Contract Administrator Jobs

Do you have a background in law, an understanding of contracts, a knack for negotiations and are looking for a job in construction, then look for our Contract Administrator listings. It’s a great way to use your legal training for a fast-track career in construction.

Contract Administrator job responsibilities

The Contract Administrator is responsible for overseeing all construction and building contracts. This requires a thorough understanding of the legal process, contracts, state laws on land use and environment. A contract administrator is required to address clients on the validity of contracts, negotiate for better terms, draft amendments, ensure all contracts are in place before a project begins, and inform other parties of their rights and obligations.

Competitive and fast-track

A Contract Administrator’s job is highly competitive with the critical responsibility of ensuring legal, contractual and other compliances. As a crucial role within the Project Management team, it is a very well-paid job.

Contract Administrator job requirements:

  • Minimum graduate degree in construction management, business law or a related field.
  • Prior experience in a construction firm
  • The ability for clear analytical thinking and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand complex financial and budgetary situations
  • Ability to deal with professionals from different fields like sub-contractors, stakeholders, and state authorities. 
  • An up-to-date understanding of legislative requirements.