Contract Management Officer

  • Start Date: ASAP - 12 Months from start date
  • Pay: $500 - $650 per day + Super
  • Location: Sydney Olympic Park
  • Check: 2x References, Police Check, 2 covid vaccination certificate


Contract development
• Assist with the development, implementation and management of enterprise wide category and contract strategies for defined portfolio of sub –categories.
• Provide support to pricing reviews and contract re-negotiation, attending scheduled performance reviews, resolving supplier performance matters and incidents, setting work allocation for panel suppliers, participation in supplier management and development forums and preparation of recommendations for contract review.
Contract implementation and transition
• Support the review of project requirements to confirm adequate level of completion, liaising with necessary departments and business units
• Assist in the quotation process including issuing request for Quotation, assessing against Procurement’s commercial requirements and issuing notice of acceptance/amendment/decline.
• Undertake the finalised contract inputs and seek approval for execution (for high value/risk)
Contract operations
• Assist with drafting, finalise, and seek approval on Contract Management Plans including meeting cadence and detail.
• Resolve low risk and value contractor issues seeking assistance as required
Contract variations and administration
• Support and administer variation proposals and review requests
• Support and adminster the review and seek approval’s of all variations occurring for compliance with contract and commercial validity in line with SWC delegations.
• Liaise with Business Connect to communicate any changes for contract variation
Contract governance
• Administer and ensure the identification, record and escalate contract risk issues are recorded in risk register
• Provide support as required to Business Unit on performance reports and KPI reporting
• Work with the Senior Contract Management Officer to assist with dealing with contractual issues and variations as they are raised, and consult with the business, Legal, insurance and compliance to prepare the necessary documentation
Contract termination/extension
• Ensure that the closure and processing of final payment claims are completed.
Contract continuous improvement
• Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives of procurement processes, systems, tools, templates and ways of working, with business partner input and consultation where required.


Skills and Experience:

  • 5 years exp in contract administration
  • Client side gov experience is a plus but not necessary
  • Tier 1 or Tier 2 construction experience is helpful  
  • Someone who has ability to administer all aspects of the contracts such as Contract variations
  • Support PM with payment claims
  • Support PM with commercial advice and how contracts should be administered in the correct way
  • Training will be provided and candidates will have support from the wider team
  • Someone who has demonstrated experience in managing a portfolio of contracts and is able to multitask


  • Demonstrated experience with project management software or contract management software is a plus but not essential
    • Ariba
    • SAP
    • Teambinder
    • Ineight
  • As long as candidates have demonstrated they have used multiple systems, shows that they can pick up systems relatively quickly

How to Apply:

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Dervla  Neary does  Public Sector Professional & Technical

Public Sector Professional & Technical

Dervla Neary

Public Sector – Professional & Technical

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