Project Administrator

CPB Contractors

Location: Hobart

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

CPB Contractors is the CIMIC Group's construction company and a leading international construction contractor, with operations across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

Combining the expertise and track record formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, we deliver projects spanning all key sectors of the construction industry, including roads, rail, tunnelling, defence and building.

The position of Project Administrator sits with CPB Contractors who are in partnership with TasWater, UGL and WSP to build and enhance TasWater's capability in a range of operational and strategic areas such as safety, project controls, estimating and program management.

What is on offer?

A fantastic opportunity as a Project Administrator for a bright, energetic and motivated person to launch their career in an entry level position into Human Resources!

A typical day may look like this:

  • Developing written communication through the preparation of documents
  • Pro-actively developing customer relationships (both internal and external)
  • Contributing with the team to accomplish team goals
  • Anticipate and provide solutions to meet customer needs
  • Communicate to the team policy and process changes
  • Assisting with general recruitment and selection processes - book rooms for interviews, produce interview guides, schedule panel members
  • Onboarding new employees / Offboarding
  • Administration assistance within the training area eg. assisting with the coordination of the professional development, graduate and internship programs. Promote, schedule all training (both internal and external courses) and coordinate attendance. Develop and maintain an annual training calendar
  • General administrative support and event coordination such as coordinating and promoting CDO events – e.g. Diversity and Inclusion/Health & Wellbeing events, etc.

What will you have to be successful?

  • Proficient IT skills in: MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Visio etc.
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands, handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously, set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast-paced environment with multiple and competing demands
  • Display a positive approach to safety.
    • Effective level of personal resilience and persistence
    • Have the ability to manage multiple stakeholders and be customer focused, team oriented, accountable and results driven.
    • Be energetic with a positive can-do attitude.

    Fit the bill and are interested? Great, please apply now, we’d love to talk to you!

    This role is based in Tasmania. For those outside of Tasmania, relocation is required.

    We support diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Please note: This role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

    You’ve got this!