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Contracts Manager

Job description

Full Job Description
ROUSSOS Recruitment is pleased to partner with a forward-thinking commercial developer/builder known for innovation and consistent project delivery across various industry sectors, such as retail, commercial, industrial, residential, and master planning communities. A dynamic organisation, with a high performance/winning culture, the company prioritises an inclusive workplace, providing accessible leadership, collaborative business planning, with clear strategic goals. Their unique approach encourages personal and professional growth, allowing skills to truly be leveraged across both development and construction.   This role offers the opportunity to join a team that not only builds impactful projects in South Australia but also contributes to success stories, serving as a gateway to a rewarding career in major construction leadership.  

The role
As a Contracts Manager, you will take ownership of contract administration processes, as you lead and mentor a team of dedicated Contract Administrators, whilst delivering an iconic, and one of the most exciting projects to be delivered in 2025.  

Being an integral role in the business as part of the broader commercial team, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Oversee contract management, claims, RFI's, contract negotiation, risk mitigation, and meticulous record-keeping
  • Foster collaboration with the Project Manager/Director and the wider project team
  • Ensure strict compliance and adherence to budgetary constraints
  • Actively contribute to cost analyses and initiatives aimed at achieving savings
  • Coordinate with the Project Manager to effectively manage sub-contractors and assess supplier performance
  • Review subcontractor variations, process invoices, and facilitate the issuance of subcontracts
  • Provide assistance in handling project financials, developing methodologies, defining trade scopes, and creating programs 
The ideal candidate
We are seeking an Contracts Manager/ Senior Contracts Administrator who is ready to step into this leadership role be and work with other key leaders and mentor a team of Contracts Administrators. You will have a relevant degree in law, commerce, quantity surveying or construction management, in addition to experience currently working across the Tier 1, 2 or 3 commercial construction industry, with 8 years of experience. Excellent interpersonal skills will give you the ability to build and foster relationships with a range of internal stakeholders to achieve great results. You will understand the importance of a combined team effort in any project and will not hesitate to pitch in whenever you are needed.  
How to apply
Click APPLY or contact Anna Roussos, Director and Founder or Tara Stokes on 08 7073 6872 for a confidential discussion.  
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