4 Mar 2021

Contract/Temp Contracts Coordinator-Fixed Term Contract

for Melbourne Water – Melbourne

Job Description

Our Organisation

We love water and love life. What we do makes a vital contribution to Melbourne’s famous lifestyle. We achieve this by supplying high quality drinking water, providing outstanding sewerage services, integrating drainage systems, building resilience to flooding and by enhancing our waterway and land for greater community use. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live.

Reporting to the Program Lead, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and add to our work environment, within a place where you can learn and perform to your fullest potential.

The Role

As the Contracts Coordinator you’ll be responsible for the implementation, administration and continuous improvement of procurement plans to support the ongoing delivery of works for Waterways and Land activities.

The role will be responsible for the implementation of category level sourcing strategies, lower value tender activities, contract administration, contract management for goods and services in an operational environment and supplier relationship management procedures. This is a six month fixed term contract.

Make an Impact

Become part of a talented and passionate team dedicated to enhancing life and liveability in Melbourne and beyond. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.

We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Melbourne Water both professionally and personally rewarding.


Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working. We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations, part time work and 9-day fortnights. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.


Our people are passionate, welcoming and inclusive. We welcome applications from everyone, including people with disability, mature age and young job seekers, members of the LGBTI+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Melbourne Water welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Relevant procurement experience and highly developed negotiation skills
  • High level of attention to detail and business acumen
  • Strong communication and conflict management skills
  • Ability to be proactive and work independently or as part of a team
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of procurement and contract management systems
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders and vendors

For more information, please see the attached Position Description: Download File Position Description – Contracts Coordinator.pdf

How to Apply

To apply for this six month fixed term contract please click on the “apply” button and complete the online application form.

Job Locations: Melbourne.
Job Categories: Administration & Office Support and Contracts Administration.
Job Types: Contract/Temp and Full Time.
Job Tags: 50+ jobs Melbourne, full time jobs for 50+, jobs for mature age, jobs for mature age workers, jobs for older workers, mature age, mature age jobs, and older workers.
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