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Contracts Advisor

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Work type: Fixed Project
Location: Perth
Categories: Commercial & Risk

We are now looking to supplement the team with a Contracts Advisor on the Ore Handling Plant (OHP) scope of work for the BHP South Flank Project. .

The South Flank deposit is located approximately 130 km by road north-west of the town of Newman, and approximately 8 km to the south of BHP's existing Mining Area C operation. The South Flank project will fully replace production from the 80Mtpa (100 per cent basis) Yandi mine which is reaching the end of its economic life.

Key responsibilities of the role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Tendering, evaluation and award of subcontracts
  • Interpreting and administering subcontract documents accordingly
  • Timely and accurately processing subcontract payments and variations, ensuring receipt of supporting documentation
  • Liaising with Engineers/Supervisors when processing subcontractor invoices and variation claims
  • Liaising and reporting to cost controllers with accurate cost reporting
  • Ensuring receipt of subcontractor per-contract deliverable prior to providing notice to proceed
  • Liaising with the project team, client representatives, suppliers and subcontractors to ensure information flows unencumbered
  • Maintaining records supply budgets, committed costs, forecasts and variations, and preparing monthly reports
  • Preparation of contracts and related documentation, including contracts with clients, subcontracts, equipment hire agreements, charter parties
  • Ensure that Clough Corporate Standards for contracting are adhered to when dealing with assigned subcontracts
  • Negotiate and administer assigned subcontracts
  • Liaise with Construction Supervisor(s), Package Engineer(s) in processing variation claims of assigned subcontracts under the terms of the contract
  • Execute the Project subcontracting strategy for assigned subcontracts
  • Ensure the timely and correct payment and processing of variations of assigned subcontracts
  • Participate in progress meetings to ensure contractual matters are addressed for assigned subcontracts

The successful applicant will possess the following:

  • Degree Qualifications in business or engineering field, or significant on the job experience with part professional qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Law, Construction Management or Engineering at degree or diploma level
  • Experience working on large value mining construction projects or other suitable project work
  • Contract administration process skills including change orders, payment, scheduling, ITT’s, bid list formation and close out of subcontracts
  • Experience with administration of multiple subcontracts simultaneously
  • Knowledge of subcontract and statutory requirements
  • Conversant with basic contract law and familiarisation with the Competition and Consumer Act
  • Attention to detail and a strong relationship building focus
  • Highly developed communication skills to motivate, inspire and persuade

The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate the ability to manage a large workload, deliver prompt turnaround of advice and be capable of working independently as well as within a team, with an inherent self motivation.

Excellent interpersonal skills for the successful candidate are paramount, as is the ability to work in a co-operative manner across all levels of the team, both of which are vital for the successful execution and delivery of our Projects.

This is a very exciting time for Clough with many new projects on the horizon. If you meet the necessary requirements above and wish to be part of Clough’s success, then don’t delay – Apply now!

Please note: Clough reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process for this role immediately and the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date. Agency submissions will not be considered for this position.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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