Contract Administrator (Buildings & Construction)
  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 1898
  • Published: Tue 13/09/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 08/10/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £40,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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Contract Administrator (Buildings & Construction)

Contracts Administrator (Building and Construction)
£44,628 - £47,661 per annum

We are Recruiting

Newham is an ambitious, diverse and vibrant Borough and an exciting and progressive place to live and work.   We are focused on Building a Fairer Newham and getting things done to improve the lives of our residents.

We are looking to recruit a Contract Administrator (Buildings & Construction) to join our team delivering capital projects across the Borough.  Projects include leisure centres, libraries, youth zones, new builds, listed buildings and community centres.

About the Role

The Contract Administrator (Buildings & Construction) role sits within the Capital Projects Team.  You will be working in a small team that includes technical and project management professionals.  The role includes involvement in the full project lifecycle, focusing on management of contractors on site, decision making, ensuring works are delivered in line with the agreed contract, certifying works and issuing certificates in line with the contract requirements and management of the commissioning/defect processes.  You will be working with your team colleagues and internal and external stakeholders at all levels. 

This role is undertaken via hybrid working, at home, in the office and on site.

About You

You will have experience of contract administration in a construction environment and will be expected to provide technical expertise to your team colleagues and others.  You will be a team player with the ability to work independently and collaboratively to get the job done.  You will have good inter-personal skills, be confident and professional and have strong contract administration experience with a focus on delivery and getting the job done. 

If this is you, we would love to hear from you.

Closing date: 7th October 2022

Please view Contracts Administrator Job Description

Additional Information

We are committed to creating an inclusive, anti-racist environment for all. When you apply for a job at Newham, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. If you share our vision and values, and you bring the experience and skills we need, that’s all that matters to us.

The London Borough of Newham has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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