contracts manager in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia
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job description

Our client requires a Contracts Manager for a period of 7 months initially for a major construction project based in Adelaide.

Your major responsibilities will include:

  • Implement the commercial aspects of the Procurement and Contracting Strategy including:
    • Providing advice and assistance to the procurement manager for the development of tender packages
    • Assess commercial qualifications from tenderers
    • Negotiate terms to meet preferred outcomes
    • Review and modify contract agreements as necessary to ensure continuous improvement
    • Participate in pre-award meetings with prospective contractors as requested by the wider project team
  • Assist in developing processes and procedures to support commercial outcomes
  • Providing support in claim management and documentation including variation management and reporting and contract entitlements
  • Assist in preparing procurement documentation ensuring that suppliers, subcontractors and consultants are fully aware of their obligations for project delivery
  • Review, as appropriate, non-compliance reports which may have an impact on the contract, are associated with subcontractor activities and/or may be in a potential breach

Key personal attributes will include:

  • Demonstrating on a daily basis personal behaviours that are in line with company values
  • Contributing to the effectiveness of site/project team through productive personal behaviour
  • Being persistent with improvement ideas, including building team member buy-in to ideas
  • Listening to team members’ improvement ideas and have informed opinions about their merit

To be successful you will have:

  • Senior level of legal commercial experience
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Extensive relevant experience in a similar size business
  • Significant experience establishing and maintaining head & sub contract relationships for a large project
  • Ability to interpret and apply contract documentation
  • Ability to negotiate financial terms
  • Analytical skills

For more information contact Samantha Evitts on 0427472513. Please apply online or email

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