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Senior Contract Administrator

Senior Contract Administrator
Job Title: Senior Contract Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Sydney
Industry: Building & Construction - Contracts Manager
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: 07/04/2024

Job Description

  • Be the main Senior CA for this growing established builder
  • Work on a brand new $100m high rise Commercial new build
  • Opportunity to progress into a Contract Manager role

This is a unique opportunity to work for a reputable Builder with a large pipeline of work for the next 3yrs. They build from start to finish, ensuring optimum consistency, cost efficiency and quality of finishes on every project they take on. This company works in the commercial space and typically, projects range from $20m – $200m. They are renowned for possessing a superior level of expertise and experience in the industry and winning awards for building excellence.
Our client is after a Senior CA to join the business and be the lead CA on a brand new $100m high rise Commercial new build for a blue chip client. This builder has a strong reputation for delivering complex detailed award winning projects. Ideally you would deliver this project as the lead SCA and then if you perform to a high level you would move into a Contract Manager role for the business.

  • In-depth understanding of, and the ability to manage, all facets of the head contract and subcontract process. This begins at tendering through preparation and letting, payment, and post project completion
  • Proficient in all contractual matters and the ability to communicate this knowledge in a practical and meaningful way to the project team
  • Understand and comply with the company business systems. Administer projects ensuring accuracy of records and timely communication of all project details
  • Assist the Project Manager with project financial reporting and analysis
  • Develop an understanding and working knowledge of project planning and programming
  • Train, mentor and coach Contracts Administrators in administration duties and systems. Coordinate their activities to develop them, and to deliver project outcomes
  • Ensure safety compliance on site within your roles and responsibilities


  • Tertiary qualification in either Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 10-12 years previous experience, where you’ve negotiated and let contracts across a range of trades
  • Strong knowledge of the head contract is critical
  • Solid knowledge of subcontract tendering, standards, procedures and the competitive market
  • Experience on construction projects in Commercial from $50m – $100m
  • Must have local experience, preferably in Sydney or other Australian States
  • Exceptional client management skills
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Jobpac or CHEOPS is advantageous

If you would like to find out more and are generally interested in furthering your career, than please contact [email protected] or call David Shapiro on 0416 214 189.

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