Contracts Administrator

Vacancy number • PUB406039

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Our client, a renowned commercial builder, are looking for a Contracts Administrator to join their close knit team in 2024.
This is a national builder with a great reputation in Fit Out and New Build, they are now entering an exciting new era in QLD, with a number of flagship projects secured for 2023.Project values will range from $5M - $100M, which will include some D&C projects.

  • $130k - $180k p/a dependent on experience.
  • Strong employee retention and satisfaction showcased through the winning of a number of employer of choice awards.
  • Emphasis on promoting from within - professional training and development encouraged.
  • A chance to work on flagship projects that will boost your career

About this role

  • Ensure timely placement of Purchase Orders that support contract services for production work in compliance with corporate controls and best practices.
  • Track progress, and support the Project Manager with coordinating Contractor’s compliance regarding company systems and controls.
  • Oversee the administration and performance of service contracts.
  • Ensure contract payments are executed accurately and anomalies are identified. Ensure payments are made to Contractors in accordance with requirements of Company agreements held with contracts in a timely manner.
  • Advise on contract risks and support the stewardship of gap closure and opportunities for improvement, assisting with prioritization where required.
  • Liaise with Contractor Representatives on a daily basis to address issues that may arise from the placement and amendment of purchase orders and the payment of invoices for work executed against those purchase orders.
  • Foster positive, constructive relations and dialogue between Contractor and Company representatives, as well as assist in facilitating resolution to issues or problem-solving.
  • Maintain critical contractual documentation, including SOA’s, Purchase Orders, Records of Meetings and decisions.
  • Numbers, Purchase order numbers and Contract Owners/Admin.
  • Ensure effective contract administration through records management, advice and compliance with procurement & controls


    • 2+ years’ experience with Contract administration, within the commercial construction space, ideally with exposure to new-build projects over $5m+ in value.
    • Experience in engaging with contractors.
    • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage discipline and performance issues in the workplace.
    • Budgetary reporting and analysis skills.
    • Solid written communication and reporting skills.
    • Good observation and listening skills.
    • Demonstrates high level of initiative.
    • Good communication skills (oral & written) in English.
    • Excellent computing skills with experience working on construction softwares.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a project wider team.


    On offer a work environment that promotes a great work culture, with a great management team who are big on mentoring and fostering the right culture for success.
    The company offers multiple career progression routes, there are opportunities to progress into a commercial manager, or that of Project Management, this will be achievable from the outset with clear goals and milestones put in place.

    You will also get exposure to large new-build and fit-out projects across Brisbane.

    Join the Brunel Family

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    Join the Brunel Family

    Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world.

    We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

    Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

    Brunel is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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    Your consultant, Sinead Howard is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB406039

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