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Subcontracts Administrator - Colchester, Essex

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  • Location South East England
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £25,000 - £30,000
  • Ref 14477
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Subcontracts Administrator Job in Colchester, Essex

Our client is a leading architectural practice that currently has a subcontract administrator job now available. Working as part of the finance team in its office in Colchester.

Working with public bodies, charities, trusts, private companies, contractors, developers, and individuals, this practice has been involved in the care and development of some of the best-loved buildings and places in the UK and abroad. The practice provides sensitive restoration and repair schemes and modern design in historic contexts. Their bold and contemporary designs are spread across a variety of sectors including cultural, master planning, education, ecclesiastical, public, hospitality, residential, and many more.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Supporting the senior finance project manager
  • Administering and managing Sub Consultant Agreements both directly and through supervision of appropriate internal and external resources.
  • Facilitating the negotiation of contract terms with both Operational Partners and/or External Legal Consultants and Sub Consultants
  • Reviewing existing contracts and updating them
  • Monitoring contractual performance using spreadsheets
  • Quality Control
  • Produce and issue Purchase Orders to sub-consultants
  • Attend weekly catch-up meetings with the Purchase Ledger Controller and Senior Finance Project Support.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience in construction agreements (RIBA, NEC, CIC etc) would be highly desirable
  • Experience of legal agreements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365
  • Solid organisational skills with a flexible approach and the ability to prioritise
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong teamwork skills with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Commercial awareness
  • Professional demeanour
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

What you get back

  • Up to £30,000
  • Flexible hours
  • Hybrid working – 2 days WFH per week
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + additional days with service
  • Life assurance.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Subcontracts Administrator Job in Colchester, Essex – Your Architecture Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: John Watson Job Ref: 14477)  #LI-JW1

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