Contracts Administrator


Location: Brisbane

Job Type: Full time


Are you looking for a challenging, interesting and rewarding step in your career? 

Clough has an exciting opportunity for a Contracts Administrator to join our Lombrum team! Supporting our Lombrum Project on Manus Island in PNG from our Brisbane corporate office, you will be a vital member in a well-oiled and supportive team. Our Contracts Administrator is an essential project member ensuring cost effective and timely delivery of our subcontractors while minimising risk to our business.

This is a full time role however we are also open to part-time applicants working 32 hours per week.

Who we are

We are a pioneering company. At Clough, we harness our people’s innovative thinking through engineering and construction solutions that deliver a sustainable future today. We work with clients across the infrastructure, resources and energy industries.

Who you are

Courageous. Motivated. Curious. Passionate. Creative. These are just a few words that describe you. 

Your focus will include:  

  • Partner with Project team to provide contract advice, resolve contractual and commercial problems

  • Assist project team to understand and adhere to contractual obligations

  • Provide input to cost control and forecasting of final cost at completion position for assigned subcontracts

  • Preparation of claims and variations for the adjustment of compensation and time

  • Assist in the preparation various management reports and monthly financial reports

What you will bring to the team: 

  • Contracts Administration experience within the engineering, resourcing or construction industry on a similar project

  • Experience working on lump sum projects or projects which require extensive management of performance and delivery risk

  • Commercial notice drafting skills and experience of time and cost analysis

  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders and applying time management and prioritisation skills to deliver the desired outcomes

  • Exposure and practical application of Risk Assurance and commercial risk evaluation

  • Familiar with infrastructure projects AUD$100M or more

  • Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Law, Construction Management and Economics (CM&E) preferred but not essential

  • Experience in identifying process improvements, developing and / or implement processes

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite is essential and experience using Oracle and Prism is a bonus

Our benefits

We have created an environment that brings out the best in our people. Clough’s people enjoy industry leading benefits such as:

  • Exposure to a range of projects and industries

  • Flexible and remote work options to manage work and lifestyle commitments

  • Ongoing training for career progression

  • Industry leading paid parental leave program from the day you join

  • Mental health and wellbeing programs 

  • A competitive remuneration package

  • Employee assistance program for employees and their families

  • Special offers on health insurance, salary packaging, banking, travel, groceries and more

We’re building a diverse workforce  

At Clough, we are committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work and live. To us, workplace diversity means creating an inclusive environment that accepts every person, embraces their differences, and provides opportunities for all to achieve their full potential. 

We are a certified Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by WGEA, a partner with Pride in Diversity, a recognised employer of choice by WORK180, a signatory of the Veterans’ Employment Commitment and an active member of CEOs for Gender Equity and Champions for Change Coalition. We strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are delivering some of Australia’s most exciting and pioneering projects across the energy, resources and infrastructure industries, so if you’re driven and keen, apply now!

Once we receive your application, it will be reviewed for shortlisting. Should your application be shortlisted we will contact you. 

Please note: Clough reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process for this role immediately and the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date. Agency submissions will not be considered for this position.

You’ve got this!