Contracts Administration Manager – Cape Town

Western Cape, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the Contracts Administration Manager is responsible for effectively managing the quality of output of the Contracts team to ensure that it is high standard in line with Company, Client, regulatory and contractual requirements.

The tasks you’ll perform

Develop the various work procedures, practices, and plans for the management of contracts and ensure that deliverables are met to a high-level of accuracy.
Ensure all dealings with Client, Vendors and other external stakeholders are professional and in line with ethos of the business.
Manage all members of the Contracts team in compliance with applicable project specific requirements and current industry work codes and standards to ensure effective delivery of contracts.
Develop contract management plans, schedules and budgets for each contract, and ensure that contracts are delivered in accordance with these controls.
Develop and maintain appropriate contract terms and conditions and contract structures (in compliance with client requirements and standards) to suit each specific scope of work.
Expedite contract deliverables.
Maintain all relevant registers which includes contract, back charges to contractor, site instruction, potential and actual contractor variations, and required insurances.
Regular communication with the relevant Manager and provide weekly reports, updates and feedbacks.

The expertise you’ll bring

Tertiary Qualification (Degree or Diploma) in Commerce or Business, desirable or equivalent relevant industry experience.
Minimum 10+ years’ experience in contracts within minerals and/or related industries.
South African Citizen or Permanent Resident
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated experience in contract management.
Solid technical aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong knowledge of contract law and contract document requirements.
Broad multidisciplinary base knowledge in mineral processing plant / infrastructure construction.
Strong background, training and awareness of statutory and industry standards.
Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision whilst consistently producing a high quality of deliverables, within budget and schedule constraints.
Build and sustain positive relationships with all stakeholders, including clients, vendors and colleagues.
Demonstrate a strict practice of confidentiality, integrity, personal responsibility and discretion.