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Position: Manager Procurement and Contract Services (372065)
Department: Department of State Growth
Advertising dates: 12 October 2022 to 23 October 2022
How to apply: Tasmanian Government Jobs (pageuppeople.com)
Salary rates: Tasmanian State Service Award – General Stream Band 8
$127,141 to $135,790 per annum plus Super (full-time, pro-rata)
Location: Hobart, Tasmania
Employment type: Permanent role 

Position summary:
To lead and manage the Communications and Engagement Team within Infrastructure Tasmania to provide expert advice and design and deliver bespoke and creative communication and engagement strategies and plans. The Manager Communications and Engagement will be responsible for the direction and management of engagement and communications for major projects, industry relationships and internal. 


  • Undertake a whole-of-Agency advisory role on procurement and contracting matters affecting the delivery of Agency business, including the provision of specific advice relating to the prequalification of civil contractors under the National Prequalification System for infrastructure procurement and contracting activities. 
  • Provide high-level leadership, management and coaching to the administrative staff undertaking the registration, tendering and contract management processes, ensuring the effective and efficient utilisation of the human, financial and other resources. 
  • Act as the Deputy Chair and provide specialist advice to the Agency’s Departmental Procurement Committee, and represent the Agency as required at Government forums. 
  • Work collaboratively with both senior managers and staff across the Agency to develop, guide and implement strategies that achieve consistent and appropriate standards of contract management. 
  • Provide leadership and input to the strategic management of the Division. 
  • Provide specialist contractual and probity advice to Agency staff and management 
  • Support Agency staff by reviewing and advising options on contract claims. 
  • Establish and maintain Divisional processes relating to procurement and contracting for the whole of Agency and provide advice regarding other Agency procurements in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer, to facilitate compliance with whole-of-Government guidelines. 
  • Undertake the role of Business Owner for the Agency’s Contract Manual, ensuring that it is maintained and developed to meet changing business needs. 
  • From time to time this position will be required to undertake special duties or projects within the individual’s capabilities, or for developmental purposes. 

Position enquiries:
Denise McIntyre
General Manager – State Roads
(03) 6165 5356