About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 22,000 employees, sales of € 5,5 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

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Contract Administrator (m|f|d)  
Job ID 73999 I Location Snowy/Australia


Ready for a new challenge (in down under)? Take your chance to be part of a great project in Australia!

Join one of the top global players in hydropower on one of the largest infrastructure projects in Australia!


Your tasks

  • Oversee all subcontract agreements, ensuring they're administered meticulously according to stipulations and provisions. This includes handling key subcontracts administration tasks such as correspondence, variations, claims, and payments.
  • Understand the head contract to properly manage subcontracts and protect the project's financial interests.
  • Collaborate with the procurement team to create and manage supplier and subcontractor tender packages. Analyse and negotiate offers to achieve cost-effective management.
  • Prepare subcontractor agreements, and coordinate reports. Ensure rigorous compliance with contractual obligations and verify that subcontractors and suppliers fulfill their commitments.
  • Maintain systematic records and archives in accordance with project procedures. Participate in cash flow forecasts for assigned contracts.
  • Process progress claims, monitor payment receipts and manage subcontractor claims, including time extensions and variations. Refer disputed claims to the subcontractor manager for decision.
  • Collaborate with team members to assess subcontractors' progress, performance and cost, and gather data for analysis and reporting.
  • Ensure all industrial requirements for each subcontractor on the project are approved and maintained. Maintain registers of contracts, variations, delays, extensions of time etc. for inclusion in reports.


Your profile

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Administration, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Law or other relevant field.
  • At least 10 years of experience in contract administration.
  • Sound business acumen and solid background in tendering, financial management and contract administration and interpretation.
  • Experienced in claims and dispute resolution including leading negotiations.
  • Proven leadership, negotiating and lateral thinking skills.
  • Financial management – demonstrable behaviour in reducing costs and meeting budgets.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Computer proficient, SAP experience is an advantage.


We offer you an international working environment with an open and inclusive company culture. In addition, you can expect flexible working models, sustainable development opportunities and various offers for the compatibility of family and career as well as health and well-being.


Apply now via our web portal. 
Find more details about the application process.


The Voith Hydro GmbH & Co. KG | VHH is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact
J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS 

Global Business Services HR EMEA 

Talent Acquisition Team• Nathalie Schubert • phone +49 7321 37 3122   


Job ID 73999