Administration Assistant / Building & Construction Industry

About us

Newstart Homes Australia Pty Ltd is an established residential building company with over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. We are one of Brisbane's Leading New Home Builders, and our organisation is well known for building quality homes. We take pride in our work, and excellent communication is key to our success. We are a steadily growing business with a large number of proposed builds coming up over the next year.


About the role

Due to continuous growth, an opportunity for a talented Administration Assistant has become available in our office in Brisbane's Kelvin Grove . Your key responsibility will be providing administration and business support to the management team. You will be working in a small, young, flexible and dynamic team that will make enough time for your personal and professional growth. We want you to take on responsibility and contribute with your ideas to the overall improvement of our business. The position is not limited to the below tasks and offers the opportunity to grow within the company and into a position that gets you excited to get to work every day.


Your tasks

  • Organise and assist the management team
  • Submitting quote requests
  • Follow-up trades and consultants 
  • Liaise with council and other authorities regarding permits and approvals
  • Manage incoming and outgoing communication including new inquiries 
  • Organise site management folders
  • Manage the interaction between all relevant parties within a building project
  • Preparation of building contracts
  • Communicating with subcontractors and suppliers 
  • Overtake basic marketing and sales tasks 
  • Support with social media activities
  • Maintain our product/ supplier and sub-contractor database


About you       

You are a dynamic individual with a professional and friendly manner. You have experience in the construction industry, ideally worked in a similar role before. You have a positive attitude and are used to working in a timely manner.  Organising yourself and others is something that comes naturally to you. You are experienced in working autonomously as well as in a team. You have an attitude to get things done and are not hesitant to take on responsibility.


Skills and experience

  • Basic knowledge within the construction industry is a MUST.
  • Experience in a similar previous role is desirable
  • Good MS Office skills (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Excellent time management and ability to multi-task 
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Work efficiently in a team
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Highly organised with exceptional attention to detail

Please include your CV along with a cover letter outlining why you believe you are a good fit for the position. Flexible working arrangements are available for the right candidate.

Please do NOT apply if you do not have any experience within the construction industry.

31/08/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Administration & Office Support
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