Contract Manager - Defence

Job Title: Contract Manager - Defence
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Salary: Excellent Company Benefits
Reference: BBBH42999_1566882100
Contact Name: James Donovan
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 27, 2019 15:01

Job Description

Excellent Corporate Package + Super + Corporate Benefits

  • Innovators of Solutions
  • Genuine Career Opportunities
  • Expanding Company

Worldwide organization who have established themselves as a niche specialist providing solutions for Defence platforms and programs in Australia They require a Contracts Manager, who has expertise providing commercial or contract management expertise for an organisation within the Defence industry. They are extremely well established and have an excellent reputation, nationally and internationally.


As a key member of the team, the Contract Manager will be responsible for providing contract guidance and direction and be the interface between the project teams and the sales division, managing significant contracts, variations, claims and negotiations. The Contracts Manager will also contribute to the overall management of the business and the delivery of programs and achievement of strategic and financial goals.

This role offers an opportunity to influence and shape the future development of this expanding organization. The successful applicant will provide contract management for operations nationwide, be able and experienced enough to make decisions and in doing so, play a pivotal role in ensuring ongoing business growth and success.

In more specific terms, the Contracts Manager will:

  • Review and prepare commercial and contractual terms and conditions
  • Challenge areas of contract costing to ensure that the company continues to offer the most cost-effective solutions to meet customer needs
  • Develop commercial opportunities in proposals and contracts
  • Identify commercial risks and liabilities and develop appropriate mitigation strategies
  • Prepare negotiating strategies, variations, claims and meeting requirements
  • Ensure consistent communication between all parties
  • Promote commercial guidance and procedures for contract administration
  • Manage contracts and deal with Sub Contractors

Suitable candidates will have Contract and or Project Management experience, along with knowledge of ASDEFCON, and dealt with or working for CASG or Defence industry.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact James Donovan on 02 9492 7535 quoting the Job Title for this position.
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