Senior Director - Contracts

$155,107 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 03 May, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Executive and Management Legal Services

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 24 May 2022

Classification: Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $155,107 plus superannuation
Position No: 57336
Directorate: Major Projects Canberra
Advertised (Gazettal date): 28 April 2022
Contact Officer: Amaranth King on Amaranth.King@act.gov.au or 0434 890 440

Details: Are you our new Senior Director, Contracts?
Do you like a challenge and want to be a key part of a high performing team who work to support a safe and vibrant city? Then this opportunity is for you!

The Senior Director, Contracts will lead the provision of advice on commercial law matters as well as supporting interpretation of some administrative and legislative legal matters, the role also manages the Contracts and Prequalification Team. The Contracts and Prequalification Team is part of the Project Management Office Branch within the Project Development and Support Division. The Prequalification team administers both the ACT Government’s scheme as well as the National Prequalification Scheme Civil Road and Bridge and Commercial contracts with a value greater than $50 million. The Contracts team prepares and drafts the various agreements and contracts used in the delivery of the Territory’s capital works program and maintains a suite of contemporary contracts for this purpose.

As a senior leader within Major Projects Canberra, this role requires a person who can inspire, energise and positively influence teams and individual outcomes.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Highly Desirable:

  • A degree or diploma in a relevant technical field of Business Administration, Contract Management, Project Management, Construction Management or Law or a related discipline (copy to be provided with application) - or demonstrated equivalent experience.
  • Experience in the commercial and legal aspects of delivering significant infrastructure projects for Government.

Notes: A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. Current and former ADF members are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: If the above role sounds like you and you want to be part of a dynamic and dedicated team please submit no more than two pages addressing your suitability against the Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge as well as Behavioural capabilities, a current curriculum vitae and contact details of two referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

24 May, 2022