking responsibility for the delivery of the Commercial activities required for the project
  • Ensuing all required notifications and claims are made to maximise the recovery of entitlements under the Head Contract
  • Ensuring the timely notification and follow up of change events on the project
  • Ensuring that the financial reporting of the project is timely and accurate
  • Supporting the commercial aspects of contract negotiations and disputes with the Project Manager and Subcontractors as applicable
  • Ensure that head contract and subcontract obligations are communicated and understood by the site team

To be successful you will have: 

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications and/or substantial Contract Administration experience
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in project/contractual engineering and/or construction
  • Demonstrated ability to assess claims or variations by Subcontractors against the quantity claimed as well as against their contractual requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse contractual issues and provide and/or recommend solutions through appropriate problem-solving techniques
  • Sound commercial acumen accompanied by proven negotiation and inter-relationship skills
  • Able to quickly grasp concepts and apply innovative options
  • Clear and definitive communication – written and verbal accompanied by competent presentation ability
  • Competent in use of all relevant in-house software

With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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