0 days ago

Contract Administrator - Geelong

Seeking a construction graduate with a MINIMUM 2 years' of Melbourne construction experience.

  • Above market rate salary
  • Career progression and mentorship
  • Excellent work environment


  • Category: Building & Construction
  • Sub Category: Contracts Manager
  • Location: VIC Other
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time


Our Client:
Our client is an established and professional commercial builder seeking a construction graduate with MINIMUM 2 years’ Melbourne construction experience, you will be tertiary qualified with relevant experience working as either a CA or PC.  This is an outstanding opportunity for development

Key Responsibilities:
As a Contract Administrator with our client, you will already have basic knowledge of what is required.  You will be developed by an encouraging Mentor. You will be driven to learn and develop your skills as you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth execution of projects. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contract Management: Effectively manage contracts, ensuring compliance with terms and conditions, and identifying and addressing potential issues.
  • Project Documentation: Maintain accurate project records, including contracts, correspondence, and other essential documents.
  • Financial Management: Monitor project budgets, assist with cost control, and facilitate accurate billing and payment processes.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Collaborate with various stakeholders, including clients, subcontractors, and project teams, to ensure clear and effective communication.
  • Claims and Variations: Assess and manage claims, variations, and extensions of time, while keeping records of any changes.
  • Risk Assessment: Identify and mitigate potential risks associated with contracts and projects.
Qualifications and Experience:
To be successful in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and experience:
  • Tertiary degree in Construction Management 
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in contract administration or Project Coordination within the construction industry.
  • A willingness to learn.
  • Good understanding of construction contracts, standards, and regulations.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in project management software and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Above average skills in Excel
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work effectively within a team.
Why choose our client:
  • Diverse Projects: You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects across various industries which will expand your technical expertise.
  • Proven Reputation: our client is recognised for its strong reputation within the construction industry and its commitment to client satisfaction.
  • Comprehensive Services: Our company offers a comprehensive range of project delivery methods, providing a dynamic and stimulating work environment.
  • Innovative Approach: They encourage an adaptable and forward-thinking approach to project planning and delivery, fostering creative and problem-solving solutions.
  • Commitment to Integrity: A commitment to integrity is closely linked to our dedication to value-adding, ensuring a culture of honesty and innovation.
On Offer:
Joining our client's team means being part of a collaborative environment where your skills and expertise will be valued. In addition to:
  • A competitive salary.
  • A long-term career.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • A supportive team environment where your contributions will be recognised and rewarded.
  • The chance to work on exciting projects that showcase your talents and creativity.
For further information, please contact   
Jake - Construction Headhunters
email - Jake@constructionheadhunters.com.au
mobile – 0400 038 356
website: www.constructionheadhunters.com.au  
*All applications will be confidential
**Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted  
At Construction Headhunters, we value your experience and will treat you with the respect you deserve. It’s our mission to place skilled candidates like yourself into the right companies that will meet your needs.

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5 days ago

Planning Director - Data Centre's - Dubai

The role of a lifetime, work in Dubai, for one of the worlds renown brands on some of the most exciting projects earning a tax free salary

  • Extraordinary Tax free Salary
  • Strategic Leadership Position
  • The role of a lifetime


  • Category: Building & Construction
  • Sub Category: Planning
  • Location: VIC Other
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time


Job Purpose:
As the Director of Planning for a leading Developer in Dubai, working in their Data Centre Division, you will play a pivotal role in supporting planning functions to steer and oversee projects towards successful completion. Reporting to the Senior Vice President-Projects Controls, you will be responsible for the delivery of key project milestones across all phases.
Pre-Tender Phase:

  • Tailor a project-specific integrated Master programmer in Coordination with all relevant Parties, and submit to the line manager for review and approval.
  • Collaborate with the Design Manager and Project Lead to identify and address areas of concern, anticipate delays, and devise recovery plans.
  • Develop and maintain a pretender risk register in consultation with stakeholders.
  • Develop, maintain, and update a project procurement tracker for all allocated procurement packages.
Tender and Appointment Phase:
  • Monitor bidding and procurement progress to ensure alignment with the agreed Procurement Tracker dates.
  • Evaluate and provide feedback on bidders' tender programs during tender evaluation and negotiation.
Post Tender Execution and Delivery Phase:
  • Administer the review and approval process of the Contractor's baseline program.
  • Review, control, and monitor Contractors' program of works, delay forecasts, and recovery programs from a Developer's view.
  • Compile necessary records to facilitate the evaluation of Contractor claims for extension of time under the Head Contract.
  • Liaise with project QS to ensure consistency between Interim Payment Certificates and site progress.
  • Attend site progress meetings and inspections as required to monitor and control progress.
  • Update and maintain Procurement Tracker to ensure alignment with Head Contractor's approved programmer.
  • Administer periodic site visits and ensure milestones are accomplished.
Frameworks, Boundaries, & Decision-Making Authority:
  • Operates within Company policies and organizational frameworks.
  • Authorised to make decisions as per the approved authorisation matrix.
Qualifications & Experience: Minimum Qualification:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and/or construction management.
  • Data Centre Experience is mandatory.
Join our client and be part of a dynamic development team dedicated to shaping the future of Dubai’s landscape. Apply now to secure a role some only dream of Director Planning – Data Centre and make a difference in project delivery excellence.

Apply via Seek, alternately send your resume directly to info@constructionheadhunters.com.au or call 1300 998 818 for a confidential discussion.

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6 days ago

Design Director - Interior Design - Dubai

You are a qualified Interior Designer capable of leading an innovative team to create high-ended communities including large high-end apartments

  • Outstanding salary - tax free
  • Drive excellence & set new benchmarks in the industry
  • A luxury lifestyle in Dubai


  • Category: Architecture & Interior Design
  • Sub Category: Interior Designer
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time


Our client is a global luxury, privately owned real estate developer operating in various markets worldwide, whose core business is delivering high-end master-planned communities and luxury high-rise mixed-used development & leisure real estate projects.
About you:  You will have relevant tertiary qualifications in Architecture and/or Interior Design and  be working within the Senior Executive Team as a Project Lead on large luxury mixed commercial apartment projects
Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead high-quality planning and design of building interiors, integrating aesthetics with HVAC, plumbing, safety, electrical, and structural systems.
  • Implement design solutions, standards, and controls to ensure quality across all projects.
Project Delivery:
  • Collaborate with Team Leaders, Design Managers, and Project Managers to deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Develop templates for client requirements, site studies, cost estimations, and work allocation.
  • Execute risk management activities to ensure compliance with regulatory and HSE standards.
  • Standardize methodologies and procedures to ensure consistent quality.
  • Utilise project management systems for effective communication and data analysis.
Quality Interior Design Works:
  • Oversee all design operations and ensure alignment with project specifications and cost estimates.
  • Resolve design and engineering issues, serving as the technical resource for the team.
  • Monitor consultant activities to ensure contract compliance and quality.
  • Facilitate design problem-solving during construction phases.
  • Organise and review design documents and consultant submissions.
  • Assist in scope review, budgeting, and design change justifications.
Coordination of Interior Design Solutions:
  • Collaborate with technical teams to align activities with business objectives.
  • Support business development with design inputs and client presentations.
  • Develop project-specific RFPs and drive remedial actions.
  • Interface with clients regarding project-specific solutions.
  • Advise on estimates and monitor project performance.
  • Ensure compliance with QA and HSE standards.
  • Enhance overall project delivery through cross-discipline collaboration.
Benchmark Opportunities:
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices for continuous improvement.
  • Build professional relationships to stay informed about innovations in interior design.
  • Adopt and adapt industry best practices to rejuvenate and upgrade interior design functions.
On Offer
  • Chance to lead innovative and high-quality interior design projects
  • Tax-free salary $$$
  • A luxury lifestyle in the sun
For further information, please contact:
Shelley Weaver - Construction Headhunters
email - shelley@constructionheadhunters.com.au
mobile - 0417 632 441
website: www.constructionheadhunters.com.au  

*All applications will be confidential
**Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted  

At Construction Headhunters, We value your experience and will treat you with the respect you deserve. It’s our mission to place skilled candidates like yourself into the right companies that will meet your needs.

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12 days ago

Project Manager

Exciting role alert! Projects Manager needed in VIC. Manage contracts, drive growth, and build client relations in waste/water industry

  • National business
  • Industry leader
  • Great support from Management


  • Category: Building & Construction
  • Sub Category: Project Management
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time


Are you passionate about project management and client relations? We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join a leading company in the waste and water industry.
About the Company: Our client, a reputable player in the waste and water market, is seeking a dedicated Projects Manager to join their team. With a commitment to innovation and customer service excellence, this company has established a strong presence along Australia's east coast.
Your Role: As the Projects Manager, you will play a pivotal role in managing client contracts and projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality. You will serve as the primary point of contact between the company and its valued clients, driving revenue growth and fostering long-term relationships.

  • Tertiary studies in business or related fields or trade background also being advantageous.
  • Strong understanding of field service operations.
  • Proven contract management and financial skills.
  • Excellent communication and customer relationship management abilities.
  • Two to five years of experience in account/contract management, job budgeting, and client relationship building.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage a portfolio of contracts and projects, ensuring successful execution.
  • Monitor and enhance customer satisfaction, providing feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Develop clear communication channels with clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Create accurate quotes and manage project budgets effectively.
  • Drive organic growth within client portfolios and manage commercial issues.
  • Collaborate with operations and field teams to ensure client requirements are met.
  • Provide performance reporting and support tender processes.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends to drive operational efficiency and innovation.
Why Apply:
  • Opportunity to work with a reputable company in the waste and water industry.
  • Career development and growth prospects within a thriving organization.
  • Competitive salary package and supportive work environment.
  • Be part of a team committed to excellence and continuous improvement.
Apply Now: If you're ready to take on this exciting challenge and make a positive impact in the waste and water market, we want to hear from you! Apply now via seek, alternately send your resume directly to info@constructionheadhunters.com.au and take the next step in your career journey.

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26 days ago

Formwork - Structures - Leading Hand

Are you a leading hand formworker interested in working directly for a Major Builder? these don't come up often, Grow your career!!

  • Major Builder
  • Real career progression
  • Supportive Management


  • Category: Building & Construction
  • Sub Category: Foreperson / Supervisor
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time


Structures Leading Hand – Major Builder
Company: Join our client, a trailblazing construction business renowned for pioneering multi-residential apartment developments in Melbourne. Our client is redefining possibilities and set new standards of excellence in each of these endeavours. They have an unwavering commitment to precision and detail is a hallmark, shaping a legacy of distinction. They are cultivating an environment that fosters ingenuity, acknowledges diligence, and ignites passion.
This role suits Farmworkers that want to work directly for a major builder.
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Position Overview: As a Structures Leading Hand with our client, you’ll play an instrumental role in elevating our multi-residential apartment projects to unprecedented heights. Collaborating with a technical project Management team, you will champion innovation, excellence, and creativity to craft iconic structures that redefine Melbourne's skyline.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a dynamic team of trades in the meticulous construction of residential apartment structures.
  • Embrace our ethos of pushing boundaries and exceeding expectations by delivering projects on time, within budget, and to impeccable standards.
  • Translate structural and specifications into tangible milestones, ensuring flawless execution at every stage.
  • Forge collaborative partnerships with site managers, Project team, and stakeholders to surmount challenges and achieve collective success.
  • Uphold our commitment to safety, quality, and professionalism through rigorous site inspections and proactive risk management measures.
  • Previous experience in the construction industry, particularly in multi-residential apartment developments, where a passion for excellence and innovation thrives.
  • Adeptness in navigating complex structural challenges and implementing innovative solutions that surpass conventional norms.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, inspiring teams to surpass expectations and embrace a culture of excellence.
  • Proficiency in interpreting construction drawings and specifications, translating vision into reality with precision and finesse.
  • Trade qualifications or certifications demonstrating technical proficiency and expertise are highly valued.
  • Join a Major builder, with a pioneering force in Melbourne's construction landscape, where every project is an opportunity to redefine industry standards.
  • Industry EBA rates with avenues for career progression and personal growth.
  • Engage with a collaborative and inclusive team culture that celebrates diversity, rewards effort, and fosters professional development.
How to Apply: If you’re passionate about enhancing the workplace and eager to make a significant impact, we want to hear from you. Please send your resume via Seek. Alternately you can send your resume directly to info@constructionheadhunters.com.au or call 1300 998 818 for a confidential discussion.

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