Contracts Administrator

Join our team in Canberra and contribute with industry professionals in a leading national business.


ADCO is a leading Australian construction company with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Perth. Established in 1972, ADCO sees annual revenues approaching $1 billion and employs over 500 staff members. ADCO is rated one of Australia’s top 100 private companies.

ADCO aspires to be the Builder of Choice for our clients, our employees and our subcontractors.

Our open and inclusive culture encourages staff to grow with the organisation. We place a high priority on the retention and development of our people.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer who proactively supports diversity in our workplace.


The opportunity exists for an experienced Contracts Administrator to join and contribute to our team, heading contract administration, subcontractor negotiation and management, and cost reporting and programming.



  • Tender response evaluation
  • Scope of works and letting packages to sub-contractors
  • Variation assessment in accordance with cost control
  • Certification and payment of Progress Claims
  • Finalisation of payments
  • Liaison with Project Managers, Site Managers, Subcontractors and Suppliers
  • Work within a third-party accredited Quality, Environmental & WHS systems


  • 3-5 years of proven commercial experience
  • Highly motivated and proactive, tertiary qualified, team player
  • Excellent negotiation & communication skills, strong IMS knowledge and compliance (JobPac) and exceptional problem-solving ability.
  • Experienced with Australian Standards & Building Codes, and relevant health and safety legislation and its implementation
  • Located within Canberra, Queanbeyan or surrounds


If this is a role you believe you would be suited to or want to hear more about, contact Kelvin Baronet on or to discuss a career at ADCO.

Please note: this role is being sourced through ADCO directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.