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Job Title:  Contract Administrator

Job Location: 

Adelaide, SA, AU, 5950

Job Description: 

OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company


Join one of Australia's most exciting new open pit mining projects.

West Musgrave will be a large scale world class mine built and operated by world class people. We are completing the final study phase so that we can build a modern mine site in Western Australia. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an inspiring and exciting project within the Australian landscape. This role is now available, and we need your help.

At OZ Minerals, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career. 

About The Role:


Location:               Flexible, with travel to Adelaide / Perth / site as required

Roster:                  5:2 Monday – Friday / Flexible – we are keen to speak with you about how you will make this work!

Reporting to:         Commercial Lead

Contract Type:       Fixed term contract for 12 months, with potential opportunities for extension or transition to permanent

Pay & Benefits:      We offer competitive Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We can talk about specifics later.

Number of Roles:  We will be searching for a more  Contract Administrators to join our team during 2022!

The Details


Reporting to the West Musgrave Commercial Team, your primary area of focus will be to support Commercial Leads to enable the successful delivery of contracts and tenders within the WMP team.

There may also be opportunities to assist in leading it into the construction phase following a successful Final Investment Decision.

Key responsibilities


The Contract Administrator role will focus on ensuring the West Musgrave Project is safely delivered on time and on budget. Specifically, this includes:


  • Support Commercial Leads to manage EOI and local content engagement processes
  • Management of multiple Tender processes to support Project Delivery
  • Review and commercial evaluation of Tender submissions
  • Collation and management of all RFI responses during tender processes
  • Driving sign off and approval of key documents as per the DOA policy
  • Management of the post award contracts database / control system
  • Management of payment claims and milestone claims
  • Drafting of templates, commercial correspondence, and reporting
  • Management and update of ICN gateway for local content
  • Ability to liaise with cost controllers and planner to validate monthly claims / performance
  • Working with various project discipline leads (Quality, Safety, Environment) Positive mindset and commitment to achieving set outcomes within agreed timelines

Applicant requirements


This role requires a self-motivated, hands on and values-based individual with a desire to deliver best practice outcomes with skills, experience, and personal attributes including:


  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite
  • Commercial experience accompanied with technical understanding
  • Experience with post contract award systems (Aconex)
  • Previous experience in Tender development, release, and management, ideally in large mining or infrastructure projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of contractual frameworks and experience in contract negotiation
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with various stakeholders and vendors
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of information
  • Ability to manage multiple and concurrent activities in a high-pressure environment to achieve quality results
  • Maintains a high degree of confidentiality, professionalism, and work ethic
  • Desire to learn and develop other supporting skills in a commercial / controls space
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, reliable, and considerate
  • Employees looking for flexible work

About Us


OZ Minerals is a copper-focused, global, modern mining company based in South Australia. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100) OZ Minerals has a growth strategy focused on creating value for all stakeholders.


We are working towards being a great Modern Mining Company. The difference between good companies and great companies is their ability to align their people and execute their strategy. We value each employee and the unique contribution they bring to OZ Minerals. We’re excited to hear your ideas and the contribution you can make to helping us achieve our strategy.  We also genuinely care, we care about our people, our environment, the heritage of the peoples we work with and the communities we operate in.


Unlock your potential and help us challenge the status quo, while doing the best work of your life. We want creative and passionate people on our team, who can go beyond what's possible to make lives better. What we do is centered around creating shared value for our stakeholders. And how we do things is what makes us unique. We know everyone's best work takes different shapes and forms, and we are committed to empowering and harnessing this difference. For us, development is continuous, learning is holistic, and How We Work Together is more than just a tagline.

To Apply


If the above excites you, and even makes you a little nervous, then we want you to apply! It’s an exciting and transformative time for us and we need creative, collaborative, and great people like you.




OZ Minerals is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity within its workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.


Applications close:  9 December 2021

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