Senior Contracts Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 07/02/2022
Applications close: 11/08/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/DJ4721FEB22

Reference: VG/DJ4721FEB22

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

  • An exciting opportunity within the Road Safety Camera Program within the Department of Justice and Community Safety
  • VPSG 5 Classification salary range ($103,920 - $125,735) plus super
  • One (1) ongoing full time opportunity available

About Us

Road Safety Camera Program (RSCP) is a business unit within the Police, Community Safety and Communications division of the Department of Justice and Community Safety. RSCP is responsible for managing the operation of fixed and mobile cameras and associated services in Victoria.
The Traffic Camera Services team has overall responsibility for monitoring the State's contractor that delivers a wide range of road safety camera services. Responsibilities of this team include contract management, issue and risk management, change management, finance and stakeholder management.

About the Role

Reporting directly to the Manager, Traffic Camera Services Compliance, the Senior Contracts Officer is primarily responsible for managing contract performance issues and providing authoritative advice and information to internal and external stakeholders concerning contractual obligations of the contract partner. The Senior Contracts Officer leads a small team of compliance officers who monitor, investigate and report on the contract partner's performance against key performance indicators and service standards and manage incidents of non-compliance. The Senior Contracts Officer regularly makes recommendations for improvement and monitors corrective actions undertaken by the contractor to address issues identified.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in monitoring service delivery against contract specifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of working in a highly regulated environment with experience in the management and operational aspects of managing the delivery of complex services
  • A strong ability to define and maximise value and/or return of investment in business cases, contract terms, or service delivery agreements. This includes using a broad understanding of procurement and finance concepts to inform expenditure decisions and manage risks
  • A strong ability to diagnose trends, obstacles and opportunities in the internal and external environment that connect to own work and teams work, as well as coaching others in using systems thinking to solve problems and create solutions. Also a strong ability to understand the linkages between systems and communities to inform policy, and conceptualise and define the systems working within the organisation
  • A strong ability to identify issues in common for one or more clients or stakeholders and use them to build a mutually beneficial partnership. Also a strong ability to identify and respond to a stakeholder's underlying needs, and use an understanding of the stakeholder's organisational context to ensure outcomes are achieved
  • A qualification in contract management or accounting would be desirable
  • Experience and knowledge of the enforcement, prosecution and legislative requirements relating to road safety cameras are desirable but not essential.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats. 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening. 

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad. 


For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.


The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).

Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or
  3. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you.
Senior Contracts Officer (VPSG5)

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Julia Du on 0447 148 403 | julia.du@justice.vic.gov.au

Senior Contracts Officer (VPSG5)