Senior Contracts Administrator / Quantity Surveyor


Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 21/06/2018

Job Category:

Construction, Architecture & Interiors / Surveying

Job description:

No matter where you are at UGL, you will find people who are passionate about what we do; the projects we work on, the services we provide, the communities in which we work, our principles and our people.

UGL Pty Limited is a diversified services company delivering critical assets and essential services that sustain and enhance the environment in which we live. Our capabilities extend across a broad range of services and whole-of-life solutions for diverse industries, utilising world leading, sustainable and innovative technologies. We partner with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies and government agencies, private enterprise and public institutions.

UGL is a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner.

By joining UGL, you will have the opportunity to work with an industry leader, gain invaluable experience and have the support to strive for more in your career.

Due to an exciting new contract win, UGL are seeking applications from an experienced Quantity Surveyor/ Contracts Administrator to join Asset Services on a permanent contract to support the growing RTIO portfolio.

Primarily this position will be office based in our Perth head office, with the requirement for site visits as necessary.

The Quantity Surveyor/ Contracts Administrator you will be responsible for providing support to the project teams to assist in the effective administration of their head contracts during both pre-and post-contract state. Ensuring changes are identified, notified and details submitted in accordance with the head contract requirements.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Plan and manage the end to end commercial management of large contracts
  • Work effectively with internal and external stakeholders and direct reports to deliver project commercial outcomes
  • Effectively manage the procurement and administration of all contractor and supplier contracts within prescribed cost limits including assessment of progress claims and variations including EOT claims
  • Ensure integrity across all projects is maintained and enhanced through contract and commercial activities, in conjunction with timely reporting
  • Assist with Change Management of sub-contracts
  • Prepare Bills of Quantities and specifications for projects
  • Report on job progress and cost control to the Project Manager
  • Liaise with team in coordination of reports as required internally and by the Client
  • Maintain a thorough working knowledge of all project contract documentation including head contracts and subcontracts

To be successful in this role:

  • Able to draft correspondence and prepare detailed submissions for variations and extensions of time.
  • High level of contractual knowledge and understanding is required, with the capacity to identify respective parties’ rights and obligations.
  • Knowledge of construction and project management methods, procedures and processes, including cost and time control and management.
  • Works effectively as part of a team and able to manage priorities.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and administrative strength, negotiation skills and financial awareness.
  • Demonstrates high attention to detail, structured approach and accountability for own performance.
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. quantity surveying, construction management & economics).

In return you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, genuine career prospects, opportunities to grow within the organisation and get the chance to work on a number of exciting, large operation and maintenance projects across Western Australia.

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Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at UGL, so we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability or ethnicity. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

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