Contract Officer

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Procurement
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1355268
Closing Date: 19-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS4 Contract Officer - Procurement - September 2018.docx (Word, 185KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andy Simpson
0429 593 229

Position Details

As a member of the ICT Procurement team, you will be challenged with whole of Victorian Government (WoVG) projects to achieve the best value for the Victorian Government. These projects will see you working with a diverse range of senior stakeholders and suppliers to assist with set up and management of ICT contracts and registers across Telecommunications, Hardware, Software and eServices areas.

Reporting to the Category Manager, this is a full time, ongoing position based in the Melbourne CBD.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide assistance with development and implementation of WoVG procurement solutions
  • Provide tactical and governance support to your immediate team
  • Build relationships and consult with stakeholders
  • Promote culture which supports learning and development

The Contract Officer will exhibit experience in the procurement profession including ICT strategic procurement management and supplier relationship management is required.

Qualifications of direct relevance to the work of the Group and/or the Department are highly desirable.

The closing date for this position is midnight on Wednesday, 19 September 2018.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date via the website

All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)
  • responses to the following two questions (maximum 200 words per question)

Q1. How would you describe an effective way of managing large contracts that apply to multiple departments and agencies? What are the key activities that need to be performed to ensure compliance with policies and regulations?

Q2. What are the key contract management activities that need to be performed to ensure compliance with policies and regulations?

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role. We work for the people of Victoria by helping the government achieve its strategic objectives. We do this by supporting the Premier, Deputy Premier, Special Minister of State, the Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs, Equality, Multicultural Affairs and Veterans, as well as the Cabinet.

DPC is proud to participate in Recruit Smarter, an initiative of the Victorian Government to address unconscious bias in recruitment practices. For more information on Recruit Smarter, please visit or call 13 22 15.

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