Manage the development of Across Government Contracts and their subsequent contract management for use by
agencies, including analysis of government wide demand, market research of industry capabilities and contract development in compliance
with the government’s regulatory frameworks.
The AGC unit identifies and delivers priority contracts that can achieve cost saving and administrative efficiencies to
agencies. Activities involve a significant amount of agency, contractor, industry and stakeholder engagement. The role is one of a small team
collectively with commercial, legal and project management experience.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Manage delivery of medium risk and value procurement project, including planning, specification development and tender evaluation, and
discrete deliverables in higher value and risk procurements.
2. Contribute to whole-of-government procurement and spend analysis and liaison with agencies to identify opportunities for expanding
and implementing AGC.
3. Undertake research, such as industry capabilities locally and across Australia, in support of preparing strategic procurement proposals.
4. Contract management of AGCs and support their deployment for agencies, including providing advice, guidance and training to agency
5. Prepare written plans, technical documents and user guidance materials in support of projects, such as specifications, contract
management plans and buyer guides.
6. Assist with strategic planning for AGCs and their deployment in Government, and the annual business plans for the AGC unit.
7. Prepare performance and progress reports for contracts managed and contribute to the reporting for all AGCs.
8. Work productively with nominated manager and as member for the AGC unit.
1. Good working knowledge of procurement processes, commercial law or project management.
2. Good research and analytical skills, including ability to use computerised systems to collate and evidence quantitative data, trends and
3. Demonstrated contract and category management skills, including leadership in the planning, deployment and ongoing management of
medium risk and value contracts, and the identification of strategic contractual risks.
4. Good level of communication, interpersonal, negotiation and facilitation skills, including the ability to interact effectively with people
from diverse cultures.
5. Well-developed written and oral communication skills, with ability to prepare specifications, briefings and reports, relate effectively with
service providers and agency staff and provide training.
6. The ability to lead project teams and workgroups, and work productively as a team member.
7. Well organised, able to multi-task and proven record of achieving results in agreed timeframes.
8. Demonstrated work ethic and attitude which emulates DCIS values of being professional, accountable, honest, innovative and respectful.
1. Formal university or VET level qualifications in law, procurement, business or a similar discipline.
The recommended applicant will be required to undergo a criminal history check prior to selection being confirmed. A
criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.