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Senior Contracts Administrator

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Design and Construction

Our Story

Scentre Group is the owner and operator of 42 Westfield living centres in Australia and New Zealand; partnering with the world’s leading retail and luxury brands to create a unique shopping and leisure experience for our customers. A career with us fosters the chance to be a part of a company that is transforming the digital and physical retail space. 

Every day, our people play a vital role in our purpose to ‘create extraordinary places, connecting and enriching communities.’

Our Design & Construction department at Scentre Group is responsible for the end-to-end process from concept to delivery of our Westfield living centres. An integral part of this is the extensions and upgrades to existing centres. We develop and deliver designs that reflect the Westfield experience and latest thinking while optimising costs and providing speed to market that exceeds the best achievable by alternate delivery methodologies.


 Your opportunity

At Scentre Group we give our Contracts Administrators full range of scope to manage their packages end-to-end. We are seeking an experience Senior Contracts Administrator to join our construction team.  Reporting directly into the Contracts Manager some of the responsibilities of this role will include, but are not limited to:

Your role and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Manage all commercial and financial activities on the Project to ensure completed works achieve the Environmental Occupational Health & Safety (EOH&S), time, cost and quality objectives for the Project.
  • Ensure cost forecasts accurately reflect the Construction Programme requirements. Continuously monitor actual cost against forecast. Determine and make recommendations to the Contracts Manager on any appropriate corrective actions necessary when budgets are at risk of not being achieved.
  • Manage the procurement, establishment and the proper administration of all allocated Subcontracts and/or Supply Agreements.
  • Ensure all commercial administration activities on the Project are in accordance with Scentre Group policies and procedures.
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager assist in the timely and accurate submission of Monthly Project Report (MPR).

 Your Industry Skills, Knowledge and Experience

 You will be a dedicated and self-motivated individual who is looking to grow and develop your career.

  • Tertiary qualification in related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar commercial role
  • Proven experience leading and guiding a small team of Contracts Administrators
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction and development projects
  • Experience working on commercial and retail projects.
  • 100% accuracy in all areas of Forecasting, Cost Management
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both internally and externally
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to perform in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform in a dynamic and fast paced environment


What sets us apart from the rest?

  • Diverse career paths across our vertically integrated business
  • Ability to build a holistic career in a company that not only encourages it but will facilitate it
  • Competitive benefits including 18 weeks parental leave, volunteer days to work with our charity partners, health and wellbeing discounts and the ability to purchase extra annual leave

Our diverse and inclusive workforce is not only something we’re proud of, but something we’re committed to. We encourage and support our people to bring their ‘whole selves’ to work every day. This is because we believe all our differences contribute to our success and ensures a workforce that reflects the customers we serve. Our commitment is backed by executive and employee-led working groups including All Abilities, LGBTI, Mental Health & Wellness and Gender Equity alongside other initiatives such as our Reconciliation Action Plan to grow our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce.  

Join the Scentre Group community and see the fruits of your labour come to life. If this sounds like you, apply today to make extraordinary happen!

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