Contracts Manager

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/019422A
Closing Date: 11-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: 1 year
Attachments: PD - Contracts Manager.docx (Word, 113KB)

Contact: Steve Marshall
03 9092 1836

Position Details


  • $116,863 - $156,387 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term - 1 year
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of Contracts Manager forms a part of the Resources division, Earth Resources Economic Development branch within the Employment, Investment and Trade group.

The Employment, Investment and Trade Group delivers programs and services to grow the Victorian economy.  Its focus is on creating jobs and raising incomes through industry development, targeted investment and increasing the export value of Victorian firms.

Reporting to Operations Manager, you will plan, procure and administer numerous contracts forming a set of offshore appraisal activities valued at approximately $100M in total.

To be successful in this role, you will have extensive contract and commercial management experience along with stakeholder management skills with the ability to resolve complex issues.  High level written communication skills, sound understanding of project cost, schedule control and project reporting processes are a must.  A tertiary qualification in commerce, engineering, economics, law or other relevant discipline would be highly regarded.

For a confidential discussion, please call Steve Marshall on 03 9092 1836.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 11 October 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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