Contracts Advisor

Date: 16-Mar-2019

Location: Perth, WA, AU

Company: Civmec

About the Company

Civmec is an integrated multi-disciplinary heavy engineering and construction provider to the metals and minerals, oil and gas, infrastructure, as well as marine and defence markets. Our diversification enables us to operate extensively across the nation.

The Opportunity

Civmec are currently seeking a Contracts Advisor. to join our Commercial team, based at Henderson. This role is permanent and on a full time basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice across the business to management and executives as required;
  • Ensuring the commercial interests of the business are protected and promoted under or in connection with any contracts the business intends to enter into or has entered into;
  • Provide assistance in drafting and administration of contracts;
  • Review of tender documentation and identification of pre-contract risks, including preparation of CRA’s;
  • Reviewing Head Contracts and issuing commercial clarifications to proposals manager;
  • Prepare subcontract suites for projects (flow down of Head Contract provisions);
  • Prepare head contract documentation including securities;
  • Prepare and/or review corporate contracts;
  • Liaising with company procurement, risk management and audit personnel;
  • Conducting commercial and legal negotiations with contractors;
  • Reviewing contractual commitments and interpretation of rights and obligations and assess claims made under contracts by or against the business;
  • Maintain lessons learnt register and Contracts Register; and
  • Administrative duties ancillary to the role.

About You


  • University degree in Australian Law 
  • Minimum 3 years’ post admission experience in private practice or in-house as a solicitor or in a similar role with specialisation in construction law and dispute resolution is required.
  • Negotiating and contract drafting skills 

Civmec + You

At Civmec, we offer an inclusive workplace with a ‘Never Assume’ culture, sustained by our experienced and supportive management team. Our Reward and Recognition program acknowledges our employees’ achievements and contributions to Civmec’s success. Staff employment benefits start with income protection, and go on to include access to novated leasing, and offers from our corporate partners such as health insurance and holiday travel discounts.

How to Apply

If you feel this role is for you, please click the “Apply” link to start your application. We look forward to hearing from you and starting the pathway to your career with Civmec.

Civmec is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
We respectfully request no agency submissions

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