Contracts Administrator

SSA Recruitment

Major player in the Defense industry internationally, working on a number of projects in SA, in need of a Contract Administrator.

  • Offices based in Central Adelaide
  • Working with a number of leading contractors from around Australia
  • Experience within the Defense industry needed!
About the Company:   My client is a major player in the Defence industry internationally. They aspire to finding forward-looking and sustainable solutions that create growth and innovation, and are currently working on some of the biggest projects in Australia!

About the Role:
 My client are currently seeking an experienced Contract Administrator to join their growing defense team. Head office based in Adelaide, you will primarily be responsible for the support of subcontractor engagement within their national defense projects.
Main Duties for Civil Construction Contract Administrator:
  • Notices and claims for variations.
  • Disruptions, delays, prolongation, compression and extension of time.
  • Ensure timely preparation and submission of notices and claims. 
  • Ensuring that risks are allocated in the subcontract between the Company and subcontractors after considering the head contract conditions and the ability of the party best able to control the risk.
Successful Civil Construction Contract Administrator must have:
  • Proven experience in Cost Management, Contract administration or QS role.
  • Tertiary qualified: Minimum Associate Diploma (engineering preferred) or a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Business understanding (market knowledge in the area of work)
  • Proven skills in dispute resolution and negotiation.
About the benefits/rewards: Part of the success of our client has been their ability to attract and retain the best staff in the industry; they do this by offering above average salary packages and a positive environment to work in. For this particular role, the salary is negotiable for the right candidate and is dependent on previous industry experience.

For more information on the role of Civil Estimator then please send a resume in WORD format to Morgan at or call 02 9310 2639

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence