We are currently seeking a Contracts Administrator to join team in Newcastle.


Who we are

Proudly Australian and privately owned, for over 100 years. HY is a national builder that works across a diverse range of projects. We’ve built our reputation on being the most responsive, client-focused partner in the industry. Our commitment to providing an inclusive workplace is driven by an organisational culture that focuses on diversity and equality.


The Role
The opportunity exists for an experienced Contracts Administrator to join and contribute to our team regarding head contract administration, subcontractor negotiation and management, and cost reporting and programming.

We have secured a number of projects in the Newcastle region and need to add more strong administrators.


Responsibilities include

  • Assisting the Project Manager in preparing detailed forecasting spreadsheets, reports and analysis
  • Procurement of trades including draft Scope of Work, tender negotiations, awarding of subcontracts
  • Identification and administration of variations and RFI's
  • Processing invoices, progress claims, and delay claim according to contractual obligations
  • Cost reporting, scheduling and programming
  • Preparing, checking, and reviewing subcontract packages, scopes, lettings and procurement schedules
  • Research and document laws, technical needs and other factors relevant to project
  • Negotiate and update sub-contracts, their rates and their terms with sub-contractors


What’s Needed

  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to Construction (Construction Management or Civil Engineering) 
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in Contract Administration for a commercial builder based in Australia
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suites and strong CHEOPS experience is essential
  • Demonstrate a high level of competency in communication (written and verbal)
  • Intelligent, ambitious, and highly motivated
  • Competent knowledge of subcontract tendering, standards, procedures, cost reports, procurement, construction programs, and plans



  • Rostered weekends
  • “Me Day” every four months
  • Huge pipeline of works in regional NSW


Working for HY

HY is proud to offer long-term career opportunities, and those individuals who join HY can look forward to an outstanding working environment, market leading remuneration, fantastic employee benefits and a clear career path.


At Hansen Yuncken our aim is to make your career with us both enjoyable and challenging.


Please contact Steve Guerin on 0406 902 653 or 

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We prefer to work directly with applicants and do not accept unsolicited resumes from any recruitment agencies or third-party providers. To be eligible for this opportunity, applicants must hold valid working rights.