APS5/6 Contract Officer

We are seeking a Project Support Officer to work within a large, prestigious federal department who safeguards Australia’s international interests and security. The role will work under limited direction on a wide range of matters, which involve areas of law, procurement and finance which require an enabling approach of sound judgement, pragmatism, and astute risk management.
The contract is initially for 12 months with the possibility of 2x 12 month extensions.
Your duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Responsibility for managing a range of contracts, maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers.
  • Monitoring contracts and managing extension or renewal of contracts and contract close-out.
  • Provision of high-level advice, support, and review in relation to contract management activities ranging from simple to complex contracts.
To be successful in this position you should possess the following:
  • Negative Vetting 1 minimum
  • Experience/understanding of legal/procurement contracts and documents.
  • Experience and understanding of Policy and Compliance.
  • Certificate IV in Government Procurement or qualifications in business/law would be an advantage.
Reference: #366394
Canberra (Canberra)