Contract Administrator Vetassess Skills Assessment

What is the requirement of a contract Administrator Vetassess Skills Assessment?

VETASESS SKILLS ASSESSMENT CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR

What’s the skills assessment – Job Description

Contract Administrators prepare, interpret, maintain, review and negotiate variations to contracts on behalf of an organisation.

Alternative Titles for Vetassess Skills Assessment

  • Contract Officer

Occupations not considered

under this ANZSCO code:

  • Program or Project Administrators
  • Customer Service Officer
  • Generalist management roles
  • Office Managers

What’s the Requirement for skills assessment

This occupation requires

a qualification assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma or higher, in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation.


If the qualification is in a highly relevant field to the occupation, then at least one year of highly relevant post-qualification employment at an appropriate skill level, completed in the last five years is required.


If the qualification is not in a highly relevant field, two years of highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level, completed in the last five years is required. This is reduced to one year if there is an additional qualification at least at AQF Certificate IV level in a highly relevant field.


If employment is pre-qualification, then three additional years of highly relevant employment are required. This is in addition to one year of highly relevant employment within the past five years.


A positive assessment of both qualifications and employment is required for a positive Skills Assessment Outcome.

What’s the requirement for Qualification

AQF Diploma or higher

Highly relevant major fields of study include:
Non-construction context:

  • Law
  • Business
  • Project Management

Construction context (subsequent employment context must be relevant):

  • Construction Management / Construction Economics
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Civil Engineering / Building relevant discipline which includes subjects on Contract Management

What’s the Requirement for Employment

Highly relevant tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • developing, reviewing and negotiating variations to contracts
  • responding to inquiries and resolving problems concerning contracts
  • managing paperwork associated with contracts
  • negotiates contract terms with internal and external partners (non-construction context)
  • renews and updates existing contracts to maintain the integrity of contract information (non-construction context)
  • may prepare tender documentation (non-construction context)
  • provides contractual guidance to project manager, site engineers, quality engineers, safety advisors etc., and assists project manager with the preparation of contractual correspondence (construction context)
  • prepares monthly Progress Claims for the works carried out (construction context)

Employment context

Categories of acceptable employment contexts include (but not limited to):

Industrial or commercial firms, government bodies, construction; engineering; design firms, consulting firms

Employment information

A Contract Administrator provides high-level coordination of contracts, with the main objective of managing variations to contracts.

In construction the key role of a Contract Administrator would include managing all paperwork associated with contracts, projects and services provided, resolving any queries or issues that may arise concerning these matters.

They are usually the first point of contact between their company and external parties.

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