Contract Administrator

Vacancy number • PUB408084

Contract Administrator

  • Closes July 7
  • 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
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor


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.

Brunel in the United States

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.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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Your consultant, Sinead Howard is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB408084

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