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Operations Contracts Coordinator
  • Two-year fixed term, full-time position
  • Band 8 Salary $105,550 to $117,192 per annum plus statutory superannuation including a monthly RDO
  • An exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic close-knit high pace team

The Role 

The Operations Contracts Coordinator will lead a dedicated team in the planning and delivery of the Operations Capital program across Civil maintenance, Urban forestry and our Gardens and Natural resource services.  

This role will work closely with other members of the Operations leadership team to establish and maintain an effective contract management process aligning with the organisation’s contract/project management tools and processes. 

This position is a two-year fixed term, full-time position with the potential of being made ongoing.  The salary is Band 8 in the range of $105,550 to $117,192 per annum plus statutory superannuation, including a monthly rostered day off (RDO).   

About You 

The successful candidate will have previous experience in the development and delivery of maintenance and Capital programs and contracts with experience in identifying opportunities, strategic project development and establishing new projects quickly.  

Combined with your ability to develop and apply project tools including project charters, project scheduling / planning, budgets, risk management, stakeholder engagement plans and related project documentation this role could be just what you have been looking for. 

Key Selection Criteria 

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant field (construction management, engineering, project management, etc) with well-developed project/contract management skills.  
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering successful operations programs and contracts. 
  • Extensive contract and contractor management experience, preferably from the local government perspective. 
  • High standard of report writing and project documentation. 
  • Demonstrated budgeting, management and negotiation of variations and claims, cost control and financial reporting experience. 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and stakeholder relationship management skills. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety issues relevant to the position. 

To Apply 

To apply for this position please click the Apply button and submit your application. Applications close Monday 27th March 2023. 

Please ensure that you provide a cover letter and a current resume and address the key selection criteria. 

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check.  


For further information on this position, please contact Luke Ives – Executive Manager Operations on (03) 53320 7452. 

The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values diversity, flexibility and child safety. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace and reasonable adjustments will be made to the process to ensure equitable access.  We undertake an employment screening process to ensure this commitment is upheld, this includes ensuring the successful candidate holds a valid working with children check and satisfactory criminal history record check.

Job Ref: GE000051
Submitted: 08-03-2023

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