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5111 Contract, Program and Project Administrators

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Contract, Program and Project Administrators plan and undertake administration of contracts, organisational programs, special projects and support services.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • developing, reviewing and negotiating variations to contracts, programs, projects and services
  • responding to inquiries and resolving problems concerning contracts, programs, projects, services provided, and persons affected
  • managing paperwork associated with contracts, programs, projects and services provided
  • working with Project Managers, Architects, Engineering Professionals, owners and others to ensure that goals are met
  • advising senior management on matters requiring attention and implementing their decisions
  • overseeing work by contractors and reporting on variations to work orders
  • preparing and reviewing submissions and reports concerning the organisation's activities
  • collecting and analysing data associated with projects undertaken, and reporting on project outcomes
  • reviewing and arranging new office accommodation

Occupations:

  • 511111 Contract Administrator
  • 511112 Program or Project Administrator

511111 Contract Administrator

Alternative Title:

  • Contract Officer

Prepares, interprets, maintains, reviews and negotiates variations to contracts on behalf of an organisation.

Skill Level: 2

511112 Program or Project Administrator

Alternative Title:

  • Project Coordinator

Plans and undertakes administration of organisational programs, special projects and support services.

Skill Level: 2