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Contract Administrator

Vacancy number • PUB408084

Contract Administrator

  • Closes 7 July
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Building & Construction
  • Area of expertise: Construction & Commissioning
  • Location: BRISBANE

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Closing date: Sunday, 7 July 2024


Brunel are proud to partner with a reputable Tier 2 Builder as they search for a Contract Administrator to join their team.

They have a national presence with projects located throughout Australia and a turnover of $400m+ p/a. Across Brisbane they cover projects within Industrial, Healthcare, Education, Retail, Hospitality, High Rise Residential, Aged Care and Government sectors. These range up to $70m.

A new CA is required due to organic growth as the Brisbane construction market gets busier!

About this role


Working alongside the Project Manager, Contracts Manager and Site Staff to manage requirements of a project:

  • Crafting and submitting variation orders and contractual notices.
  • Compiling progress claims and reports for the head contract.
  • Supporting project cost reporting and forecasting efforts.
  • Drafting head contract deliverables.
  • Facilitating clear communication with clients, architects, consultants, and subcontractors.
  • Managing negotiation processes for subcontract packages and overseeing subcontract administration.
  • Proficiency in analysing contractual claims and variations.
  • Understanding and applying contract principles and terms.


  • Degree qualified in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or equivalent.
  • Experience working on Commercial Projects, ideally Education, Aged Care and / or Defense would be highly desirable.
  • Exposure to commercial projects $10m+.
  • Knowledge of the Australian construction market and subcontractors (preferably QLD based).
  • Strong attention for detail and proven communication skills.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience within a similar role.


  • Strong social culture, with regular events and many long-serving staff members.
  • Additional employee benefits - parental leave, subsidized insurance etc.
  • Joining a long-standing, stable builder with a great market reputation.
  • Endless opportunities for career development.
  • Workplace flexibility to improve Work Life Balance.
  • Inner Suburb office in Brisbane with Free Parking.

About Brunel

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, trade and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating locally since 1997, 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 45 countries, 120 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

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

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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Brunel is passionate about ensuring we are a business with a conscience. Not only does Brunel have a defined global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy, but we also have our own dedicated Brunel Foundation which has been working to ensure that we are contributing to a better future for both our people and planet for over 10 years.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Sinead Howard quoting publication number: PUB408084