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$1,660 per week


Contract, Program and Project Administrators plan and undertake administration of contracts, organisational programs, special projects and support services.


  • 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
  • reviewing and arranging new office accommodation.


  • stressful.

To become a Contract, Program and Project Administrator

  • You usually need relevant industry experience to work as a Contract, Program or Project Administrator. Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in areas such as business and management, project management, engineering, ICT and accounting.

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Skills employers are looking for

  • Project Management

  • Communication Skills

  • Contract Administration

  • Organisational Skills

  • Planning

  • Building Relationships

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