Senior Contracts Administrator


Job description

Our client seeks a Senior Contracts Administrator for an initial 12 month contract, Perth based.

You will be responsible for all aspects of contracts administration from tender to close out.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the contract tender and award process including:
    • Drafting tender documents to match the specific requirements of the individual packages in conjunction with the other relevant disciplines;
    • The issue and receipt of tenders, proposals and associated submissions;
    • Evaluation of the submitted tenders including negotiation of the contract terms and conditions;
    • Co-ordination of the technical evaluation, responses to non-conformances and clarifications;
    • Conducting evaluation / clarification meetings with tenderers;
    • Preparation of tender evaluation reports, short listing recommendations and recommendations for award; and
    • Drafting the conformed contract documents for award.
  • Post award administration including:
    • Ensuring contractor’s documentation, including insurance, bonds and securities are received in accordance with the contract and are safely stored;
    • Conducting weekly progress meetings with contractors;
    • Monitoring the contractor’s performance and approving invoices;
    • Drafting contractual correspondence to the contractor;
    • Managing and negotiating variations and claims;
    • Maintaining contract files; and
    • Closing out the contract when completion has occurred.

You will need to bring:

      • Experience in managing assigned contracts resources;
      • Approximately 10 years’ experience in the award and administration of major earthworks/civils/ mechanical / EI contracts
      • Good communication, both verbal and written, and co-ordination skills; and
      • Computer literate with experience in using integrated contract management systems

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