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Contract Administrator Jobs

Contract Administrator Jobs

​How to Enter

For most Contract Administrator roles in New Zealand’s Commercial and Residential Construction sector, there are usually no strict educational or experience-based entry requirements. However, some employers may prefer candidates with previous experience in administration, documentation and communication. In addition, possessing a relevant tertiary qualification or exposure to the Construction industry can also give you a competitive boost.

Typical Responsibilities

Typical job responsibilities for a Contract Administrator may include:

  • Providing contractual support for construction projects

  • Preparing and administrating construction contracts

  • Providing document control support

  • Reporting development for various key stages of a construction project

  • Being the first-point of contact for stakeholders


Many people often begin their careers by becoming a Contract Administrator and work their way up towards more senior-level or specialist positions, such as a Senior Contract Administrator or Construction Project Coordinator.

Salary Range

Experienced: 70K – 90K per annum (NZD)