Contract Administrator

This company is committed to providing a superior experience to their network of clients by offering top tier organisational management and structure, high performing construction teams, cost effective and intelligent design solutions and construction management excellence. They build from start to finish, ensuring optimum consistency, cost efficiency and quality of finishes on every project they take on. This builder works in the residential and commercial space and typically, projects range from $10m - $50m. They are renowned for possessing a superior level of expertise and experience in the industry and winning awards for building excellence.    WHAT'S ON OFFER Our client is looking for a Contract Administrator to oversee a large commercial heavy refurbishment and fitout project. The project is worth $20m and is a complex refurbishment that involves a demo of the whole building and façade, column strengthening, temporary works, new slabs, curtain wall façade and an integrated fitout.
This is a great opportunity to get into a growing business that have all their systems and procedures in place and work with repeat clients.    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In-depth understanding of, and the ability to manage, all facets of the subcontract process. This begins at tendering through preparation and letting, payment, and post project completion
  • Proficient in all contractual matters and the ability to communicate this knowledge in a practical and meaningful way to the project team
  • Understand and comply with the company business systems. Administer projects ensuring accuracy of records and timely communication of all project details
  • Assist the Project Manager with project financial reporting and analysis
  • Develop an understanding and working knowledge of project planning and programming
  • Ensure safety compliance on site within your roles and responsibilities
  • Tertiary qualification in either Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or Civil Engineering
  • Solid knowledge of subcontract tendering, standards, procedures and the competitive market
  • Minimum 5-7 years previous experience, where you have negotiated and let contracts across a range of trades
  • Experience in the construction and heavy refurbishment space from $10m - $50m
  • Must have local Sydney experience or have worked in other Australian States
  • Exceptional client management skills
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Jobpac or CHEOPS is advantageous
If you would like to find out more and are generally interested in furthering your career, than please contact ***** or call David Shapiro on 0416 214 ***. 
Additional information
  • Large complex commercial heavy refurb project worth $20m
  • Great opportunity to get into a growing business
  • All systems / procedures in place and work with repeat clients