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Contract Officer – APS 5 / APS 6

Contract Officer – APS 5 / APS 6

  • 12 month contract with scope for 2 x 12 month extension
  • Barton, ACT location
  • Minimum Negative Vetting 1 clearance  

Our Federal Government client is seeking a Contract Officer at the APS 5 / APS 6 level where you will be managing issues regarding contracts and arrangements with stakeholders and partner government agencies.
The successful candidate will work on a wide range of matters, which involve areas of law, procurement and finance which require an enabling approach of sound judgement, pragmatism and astute risk management.


  • Preparation and ongoing management of Government contracts, simple and complex
  • Preparation and ongoing management of Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs)
  • Monitoring contracts and managing extension or renewal of contracts and contract close-out
  • Undertaking the preparation of approval documentation including: Approval to Approach the Market, Evaluation Outcomes, Approval to Commit funds and enter into Arrangements; Contracts and Work Orders
  • Provision of policy advice in relation to compliance with relevant Australian Government legislation, rules and policies relating to contract management and procurement activities
  • Risk assessment and issue management.

Holding a Certificate IV in Government Procurement or qualifications in business/law would be an advantage.

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service.  In order to be considered, please note that candidates must be an Australian Citizen at time of application. The successful candidate must hold and maintain a Negative Vetting 1 security clearance.

If you would like additional information on this role please contact Kathryn on 0493 138 978 or email Kathryn.buttigieg@calleo.com.au
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