ICT Contracts and Procurement Manager

Job Title: ICT Contracts and Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 212302_1618815399
Contact Name: Smilin John
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 19, 2021 16:56

Job Description

Role Description:

The ICT Contracts and Procurement Contract Manager will manage the implementation of a significant Managed Service Provider contract. As well as RFQ and RFT processes for ICT equipment, software, and services. Specifically, the position will:

During the procurement phase:

  • Take the lead on drafting RFQ and RFT specifications in close collaboration with business and technology areas as appropriate;
  • Co-ordinate industry briefings;
  • Ensure that all procurements are properly documented and are in accordance with relevant procurement rules;
  • Ensure that all evaluations are conducted fairly and ethically, and in accordance with best practice;
  • Maintain and report on procurement project plans and schedules.

During the contract management phase:

  • Administer new and existing ICT contracts;
  • Manage supplier relationships;
  • Manage supplier performance;
  • Take the lead on contract governance; and
  • Assess, review, and manage ICT supplier risk.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in preparing complex specifications and other procurement documents for Government ICT procurements
  • A well-developed understanding of probity as it applies to Government Procurement
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to draft tender specifications and evaluation criteria
  • Proven ability to work under limited direction in a busy team
  • Proven expertise in risk management as it relates to procurement and contract administration

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Smilin John 02 6268 9720 quoting Job Reference: 212302