Project Contract Administrator

13 Nov 2020

Key Tasks

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the standard contract document and the specific conditions of each construction contract to assist contractors and Project personnel in understanding and administering the contract.
  • Provide planning and cost controlling support for all projects which includes variation reporting, monitoring of milestone progress to the preparation of customer billing processes, etc.
  • Maintain adequate controls to protect the integrity of the tendering process before, during, and after the contracts have been awarded, particularly with regard to competitive bidding and confidentiality.
  • Minimize the company’s exposure to contractor claims and disputes by ensuring contracts are well prepared and administered in accordance with the contract terms and conditions.
  • Manage the contract preparation, tendering, and award activities
  • Consult with the Project Manager and Construction Manager on a continuing basis on tender awards, legal procedures, major financial decisions, etc, and prepare monthly progress/status reports as required.
  • Review tenders, assist in the detailed evaluation process, attend and minute post-tender meetings, and check submissions for accuracy and reasonableness.
  • Review contractor Progress Claims for completeness and accuracy and obtain management approvals in accordance with the Project Authorisation Matrix.
  • Assist in the review and updating of Project Execution policies and procedures to ensure tender and contract management processes align with corporate and site policies.

Core Competencies

Respect:  Demonstrates a high standard of behaviour and conduct and work ethics

Integrity:  Acts as a positive role model and works to high standards

Teamwork:  Builds excellent working relationships , contributes to and is committed to the team purpose and objectives

Innovation:  Acts with initiative and proactively identifies and works through problems to reach a solution

Action: Possesses the job knowledge, skills and performance that ensure duties are undertaken efficiently and to a high standard

Accountability: Demonstrates commitment to and proactively participates in their role and health and safety processes

Position Required Capabilities

People Skills:

  • Ability to work with others
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate professional conduct

Leadership Skills:            

  • Acts in a manner that builds trust and demonstrates integrity
  • Develops and maintains a positive working relation with others
  • Acts with a sense of urgency when troubleshooting and resolving problems

Technical Skills:

  • Advanced computer skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office, including Microsoft Word, PDF and Excel
  • Knowledge of Pronto


  • Must possess the ability to apply common sense or logic to a problem-solving solution and data analysis skills.


  • 5-10 years of contract administration experience in a related field


  • Degree qualified in finance, business administration, law or related discipline.


OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

Must be eligible to work in the United States to Apply


Work Type:
United States
Haile Operations
Date expires:
31 Dec 2020