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Title:  Project Administrator

Job Number:  7361

Narrandera, NSW, AU, 2700

Job Description

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.


From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.


While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.


Are you up for the challenge? 

John Holland manages the prestigious Country Regional Network (CRN) which makes us the first accredited private rail transport operator of a government owned heavy rail network in NSW, and one of only three accredited managers of public rail infrastructure in the State. The scope involves the operation, management and upgrade of country railway lines across NSW including 2,700km of operational freight and passenger lines, and 3,100km of non-operational lines.
There is an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Project Administrator to join our team based in Narrandera, NSW . We are looking for a highly organised and enthusiastic individual to support the project team with accounting duties and a broad range of administrative tasks. This is a full-time contract ending in December 2021.  
Responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Complete purchasing and receipting in Maximo
  • Create and complete work orders and defects in Maximo
  • Support the engineering team on site with general administrative duties 
  • Assist with expense claims
  • Assist with cost tracking
  • Minute taking 
  • Administrate office supplies, hardware, buildings and utilities, petty cash, stationary, services, site security and visitors
  • Maintain and administer filing systems and retention of business records
  • Complete travel bookings
  • Process all outgoing and incoming mail


To be successful in this key role, you must have: 

  • 3-5 years’ experience in an administrative role
  • Site based experience within the construction industry is highly preferred
  • Experienced using the Microsoft suite especially Microsoft Excel
  • Basic knowledge of accounting, data and administrative management practices.
  • Strong communication skills 

From Parliament House to the Alice to Darwin Rail Link, from the MCG’s Great Southern Stand to Sydney Metro, we’ve had a hand in the Australia we all know today. We are currently involved in delivering many of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects. Whatever we face, the heart of what we do is creating people-centred solutions to complex challenges and opportunities. We think deeply about what we do and how it affects communities. We push boundaries and innovate, gain trust through our actions and whatever the project, we’re in it for the long, long term.
We work hard to attract and retain the best employees, and we provide opportunities for rich career experiences, and a strong framework for on-going career development.
We are committed to building, valuing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across John Holland.

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