Contracts Team Member

• Located at Knoxfield

• Ongoing full time

• $76,690 pa (plus 9.50% super)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Procurement
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Knoxfield
Reference: VG/1323813
Closing Date: 19-Mar-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Contracts Team Member - 2017-02.pdf (PDF, 59KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Shane Franklin
03 9262 8288

Position Details

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded community based emergency services organisations. We respond to fire and other emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whilst our firefighters are the cornerstone of CFA services, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important in helping to protect lives and property.

In this role you will deliver best value for money goods and services to CFA users by providing a punctual and professional tendering, contract, and supplier management service to all users within the CFA. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Producing and preparing Tender documentation
  • Researching supplier market
  • Coordination of targeted and effective advertisements for tenders in newspapers, websites and other mediums
  • Monitoring contracts to ensure negotiated benefits are realised and that suppliers comply with conditions/performance requirements
  • Maintain knowledge of all State Government Procurement policies and current WoG contract activities
  • Coordinate and maintain website information for Department

The successful applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering contract management services or appropriate training from a recognised procurement institution
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of Procurement, Tendering, and Contracts including a working understanding of Victorian State Government Procurement Policies (VGPB).
  • Excellent decision making skills that demonstrate commercial and business acumen
  • Experience with the set up and management of contracts, including large value contracts
  • Proven experience in document control and management
  • Demonstrated high level of written and oral communication skills, including the capability to meet, and communicate with all levels of staff, including management.

Your Application

When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description
  • Resume

Submitting your Application

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.


The successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police History Check.


CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

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