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Contract Manager
Take your extensive experience within contract management to the next level in this amazing ongoing career opportunity.

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Procurement
Classification: VPSG6.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/0308_CM
Closing Date: 18-Aug-2022
Salary Range: $149,025 - $170,579
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: pd - contract manager - 6.2.docx
Contact: Gareth Davies
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Position Details

We currently have an exciting ongoing opportunity available within our Procurement team as Contract Manager.

As the Contracts Manager will be responsible for the ongoing management of contracts and critical vendors to VBA across the whole lifecycle of products.

This position will work closely with department budget holders, legal, finance and procurement to support planning of contract decision dates, reporting on contract performance metrics, sourcing support, benchmarking of performance and education support as part of the contract management framework. This is a vital position that requires agility to work on multiple projects simultaneously and to build relationships with staff of all levels of seniority to become a trusted advisor.

This position does require a detailed understanding of current trends in effective contract management and have evidenced experience of managing information technology and professional services contracts

Who we are looking for

  • Strong, demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in, contract management and procurement within the public and/or private sectors with experience in obtaining improved outcomes and value for money over the life of multiple complex contracts
  • Experience managing high value ICT outsourced agreements (including hosted cloud solutions and Unified communications)
  • Experience managing complex contract implementations including the decommissioning of a service/s, training of staff and operational effort.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify opportunities for generating workplace innovation, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and increased efficiency, and taking responsibility for initiating outcomes.

The Victorian Building Authority embraces a diverse and inclusive culture who work together for the benefit of all Victorians. Our recruitment is best practice and free from bias, we recruit based on merit and equity regardless of age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation or cultural background.

We have an amazing employee engagement program, remote working setup, health and well-being and learning and development programs to ensure our people are fit for work and inspired to be the best they can. We are always looking for talented new people to join us with a broad range of skills and experience who are curious, keen to learn and enjoy serving the community they live in, so if this sounds like a place you'd like to work and you think you have what it takes, we‘d love to hear from you and encourage you to apply now!

What you can expect

  • Be part of a passionate and motivated team
  • Be a part of a significant change program   
  • The opportunity to use your skills and knowledge within a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation

How to Apply

We require you to upload:

  • A detailed copy of your resume
  • A cover letter outlining your relevant experience and how it aligns to the role 
  • Relevant Qualification or equivalent

Please note:

  • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted.
  • As a public sector standard, generally all new employees will start at the base entry level and increment throughout the salary range each year based on performance. Current public sector employees at the same grade will be considered for a transfer of entitlements with evidence.  A request above entry level may be considered in certain circumstances.




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