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Title:  Contracts Administrator

Job Number:  12544

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2009

About John Holland


We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges. We do that by providing leading design, engineering, construction and asset operations, across infrastructure, transport, building and property in Australia and New Zealand.

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? 


The More Trains, More Services program will simplify and modernise the rail network creating high capacity, turn up and go services for many customers. It means customers can expect more frequent train services, with less wait times, less crowding on a simpler and more reliable network.

We currently have a Contract Administrator position available on our More Trains More Services (Next Rail) team based in Mascot, NSW. We are looking for someone who possesses a strong commercial acumen and be a key member of the team.


Key responsibilities of this role include:

•            Manage the preparation and submission of interim progress claims and final accounts, ensuring timely payment
•            Manage subcontract progress payment claims, variations, contractual claims and final accounts in accordance with the terms of subcontracts
•            Manage contractual issues associated with subcontractors/suppliers and provide advice to management team on contractual issues
•            Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of monthly reports
•            Manage the compilation and collation of cost related information and reports
•            Analyse financial and costs reports, identifying existing or potential variances/trends, providing recommendations as appropriate for agreement with the Project Manager
•            Oversee the target cost estimate process for the project confirming that the rail team procedures are adhered to, and that the value for money is being achieved.




Desirable criteria and attributes required for this role include:

•            Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent relevant experience
•            Minimum ten years experience in contracts administration of rail and civil infrastructure projects
•            Comprehensive knowledge of the commercial management and governance requirements of major infrastructure projects, and rail team relationships
•            Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of contract and commercial/finance management


As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.  We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start.
We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority

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