Purpose of the job
Site based role to manage and deliver Contract Administration services to meet client and business objectives.
In undertaking the role of Senior Contracts Administrator, Turner & Townsend have specific expectations to be met. The expectations will form part of your continuous development and performance measurement.
These are set out as follows :
You are expected to maintain at all times a professional and focused conduct when engaging with clients, competitors and colleagues.
At all times during your employment with Turner & Townsend, you should act as an ambassador of the global organisation.
As a Senior Contracts Administrator you are responsible for supporting a positive and confident atmosphere within the Turner & Townsend offices.
Your business approach will influence your colleagues and team members and it is therefore important that you reflect the Turner & Townsend standards in your leadership, verbal and non-verbal communication, in your general conduct, your attire and your attitude.
You shall not (except so far as is necessary and proper in the ordinary course of your employment) make public or disclose to any person any information on Turner & Townsend business dealings or affairs.
As Senior Contracts Administrator you will treat all client information that is not public knowledge as confidential. You will not give any unauthorized people access to this information.
When working with particular clients you may be required to sign their specific Confidentiality Agreements.
Key Responsibilities :
Prepare commercial information for contract and purchase approval documents
Assist in the payment process of contracts and purchase orders
Assist with the preparation of tender documentation and adjudication of tenders
Create and maintain commercial registers
Create and maintain financial data in SAP or other systems
Insert data and maintain contracts module as per clients document control system
Assist with the assembly and compilation of contracts (NEC, FIDIC, Employer Bespoke)
Provide contracts assurance functionality for design consultants
Ensure that tender and contract documentation is prepared in a way that minimises risks
Key Qualifications and Experience Required :
Tertiary Qualification or studying towards one
Minimum of 15 years contract management experience working in a multi-disciplinary environment engineering
Good understanding and knowledge of modern contracting strategies for major infrastructure projects including forms of contract, payment terms, incentive / penalty arrangements, innovative commercial models and securisation of performance
Strong experience and skills in handing contractor, consultant progress claims, variation claims and other issues that arise during typical design, procurement and construction contracts
Highly self-motivated, disciplined and have the ability to work efficiently
Proven communication and presentation skills
Ability to work under pressure
Understanding of an EPCM project environment
Matric or equivalent
Strong procurement and project controls experience
Attention to detail
Good understanding and knowledge of modern contracting strategies for major projects including forms of contract, payment terms, incentive / penalty arrangements, innovative commercial models and securisation of performance
Strong experience and skills in handing contractor consultant progress claims, variation claims and other issues that arise during typical design, procurement and construction contracts