Jobs/Contract Officer


Contract Officer



Agency / Department

Digital Transformation Agency

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$90 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The DTA is looking for an AGSVA cleared contract manager to join their team 


  • Undertake a diverse range of activities in the implementation of new or updated ICT WoAG arrangements, in accordance with the strategic objectives of the Division and boarder Agency priorities.
  • Contribute to the development and management of governance arrangements for WoAG sourcing processes, including the development of, and operation of new and updated arrangements.
  • Assist in the development of project implementation and related activities.
  • Collaborate, consult and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders within the DTA, and across the public and private sectors.
  • Undertake objective, systematic analysis and draw accurate conclusions based on evidence.
  • Provide timely and expert procurement and contract management advice to stakeholders.
  • Assist in contract negotiations and management as necessary.

Essential Criteria

  • Knowledge of and experience in the Commonwealth’s ICT sourcing practices and contract management.
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills, with the ability to provide sound advice on a range of complex issues.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills with the ability to provide timely, considered and accurate advice to a range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate mutually productive working relationships.
  • Adaptable and resilient with the ability to multi-task and prioritise delivery of outcomes in a fast-paced environment.

Desired Criteria


Security Clearance

Must have current baseline clearance


One x 6 month extension option 

**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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