Tender and Contracts Officer

Tender and Contracts Officer

Job Title: Tender and Contracts Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: Pc - 6 - 12
Contact Name: Paul Cullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 18, 2019 06:46

Job Description

About the Role: 
The Tendering & Contracts Officer works under general direction from the Tendering & Contracts Coordinator, and regularly works closely with a variety of stakeholders including management, Councillors, private industry, and other government and statutory authorities, including giving direction to other staff and contractors in the execution of relevant contracts.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • The Tendering and Contracts Officer position is part of Council's corporate procurement program. 
  • There will be guidance / assistance offered during the running of tender processes (from start to finish), extending contracts and general advice in line with our policies and procedures to meet legislative requirements.
  • This role is heavily process based, as such we require someone who will be able to follow detailed instructions and who is a quick learner with attention to detail.
  • We require someone with a tendering background and understand contract execution.
  • The role also requires a lot of use in Word based systems including setting up complex Excel spreadsheets and formatting large Word documents.
  • We also use Open Windows and Document Manager heavily. Experience in these programs is highly regarded.
  • Team culture is very important to us, as such we need someone who has a great attitude and will fit in with the team.
Key Skills Required: 
  • Tendering practices experience and Contract execution
  • Word (including formatting large documents) / Excel (formulas) / Outlook / Powerpoint
  • Demonstrated high level computer skills, including demonstrated experience in using a Contract management Software system and electronic tender portal as well as experience in using the Microsoft suite of products, Finance 1 will be highly regarded.
If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on (02) 9376 8200.