Contracts Administrator

Full Time - Posted on July 18, 2022

Design and Build recruitment have been engaged by a well known national builder to assist in the search and selection of a Contracts Administrator

This is a business that have a 20+ year history of both development and construction across; industrial and mixed use retail.

Building a great reputation of high quality delivery, repeat clients and excellent sub-contractor relationships.

This position will be based in Brisbane and will see the successful candidate initially working on a large scale industrial project, which will include, office space and retail tenancies

They are now looking for an experienced Contracts Administrator to join their team and work on a number of Industrial projects valued up to $50M. The ideal candidate will have experience working on Industrial projects (e.g. Warehouses, Distribution Centres, Cold Storage, etc).

As the Contracts Administrator you will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of subcontractor packages, scopes, lettings, procurement schedules
  • Progress claim assistance and external variations
  • Review, negotiation and finalisation of subcontracts
  • Management and tracking of project expenditure, inclusive of subcontractor claim
  • Administration of RFIs to clients, architects and consultants
  • Administration of the project HSE system

To be considered for the position of Contracts Administrator you will require:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience as a Contracts Administrator for a Head Contractor in Australia
  • Industrial experience preferable
  • Timberline experience highly regarded
  • Experience of working on Commercial projects in Australia
  • Strong attention for detail and proven communication skill


This is an opportunity to join a business with a strong order book 24 Months of secured projects), as well as the security of their own developments

Boasting one of the strongest staff retention rate in Brisbane, there is a reason their team sticks with them.

Projects are well resourced, with you being supported by a Foreman, PM and Site Manager dedicated to your project, ensuring you have a work life balance