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Procurement and Contract Specialist

Job Title: Procurement and Contract Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Reference: BBBH66918_1609999492
Contact Name: Karun Sharma
Contact Email: karun.sharma@clicks.com.au
Job Published: January 07, 2021 17:04

Job Description

We are now seeking Procurement and Contract Specialist for our Federal Government client to support their large Modernisation Program

Duration: Initial 6 month contract with 12 months extension


The Procurement and Contract Specialist will work closely with the Procurement and Contracts Manager to assist in the successful delivery of procurement's being undertaken.


  • Draft and provide quality assurance on procedural, governance and procurement documentation
  • Coordinate and facilitate procurement related meetings and workshops, including but not limited to industry briefings and evaluation sessions
  • Coordinate and administer procurement related correspondence
  • Develop and administer procurement and contract management risk assessments
  • Provide advice and guidance on procurement and contract management to internal stakeholders
  • Communicate using professional judgement, evaluating risks in the context of a complex and changing environment
  • Support contract establishment and negotiation activities
  • Develop and administer contract management plans

Essential Skills:

  • Comprehensive experience with and understanding of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs) and all relevant additional procurement related policies and legislation
  • Demonstrated experience conducting complex end-to-end procurement approaches
  • Demonstrated experience drafting complex procurement documentation including but not limited to general procurement documentation and contractual agreements
  • Demonstrated experience successfully administered contracts
  • Knowledge and experience in successfully managing risk, including the development of comprehensive risk assessments
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering positive results with time restraints and competing priorities
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and navigate complex stakeholder relationships
  • Demonstrated personal drive and integrity whilst achieving results within legislative and budget parameters

Nice to have:

  • Relevant qualifications and / or industry certification. For example, Diploma of Government and/or Certificate IV in Government (Procurement and Contracting) or equivalent

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. For further information please contact Karun Sharma at Clicks IT Recruitment on 02 6202 7744.