Contracts Administrator

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Contracts Administrator

Location: Brisbane

Position Overview: We are currently seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Contracts Administrator to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in heavy civils projects and possess strong organizational and commercial skills.


  1. Review, draft, and negotiate contracts, subcontracts, and other legal documents related to heavy civils projects.
  2. Ensure compliance with contractual obligations, terms, and conditions, and mitigate risks associated with contract disputes or non-compliance.
  3. Liaise with project managers, engineers, subcontractors, and suppliers to clarify contract terms, resolve issues, and ensure contract requirements are met.
  4. Administer contract changes, variations, and claims, including assessing impacts on project scope, schedule, and budget.
  5. Maintain accurate records of contract documents, correspondence, and communications, and ensure documentation is properly filed and archived.
  6. Monitor contract performance, including tracking project milestones, deliverables, and payments, and provide regular updates to project teams and stakeholders.
  7. Assist in the resolution of disputes or claims arising from contracts, and participate in negotiations or mediation processes as required.


  1. Proven experience as a Contracts Administrator in heavy civils projects, with a strong understanding of contract management principles and practices.
  2. Excellent understanding of construction contracts.
  3. Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  4. Ability to analyze complex contractual issues and provide practical solutions.
  5. Proficiency in contract management software and Microsoft Office suite.
  6. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.