Contract Administrator Job Description

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Contract Administrator

Contract Administrator responsibilities

  • Preparing sales and purchase contracts
  • Negotiating contract terms with internal and external partners
  • Reviewing and updating existing contracts

Contract Administrator Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a responsible Contract Administrator to join our team. Your main duties will be to prepare, negotiate and review various company contracts, including purchases, sales and business partnerships.

A successful Contract Administrator will demonstrate a strong attention to detail along with the ability to discover potential risks for our company. You should also analyze contracts with an eye toward reducing costs and increasing profits, while ensuring compliance with the law. Our ideal candidate has previous experience managing contracts and is familiar with legal requirements and terms of use.

Ultimately, you should ensure all our contracts conform to legislative requirements and meet our company goals.


  • Prepare sales and purchase contracts
  • Negotiate contract terms with internal and external business partners
  • Review and update existing contracts
  • Explain terms and conditions to managers and interested parties
  • Ensure that employees understand and comply with company contracts
  • Analyze potential risks involved with specific contract terms
  • Stay up-to date with legislative changes and coordinate with the legal department as needed
  • Ensure all deadlines and conditions described on contracts are met (e.g. payments and shippings)
  • Maintain organized system of physical and digital records
  • Create language standards for existing and new contracts


  • Proven work experience as a Contract Administrator, Contract Manager or relevant role
  • Knowledge of legal requirements involved with contracts
  • Familiarity with accounting procedures
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Keen attention to detail, with an ability to spot errors
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with varying seniority levels, including staff, managers and external partners
  • BSc degree in Business Administration; additional qualifications in law are a plus

Contract Administrator Job Description Examples

Contracts Administrator (Remote) • Kitware

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Principal Contract Administrator • Northrop Grumman Corporation


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available...


TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time


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Contract Administrator • Capital Holding Group

Summary of Position : Capital Holding Group, Inc. is looking for a Contract Administrator to join our team. As a Contract Administrator, you will consult with project managers & estimators to ensure that bids and proposals are profitable and adequately protect the Company.

Duties & Responsibilities...

• Review and administer contract between Owner and Contractor.

• Review, track, and process...

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Contracts Administrator • Mainline Information Systems

Job Summary

As sales contracting becomes more complex, Mainline is seeking candidates for a new position within Mainline's Operations team. The ideal candidate will be a contracting professional who will provide transactional support to Mainline's Sales team and have close interaction with Mainline's Legal team...

Essential Duties And Responsibilities• Review sales proposals for contractual ...

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