Senior Contract Manager, Network Technology

Last updated 9 hours ago
Location:Melbourne, Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

Job Expectations

A career that makes a real difference.

Would you like to join a company that’s currently redefining the future of Australia?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Contract Manager, Network Technology, to join nbn on the journey of reshaping Australia’s digital landscape.

A bit about your role

The Procurement function is a trusted business advisor that enables nbn to secure externally sourced goods and services that provide sustainable value. Accordingly, the Procurement function needs a strong customer focus, a demonstrated strength in contract management, and a drive to deliver commercial and sustainable value.

The Network Technology Procurement Team is responsible for planning, sourcing, contracting and governance of suppliers and contracts for network equipment and equipment-related services required to build and operate nbn’s networks.

The Senior Contract Manager role primarily is responsible for delivering sustainable procurement value through managing strategic contracts, providing detailed and commercially astute analysis, leading and influencing senior management stakeholders and supporting the achievement of the Network Technology team objectives.

Actively manage significant and more complex/non-standard technology related contracts through all aspects of the contract lifecycle. In addition to this, you will be managing the supplier base to best meet the emerging business needs and evolving procurement objectives, provide financial and commercial analysis and reporting along with managing day-to-day contractual risks across a myriad of contracts engagements models.

A bit about you

The ideal person will bring experience across multiple high value, complexity categories, contracts with major suppliers with the ability to be highly self-managed in prioritising and delivering required outcomes. Experience in telecommunications network technology would be well regarded.

Displaying a comprehensive understanding of the business partners strategy and requirements by providing best in class business partnership engagement and procurement thought leadership, driving continuous improvement into contracts under management.

Ideally you will be staying abreast of best-in-class procurement practices and industry networks, building the procurement brand across the business and developing a trusted advisor profile and pro-actively leading and solving complex problems both within and outside of your specific domain.

Life at nbn

At nbn our people have a clear and shared purpose - empowering Australians to redefine the way they live, work and play into the future. As one of the Australia’s largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australian history, you’ll be part of a team building a brighter future for the country.

In your personal career, you’ll benefit from technical training for professional development, leadership programs and access to the latest technology, as well as being led by a diverse executive team.

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace where everyone can feel valued, respected and have equal opportunity to thrive and succeed. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures - including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI+ community and people living with disability. We're happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – we encourage you to advise us at the time of the application via

We actively focus on our people having a fair go at reaching their career aspirations. We’re committed to equal opportunities for all employees. With initiatives like Women’s Leadership Programs, a commitment to equal pay, flexibility and market leading parental leave, we truly are paving the way for true equality in the workplace.

Continue the conversation

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

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