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The Museum has an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to join the Information Technology business unit as an ICT Contracts Manager.

The Information Technology business unit is comprised of a small and dynamic team that multitasks, undertakes challenging and diverse work, and operates in a busy but supportive environment.

Our ideal candidate will be a problem-solver with the ability to develop professional relationships with a broad range of stakeholders. You will possess sound judgement and discretion, as well as attention to detail and the ability to work with sensitive and privileged information.

You will have created and successfully managed contract governance arrangements and developed supporting briefs and reporting to support contract assurance functions. Flexibility and resilience will enable you to thrive in this fast-paced work environment.

You will have a high level of ICT subject matter expertise and experience using AusTender, DS4P, and DTA panels to procure ICT products and services, and drafting terms and conditions, service level agreements, quality standards, and delivery and payment milestones.

The key duties of the position include:

Key duties for this role include:

  • Managing ICT contract administration, including monitoring performance, deliverables, service quality, and project progress.
  • Coordinating and managing complex ICT procurement, including procurement of hardware and software, services, warranty, and support agreements in accordance with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules.
  • Preparing key ICT procurement and contract administration documentation, including procurement plans, approaches to market (RFT, RFQ, etc), evaluation reports, draft contracts, work orders, variations, and change orders.
  • Providing high-quality advice and guidance on Commonwealth ICT procurement matters, including best-practice processes, risk management, and probity.
  • Negotiating with internal and external stakeholders with respect to procurement and contracting administrative matters.
  • Working proactively and collaboratively to resolve problems and achieve business outcomes.
  • Engaging in knowledge transfer within the team and across the Museum.
  • Assisting in financial administration processes, including invoice reconciliation, purchase-order generation, tracking, reporting, variance adjustments, accruals, and certificate of compliance tasks.

Highly desirable:

  • certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting
  • experience working with finance systems (particularly TechnologyOne) and financial reporting


To be eligible to apply for this vacancy, applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • obtain and maintain a security assessment at the baseline level.

For more information or to apply visit: APSJobs.