Senior Manager, Contracts (VPSG6)

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 14/08/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $127,467 - $170,579

Occupation: Procurement

Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1606966A

Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1606966A

Occupation: Procurement

Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

A key leadership role is available in our Contracts and Procurement Team. As the Senior Manager, Contracts you will help lead the team to provide support and advice to senior managers and directors within SSP on contract governance.

  • Ongoing, full-time opportunity available 
  • Lead a high performing, collaborative, and supportive team
  • VPS6 salary range $127,467 - $170,579 plus superannuation

About us 

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.  

The Shared Service Provider (SSP) team delivers property, carpool and library services to clients across the Victorian Government, including Victorian Government departments and a range of agencies.

About the role 

A key leadership role is available in our Contracts and Procurement Team. As the Senior Manager, Contracts you will help lead the team to provide support and advice to senior managers and directors within SSP on contract governance.

The key accountabilities are to:

  • Manage the Whole-of-Victorian-Government property services contract (comprising Real Estate, Facilities Management (REFM), including providing expert advice on legal, or commercial aspects of the contract, and probity risks
  • Providing senior leadership across the SSP business group and contract management guidance to managers who have specialised contract(s) as part of their activities and deliverables
  • Co-ordinating the engagement of SSP Subject Matter Experts for the rigorous analysis of the Contractor's Discretionary Services proposals or contract variation proposals to ensure sound governance, smooth business processes and maximise value to the State
  • Apply strategic thinking to manage and monitor KPIs, benefit realisation and outcome-based contract performance and compliance in accordance with the contract, contract management plan, risk management plan and organisational policies and procedures
  • Provide expert advice and oversee design, implementation, promotion, continuous improvement of the SSP contract management framework including its application to outsourced providers
  • Support SSP's effective procurement to achieve value for the State and full compliance with all general government requirements, with the Team Leader Procurement reporting to this role 

About you 

  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge and experience in procurement, compliance, policy development, contract review and risk management practices and methodologies, preferably in a Victorian Government context
  • Highly developed conceptual and analytic skills which support and enhance procurement activities, systems, and compliance measures
  • Demonstrated ability to engage, advise and negotiate with senior stakeholders, to lead meetings and make decisions
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a small team, and ability to manage a diverse workload, and competing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects, influence colleagues and implement changes which enhance SSP's contract and procurement strategies management

About our culture 

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.  

The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements. 

How to apply 

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact Anna on anna.capiga@dtf.vic.gov.au

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.  

Applications close midnight, 14/08/2022

If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, please email careers@dtf.vic.gov.au


DTF is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment consistent with the DTF's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act). DTF's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requires all DTF employees to demonstrate an up-to-date vaccination status, as defined by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), or a medical exemption, in order to attend a DTF workplace or external premises on behalf of DTF. DTF may request proof of vaccination or exemption during the recruitment and selection process. Vaccination information will only be retained by DTF where an offer of employment is made. Information pertaining to vaccination status and evidence will be stored in a secure database maintained in accordance with the Health Records Act 2001, Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and regulations made pursuant to the OHS Act

Senior Manager, Contracts (VPSG6)

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Dani Holl | dani.holl@dtf.vic.gov.au

Senior Manager, Contracts (VPSG6)