Contracts Officer

Job posted: 27/02/2023
Applications close: 21/04/2023 (Midnight)
23 days remaining

23 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 29492

Reference: 29492

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Contracts Officer

  • Fixed Term, Full Time | Monday – Friday (casual applications also considered)
  • Opportunity to work from home
  • $75K p.a. + super + salary packaging

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

The Supply Contracts and Tenders Department is seeking an experienced Contracts officer to provide Contract Management support to Eastern Health Stakeholders and to continually maintain and develop the EH Contract Management System (Jaggaer) containing all Eastern Health contracts, ensuring probity in all actions and communications.

The Contracts Officer (CO) role has a flexible hybrid approach of Office and Working from Home arrangements.

The Contracts Officer (CO) is a role in the Supply Department at Eastern Health, Reporting to the Tenders and Contracts Manager you will improve procurement capability across the health service in line with the EH Procurement Strategy.

The Contracts Officer (CO) is a key role in the Supply Department at Eastern Health assisting in continuous improvement in procurement capability across the health service in line with the EH Procurement Strategy. Reporting to the Tenders and Contracts Manager role, the Contract Officer will provide support to the TCM and contract managers across the health service. The Contracts Officer will work in a team environment and will have an assigned portfolio of contracts for keeping the EH contracts database (Jaggaer) up to date, ensuring probity in all actions and communications.

You will be working with state of the art technology in Contract Lifecycle Management. Eastern Health offers flexible hybrid working arrangements for the successful candidate to work from home and the office.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • A qualification in Contract management or related discipline (desirable)
  • A thorough understanding and practical experience in Contract processes and Contract management software databases
  • Assisting with contract and tender management processes, evaluations and implementation plans whilst working with relevant areas being clinical or non-clinical in the establishment of tender
  • Contract administration activities including investigation of contract adjustments, pricing reviews and general contract administration activities.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail in data entry and managing documentation.
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office suite such as Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Clearly demonstrable problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and build effective relationships with internal stakeholders across the health service.

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Contracts Officer

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


DAWN LANGCAKE - (03) 8804 8510
Rohan Pal - (03) 8804 8501

Contracts Officer