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Contract Manager

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Department of Defence

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$90 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

This role is within the CASG environment working on Land 200 Phase 3 Battlefield Command System project, completing complex strategic procurement and contracting work within an integrated workforce. The Commercial Officer will provide domain expertise for planning and actioning the required work packages for Defence major acquisition. The Commercial Officer will collaborate within an integrated project team, often as an expert contributor to smaller working teams led by a project manager. The Commercial Officer will report to the Project Director Land 200 Phase 3 while ensuring alignment with CASG materiel procurement policy advisers, and compliance with legislation, procurement policies, processes and procedures. This position will be expected to engage with project stakeholders when required. The position may manage one or more commercial staff within the project.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in preparing for and conducting strategic procurement activities pertaining to Defence major acquisition or Commonwealth procurement including drafting and reviewing tendering documentation and correspondence.
  • Experience in the application of the Commonwealth Procurement Framework, commercial principles and performance management frameworks related to procurement and contracting within Defence or the Commonwealth.
  • The ability to lead and provide clear direction on the acquisition work packages required in the Defence Capability Life Cycle, including coordination of legal and financial services.
  • Ability to work in a team in a complex environment to deliver outcomes on time and to a high quality

Desired Criteria

  • Commercial and procurement experience with communication system or other technically complex materiel and/or technical services.

Security Clearance

must have a current NV1 clearance 

Contract Extensions


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