Contract Manager

Job Description

Title: Contract Manager

Company Name: Transport for NSW

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs

Employment Status: Contract/Temp

Contract Manager

Transport for NSW is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions.

We are responsible for strategy, planning, policy, regulation, funding allocation and other non-service delivery functions for all modes of transport in NSW including road, rail, ferry, light rail, point to point, regional air, cycling and walking.
We focus on improving the customer experience and contract public and private operators to deliver customer-focused transport services on our behalf.

We also lead the procurement of transport infrastructure and oversee delivery through project delivery offices and industry delivery partners.



 

  • Diverse and inclusive team committed to making a real difference
  • 2 Fixed term full time roles (till 30th June 2022)
  • Based in Parramatta, close to public transport
  • Opportunity to showcase your contract management and leadership skills

 

Evolving Transport


Transport for NSW is delivering an unprecedented $72.2b investment into a truly game changing Future Transport strategy.  We are also evolving, bringing together new and existing transport modes, cutting edge technologies and getting smarter at how we do it.  We are changing to deliver more connected journeys, greater satisfaction and safer transport for our customers, both now and for the future.

 

The Division

 

The Customer Strategy & Technology division is focused on creating the future of mobility in NSW, and shaping a world-leading transport system for our customers and communities.

 

The Opportunity


We have an opportunity for 2 Contract managers to join us in the Commercial & Contract Management Team within the Customer Strategy and Technology division. In these newly created roles, you would be responsible for leading the management of contracts, and act as the main point of contact in the ongoing management of commercial arrangements facilitated through reliable supplier and internal stakeholder relationships, to ensure compliance with agreements, to protect the interests of TfNSW and to effectively resolve contractual issues.

 

What you will be involved in

 

If successful, you will work to build, lead and develop a team of Contract professionals’ commercial acumen and ability to achieve excellence. You would ensure effective and efficient functioning of the team by performing the following duties, but not limited to :

 

  • Live the NSW Public Sector and organisational values to achieve outstanding outcomes for the organisation and customers.
  • Manage the negotiation and agreement of commercial matters,
  • Manage changes over the life of the contract, ensure suppliers deliver to the requirements of the contract, and monitor and analyse supplier performance
  • Provide expert contractual advice, and develop a framework to deliver comprehensive reports on a wide range of contracting issues for senior management
  • Prepare ad hoc reports and information as required to assist management in monitoring project performance
  • Keeping up to date with current and emerging best practice, Government policy, professional and statutory requirements in a rapidly changing environment.

 

About you

 

You are an experienced Contracts professional with proven ability to lead a team, establish and maintain excellent communication and positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes. An understanding and knowledge of commercial contracts, operational contract management procedures and contract law coupled with a clear understanding of ethical practices and probity within a large organisation is considered essential for this position. The ideal candidate for this role would be communicating effectively across a broad portfolio where stakeholders have different objectives and levels of expertise in contract management to ensure that policies, procedures and standards are consistent across the board. You are be a collaborator by nature with the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders using strong negotiation and interpersonal skills. Management of the Contract through effective contract management, correspondence management, including milestones, claims, notices/letters and flow down of contract amendments would set you up for success.

 

Want to know more?

 

Please click here to view a copy of the Role Description. For any enquiries, please email: [email protected]

 

Salary and Benefits

 

Transport Grade 9 (135,898- 152,204) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading

 

Our Commitment to Diversity

 

Great people come from all walks of life. At Transport for NSW, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call/text or email the contact person for this role.

 

How to apply

 

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and address the questions in the application.

 

Close date: 11.59 PM, Tuesday, 2nd March 2021

 

 



Exciting opportunity to work on prestigious projects and initiatives with the industry's best professionals

Transport for NSW is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions.

We are responsible for strategy, planning, policy, regulation, funding allocation and other non-service delivery functions for all modes of transport in NSW including road, rail, ferry, light rail, point to point, regional air, cycling and walking.
We focus on improving the customer experience and contract public and private operators to deliver customer-focused transport services on our behalf.

We also lead the procurement of transport infrastructure and oversee delivery through project delivery offices and industry delivery partners.



 

  • Diverse and inclusive team committed to making a real difference
  • 2 Fixed term full time roles (till 30th June 2022)
  • Based in Parramatta, close to public transport
  • Opportunity to showcase your contract management and leadership skills

 

Evolving Transport


Transport for NSW is delivering an unprecedented $72.2b investment into a truly game changing Future Transport strategy.  We are also evolving, bringing together new and existing transport modes, cutting edge technologies and getting smarter at how we do it.  We are changing to deliver more connected journeys, greater satisfaction and safer transport for our customers, both now and for the future.

 

The Division

 

The Customer Strategy & Technology division is focused on creating the future of mobility in NSW, and shaping a world-leading transport system for our customers and communities.

 

The Opportunity


We have an opportunity for 2 Contract managers to join us in the Commercial & Contract Management Team within the Customer Strategy and Technology division. In these newly created roles, you would be responsible for leading the management of contracts, and act as the main point of contact in the ongoing management of commercial arrangements facilitated through reliable supplier and internal stakeholder relationships, to ensure compliance with agreements, to protect the interests of TfNSW and to effectively resolve contractual issues.

 

What you will be involved in

 

If successful, you will work to build, lead and develop a team of Contract professionals’ commercial acumen and ability to achieve excellence. You would ensure effective and efficient functioning of the team by performing the following duties, but not limited to :

 

  • Live the NSW Public Sector and organisational values to achieve outstanding outcomes for the organisation and customers.
  • Manage the negotiation and agreement of commercial matters,
  • Manage changes over the life of the contract, ensure suppliers deliver to the requirements of the contract, and monitor and analyse supplier performance
  • Provide expert contractual advice, and develop a framework to deliver comprehensive reports on a wide range of contracting issues for senior management
  • Prepare ad hoc reports and information as required to assist management in monitoring project performance
  • Keeping up to date with current and emerging best practice, Government policy, professional and statutory requirements in a rapidly changing environment.

 

About you

 

You are an experienced Contracts professional with proven ability to lead a team, establish and maintain excellent communication and positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes. An understanding and knowledge of commercial contracts, operational contract management procedures and contract law coupled with a clear understanding of ethical practices and probity within a large organisation is considered essential for this position. The ideal candidate for this role would be communicating effectively across a broad portfolio where stakeholders have different objectives and levels of expertise in contract management to ensure that policies, procedures and standards are consistent across the board. You are be a collaborator by nature with the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders using strong negotiation and interpersonal skills. Management of the Contract through effective contract management, correspondence management, including milestones, claims, notices/letters and flow down of contract amendments would set you up for success.

 

Want to know more?

 

Please click here to view a copy of the Role Description. For any enquiries, please email: [email protected]

 

Salary and Benefits

 

Transport Grade 9 (135,898- 152,204) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading

 

Our Commitment to Diversity

 

Great people come from all walks of life. At Transport for NSW, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call/text or email the contact person for this role.

 

How to apply

 

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and address the questions in the application.

 

Close date: 11.59 PM, Tuesday, 2nd March 2021

 

 



Exciting opportunity to work on prestigious projects and initiatives with the industry's best professionals

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