Contract Administrator

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£85,000 - £90,000 Basic plus Benefits
Sector:Civil Engineering
Job ref:JW1007
Post Date:11.07.23
Share with:
Civil Engineering


Contract Administrator

£80,000 to £100,000

Bonus, Pension, Healthcare and Benefits

London & Home Counties

We are currently working with a large international main contractor in Europe, a business with a significant track record in the Energy from Waste and Renewable Gas markets in the UK. The business acts as a multi-disciplinary engineering and construction contractor as well as project developer, delivering wholly turnkey plants and facilities. Due to a large portfolio of work in the UK and a growing pipeline of future projects they are currently investing in their contract management team which helps to develop, deliver and hand over major projects for the organisation. As part of this investment they currently require an additional Contract Administrator to embellish the teams strength and capability.


​​​​​​Supporting project procurement and developing procurement strategies Establishing contract summaries and briefings for the business Developing a collaborative relationship with JV partners and investors Supporting the Project Director to review budgets and with commercial and contractual aspects of projects with clients, suppliers and partners Proactively pursuing resolution of internal and external commercial disputes Taking the lead regarding formal project disputes with the assistance of legal department Preparing and maintaining contractual correspondence Working with external experts and specialists on major projects Advising on payment procedures, project bonds, guarantees and insurance. Contractual administration and change management Managing and advising on different types of claims Risk management


Ideally you with be dual qualified in a construction or engineering discipline with further Legal or Contract management training At least 10 years of experience in construction project delivery, ideally at least some within renewables, energy or industrial plants. Proficient with standard form and bespoke contracts including ideally NEC and FIDIC

  • Exposure to dispute resolution/avoidance, claims management, arbitration desirable
  • A people person, a team player and someone enthusiastic with the drive and motivation to want to develop and progress their career

Excellent commercial and financial awareness Someone passionate about construction

This is an excellent opportunity within a first class international organisation, with a team-oriented working culture, offering its staff significant learning and development opportunities.

If you require more information or would like to be considered, please send your CV in confidence to All applications are received in confidence and will only put forward to the client for consideration after your consent has been given.

If unsure whether to apply, please don’t hesitate to contact us for a confidential discussion and we would be glad to help qualify your interest and suitability.

All applications treated in strict confidence.

Jobs from this recruiter

View All

Planner - Dispute Resolution

£55,000 to £65,000 basic plus Bonus, Pension & Benefits
Our client is a global expert witness and dispute resolution consultancy operating across the UK, Europe, Far East, Middle East and America. A key player in this highly specialist sector, they have a strong offering in Delay Analysis and seek an additional Planner or Delay Analyst for their exceptional team.

Project Manager

£60,000 to £80,000 Basic Salary plus Benefits
We are currently engaged by a respected boutique construction consultancy to recruit a Project Manager for their London team

Associate Director (Quantum)

£90,000 to £110,000 plus bonus and benefits
North Gate are working closely with a highly respected construction and engineering Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution consultancy with an established team in Scotland. They are currently engaged by a range of domestic and international law firms and clients on high value and complex disputes many in arbitration internationally.   This privately owned business currently boasts one of the strongest, most dynamic teams in the global dispute and expert witness market. Due to strong pipeline of work it is seeking to strengthen it’s team in Scotland with an experienced hire in its quantum expert team. This role will be a client facing role reporting to one of the Directors but also engages the individual within the management structure and provides a development path and platform to push on as both an expert witness and future leader in the business.

Lease Advisory Surveyor

£50,000 to £70,000 plus benefits
North Gate are working with a highly respected and dynamic property consultancy who seek a new Surveyor for their established Lease Advisory function.  To extend further their reach and level of service to their established client base, which include large national, Blue chip and public sector organisations.