Contract Administrators needed - two roles on offer

Living Recruitment

Career Contract Administrators required for immediate start.

  • Excellent Salary and Packages available!!!
  • Fantastic company to work for!!!
  • Career progression available!!!
In representing you, we will speak to our clients in a confidential and professional manner.  We will give you honest and timely feedback after each interview so that together we can build on the experience.  Your personal details will not be forwarded to any company without seeking your permission; without compromise. 

Simply put, GAP Resource Management combined with Living Recruitment, offer roles on that other Recruitment Agencies don't.  We are one of the first technical Recruitment Consultancies in Canberra who represent the Building, Construction and Technical industries, and only work with the best.  Our clients are 100% committed to their staff, safety and are at the forefront of Canberra's leading construction projects.

The Role:

Our client is a privately owned, multidisciplinary construction services company with a proud history of projects  that commenced in Melbourne Australia in 1861. They have a very high retention rate amongst their staff - evidence that confirms their reputation as a building construction services contractor that cares about and delivers on the safety, quality, professionalism, and development of its people.

They are seeking a Career Contract Administrator (2 in total) to join their expanding team. You will be responsible for administering and maintaining an up to date Project Financial system.  Assisting with all upfront subcontractor negotiations you will see the project through to the end. With the project soon to start it is an ideal time to secure a long term career position. 

You will be a to self-starter who is outcome focused and an able to deliver a high workload. Experience in commercial construction specifically mixed use developments. You must have a comprehensive understanding of project works, processing subcontractor and supplier progress claims, invoices, monthly payments and project monthly reporting.

  • Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of the head contract and subcontracts within time constraints.
  • Assist the Project Manager to compile and prepare sound contract documentation including work scopes for each specific trade and supply package to be subcontracted.
  • Arrange for quotations to be called from sub-contractors, co-ordinate and participate in post tender negotiations.  
  • Compile subcontract documents for signing and ensure safekeeping of signed originals.
  • Approve subcontractor progress claims for work completed and refer disputed claims by sub-contractors to the Project Manager/Director.
  • Prepare monthly progress claims for the Project Manager's/Client's approval. Administer the correct and accurate processing of any insurance claims.
  • Ensure that all financial and other administration data is maintained and up-to-date including committed costs, revenues, variation registers, and extensions of time (EOT) registers.  
  • Administration of all variations to contracts and variations submitted/claimed by subcontractors.  
  • Ensure that subcontractors are paid only for approved variations.
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of accounts and payroll information.
  • Manage the site office administration function including correspondence control, petty cash, and office security.
Please forward your Resume and covering letter to Andrew Dawson and Grace Tosic.

GAP Resource Management, combined with Living Recruitment is not a volume driven recruitment business. Instead it offers a "specialist" service based on integrity and trust with the proven ability to best position you for a new career. We will also be able to assist you with 1) Resume or CV presentation, 2) Interview preparation and 3) Salary / Remuneration advice.

Canberra based Recruitment Service dedicated to supporting the individual needs of those working in the Building, Construction and Technologies industries. Aligned to a specific few key Project and Construction Management companies we are committed to finding the "right" position for you.