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Hiring Organization Silverstrand Developments
Post Name Contract Administrator
Qualification Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or Equivalent
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary AUD 63000 To AUD 87000 Per Year
Location Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4173

Silverstrand is a privately owned and operated contractor operating across Australasia since 2008, providing quality delivery in all areas of both civil and structural construction works in the metro, regional and remote areas.
Silverstrand employs more than 200 people between Australia and New Zealand.  The business and our team pride themselves on being a client-focused and innovative contractor who approaches all aspects of delivery with a solutions-based methodology.
Due to expansive growth in the construction industry and a growing portfolio of work,
Silverstrand is seeking a Contracts Administrator to become a key part of shaping the future of our business alongside an experienced team. You will be based in our Brisbane or Gold Coast office and employed on a permanent basis.

About the role

This role will report to the Operations Manager and is responsible for managing and controlling all procurement and contract administration services for all contracts.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage all cost and contractual matters ensuring project costs, revenues claims, and supplier agreements are administered
  • Initiate, review, analyze the plan and administer the closing of contracts
  • Working with all parties to ensure the best possible Commercial outcome is achieved
  • Maintain a good working relationship with clients and subcontractors while negotiating and managing the head contract and subcontractors for the project
  • Influence and lead others in the team to produce high-quality project outcomes
  • Ensure that delivered products comply with contract specifications and record and report on any non-conformances
  • Ensure payment schedules are processed in accordance with the Security of Payment Act
  • Measuring and approving subcontract progress payments.
  • Undertake monthly financial reports relating to cost and budget.
  • Assist with construction claims and dispute resolution matters.
  • Monitor any change during the construction phase, assessing effects on cost, measuring values, and negotiating any variations.

About You

  • Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or equivalent
  • At least 6 years’ relevant working experience in major infrastructure projects with in-depth knowledge and experience in contract administration and claims management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to organize and prioritize demands, handle multiple complex tasks, and simultaneously,
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines and follow through within a fast-paced environment with multiple and competing demands
  • Strong communication skills including strong negotiation and influencing skills

What we offer

  • Competitive salary package
  • Flexible work arrangements available
  • Growing business with exciting career development opportunities
  • A family-owned business with family-driven values
  • The opportunity to work with a diverse and engaged group of people.
Please note, due to the high level of applications received only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.
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