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Contract Administrator

Also known as Contract Officer.

Prepares, interprets, maintains, reviews and negotiates variations to contracts on behalf of an organisation.


Tasks Include:


  • developing, reviewing and negotiating variations to contracts, programs, projects and services
  • responding to inquiries and resolving problems concerning contracts, programs, projects, services provided, and persons affected
  • managing paperwork associated with contracts, programs, projects and services provided
  • working with Project Managers, Architects, Engineering Professionals, owners and others to ensure that goals are met
  • advising senior management on matters requiring attention and implementing their decisions
  • overseeing work by contractors and reporting on variations to work orders
  • preparing and reviewing submissions and reports concerning the organisation's activities
  • collecting and analysing data associated with projects undertaken, and reporting on project outcomes
Job prospects for Contract, Program and Project Administrators in Victoria

Occupations in the Contract, Program and Project Administrators group include Contract Administrator and Program or Project Administrator.

Employment prospects
There are currently 26,300 Contract, Program and Project Administrators in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,576.40

Hourly earnings
$41.70

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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