Contracts Manager

East Gippsland Permanent

Robert Darby, Managing Director of GBS Recruitment collaborates with employers and industry leaders throughout Gippsland and Melbourne's South East and specialises in delivering strategic and tailored recruitment solutions to businesses operating within both the private and public service sectors.Robert has extensive experience in recruitment and business management roles in the UK and Melbourne. Robert joined GBS Recruitment after moving permanently to Gippsland in 2009 with his family. Robert’s skills and experience have delivered fresh and innovative ideas to GBS Recruitment since his commencement.Since beginning with GBS, Robert extended his expertise by becoming an Accredited Professional Recruiter and more recently an Associate Member (MRCSA) with the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association. An Associate Membership is only secured after a minimum of seven years relevant, recent, and ongoing private recruitment industry experience. Robert also holds a Diploma of Human Resource Management.In 2015 Robert became a partner at GBS Recruitment and over the next five years a gradual and strategic ownership transition took place which eventuated in Robert and Rachael Newton fully purchasing the business from its founder in 2020. Robert takes pride in meticulously overseeing every aspect of the business, he excels in crafting tailored recruitment solutions for employers and his customer-focused approach remains at the heart of the GBS brand, reflecting a commitment to providing nothing less than outstanding service.GBS Recruitment continues to thrive as a trusted name in the industry, delivering unparalleled recruitment experiences for all involved.Contact Robert via: [email protected] or 0408 542 886

Recruiter :
Rob Darby

Rob Darby
  • Full Time - Permanent Opportunity
  • Competitive Remuneration Package + Bonus
  • East Gippsland Location
Are you looking for a challenging opportunity in a newly created role to take overall responsibility for contract management?
A subsidiary of an international company is currently hiring a Contracts Manager for their Australian operations. The ideal candidate should be a professional, motivated, and experienced individual. This position is based in Sale, East Gippsland, Victoria.
Our client is offering a competitive remuneration package, plus generous performance based bonus, commensurate with qualifications and experience to attract the right candidate. 
We are seeking a dynamic team member, with the following key attributes:
  • Graduate degree in Commerce or Business (or Law/Commercial Law) or relevant equivalent qualifications and/or experience relatable to this field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant contract management position, preferably in a government, defence, or aviation environment.
  • Experience in contract negotiation and working with Performance Based Contracts.
  • Experience with contract administration processes and procedures
  • A team player, ready to perform and keen to work in a cohesive, customer focussed, team environment.
You will have overall responsibility for the Contract Management activities and reporting directly to the Business Manager.
Tasks Include:  
  • Establish and maintain all aspects of contract management processes and procedures for extant and new contracts
  • Actively monitor contract performance, risks and identify appropriate strategies to achieve contract outcomes.
  • Participate in annual, quarterly, and monthly contract performance reviews, as required.
  • Ensure contract reporting and submission comply with contract scope and conditions.
  • Maintain good working relationships with contract partners and other program stakeholders.
  • Provide contract advice and guidance to the Manager’s on the execution of the contract terms and condition and participate in contract negotiations, as required.
It is expected that you will also satisfy the following Personal Requirements and Characteristics:
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation).
  • Proven leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to multi-task, work under pressure and accept irregular working hours.
  • Able to work independently under own initiative with strong work ethic.
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to manage time and multiple priorities. through to completion.
  • Ability to listen to customers and business partners and understand their specific requirements.
  • Able to work effectively within a team environment.  
How to apply

Applicants must be able to hold an Australian Government Baseline security clearance. Employment may be contingent on satisfactory background screening. The contract is long term and employment is offered on a full-time basis,
For more information, a copy of the PD or a confidential discussion, please contact Robert Darby, Managing Director on 5174 2665 or email – [email protected]
To apply, please submit your application via the GBS website - Ref No 841608.
Your application must include:  
  • Current resume - professionally presented with a detailed outline of your skills, qualifications, and work experience
  • A personalised covering letter addressed to Robert Darby – Managing Director
Applications are to be submitted via the GBS Recruitment website.

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