Contract Administrator job description template | Workable

This Contract Administrator job description template can help you attract qualified candidates for your company’s contract management roles. Modify this template with specific administrative duties to meet your company’s needs.

Contract Administrator responsibilities

Include:

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

contract administrator job description

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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