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Contract Administrator

Avard Civil is an agile & dynamic civil construction company delivering a variety of civil and mining projects from major bulk earthworks to detailed construction and engineering projects throughout Central Victoria.

We are seeking a Contract Administrator to join our team, who can work on a variety of Civil Infrastructure projects in Central Victoria. The role of the CA is to support the project team, delivering projects within the stated time frames and budgets, whilst meeting our clients and contractors expectations.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Prepare subcontractor packages, scopes and schedules 

  • Accurate review & evaluation of subcontractor quotes / tenders

  • Administration of subcontract packages, including management of variations, EOTs and daywork claims;

  • Assist the Project Manager to review contractual obligations

  • Drafting of notices of delay, extensions of time, subcontracts and or supplier agreements required for the project

  • Provide support to the Project Manager to prepare and forward relevant notices within designated timeframes

  • Preparation of progress claim submissions and variations

  • Manage and track project expenditure, inclusive of subcontractor claims

  • Support the Project Manager in meeting all project requirements

About You

  • Tertiary qualification in Quantity Survey, Commerce, Construction Management or similar is preferable

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in a similar role

  • Essential to have experience in the construction industry

  • Essential to have clear, precise and effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • A strong understanding of project cost reporting

  • Sound knowledge of commercial principles

  • Right to work permanently in Australia


What we offer: 

Full-time position with attractive opportunities, including flexibile working hours, additional training, and career growth with the opportunity for personal development.

Modern new facilities, as we have just recently moved into our exciting new purpose-built head office. 

Avard Civil offers career opportunities rather than project related positions, where the staff benefit from a  team focus environment and the personal opportunity to develop within a team 

Salary Package: $100,000 - $140,000 P/A ( inc Super, Company Vehicle & Computer) + additional benefits & training opportunities.

Avard Civil has a massive focus on sustainability and community, there are endless opportunities to make a difference beyond your role.

*Please note that due to high volumes of applications only those shortlisted will be contacted.


Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

  • How many years' experience do you have as a contracts administrator?

  • How many years' experience do you have in the construction industry?

  • Do you have experience working on civil infrastructure projects?

  • Do you hold a Construction Induction Safety certificate (White Card)?

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