Senior Contract Manager


New South Wales

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Government & Defence



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Manisha Bakhru

Senior Contract Manager

NSW Government Organisation
6 months contract
CBD Location

Key Accountabilities
  • Manage the negotiation and agreement of commercial matters including new contracts and contract amendments to deliver value for money and agreed business outcomes for them.
  • Manage changes over the life of the contract, ensure suppliers deliver to the requirements of the contract, and monitor and analyse supplier performance to ensure that goods and services are provided in line with agreed conditions.
  • Establish deep and effective working relationships with the internal ticketing organisation to leverage the breadth of expertise in managing strategic supplier contracts
  • Manage the ongoing administration and variation of contracts, including compliance with agreed  performance KPIs, to ensure that issues are identified and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Establish and maintain the appropriate operating rhythm with contractors to ensure regular and appropriate contact is maintained and coordinated with the contractor(s) on issues related to contract administration
  • Provide expert contractual advice, and develop a framework to deliver comprehensive reports on a  wide range of contracting issues for senior management, to support effective decision making.
  • Monitor, analyse and review the effectiveness and operation of contracts to provide recommendations to continuously improve supplier management processes and tools.
Key challenges
  • Communicating effectively across a broad portfolio where stakeholders have varying objectives and levels of expertise in contract management to ensure that policies, procedures and standards are correctly applied across the board.
  • Resolving the wide range of issues that arise in managing contractor performance to deliver solutions which enable effective business management in a complex environment.
  • Keeping up to date with current and emerging best practice, Government policy, professional and statutory requirements in a rapidly changing environment.
To apply for this opportunity, please submit your application in Word format only to Manisha Bakhru at or by clicking the "APPLY NOW" button below.

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