Job Details
  • Reference397928A_1662088810
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted23 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 Procurement and Contract Manager on a contract for 6 months with potential extension.

Position Overview

The successful candidate will undertake work with a high level of sensitivity and to tight deadlines, operate under broad direction, exercise a significant degree of independence and perform an important coordination role.

Knowledge and experience

  • demonstrate an understanding of and experience in supporting and maintaining procurement systems and processes;
  • demonstrate knowledge of and compliance with legislative frameworks, government decision-making and the department's mission and policy requirements;
  • engage with stakeholders at all levels in relation to procurement and contractual issues;
  • identify, anticipate and respond to stakeholder needs and expectations to achieve Water Reform Taskforce procurement outcomes;
  • be organised, apply attention to detail, have effective communications skills and manage workflow and resources whilst working in a dynamic and busy environment;
  • work independently with the opportunity for reasonable autonomy and accountability for the achievement of outcomes of their work; and
  • be accountable to work within a team, communicate effectively while managing workflow and resources.

As an APS6 equivalent, you will be part of a small team working collaboratively to deliver on government water reform commitments. You will use your expertise in procurement and contract management to identify, prepare, and manage procurement processes and contracts across multiple teams working in a similar space on similar issues with the same key stakeholders. There will also be opportunities to contribute to the work of the taskforce through policy, program and engagement activities.

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