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Contracts Specialist

Michael Page International (Australia) Pty Ltd

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$94,000 - $100,000
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The focus of this part time position is coordinating with internal and external customers. Duties will include negotiating and managing a variety of contract types, as well as initiating, tracking and monitoring contract changes, deliverables, correspondence and risks, and maintaining associated documentation.

Client Details

Our client is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the defence industry.


The key responsibilities required for the role are:

  • Acts as interface with internal and external customers on contractual matters.
  • Takes necessary action or coordinates action to resolve contractual problems with the contract execution team in a timely manner.
  • Prepares and disseminates information regarding contract status to the team.
  • Coordinates with the project team and/or business unit and legal team, ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly.
  • Work with the project team to ensure contract obligations and revisions are adhered to throughout contract execution.
  • Support Contract negotiation team as required.
  • Participates in contract reviews with Senior Leadership as required.
  • Identifies and assesses the impact of contract risks and issues, and suggests alternatives that lead to a best solution.
  • Prepares Non-Disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, memorandum of understanding, international sales agreements, technical assistance agreements and other contractual documents.
  • Primary Interface between Australian and US Contracts and secondary interface with US Export Compliance teams.
  • Provide inputs to risks for product and services suppliers as necessary.


The successful candidate MUST:

  • Have the ability to gain SECRET level of security clearance per Australian Government guidelines
  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline or in the absence of a degree, an appropriate combination of education and relevant skills and experience.
  • English language required
  • Good understanding of Australian law as applicable to contracts

The successful candidate will also be:

  • Detail oriented, responsive and follows through on commitments.
  • Strong time management skills; ability to prioritise, and organise work.
  • Working knowledge of Australian government/defence procurement policy and contracting principles
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to influence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility; Ability to work in a dynamic environment and adapt to evolving business needs.

Job Offer

This opportunity is perfect for the relevant candidate looking for part-time work, 3 days a week working with exciting contracts in a unique environment. Potential also to become a permanent role.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Cameron McPhail on +61 2 8292 2205.

Job details
Date posted
10 Nov 2019
Government, Emergency Services & Defence
State Government
$94,000 - $100,000
Contract type
Work type
Part Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident