Contracts Manager

Job Title: Contracts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Inner Suburbs Perth, Western Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 192777_1551155143
Contact Name: Gayle Truslove
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 26, 2019 15:25

Job Description

Our CBD based client is currently looking for a Contract Superintendent to work in a permanent capacity within Asset Operations.

Ideally you will have previous experience working in a Senior Contracts Manager role and be comfortable working with high value contracts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for undertaking the Superintendent responsibilities acting as the agent on behalf of the principal and to act as the independent certifier for administered contracts
  • Accountable for the maintenance, coordination and continuous improvement of the tracking system to oversee the parties' performance of contract obligations and deliverables
  • Accountable, where authorised by the contract, to certify:payment certificates; final certificates; payment of liquidated damage; delay costs; costs due to change in legislative requirements; and costs for the rectification of damage
  • Accountable for ensuring that all parties to the contract are executing and complying with contract scope of work
  • Accountable for the maintenance, coordination and continuous improvement of the contract document management system that ensures appropriate records of events are taken and maintained during the contract term
  • Accountable, where authorised by the contract, for issuing directions in relation to carrying out the work, including works to which a provisional sum applies
  • Responsible, where authorised by the contract, for approvals including the construction program and subcontractors
  • Accountable for directing the interpretation or construction of a contract document in the event of any inconsistency, ambiguity or discrepancy
  • Accountable, where authorised by the contract, to coordinate the examination and testing of materials and make directions concerning defective work
  • Accountable to direct the suspension of the work
  • Accountable to assess and direct extensions of time
  • Responsible for directing and certifying the cost of variations, including in relation to deemed variations for latent conditions
  • Responsible for issuing certificates of practical completion
  • Responsible for the structure and administration of ongoing training and development of team members in the role of the Superintendent and general contract administration

Essential Skills:

  • Broad and comprehensive experience in a similar role
  • Detailed knowledge of AS4000 Suit of Standard contracts
  • Strong knowledge of project and contract management and administration
  • Significant experience in contract management including strong negotiation skills, excellent business acumen and proven commercial and contractual risk management and analysis skills.
  • Experience structuring training and development activities in the field of contract administration.

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