Purchasing / Contract Administrator

Global 360

Build & maintain strong relationships with internal & external stakeholders, manage end to end on-boarding of suppliers & ensure costs are competitive

  • Initial 6-Month Fixed Term Contract
  • Full-Time Monday to Friday Hours
  • Opportunities for Career Progression
The Company:

Positioned as one of Australia’s leading insurance builders, Johns Lyng Group has been established since 1953 and have a reputation for excellence. Highly talented business units coupled with management’s transparent & honest attitude towards staff make us ready for any building emergency.

We Offer:

  • An immediate start
  • A respected organisation 
  • Support and guidance from experienced managers
  • A positive and rewarding team culture
  • Future career progression where great work is recognised and rewarded
  • Up to date technology
The Role:

Due to continued growth, we are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Contract Administrator / Purchasing Officer to join our Insurance Builders team in Murarrie.

In this diverse role, you will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, managing the end to end on-boarding process of suppliers and ensuring trades, materials and supplier costs are competitive.

This is a fantastic chance to join a stable and secure company that values its people above all else! Initial 6-month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with supervisors, estimators, suppliers, subcontractors & senior management
  • Tender for large loss insurance projects
  • Obtain quotations for sub-contractor works
  • Process quotations & recommendations
  • Update & maintain the subcontractor trade base
  • Manage the induction of new subcontractors & suppliers
  • Make recommendations for capital & overhead expenditure
  • Authorise project expenditure up to the budgeted allowance
  • Develop KPI measures to meet organisational requirements in key areas
  • Ensure all quotations conform to legislative & contractual OHS requirements
  • Ensure all certificates for work cover & public liability insurance are current
  • Attend project sites on an adhoc basis
  • Undertake general administrative tasks
  • Assist in the preparation & coordination of monthly cost reporting meetings
  • Access, view & update sensitive information relating to customers, employees and/or company intellectual property
Key Selection Criteria:

Do you have proven examples of demonstrating drive and energy? Are you extremely motivated and can think outside the box Being able to demonstrate and highlight examples of these are the key criteria for you to be successful in joining our existing talented and passionate team.  The following selection criteria is also important, but we are happy to teach and mentor you along the way.
  • Sound knowledge of the building industry
  • Previous experience in purchasing or contract administration
  • Construction qualification advantageous, however not essential
  • Background in insurance building highly regarded, however not essential
  • Ability to build effective relationships with both internal & external stakeholders
  • Results driven & excellent attention to detail
  • Superior customer service & communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple & competing priorities
  • Ability to be empathetic to the needs of the client
  • Proactive & motivated approach
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Please note: A criminal background check will make up part of the recruitment process.