Contract Administrator

About The Role

We are seeking an experienced Contracts Administrator who excels in contract management, thrives in decision-making, and is dedicated to delivering successful project outcomes. Your deep understanding of the construction process, meticulous attention to detail, collaborative mindset, and commitment to continuous improvement are crucial for this position.

Supported by an experienced Project Management team, promoting an environment where innovation and growth are encouraged. We are looking for someone with an open mind, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to ongoing learning and development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and schedule procurement of materials & subcontractors, providing recommendations to the Project Manager.
  • Develop subcontractor scopes of work aligned with the main Design and Construct contract.
  • Oversee subcontract management including processing payment claims and final accounts.
  • Monitor subcontractor compliance with QDC’s safety and quality standards.
  • Assist in the preparation, review, and submission of project variations.
  • Monitor and report on costs, progress, and scheduling, including subcontractor payments.
  • Prepare comprehensive contract documentation and procedures from concept to commissioning, ideally with exposure to Tier One construction projects.
  • Support technical, practical, and safety aspects of industrial and commercial projects up to $20M in value.
  • Act as a technical contributor on-site, collaborating with Project Managers, Site Supervisors, and Subcontractors to ensure projects are delivered safely, on time, within budget, and to high-quality standards.

What You Need To Excel In The Role

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a construction environment, preferably in a Contracts Administrator or similar role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
  • Site experience on commercial & industrial building projects up to $30M.
  • Knowledge of Australian Building Codes, Standards, and Regulations.
  • Strong understanding of contract management principles, program financial management, risk management, and performance reporting.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills.

 

ABOUT QDC:

We’re a one-stop shop – from feasibility to construction. We boast a solid growth forecast with an exciting pipeline of work in Commercial and Industrial projects. We offer more than just a job; we provide rewarding career experiences, competitive remuneration packages, and a fast-paced work environment where you’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow alongside passionate leaders. Our niche focus on design and construct projects means you’ll be working on innovative solutions that challenge the status quo.

PERKS:

  • Fabulous Working Environment and Collaborative Culture
  • Professional Growth & Development
  • Competitive Salary
  • Kids Room, Parking and Gym on-site
  • Eligibility for Performance Bonuses

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