511111 Contract Administrator

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
511111
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Contract Administrator
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
Yes
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

511111 CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR

Alternative Title:
Contract Officer

Prepares, interprets, maintains, reviews and negotiates variations to contracts on behalf of an organisation.
Skill Level: 2

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
2

5111 Contract, Program and Project Administrators

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
5111
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Contract, Program and Project Administrators
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

5111 CONTRACT, PROGRAM AND PROJECT ADMINISTRATORS

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:
NZ Register 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

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 687.60
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 167.70
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 357.30