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El 1 - Caf 37 Contract Manager

Australian Government Department of Defence - Sale, VIC

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  • $103,994 - $117,305 (plus Super) (IFA payment up to 10% additional remuneration and/or bonuses may be offered to a suitable applicant)
  • East Sale - VIC

The Role
We are seeking a highly experienced Contract Manager to fulfil the CAF 37 Contract Manager position within the Air Training Management Unit (ATMU) of the Air Training and Aviation Commons System Program Office (ATACSPO). The position requires excellent interpersonal, negotiation, procurement and financial management skills.

The CAF37 Contract Manager position is located at RAAF Base East Sale and is the Platform Lead for the PC21 Pilot Training System. Working with a team of Contracting, Procurement support and technical professionals, you are responsible for overseeing the delivery of contracted services and sustainment activities in support of Pilot Training to deliver high performance outcomes. To be successful in this role, you will be adept at managing the supplier relationship with Industry contractors and stakeholder requirements of Defence capability managers to support the Pilot Training System to deliver Defence Force Capability.

About our Team
As part of the Rotary, Aerospace & Surveillance Systems Division (RASSD) within Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG), the Air Training and Aviation Commons Systems Program Office (ATACSPO) delivers Pilot Training, Ground Support Equipment (GSE) assets and Test and Measurement equipment (T&ME) assets in support of Defence Capability and Operations. ATACSPO is located in Regional Victoria at the RAAF Base East Sale with an office also located within the Melbourne CBD.

You will enjoy working in a complex, fast paced environment as part of a diverse and inclusive team that encompasses a variety of knowledge, skills and experience with a supportive strategic Executive Team. ATACSPO supports career development through a comprehensive professional development program, encouraging employees to build both leadership and technical skills and harnesses continuous improvement ideas and innovations. The position offers an attractive remuneration package, including generous employer superannuation contributions, leave benefits and flexible working arrangements.

Within this position you will gain a solid appreciation for how Air Force generates capability in a fully contractor sustained environment, while establishing key stakeholder relationships. You will also have influence over future sustainment directions via the interfaces you develop within ATACSPO and Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG).

Our Ideal Candidate
The position requires a highly motivated individual with excellent communication and negotiation skills, attention to detail, and ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders. The successful candidate will have significant contract management experience and a strong understanding of/experience in; procurement and finance. Candidates will require a strong ability to resolve competing priorities, manage resource dependencies and work with senior leaders to deliver strategic outcomes. You will be experienced in working with multi discipline teams and maintaining constructive cross team communication as well as having the ability to manage a high workload with minimal supervision.

If you enjoy a challenge and hard work, are high performing and able to work independently and can lead and develop a team to achieve outcomes, this is a job for you!