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Employment Opportunity : Contract Administrator (HRL13 /S9)

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Contract Administrator (HRL13 /S9)

Sappi Southern Africa Ltd.


To ensure the effective administration of the Services Procurement process within the Ecams system and other related functions are effectively carried out within Forestry and the various Sappi Mills.



  • Prepare a project plan for each core activity initial request.
  • Prepare draft contracts, together with necessary supporting documents and co-ordinate signing of contracts
  • Monitor contract expiry dates and inform necessary manager to initiate a new request.
  • Assist district staff with non-core agreements queries, and monitor compliance and quality standard of non-core agreements produced.
  • Measure progress of actual timeframes against project plan and Service Level Agreements with our main internal customers.
  • Co-ordinate day to day aspects of fuel supply contract, including monitoring site statutory compliance and assisting with resolving internal and external queries.
  • Monitor and control flow of documents from inception of Initial Requests to filing of final signed agreements by maintaining the Ecams system
  • Co-ordinate site meeting logistics.
  • Prepare and place advertisements in relevant media platforms.
  • Arrange or prepare necessary documentation for Site Meetings.
  • Prepare necessary evaluation documents for evaluation panels.
  • Process score sheets and inform panels of the outcomes.
  • Monitor approval process on Ecams and if necessary prepare draft papers for submission to necessary authority level


  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Conflict management skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Assertiveness
  • Attention to detail,
  • Analytical


  • National Certificate /Diploma in Administration / Legal Administration
  • 3 years' experience in an accounting and/or administration field
  • MS Office proficient intermediate


If you meet the specified requirements please submit a detailed CV online with all relevant information

Closing date for applications: 17 March 2017

Applications to be submitted online: via Sappi Career Page

Sappi career page can be accessed via Sappi global intranet pages or www.sappi.com

For enquires contact: Siyanda Gama, Sappi HR
+27 (0)11 407 8502 or siyanda.gama@sappi.com

Sappi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Should you not have been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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