Senior Contract Specialist

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1188345

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 19, 2023

Our client is seeking a Seasoned contract Administrator to join our team in Perth. You will be responsible for all aspects of contract administration, including Pre award and post award activities.

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

About you:

To be considered for this role it is envisaged you will possess the following attributes: 

  • A recognised business degree or equivalent, preferably in law, business administration, quantity surveying or related field. 
  • Approximately 7 years’ experience in the award and administration of major earthworks/ Construction or Engineering type environments
  • Good communication, both verbal and written, and co-ordination skills; and
  • Computer literate with experience in using integrated contract management systems.

Please note you must have full Australian work rights to be considered.


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