Position Details
Reference Number 17896
Position Title Contracts & Probity Advisor
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate Corporate Services
Location Civic Centre
Award Classification Knox City Council Enterprise Agreement No. 9 2015 - 7
Full Time Salary $94,574.71 to $106,067.98
Hours Per Week 38
Position Summary

Knox City Council is positioned in Melbourne’s picturesque eastern suburbs—reaching to the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges. Our staff of more than 1000 serves a diverse and vibrant population. Connected within 25 minutes of the city by the EastLink motorway, we attract professionals with a passionate commitment to our community and their vocation within an innovative culture of excellence.

If you are seeking to create a collaborative and innovative environment which encourages community and employee engagement, strives to be the best in its field, is passionate about its services, values and future, then you are looking in the right place! 

The Contracts and Probity Advisor develops and builds the capacity for contract management and administration across the organisation, including responsibility for Council’s contract management system.  With oversight of best practice strategic procurement and contract management, the Contracts and Probity Advisor will manage contract documentation, coordinate the tender process, provide probity advice and deliver contract training to the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure effective tendering and contract management systems are in place and fully utilised across Council.
  • Develop specification, tendering and contract documentation.
  • Coordinate the tendering process.
  • Facilitate and/or participate in the evaluation of nominated tenders.
  • Conduct spot audits regarding the public tendering/quotation processes, contract management and procurement processes undertaken by staff.
  • Ensure accurate record keeping and the maintenance of the Council’s Contract Register in accordance with policy and procedures that meets audit and legislative requirements.

Applicants must have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role in a dynamic organisation.
  • Commitment to service excellence and innovation.
  • Excellent attention to detail skills.

Application must include a cover letter, resume and responses addressing the selection criteria outlined within the Position Description.

Applications Close 11:45pm: 28 April 2019


 Knox Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are committed to a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Screening Criteria Desirable: Demonstrated experience in a similar role
Desirable: Strong Microsoft Office skills
Contact Person Shelley Starrenburg
Contact Number 0392988705
Closing Date 28/04/2019
Position Description Contracts and Probity Advisor PD.pdf
Application Guide click here to view