Senior ICT Contract Manager/Specialist

Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 12 days ago
Contact: Ben van Loggerenberg
Reference: 246052

Seeking an experienced Senior Contract Manager for a 12-month contract, working within a large government department. Onsite Canberra based role

Role Responsibilities

  • The Senior Contract Manager has a function within the agency is accountable for the provision of contract management in accordance with procurement legislation, governing frameworks and bodies. Contract professionals prepare, interpret, maintain, review and negotiate variations to contracts on behalf of an organisation.
  • The Senior Contract Manager leads a multi-disciplinary team to ensure high quality delivery and improvement of a range of contract management activities. They have a critical role in developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the consistent delivery of contract management services.
  • The Senior Contract Manager may lead teams that provide self-service support and advice or that provide the services on behalf of the team or client.
  • The Senior Contract Manager will exercise a considerable degree of independence, with decision-making substantially dependent on their high-level judgement and consideration of wider agency implications, with work being performed under the general guidance of senior staff. In performing a leadership role, they will drive innovation, changes in workplace practices and organises work in the context of competing priorities and strategic direction.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years' experience in procurement and contract management
  • Demonstrated Knowledge and understanding of:
      • Public, Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
      • Commonwealth Procurement Rules
      • Commonwealth Procurement Connected Policies
      • DTA's Digital Sourcing Framework
  • Demonstrated previous complex ICT procurement and contract management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders to achieve programmes outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to research, analyse and apply problem-solving skills to develop innovative solutions to meet client's requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to Manage inputs from a number of technical stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide skills/knowledge transfer to appropriate levels of the APS work force within the team environment
  • Demonstrated experience in procurement and contract management at EL1 level
  • Demonstrated high level written and oral communications skills

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Ben van Loggerenberg on (02) 6268 9703 quoting reference 246052

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