N&I Senior Contracts Officer

Posted 28 June 2024
Job type Temporary

Job description

Job Title: N&I Senior Contract Officer
Employer: DFP Recruitment client
Position Type: 6 month Casual Temporary Contract
Pay Rate: $57.16 per hour + Super
Location: Perth, WA 6000
Role Overview: Responsible for procurement activities and the implementation, management and administration of contracts throughout the contract lifecycle. The role also supports the Divisional representatives with thorough stakeholder engagement and appropriate assistance on procurement and contracting matters.

Key Responsibilities;
  • Responsible for the implementation, management and administration of contracts and procurement activities.
  • Undertakes the responsibilities of a Contract Manager, ensuring that contracts are managed efficiently and in line with the clients requirements.
  • Responsible for preparing and managing Contract Management Plans.
  • Manages work in accordance with administrative systems to ensure a full and complete record of all contracts, including contract amendments and variations, are kept current.
  • Undertakes regular supplier relationship management activities, congruent with the Contract Management Plan, the Division’s strategic sourcing strategy for clients requirements.
  • Monitors supplier performance and implements action plans as appropriate for the circumstances to improve performance, seeking guidance and support for more complicated performance issues.
  • Investigates and evaluates issues and disputes and, where consistent with ability, negotiates sound commercial solutions on behalf of the Division.
  • Monitors expenditure against contracts ensuring contract values are not exceeded and/or steps are taken to rectify any potential financial issues.
  • Maintains registers relating to contract data, providing analysis activities, producing dashboards and identifying trends and issues and raising them with management for resolution.
  • Undertakes research and analyses and reporting to meet stakeholder requirements.
  • Supports the Division’s strategic sourcing strategy and prepares procurement plans in line with the clients cascading strategy.
  • Prepares, and/or facilitates the compilation of the procurement documentation for a range of goods and services in accordance with the clients requirements.
  • Ensures that the relevant process is completed within suitable timescales and achieves an effective outcome for the Division.
  • Undertakes research into improved contract management and/or service delivery methods, implementing identified improvements where beneficial and supporting the implementation of best practice.
  • Contributes to the continuous improvement of policy and procedural reviews.
  • Actively participates in the requisite development of skills and capability and applies learnings to identified development areas.
  • Other duties as required.
Essential to be successful in this role;
  • Experience in contract lifecycle management (including planning, market engagement, implementation and management).
  • Data analytics experience within a procurement environment
  • Well developed written, verbal, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Well developed ability to influence and facilitate consensus.
  • Well developed analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Considerable planning and organisational ability, in particular, the ability to assess the importance and urgency of tasks in relation to competing interests and timelines.
  • Provision of a current National Police Clearance certificate, dated 3 months or less from the date of application for the position.
How to apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume. If you have any questions regarding the role which is not listed, please contact Taylor Robinson at TRobinson@dfp.com.au 

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