Contracts Administrator

National construction company with diverse project portfolio, Attractive salary package and career progression opportunities, Supportive, team-based culture.

About the business and the role

Total Construction specialises in the design and construction of projects throughout Australia. 

Since our inception in 1994, we have provided innovative construction solutions across the aged care, commercial & industrial sectors.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Due to business growth, we are currently looking to employ a Contract Administrator to effectively manage the procurement, administration and contractual activities of our project works. The successful applicant will:

  • Let all contracts and orders in line with the project procurement program
  • Write up all scopes of works with all contracted trades
  • Manage contractual opportunity and liability in line with company policy and procedures
  • Raise and update project cash-flows as required by the client and branch
  • Review drawings and specifications to understand the programmed construction process
  • Review and process all subcontractor payments ensuring Security of Payment legislation is met
  • Submit and agree monthly client progress claims ensuring all are submitted in a timely manner and in strict accordance with the contract
  • Update monthly forecasts for trades, prelims and supervision
  • Report to the Project Manager and Construction Manager on a regular basis and advise current or potential issues

Skills and experience

To be successful in this position you will need:

  • Trade or tertiary qualification in Building, Construction or Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role
  • Aged care, industrial experience highly regarded
  • Experience administering projects in the vicinity of $5M - $15M
  • Well-developed leadership skills and the capacity to promote a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Time management and planning skills including knowledge regarding lead times for deliveries and trade works
  • Experience with Jobpac highly regarded

If the above sounds like you then we would love to hear from you!!

26/04/2021 $0 Brisbane 1 Construction
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