Contract Manager

x5 Fixed term positions

Exciting opportunities exist for those looking to make a difference to schools and the broader Department. The Asset Management Branch supports the effective management of school assets under the shared responsibility model. The Asset Management Branch seeks to ensure that all responsible parties are equipped with the information, tools and capability to effectively manage school assets, as well as implementing asset management reform projects that will enhance the asset management system under which we operate. Help us make a difference and be part of real and positive change.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/28068
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: 36 months
Attachments: 11278 - Contract Manager Position Description.doc (Word, 225KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andrew Major

Position Details

The Contract Manager is responsible for the following:

  • Providing strategic contract management and commercial advice.
  • Forecasting and managing budgets.
  • Collaborating with internal and external teams and resources on a range of matters, such as planning and communications.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders  to manage risks, resolve issues and ensure successful project delivery.
  • Providing advice and reporting on contract planning, delivery, benefits and outcomes for a range of stakeholders, including Executive, senior managers and project teams.
  • Using expert knowledge of contract compliance and providing guidance on contract management to senior executives, including reporting on performance against KPIs, risk management and day-to-day issues.
  • Building confidence and assurance in program implementation for key stakeholders including schools, representative groups and the public.
  • Development and ongoing update of Contract Management Plans and Contract Administration Manuals.
  • Supporting the Branch in other ways as required.

Please note that there are multiple positions available as part of this recruitment process. These positions are within the following programs: School Cleaning, Rolling Facilities Evaluation, Specialist Assessments and Greener Government School Buildings.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or. adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or. contact the People Division via email:

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: and

Applications close 27 August 2019

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