Share this Job
Apply now »

Senior Contracts Administrator

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Projects
Job Location: 

Macquarie Park, NSW, AU, 2113

Job Ref No:  66851
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $138670.0-$155309.0

About us


Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and even active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.


We are a state government organisation made up of more than 28,000 people and we're in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia's history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions.


That means job opportunities in metropolitan and regional areas right across NSW – you have the chance to be part of creating a lasting legacy that will benefit generations to come.



About the team


Right now, we have a permanent and fixed-term full-time opportunity for Senior Contracts Administrators to join our Commercial Services Team (Rail) within Infrastructure and Place division. 


The Infrastructure and Place division partners with customer divisions to develop and deliver transport infrastructure that our customers and communities need with a specific focus on sustainability. You will have the opportunity to join our City and North Team.


Commercial Services (Rail) provides support, strategic advice and best practice management in the development, procurement and commercial management of the Division’s rail delivery projects.  The team is agile in its approach to provide best for Transport outcomes and promote thought leadership to drive continuous improvement and professional development opportunities.


Please click here for more information on the rail delivery commercial services team.


To view the Senior Contract Administrator Role Description click here




The opportunity


The Senior Contracts Administrator is responsible for managing and supporting project contractual administration and internal processes as a valued member of the Commercial Team.  The role includes:


  • Evaluating, supporting and advising on all contractual matters.
  • Reviewing and administering payment claims.
  • Maintaining Commercial Registers.
  • Being responsible for initiating and drafting commercial correspondence.
  • Attending Project and Commercial meetings (external and internal).
  • Facilitating and managing Contractor Performance Reporting.
  • Managing securities and insurances.
  • Project record keeping.
  • Use of project systems and project management platforms.
  • Preparing approval documents in line with internal processes.




About you


To be successful in this role you will be highly motivated and tenacious, with good organisation skills and attention to detail. 


You will have excellent communication skills, and an ability to provide support to a team. 


You will have an analytical approach and ideally have strong written (English), financial and/or technical skills. 


You will also have a keen interest in contracts, construction and projects.




Salary and Benefits


This role is a fantastic opportunity to be at the forefront of once-in-a-generation landmark projects which will leave an amazing legacy for years to come to the people of New South Wales. 


These roles are Transport Service (Grade 9) role offering an attractive salary ($138,670) – ($155,309).


Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!


For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW, please click here.






Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!




How to apply


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.


Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday 10th July 2022.



We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options. ​

For any enquiries, please email Jack Curran at JACK.CURRAN@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.


We’re certified as a Family Inclusive Workplace

Our flexible work practices and policies for parental leave, employee and family wellbeing and family care enable us to provide genuine support for our people to thrive at work and at home.

Working with Transport gives you access to a range of benefits that help you balance work with the things that matter to you. Look through our Employee Benefits Guide to learn more.


Apply today to register your interest!

Find out more about Transport for NSW at

Take a look at our application tips video series for plenty of great information on navigating and acing the application and recruitment process here at Transport.


Our COVIDSafe Measures Policy

All Transport for NSW workers are required to have:

  • appropriate evidence of being fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine; or
  • an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

Job Segment: Purchasing, Contract Manager, State Government, Project Manager, Procurement, Finance, Legal, Government, Technology, Operations

Apply now »