Contract Administrator


Location: Brisbane

Job Type: Full time


About your role

Our Utilities (Power) Project Delivery Commercial business are on the lookout for a Contract Administrator to join their high performing team, based in Milton. This is an exciting opportunity to support with the delivery of power projects.

You will support the Commercial Managers to provide efficient and effective management of commercial and contractual matters and active day-to-day administration of the head contract and any subcontracts placed on projects. Successful project delivery will be contingent upon your leadership and participation in the following key areas to achieve commercial outcomes:

  • Project Planning
  • Project Delivery
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Risk Management
  • Project Reporting
  • Project Close out

About you

As the Contracts Administrator , we require 3+ years demonstrable and successful experience gained in a similar role. Other skills & experience required:

  • Familiarity with standard and bespoke industry forms of contract and their negotiation and operative effects
  • Understanding of contract terms and conditions, variations approvals and recovery of claims
  • Awareness of project management, contract management, risk management and financial management principles utilised in the management of the project
  • Excellent commercial management skills including interpreting and applying contract terms and legislation provisions
  • Negotiation and influencing to achieve desired outcomes
  • Developed analytical and planning/prioritisation skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Australian or New Zealand construction contracts
  • Sound working knowledge of project management principles, project control applications, risk management and application of process.

Our Benefits

As an employee of Downer, you may benefit from a range of career support programs, wellbeing packages and financial benefits, available through us and our selected partners. These include:

  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary sacrifice superannuation
  • Novated leasing
  • Banking discounts & offers
  • Discounted travel & accommodation
  • Discounted vehicle rentals
  • Offers and cash back on selected shopping portals
  • Discounts on technology products
  • Exclusive offers on a range of vehicles

If you are enthusiastic and dedicated to establishing and growing your career, we’d love to speak to you! Hit apply now or contact Allie Jones for more information on Allie

Please note applications via email will not be accepted.

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