Contracts Administrator


About this role: Contracts Administrator

Our client, a leading player in the construction industry, has been making waves since its inception over 30 years ago. Originating in QLD, they have grown to become one of the largest private construction firms in Queensland. With a dedicated team of over 400 professionals stationed in South East Queensland, they are renowned for delivering high-quality, award-winning projects. Their commitment to excellence is evident in their track record, with 90% of their projects coming from referrals and repeat clientele.
They operate on three fundamental principles: genuine care, simplifying processes, and delivering with certainty. It is this ethos that drives their every interaction with clients and stakeholders. Their aim isn't merely to meet expectations but to consistently exceed them, fostering long-lasting and mutually beneficial relationships.

In alignment with their growth trajectory, they seek an industrious and competent Contract Administrator. The ideal candidate will possess the skills to forge robust relationships across various levels and come with prior experience in commercial construction.
Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain proactive, positive relationships with clients, subcontractors, consultants, and suppliers.
  • Oversee the preparation of subcontractor packages, scopes, lettings, and procurement schedules.
  • Plan actions and ensure the completion of all documentation in line with the Head Contract, raising discrepancies at the earliest.
  • Take full ownership and responsibility for all cost and budget outcomes, maintaining an updated knowledge of the project's financial position at any given moment.
  • Aid in the preparation of all necessary reports for the monthly project report meeting, proactively identify any new risks, opportunities or changes, and partake in strategic discussions.


  • Hold a tertiary qualification in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, or a related field.
  • Possess strong commercial acumen with the ability to drive outcomes.
  • Be able to influence and build commercially beneficial relationships with all project stakeholders.
  • Display decisiveness and an ability to problem-solve.
  • Have prior experience working for a commercial builder (head contractor) delivering projects of a similar size and nature.
  • Exposure to projects over $10M in value


This company has a distinguished reputation in the construction industry and is commitment to excellence.

The firm not only delivers high-quality, award-winning developments but also operates on the ethos of genuine care, simplifying processes, and delivering with certainty.

This dedication to exceeding expectations offers an environment where a candidate can grow professionally and personally.

Additionally, the firm's robust growth trajectory indicates stability and numerous opportunities for advancement. Moreover, the company's culture of building long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships could provide a fulfilling and collaborative work environment.

Lastly, the range of benefits, including birthday leave, a health and fitness subsidy, a comprehensive parental leave program, access to an Employee Assistance Program, and tailored internal development opportunities, underline the firm's commitment to its employees' wellbeing and career development.

About Brunel

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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, 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.

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Tim Chapman via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Tim Chapman
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane