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Subcontracts Administrator

Requisition ID:  257350

Requisition Posting End Date: 


Administers large moderately complex (sub)contracts. Maintains a continuing review of the progress of each (sub)contract and provides management with information regarding any financial, legal or technical difficulties. Prepares change order and amendments, negotiates with (sub)contractors and customers to obtain settlement.



  • Reports directly to the (Sub)contracts Manager.
  • Receives technical and functional guidance from the (Sub)contract Deputy Subcontracts Manager.
  • Maintains internal contacts with managers and supervisors and participates in negotiations with subcontractors.



  1. Implement the Division Responsibilities Matrix which records the Project’s agreed assignment of various (sub)contract management tasks and the Standard Work Process Procedures applicable to (Sub)Contract Administration.
  2. Administers assigned (sub)contracts maintaining a continual review of progress and providing management with information regarding projected financial or technical difficulties.
  3. Coordinates with designated staff and Site Management Team on operational activities affecting contractual rights and obligations, (sub)contract performance, (sub)contract administration and other major matters.
  4. Administers moderately complex contracts. Broad knowledge and experience in (sub)contract administration required.
  5. Administers moderately complex contract changes by negotiating with subcontract personnel and obtaining settlement.
  6. Administers information programs to ensure mutual understanding of (sub)contract terms and conditions.
  7. Chair, coordinate, record and distribute minutes of Weekly Progress Review Meetings to all participants.
  8. Prepares periodic status reports for management.
  9. Reviews and approve progress invoices form subcontractors.
  10. Maintains Contract files and Correspondence distribution.



  • Basic knowledge of contract regulations, policies and practices.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Experience in management of large, Lump Sum, unit rate, Time and Material and Cost Reimbursable contract.
  • Experience in developing contract types, fee arrangements and contract terms.
  • Experience in developing and recommending potential solutions to contractual problems to management.



  • 3-5 years of experience in heavy industrial contracts management with emphasis on Lump Sum, Unit Rate, Time and Material and Cost Reimbursable Contracts.


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