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Contracts Administrator

About the Client:

As pioneers in mining and metals, Rio Tinto produce materials essential to human progress. Their long history is filled with firsts. They have developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and their people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal, and uranium: their materials make up the world around us. You will find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

About the Role:

WorkPac are seeking an experienced Contracts Administrator to join our leading Mining & Resource client based within Gladstone for a 6-12 month initial contract with possible extension. This role is to manage and support effective contract management. The incumbent is responsible for developing, maintaining and governing service and capital project-based contracts and procurement orders for QAL based out of Gladstone.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of contract management systems, policies, procedures and templates.

  • Ongoing contract support and governance ensuring that contractors and suppliers are adhering to the terms in which they were engaged to provide services

  • Provide contractual advice, support and governance to key stakeholders in accordance with best industry practice and company policy

  • Support, leadership and guidance for Alumina and Bauxite teams on Contract Administration, including overseeing assessment of progress claims, variations and EOT claims etc.

  • Reporting on the performance of existing contracts to all internal stakeholders.

  • Support Project Leaders & RT Sourcing team during the procurement stage of tender, evaluation & negotiation of contracts

  • Support in the setup & mobilisation of contractors, ensuring smooth, efficient mobilisation and pre-commencement of work deliverables are completed at per the contract

  • Setup of contract management for each contract, including and not limited to Variation register, EOT registers, field instruction registers etc.

  • Maintains the integrity of contracts management processes and communication to contractors

  • Identifies improvement opportunities for streamlining work process

  • Lead dispute investigations and support senior leaders in resolving matters in a timely manner

  • Maintains the relationship with contractors and other project stakeholders

  • Maintains relationships with Project Controls Specialists and Project Leaders to ensure that implications of changes are well articulate

  • Monitoring and escalating project variations and changes with leaders

  • Provide commercial support to project stakeholders

  • Conduct analysis of new laws and regulations to determine potential impact on the business

HSE Accountabilities

⢠Ensure all projects adhere to HSE directives & champion HSE in all aspects of the role.

⢠Understand and comply with all legislative and RTA HSE requirements and incorporate as required.

⢠Notify management and supervisors of potential hazards/impacts and any potential HSE improvements.

⢠Become involved in HSE activities and actively participate in HSE initiatives.

⢠Report and participate in any HSE incident investigations as required.

⢠Lead through personal example commitment to HSE

⢠Avoid needless waste of energy and materials.

Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Quantity Surveying, Contract Law, Construction Law, Project Management, Construction Management or equivalent. (Desirable)

  • Post Graduate qualifications in business or accounting are beneficial

  • Project Management course qualifications (PMI â PMP would be beneficial)

  • SAP/ Primavera P6 experience would be beneficial

Job Reference Number: 6123J20211218

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

WorkPac Recruitment Co-ordinator: Alanna Keehn on (07) 4979 8603 quoting the above reference number.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australias leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the countrys leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Contracts Administrator
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Mackay & Central QLD - Greater Gladstone & Central QLD, Mackay & Central QLD
Industry: Purchasing Manufacturing/Operations
Job expiry: 2021-12-25
Reference: 6123J20211218

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