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Contract Specialist - Perth Office


Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and South East Asia. Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

Job Summary

Due to significant growth throughout the business and our growing portfolio Macmahon is currently seeking to appoint a confident, enthusiastic Contract Specialist, someone with a legal background or Contract Law degree, to join our professional commercial team.


The general purpose of the role is to carry out, organise, direct, control and coordinate the provisions of services and personnel required to provide the necessary Contract Management and monitoring of surface operations contract compliance administration.

This role is a full time position based at our head office near the Perth International Airport.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:


  •     Ensure all contracts are executed according to Macmahon procedures
  •     Monitor individual contract/site performance and identify Contract issues/potential issues (related to safety, operational, administration)
  •     Establish and maintain Contract Obligations register across projects
  •     Coach and mentor Operations Managers and Project Managers on Contract governance and compliance, including scribing correspondence for variations, claims, Production relief effectively and within Contract time constraints 
  •     Commercial risks and opportunities associated with Contract obligations;
  •     Manage and maintain records of Claims for all projects 
  •     Assist and guide teams on Risk and Opportunities in relation to the specific Contracts
  •     Maximise revenue through opportunities/entitlements in Contracts

To be successful in this role it is paramount that you possess:


  •     Batchelor of Law/Commerce 5 years’ experience.
  •     Experience in a legal position
  •     Good knowledge of relevant legislation
  •     Ability to understand and interpret Contractual documentation

This role offers the successful applicant:


  •     Opportunity to have a major impact within a growing business
  •     A competitive salary and incentive package
  •     Development opportunities across the project portfolio
  •     Exceptional working environment

Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop.