Senior Administrator - Laing O'Rourke - Sydney, NSW

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Location:New South Wales
Job Type:Full Time

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. The business is currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry and has twice been named as one of Australia’s Top 10 most innovative businesses by BRW Magazine.

About the role

Laing O'Rourke is recruiting a Senior Administrator for one of our most iconic high-profile infrastructure projects in Sydney’s CBD – building Sydney Metro at Central Station.

Laing O’Rourke is delivering:

  • The new Sydney Metro platforms at Australia’s busiest train station
  • The landmark Central Walk – a new underground pedestrian concourse
  • A new entrance to the station on Chalmers Street, Surry Hills
  • A new Northern Concourse

Key responsibilities

You will be responsible for site administration consisting of managing the weekly payroll processes in accordance with the relevant project specific enterprise bargaining agreements, managing ‘procure to pay’ processing and ensuring that high-level, adequate and effective administration support is provided to the wider project team whilst at all times adhering to Laing O'Rourke's safety policies & procedures.

About you

Ideally you will have 3 years’ or more experience in administration within the construction industry, with intermediate or higher skills in Microsoft Office – Outlook, Excel and Word. You will have strong attention to detail, the ability to manage your own time, a team-centred attitude, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. Experience in COINS or a similar procurement / accounting system would be highly regarded but not essential.


At Laing O'Rourke we work hard to create an environment that brings out the very best in our people. We believe in building careers amid a safe, connected and innovative culture – not just creating jobs.

We want to equip all our people with the skills they need to be part of a dynamic Engineering Enterprise.

We have our own specialised learning and development programs, providing access to industry-leading learning tools to help every employee acquire the core competencies and skills needed to excel in this fast-changing environment.

We have committed to a number of policies and programs to improve our gender composition, including our industry-leading paid parental leave policy, where the primary carer is entitled to 26 weeks of paid leave, 18 of which are at full pay and eight weeks at half pay.

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.