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Contract Administrator

Apply now Job no: 496513
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Sydney
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

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a driven Contract Administrator to join our Australian Construction team to support with the procurement, contract administration and financial reporting for the national Special Projects team.

Reporting directly into the National Manager Special Projects Construction, your key purpose is the procurement, contract administration & financial reporting of the construction project trade contracts to achieve project WHS, Commercial, quality & programme objectives.

Your key accountabilities will include:

  • Properly manage all commercial and financial activities for Special Projects to ensure the works achieve the Work Health & Safety (WH&S), time, cost and quality objectives for the Projects
  • Ensure the timely and accurate preparation and submission of the Regional Quarterly Project Reports including updating CMS
  • Ensure all commercial administration activities on Projects are in accordance with Scentre Design & Constructions policies and procedures
  • Manage the D&C Operating Capital Approval (OCA) including reporting, project tracking and claims to the owners

This role provides a great opportunity to reach a number of internal and external stakeholders, including Project Managers and the project teams, Design teams, Services teams, subcontracts and our retailers.

What will set you apart from the rest?

You are a dedicated and self-motivated individual who is looking to grow and develop your career. You communicate with influence with stakeholders at all levels. 

  • Tertiary or college qualification in Construction Management or similar 
  • Minimum 2-3 years demonstrated experience in a similar commercial construction role
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction and development projects
  • Experience working on commercial and retail projects is highly desirable 
  • 100% accuracy in all areas of forecasting and cost management
  • Effective time management skills and able to work in dynamic fast paced environment
  • Strong relationship building skills, commercial acumen and highly efficient work ethic 

 What sets us apart from the rest?

  • Diverse career paths across our vertically integrated business
  • Ability to innovate in a company that not only encourages it but will facilitate it
  • Competitive benefits including 18 weeks parental leave (no waiting period), volunteer days to work with our charity partners, health and wellbeing discounts, and 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.

If this sounds like you, apply today! Alternatively, please get in contact with Olivia Gazzard, Talent Acquisition Business Partner - Design and Construction at Scentre Group for a confidential discussion via [email protected]

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