Project Administrator Job Description

Project Administrator

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Project Administrator Job Description

Project Administrators are professionals who undertake administrative responsibilities of projects to ensure projects are run smoothly and on time. Their aim is to support the project manager and the team. It is important that project administrators are organised, have excellent time management skills, good communicators, and the ability to motivate a team.


  • Oversee work by contractors and reports on variations to work orders
  • Manage project documentation and contracts, raise issues and implement changes to contracts
  • Collect and analyse data associated with projects undertaken, and report on project outcomes
  • Coordinate and administer meetings
  • Liaise with other relevant professionals and consultants
  • Keep up to date with compliance regulations


  • Have confident IT skills
  • Use various software to track a project
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills to coordinate with team
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail to monitor and control project variables

Average Salary

  • $65k – $95k per year in Australia
  • $65k – $95k per year in New Zealand

Salary is based on © SEEK and © Indeed statistics and research. 

This Project Administrator job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.

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