Contracts Administrator

Job title : Contracts Administrator
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Wendy Terry
Contact email :
Job reference : 1516899
Partnering with our client in the corporate services space, we are looking for an experienced Contracts Administrator to join their team and work alongside the Head of Commercial, Innovation & Tenders to oversee the entire lifecycle of contracts; including preparation, negotiation, coordination and execution.

You will be looking after a mixture of direct and indirect contracts to include; commercial leasing, technical services, RFP’s, tenders and advertising to name just a few.  These will vary from $100,000 to $1M+, and your focus will be on marking milestones, mitigating risk, reviewing volume discounts and ensuring there is commercial viability into the future.

We are looking for someone that enjoys a fast faced environment, someone that can think on their feet, enjoys the challenge of working with multiple stakeholders and values culture over everything else.  The number one thing that stands out about our client is their culture and EVP.  Their staff tenure is high, their office environment is engaging and high energy, and it is obvious the team absolutely love their colleagues.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts, ensuring terms are clear and beneficial to the organisation
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop contract terms that align with company goals and policies
  • Conduct risk assessments and recommend strategies to mitigate potential risk
  • Maintain a comprehensive contracts database
  • Monitor contract performance and compliance, addressing any issues that arise in a timely manner
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures for contract administration and management
  • Prepare regular reports on contract status, performance, and compliance for senior management
  • Keep abreast of changes in contract law and industry best practices, adjusting company policies as necessary
To be considered for the role you will need to demonstrate:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Legal Studies or related field
  • Solid experience across contract management within the services industry
  • Strong understanding of contract law, leases, terms and conditions, and experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts
  • High level of financial acumen
  • Ability to advise and work closely with a large number of stakeholders
  • Strong negotiation skills, with the ability to always keep our clients business at front of mind
  • Exposure to tender / bid management would be highly beneficial
  • Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to work cross functionally
In return – our client can offer:
  • Base Salary + Super + Bonus
  • Strong company EVP
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Full stocked kitchen fridge, snacks and fruit bowls
To find out more, please reach out for a confidential conversation to Wendy Terry on 0419 963 163 or email