contracts administrator - impressive commercial builder in Melbourne

neil powell, randstad
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AU$ 80,000 - AU$ 110,000 per year

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melbourne, victoria
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AU$ 80,000 - AU$ 110,000 per year
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neil powell, randstad
03 9252 2124
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My client has a longstanding presence over 20+ years in the Victorian construction industry working on a diverse range of new build projects in sectors spanning education (private, public and catholic), government (state and local), health & aged care, faith and sports & leisure facilities. They have successfully complete projects up to $20m in value and currently have 12 projects in the field ranging in value from $2m to $12m.

This company offers great working conditions in a suburban office location with easy parking options. This company has a great social aspect with regular lunches, on site bar, inclusive team based activities.

The Role

As a Contracts Administrator with this company you will be teamed with one of this company’s talented Project Managers and will typically be working across 2-3 projects concurrently, depending upon their size and complexity. Your duties will include:

  • Liaising with Clients & Contractors
  • Negotiating Subcontractor Quotations & Prices
  • Contract Drafting, Execution & Management
  • Cashflow, Project Budget Control and all reporting
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly progress reports
  • Progress Claims & Invoice Payments
  • Programing and Programme Analysis
  • Problem Solving with Clients, Subcontractors
  • RFI and Variation Coordination with all parties
  • Document/Drawing register control
  • Attending and Minuting Meetings
  • Preparing Operation and Maintenance Manuals

Experience/Qualifications Required

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Construction Management or equivalent
  • A track record at CA level on commercial building projects gained over 2 or more years à you will have an excellent grounding in financial control and cost management
  • Strong time management skills – you will be working on multiple projects concurrently
  • An ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with clients and project stakeholders whilst maintain business outcomes – this company has many repeat clients and subcontractors

This really is a great opportunity to join a builder of choice in the Melbourne tier 3 market place where you will strong long term career opportunities. A salary package in the $80k - $110k range is available, dependent upon your experience

Please apply online using the links below, or email your application direct to For a confidential chat about these roles please contact Neil Powell on 03 9252 2124.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Contracts Administration, Cost Management, Projects Coordinator


Bachelor of Construction Management or equivalent

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree