Contracts Specialist

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Contact: Colby Zurlini
Discipline:
Reference: 186258_1533868486

Our client is seeking an experienced contract manager to join their contracts team. The team is responsible for working with a third-party customer and ensuring the services being provided are being charged accordingly. This is an energetic and supportive team under the guidance of a very approachable manager.

The role:

  • The role involves contract negotiation and working with one large external customer
  • Pull information from various department and work with the customer. Eg, procurement, finance and project teams
  • Ensuring all project costs are accurately captured, allocated, forecasted and reported.
  • Lead the contract variation process. Review, challenge and consolidate all inputs into a coherent proposal for submission. Ensure all internal stakeholders are consulted throughout the process and proper approvals obtained.
  • Participate in the resolution of contractual and commercial disputes by researching and clearly articulating contractual obligations and facilitation of legal advice.
  • Ensure contractual commitments are met by their due dates and ongoing compliance with the contract generally.
  • Maintain a strong and constructive relationship with the Customer and Subcontractors.
  • Attend customer meetings.
  • Monthly & weekly progress reporting.
  • Options to move into another role with the compnay in the future is possible. Eg, project mngt and so on

The candidate:

  • Full training and support provided - willing to look at a junior to train or someome from anopther field like a PM with contrats experience
  • Willingness to get hands dirty. Eg, write own change notes and variations, update excel
  • Knows importance of tracking and controlling money - aware of costs
  • Contract management and contract interpretation skills
  • Basic understanding of project management
  • Open to industry background, construction and telco ideal but not essential
  • Confident to work with external customers
  • Strong negotiation skills

Please submit CV in WORD format ONLY.