Contracts Specialist

at Brainiac
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category General
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Cape Town



Key Performance Areas/Indicators (KPA/Is):

  • Provides responses to bids, proposals and contract negotiations.
  • Prepares requests for proposals for distribution to vendors.
  • Maintains a set of standard contracts for the company.
  • Analyses all requirements and provisions in contracts, including terms and conditions, to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations and company policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that contracts are executed in accordance with corporate guidelines.
  • Conducts research prior to writing contracts to obtain a full understanding of the scope of work.
  • Audits existing contracts and oversees contract amendments.
  • Analyses a contract’s risk to the business and communicates in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that business goals are accomplished by contract implementation.
  • Trains and supervises other contract professionals.
  • Communicates contract implementations to subordinates. Maintains a computer database for the company’s contract management system.
  • Conducts analysis of new laws, regulations and contract trends to determine potential impact on the business.
  • Coordinates with the finance department to ensure correct payments are made in accordance with the contract.
  • Negotiates and oversees leasing agreements.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/ Quantity Surveying / Civil Engineering.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration / Contracts Arbitration will be added advantage.
  • Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) desirable.
  • Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) desirable.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in contract preparation and management within the Mining industry.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and endure high pressure or stressful situations.
  • Knowledge of International contract law, mergers and acquisitions regulations.
  • Exhibit strong analytical and critical thinking abilities.
  • Excellent persuasion, negotiation and judgment skills.
  • Working knowledge of financial analytics and profit and loss implications.
  • Demonstration of superior presentation skills.
  • Very good understanding of mining, engineering construction and mining operational contracts.
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