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Contract Administrator

Seymour Whyte

Job no: 492334
Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Victoria
Categories: Administration, Commercial / Legal / Contracts

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  • Compensation Attractive Remuneration
  • Development opportunities On the job training provided
  • Immediate opportunity

About the Company

Founded in 1987, Seymour Whyte Constructions is an award-winning civil contractor with more than 300 employees working across projects up to $460M in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Recently Seymour Whyte joined VINCI Group, a global player in concessions and construction, employing more than 183,000 people in some 100 countries.

About the role/project

An opportunity exists for a Contract Administrator to join our Melbourne team. You thrive within a dynamic environment and can manage multiple stakeholders to keep the project humming. This is the perfect opportunity for those seeking an immediate opportunity.

Your responsibilities include

  • Preparing and administering subcontracts and supply agreements, including assisting engineers to define the scope and conditions.
  • Interrogation of subcontractor claims and variations.
  • Assisting the Commercial Manager in preparing detailed forecasting spreadsheets, reports and analysis.
  • Supervision of Site/Project Administrators and their responsibilities in relation to accounts payable, job costing and general administration

Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years’ experience in contract administration roles.
  • Previous experience with standard construction contracts and schedule of rates and lump sum contracts.
  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent experience working in the construction industry.
  • Viewpoint, Job Pack, JD Edwards, Timberland, CHEOPS or similar project contract administration software experience.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise tasks whilst under pressure and to meet deadlines.


The legacy of our founders has fostered a strong team culture, which is ultimately the secret of Seymour Whyte’s success. Our people have a wide range of skills and smarts borne from diverse backgrounds and experiences, and we all come together through our shared values.


  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Strong forward order book
  • Individual Annual/Project Incentive Plans
  • Salary continuance insurance for when you are unable to work due to non-work-related injury or sickness
  • Corporate partnerships for employee health and wellbeing
  • Seasonal vaccinations

How to apply To learn more about us, visit
Seymour Whyte is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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