What's it like to be a Project Administrator?
Project Administrators handle the administrative functions of an organisation’s projects and programs. They oversee the project’s daily functions to ensure deadlines and compliance requirements are met, and usually report to a Project Manager or senior management.
Project Administrators have advanced computer literacy, communication skills and administrative skills. They manage contracts and process paperwork, and report on variations. They work in a broad range of industries including construction, financial services and management consultancy.
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How to become a Project Administrator
- Complete a VET qualification such as a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB40920) or Diploma of Project Management (BSB50820). To open up a broader range of career options, you might consider a bachelor degree instead, such as a Bachelor of Business.
- Consider completing an industry-recognised certification, such as the Project Management Professional certification. Certification shows employers your skills are broad and up to date.
- After gaining experience as a Project Administrator, consider a higher qualification to develop your managerial skills for a Project Manager role. This could be a Graduate Certificate of Project Management.
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