Job Details
  • Reference396411A_1659414824
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted6 days ago
  • ConsultantCaitlen Gasparre

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Contract Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

Position Overview

and arrangements with stakeholders and partner government agencies.

The successful Specified Personnel will work under limited direction on a wide range of matters, which involve areas of law, procurement and finance which require an enabling approach of sound judgement, pragmatism and astute risk management.

The key duties include:

  • Responsibility for managing a range of contracts, maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers
  • Monitoring contracts and managing extension or renewal of contracts and contract close-out
  • Problem-solving contract-related issues
  • Provision of high-level advice, support and review in relation to contract management activities ranging from simple to complex contracts
  • Undertaking the preparation of approval documentation including: Approval to Approach the Market, Evaluation Outcomes, Approval to Commit funds and enter into Arrangements; Contracts and Work Orders
  • Preparation and ongoing management of Government contracts, simple and complex
  • Preparation and ongoing management of Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs)
  • Provision of policy advice in relation to compliance with relevant Australian Government legislation, rules and policies relating to contract management and procurement activities
  • Prepare and support the timely and accurate reporting of financial and delivery performance
  • Stakeholder management and engagement
  • Risk assessment and issue management.

Certificate IV in Government Procurement or qualifications in business/law would be an advantage

Security Clearance

Negative Vetting Level 1 or higher

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Caitlen Gasparre on 02 6268 9750 or email for further discussion.