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

Entry: 35K – 45K per annum (NZD)

Experienced: 45K – 62K per annum (NZD)


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Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427