Contracts Administrator (Central)

  • Energy Fiji Limited (EFL)
  • Suva, Fiji
  • Aug 03, 2022
Full time Mining, Resources & Energy Trades & Services

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

The position will be based at the Energy Fiji Limited’s Head Office Suva and will report to the General Manager Special Projects.    

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the commercial (contract administration) aspect of both Design & Construct contracts and Design, Supply and Install contracts, including liaising with Procurement teams, Contractors, Project Managers & Engineers, subject matter experts within business including legal counsel, and all members of the Projects team;
  • Assist in Preparation/Compilation of Tender Specifications, administer tendering process, including evaluation of tender bids and contract preparation;
  • Establish and manage Contract Administration plans for major contracts, including contract start up and close out activities, performance security, insurance, satisfaction of conditions precedent and appointment of contract representatives;
  • Coordinate with the internal stakeholders, Project Consultants and Turn-key Contractors for execution of projects;
  • Management of contract administration, head contract and sub-contracts (progress claims, & adhere to contract conditions) for implementation;
  • Maintain project registers including register of variations and claims, delays, instructions and use these information to build formal claims;
  • Resolve critical issues through the project life cycle;
  • Provide practical advise on how to manage contracts, including coaching and mentoring of Project Managers & Engineers in areas of contract administration, including governance and compliance with contract terms;
  • Foster and contribute to technical innovation including systems and processes in a continuous improvement culture;
  • Ensure at all times that HSE considerations in all facets of activities are of top priority;
  • Ensure that project targets, timelines and deliverables are within budget allocations;
  • Submit monthly project progress reports for all assigned projects;
  • Deliver a high level of customer service whilst building and maintaining strong working relationships between internal and external stakeholders;
  • Assist the various departments within Special Projects SBA in carrying out its role diligently and efficiently;
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the General Manager Special

Key Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience working in an environment of procurement and commercial contracting
  • Demonstrated ability to apply sound project management methodologies to manage own work and schedule/projects;
  • Applying theoretical and practical knowledge to solve commonly encountered problems;
  • Good lateral strategic thinker;
  • Strong negotiation, communication and influencing skills;
  • Degree/post-graduate qualification in Civil or Electrical Engineering or Construction or Business Management;
  • Sound ability to use the Microsoft Office suite of products;
  • Broad knowledge of electricity generation, transmission and distribution industry plant and equipment;
  • Possess a valid Driver’s license;
  • Working knowledge of FIDIC suite of contracts;
  • Be a member (or be eligible to become a member) of either a Professional engineering body or Project Management

All applications must reach EFL no later than 4:00pm Monday 15th August, 2022.

All applications will not be acknowledged and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted regarding an interview. If you have not been contacted by the Energy Fiji Limited, then your application has not been successful and we thank you for your interest in applying.

EFL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

Job Functions

Accounting Jobs (Other), Analysts

Industry

Mining, Resources & Energy

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor