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Position: Principal Contracts Officer (005448 and 005449)
Department: Department of State Growth
Advertising dates: 06 October to 20 October 2022
How to apply: Tasmanian Government Jobs (pageuppeople.com)
Salary rates: Tasmanian State Service Award – General Stream Band 7 $116,758 to $122,939 per annum plus Super (full-time, pro-rata)
Location: Hobart, Tasmania
Employment type: Fixed term for two (2) years

An exciting opportunity exists for two Principal Contracts Officers to join the Procurement and Contract Services Branch within the Department of State Growth on a two-year fixed term basis.

The team provides a key role in the provision of comprehensive advice and support to the Agency when buying for government and contracting with suppliers including with respect to large scale infrastructure projects, road and bridges works, information technology products and a diverse range of goods and service procurements.

These are senior positions within the team responsible for providing expert advice and recommendations on a range of procurement and contracting activities across State Growth.

You will need to have strong knowledge and experience in drafting tender and/ or contract documentation and a sound knowledge of contract law. You will also need strong interpersonal skills; attention to detail; be customer focused; have excellent written and oral communications skills; and be able to operate with considerable autonomy.

Position summary:
Provide high-level advice and recommendations to support the effective delivery of projects in relation to the procurement and contract management framework for the Department of State Growth.

The role provides high-level input into the development and implementation of the corporate objectives of the Department of State Growth and the strategic objectives of the Transport Services Group.

Position enquiries:
Sara Rand
A/Manager Procurement and Contract Services
sara.rand@stategrowth.tas.gov.au