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Contracts Administrator

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Houston
Categories: Commercial & Risk

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.

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

• Comply with all Clough Operating Standards throughout project delivery and ensure Operating Standards relating to contracting are adhered to at all times

• Effective administration of the prime contract and all subcontracts

• Preparation of all claims and variations for the adjustment of compensation and time under the head contract

• Review and respond to of all claims and variations for the adjustment of compensation and time under the various subcontracts

• Ensure that all commercial transactions are auditable, transparent and comply with the requirements of applicable legislation.

• Set up, maintain current and complete contract files including the tender document, approval protocols, contracts, change orders, schedule requirements, site instructions and all other documents pertaining to the contract(s) assigned

• Attend weekly progress meetings to ensure that all contractual matters are properly addressed and prepare meeting reports if required.

• Maintain a register of insurance

• Construct contractual instruments in preparation for execution.

• Actively supervise the receipt, logging, safe storage and timely return of all securities in accordance with the conditions of contract.

• Liaise with the Construction Superintendents in the processing of variation claims under the terms of contract.

• Maintain History of Variations & Claims records for each contract for inclusion in monthly Contract Status Reports.

• Maintain registers of all instructions issued at worksite, and offer assessment in relation to change management procedure.

• Review correspondence from client, record for follow up, and direct to appropriate field personnel for action or comment.

• Assistance in the preparation of formal contract documentation, including contract variation orders, recommendations, practical completion certificates, release and waiver or lien documentation and final payment check listing and certification.

• Assistance in claims management and negotiation

• Contract close-out

• Provide support to other functions and team members on the project or within the company


The successful applicant will possess the following:

• Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Law, Construction Management or Engineering at degree or diploma level preferred

• Experience working on large value mining and minerals, oil and gas 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

• Attention to detail and a strong relationship building focus

• Highly developed communication skills to motivate, inspire and persuade

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!

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