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Procurement Contracts Manager

Date: 09-Aug-2019

Location: Macquarie Park, Australia

Company: Singtel

The Contracts Manager will drive tangible business benefits by providing risk identification and analysis, drafting, negotiation and contract maintenance services to Indirects Procurement team and the business on tenders and other Procurement activities.

The Contracts Manager’s primary objectives are to:

  • Work as a key enabler to assist Optus in the completion of high quality commercial and contractual documents for procurement activities;
  • Ensure that the commercial integrity of Optus contracts reflect the SingTel Group requirements;
  • Train and coach to a high standard of understanding Optus business users in procurement practices and skills
  • Execute specific activities in the Contracts Management cycle related to contract creation, storage and maintenance for transactions of simple to medium complexity.
  • Work in a highly efficient manner using the existing procurement processes


The perks

Optus is a place where we let you do you.  We offer all kinds of benefits, such as:

Work collaboratively in an open, agile environment with flexible working hours and location

Discounts with over 400 companies Australia wide (Technology, Retail, Home, Fashion and more!)

Mobile & Internet discounts, Novated Car Leasing, and other Financial benefits

Onsite facilities at Macquarie Park such as a Gym, GP, Mini-Mart, Cafes

Training, Mentoring and further learning opportunities

Social events, social clubs and sports teams!

Regular visits by our various partners, such as mobile dentists, food trucks, charities, independent retailers and fruit vendors!

Staff buses to Epping and Wynyard, and back again

About you

You are a self-starter with a curious mind and collaborative attitude – preferred skills and experience include:

  • 2 - 5 years’ experience in relevant contracts management role within a complex procurement environment (proven understanding of concepts, processes within a regulated telecommunications’ industry)
  • Legal experience highly advantageous (Paralegal, legal admin etc)
  • Experience drafting, negotiating and contract governance skills – with drafting technical statement of work, ACCC experience etc)
  • Working closely across different functions and levels to ensure deadlines are met
  • Great communication skills and ability to build relationships with diverse teams
  • Have intense curiosity - a desire to go beneath the surface of a problem, find the questions at its heart and distil them into a very clear set of hypotheses that can be tested


About us

At Optus, we don’t sit back and let the future happen to us – we’re out there making it.  By expanding into new technology and relentlessly improving every day, we’re working to create a better tomorrow for all Australians.

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