Senior Contracts Officer

Monash University
July 25, 2024
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Senior Contracts Officer

Job No.: 666779

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $103,178 - $113,167 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • The Opportunity

    Are you passionate about contract management and legal compliance? Monash Sustainable Development Institute is seeking a Senior Contracts Officer to provide expert support on research and consulting contracts. As part of our dynamic team, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring that contracts align with academic needs, comply with legal requirements, and foster collaborative relationships.

    Your role:

  • Expert Guidance: Provide advice and support to staff and stakeholders on contract negotiation and management. Liaise with the Office of the General Counsel and contracting parties to ensure contracts meet academic requirements and legal standards
  • Strategic Coordination: Coordinate proposal, contract, and terms reviews for tender submissions to government, funders, and corporates
  • Process Excellence: Develop, implement, and maintain local proposal and contract management processes aligned with University policies. Monitor service level standards for contract negotiations
  • Post-Award Management: Maintain processes and reports for monitoring contractual obligations, including intellectual property use, publication requirements, and timely variations
  • Efficient Record Keeping: Establish effective record management and reporting approaches to support project workflows
  • Positive Culture: Contribute to an efficient and positive organisational culture focused on contract management and governance
  • Continuous Improvement: Actively participate in quality assurance initiatives and reduce contract development time
  • Stakeholder Relationships: Build and sustain effective relationships with internal and external contacts
  • Operational Solutions: Investigate and resolve operational issues on behalf of the Finance and Contracts Manager
  • About Monash University

    At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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    Monash supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    To Apply

    For instructions on how to apply, please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'. Your application must address the Key Selection Criteria.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

    We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible recruitment process at Monash. If you need any reasonable adjustments, please contact us at hr- [email protected] in an email titled 'Reasonable Adjustments Request' for a confidential discussion.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    Enquiries: Ms Nimashi Wimalarathna, Finance and Contracts Manager, MSDI, +61 3 9905 3090

    Position Description:Senior Contracts Officer

    Applications Close: Thursday 25 July 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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