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Contracts Administrator

  • Perth Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Job no: 40897
  • Categories: Projects
  • Build your long-term career with a real iron ore player
  • Excellent opportunity to work in a world class organisation
  • Work on Australia's largest privately owned mine

Roy Hill represents the next generation of integrated iron ore mine, rail and port ­­­operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Situated approximately 340 kilometres south east of Port Hedland, our world-class operation is the only independent iron ore business with West Australian majority ownership. With a defined mineralisation of more than 2.4 billion tonnes of high grade iron ore, enough to sustain a mine life of more than 20 years, Roy Hill is introducing a new wave of innovation, technology and knowledge to Australia’s iron ore industry.


‘The Real Us’

The Roy Hill mine is the largest single-pit iron ore mine in Australia and has an initial mine life of 17 years, with a likely extension beyond that of 12 years. Roy Hill is an owner operator, conventional open pit, drill and blast, truck and excavator bulk mining operation. Scope is the delivery of a new 25Mtpa Crushing, Overland Conveying, and Non-Process Infrastructure at ROM 3 to meet the requirements of the Life of Mine Plan. The main purpose of this role is to support the Contracts Manager with day to day management of the contracts. This project position is offered on 18-month secondment basis.


Accountabilities will include:

  • Circulating Tender bid approval forms and prepare BARs
  • Develop and deliver contract packages in relation to contracting strategies and plans
  • Engage relevant internal stakeholders in tender evaluations to leverage corporate knowledge to produce tender analysis
  • Negotiate terms and conditions engaging legal counsel as required 
  • Carry out quality assurance reporting and compliance monitoring
  • Manage the variations process and pressures from vendors


 ‘The Real You’

  • A degree in relevant field such as Engineering, Business and Law or equivalent
  • Relevant working experience in contracts administration
  • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written
  • Planning, prioritising and organising skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels in the organisation
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office suite)


We are looking for people who appreciate and align with our culture, demonstrate our values of lead, care, think, perform and that are looking to work for an innovative, world-class operation. If you meet the above key requirements, have a positive mindset, are willing to work hard and perform as part of a committed and supportive team - apply now.


‘The Real Offer’

Our people are the driving force behind our success. We are committed to attracting and retaining people who have the right mix of skills, knowledge, leadership and motivation to operate one of Australia’s largest and most innovative integrated iron ore mining, rail and port operations.  We reward performance and loyalty and offer a range of generous benefits.

We understand that there are many important areas in your life, and work is only one of these.  We are committed to supporting you in all aspects, by providing even time site rosters, generous bonus schemes, industry-leading career support, learning and development opportunities, and lifestyle and recreation activities for you and your family to enjoy.

We respect and value the diversity of our people and believe our differences strengthen our business. We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment, where everyone is treated fairly and with respect. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, women and minority groups.

Please note, to be eligible to work at Roy Hill, you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia.

Unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

  • Published on 14 May 2019, 7:05 AM

Lead | Care | Think | Perform

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