APS6 Contract Manager

Posted 06 June 2022
Job type Full time
DisciplineGovernment, Defence, Emergency, Government

Job description

About the Organisation
This is an Australian Government statutory agency whose role is to work in a collaborative manner with all Australian governments and sector stakeholders
About the role
You will be part of the Commercial Product team. This team ensures the supply of a range of commercially available products through centralised national contracting, at a cost of over $800 million annually. These contracts enable products to be available at no direct cost to patients in Australia, as and when they are needed. Your role will be to manage one or more of these important contracts.
An understanding of government policy in relation to procurement and contract management, along with experience in managing multiple contracts is highly desirable. You will be proactive and be able to apply innovative approaches to improve outcomes and performance and apply analytical skills to solve problems. You will have excellent stakeholder engagement, and oral and written communication skills.
Skills and capabilities
Successful applicants will be working as a part of a high performing team, engaging with diverse stakeholders and using initiative to solve problems. The work is dynamic and interesting, one day is rarely the same as the next. You will be undertaking meaningful work, often with immediate outcomes.
Skills and experience that will be need for this role are;
  1. Manage contracts, programs and projects in accordance with the objectives of the Agency and government policies;
  2. Provide contract management and procurement advice and guidance to a range of stakeholders
  3. Work in a collaborative manner as a member of a team to establish, implement, monitor and review contract performance and supply risk management strategies;
  4. Assist in coordinating and managing procurement processes;
  5. Propose and implement innovations within a culture of continuous improvement;
  6. Prepare papers, reports, briefs, minutes, presentations and correspondence;
  7. Provide management and secretariat support to various governance groups and stakeholder committees
  8. Undertake detailed analysis of reports, data and proposals to formulate recommendations;
  9. Build effective relationships and achieve negotiation outcomes with internal and external stakeholders; and
  10. Contribute to the Agency organisational strategy and promote a collaborative workplace culture.
How to apply
If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Eden Morris via emorris@dfp.com.au or 02 6162 7305

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.