APS6/EL1 Contracts Manager

Location Canberra
Discipline Government
Job reference 173647
Salary Negotiable

We are now seeking APS/EL1 Contract Manager for our large Federal Government client in Canberra to commence initial contract until Aug 2024 with 6 months possible extension

Australian citizens with minimum Baseline security clearance are eligible to apply

What to expect:

You will develop procurement and contract documentation, actively monitor contract performance and risks, and identify appropriate strategies to achieve contract outcomes.

  • Advise on and ensure compliance with government and agency procurement and contract management policies.
  • Use procurement systems to maintain accurate contract records inclusive of contract spend, contractor performance, risk and outcomes.
  • Monitor and report on contract performance against KPIs and requirements, identifying and undertaking corrective action as required.
  • Undertake market research and apply findings to manage and inform contract decisions.
  • Validate contract milestones, reports, and ensure that payment schedules are met.
  • Assess and prepare contract variations and exemption requests as required, making appropriate decisions based on risk.
  • Interpret contract requirements, terms and conditions and ensure that all parties understand and deliver on their responsibilities.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers and customers.
  • Liaise with suppliers and customers to resolve routine contractual issues and escalate more complex issues.
  • Review and evaluate expiring contracts and use the results to shape future procurement strategy.
  • Apply and advise on processes for exercising extension options, contract expiry and transition management.

About you:

  • Demonstrated experience in providing specialist procurement and contract advice to senior stakeholders, including policy exemptions, contract variations, and renewal and extension strategies.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Established experience in producing high quality contract and procurement reporting and documentation.
  • Established experience in managing high risk contracts and formulating contract advice to various stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate sound communication and interpersonal skills.

If this sounds like you, please click on "APPLY" for a confidential chat

Karun Sharma

Account Manager - Public Sector

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