Manager: Contract Administration Service

Manager: Contract Administration Service

The above vacancy exists within the Contract Management Services Department and reports to the Senior Manager: Legal Services. The purpose of the position is to administer all contracts and related processes throughout the business. The ideal candidate will be someone who has a relevant degree or diploma and has at least 3 years’ managerial experience as well as experience within a legal environment.

Key Performance areas may include:

  • Work with different levels of personnel within the organization to analyse and solidify overall contract administration strategy and processes.  
  • Coordinate actions with internal departments.
  • Report status of current contract processes to management.
  • Resolve any existing contract conflicts.
  • Create standards and rules for existing and new contacts.
  • Coordinate internal and external parties during contract development and negotiation stages.
  • Ensure that contractual terms and conditions are accurately executed and satisfied.
  • Analyse potential risks that contract changes may pose to the organization.   
  • General contract administration functions including:  
    • Invoicing.
    • Renewals.
    • Credit notes;
    • Write offs;
    • Terminations.
    • Data capturing.
  • Management of contract administration team.
  • Budgeting.
  • Development and monitoring of departmental strategy in accordance with organisational strategy.

Minimum requirements:

  • Advances level of PC and keyboard skills, including working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet packages & Google applications.
  • Proven ability to interpret information with a logic and systematic approach.
  • Working knowledge of SAMRO systems and processes would be an advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • Intermediate numerical ability.
  • Experience working with contracts.
  • 3 years‘ managerial experience  as well as experience within a legal environment.
  • A relevant degree or diploma.

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Goal driven and exceeding targets.
  • Effective ability to work within a team at all levels of the organization.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, ability to spot errors and inconsistencies.
  • Action & Results orientated.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Flexibility.
  • Takes initiative and ownership of the role.
  • Leadership skills.

Send your application to All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity policy. Closing date for this position is 15 September 2018.