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Contracts Administrator

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 08/12/2017

Job Category:

Construction, Architecture & Interiors / Contracts, Purchasing & Procurement

Job description:

Great people come from all walks of life and at Transport for NSW we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve.

It is an exciting time to join the Infrastructure and Services Division of Transport for NSW where you can play your part in realising the significant government investment into NSW infrastructure. Transport for NSW are set to deliver some of the most exciting projects in the coming years that rival global projects for their impact on the community. The NSW Government is spending over $20 billion on creating improvements and developing major plans and projects to deliver a world class transport system through our Rebuilding NSW Plan.
The opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for a Contracts Administrator to join our Commercial Team within Transport for NSW. This position will play a key role in providing effective and efficient management of contracts and governance support to Transport for NSW’s New Intercity Fleet project, a $2.8 billion investment in a brand new fleet of next-generation intercity trains, giving long-distance customers a more comfortable and air-conditioned ride. 
We are currently looking to place the following role:
  • Temporary Full-Time position (up to December 2019) 
  • Located initially in Chatswood, relocating to Kangy Angy (Central Coast) in April 2018 
Contracts Administrators report functionally to the Commercial Manager along with a multi-level team comprised of TfNSW permanent staff, plus seconded, assigned and contracted personnel, professional service contractors and other contracted entities.
Specifically, Contracts Administrators are responsible for:
  • Providing support in the tender compilation, evaluation and selection process of contracts
  • Administering contracts and professional services contracts
  • Assessing and reviewing contract claims for payment, variations and extensions
  • Providing updates on contractor performance and assisting in the resolution of contractual issues
  • Preparation and submission of reports as required by the Project
  • Providing commercial guidance to the project team
We are now seeking a talented and experienced Contracts Administrator for a site based role that will initially be based in Chatswood, and will move to the site office at Kangy Angy (Central Coast) in early 2018 
For more information on this position, view the role description here

About us
Infrastructure and Services provides integrated planning, development, delivery of transport assets and operations of transport services that customers value.  We transform strategy into seamless transport networks and services, efficiently and effectively.
The Program Management Office (PMO) within Transport for NSW is responsible for the management of consistent deployment of project management and commercial support across Infrastructure & Services to enable the end-to-end development, service performance reporting, divisional governance and management of transport infrastructure.
At Transport we offer employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and flexibility.
We provide comprehensive staff training through structured programs and provide study assistance to staff pursuing work related courses.
TfNSW Transport Service Grade 8: $109,589 - $122,739 plus superannuation and leave loading
Essential requirements
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline e.g. Quantity Surveying, Law, Construction or Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated experience as a Contract Administrator on construction, engineering, or transport projects.
Please note: The successful candidate may need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.
How to apply
To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:
  1. the reason for your interest, and
  2. how your skills and experience suit the role.
For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here or for more information on Transport for NSW please click on link provided. 

Should you have enquiries about the role, please contact Rachel Jones  on 02 8265 8938 and quote 00005RPT 

If you encounter technical issues please contact I Work for NSW Support Team on 1800 562 679 (Mon-Fri) or 

Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday 14 January 2018

Key Application Responses

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:
  1. the reason for your interest, and
  2. how your skills and experience suit the role.