Contract Officer


New South Wales

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Administration & Office Support


$35 - $50 per hour

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Pinki Verma

  • Government Client
  • 6 months contract with a view to extend
  • Ashfield location
  • Competitive daily rates.
Contract Officer will be assisting in the development and establishment of strategies across government contracts for goods and services. Work extensively with suppliers, key agency representatives and the contract management team, ensuring customer satisfaction is a high priority and customers receive responsive services including proactively engaging with and seeking feedback from client agency representatives.
Key responsibilities will include:

* Assist with the development and delivery of recommissioning and procurement resources, including training materials, to support localised teams to evaluate and negotiate outcomes based contracts with non-government foster care providers.
* support relationship management with service providers and project stakeholders across government and the community;
* Provide secretariat support to evaluation and negotiation teams
* support provision of progress reports and briefings for senior management, Ministerial offices and governance bodies for this high profile initiative; and
To be considered for these roles, you will have:

* Background in complex multi-dimensional contracts in a human services context
* Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of legislative and governance and probity requirements related to procurement and contract administration
* Strong communication and stakeholder management skills including the ability to engage with people from a range of sectors (community, finance, government, and not-for-profit) and backgrounds;
* Demonstrated understanding of the architecture and principles applying to complex commercial agreements, i.e. allocation of risk and its relationship with cost allocation, commercial principles etc.
* experience in the procurement and implementation phases for complex, interactive commissioning processes including transaction design and refinement of contract management frameworks and processes.
* Skills and experience in the development of outcomes/payment by results contracting schemes will be highly regarded.
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