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Location: Brisbane, Australia
The client is looking for a Senior Contracts Administrator’s for an upcoming vacancy based in Brisbane with a growing renewable energy EPC contractor.

You will join a talented team providing effecting contract management and administration to a number of Renewable Energy EPC projects.

Must have’s:

  • Demonstrable EPC contract management and administration experience
  • Detail orientated professional
  • Strong understanding of legal and contractual risk to the business and able to provide solutions to resolve.
  • Proven tender management and contract negotiation experience.
Position Description:

  • Being contract ‘owner’ and expert contact for the business, managing a portfolio of contracts
  • Managing the tender process for subcontractors and suppliers – including pre-qualification, evaluation, implementation, negotiation and contract review and drafting in a timely, efficient, concise and considerate manner
  • Identifying and creating opportunities for cost reduction / value adding when entering into arrangement with our supply chain    
  • Being aware of key risks under the main contract and the opportunities to flow down these where appropriate
  • Issuing all contractual correspondence under both the main contract and the subcontracts
  • Providing timely advice and updates to the project team to assist with their delivery of the project
  • Providing the team with timely updates and advice.
  • Present well structured, informed arguments, whilst being able to consider other points of view
  • Manage subcontractor progress and performance
  • Advise the team on common law and contractual issues for the project
  • Foster positive relationships with the client and the subcontractors
  • Lead claims and dispute resolution procedures, with a view to reaching legal and commercially beneficial solutions
  • Anticipate issues, events and risks under the contract and provide recommendations for legal and commercial solutions to mitigate these risks
  • Contribute to the achievement of safety objectives and minimise the company’s risk exposure by ensuring contracted services are conducted in accordance with OH&S policies, programs and procedures
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable laws and company policies
  • Provide oversight and similar advice to other contracts in the business.
Contract experience:

You will be responsible for managing a number of EPC contracts between the business and developer.

Other contracts will include; O&M, Sub-EPC, Construction Contracts, Major Capital Equipment, Labour Hire, Maintenance & Repair, Forward & Purchasing Agreements


  • Degree qualified in either: Law, Commerce, Business Management, Engineering or related disciplines.  Postgraduate qualifications in contract management or law is considered a plus. 
  • 2+ years’ experience in top tier global law firm or senior professional services environment
  • 3+ years’ experience working as a contract manager/administrator on an EPC Contract (preferably in the renewable energy space, though relevant transferable experience will be considered)

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