Contract Advisor

Job Description

About the Role

The Supply team is seeking applications from suitably experienced candidates for the permanent position of Contract Advisor, this is a Band 4 role. Reporting to the Contract Specialist Lead and working in a dedicated team, you will be accountable and responsible for negotiating, implementing, administering and management of Contracts for services, projects and capital purchases and providing the assistance and guidance to designated contract owners in meeting their contract management responsibility. Ensure that GPC risk profile remains uncompromised including the mitigation and management of commercial and contract risks


Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver outputs required by the Supply team on time and to specifications;
  • Development of procurement strategies, contracts, tenders, scoping, negotiations, preparing tenders, expressions of interest, contract departures and implementing supply contract /legally binding instruments for Chief Financial Officer (CFO) /Power of Attorney’s (POA) approval;
  • Administer supply contracts, monitor suppliers' performance, and coordinate the purchase of materials and services in accordance with GPC Policy;
  • Providing contract management and commercial advice;
  • Collaborating with internal and external teams and resources on a range of matters, such as contractor management, variations and contractual disputes;
  • Ensure contract and procurement activities are conducted within GPC and Government Policy – specifically Queensland Procurement Policy (QPP).

About You

We are looking for candidates who are self-starters, problem solvers and have the ability to work within a collaborative team environment. It would be desirable for you to hold a qualification in procurement, finance or business with experience in procurement and contract management preferred and have a minimum of Level 3 certification under the Queensland Purchasing Certification Program or ability to complete (Level 4 desirable).

Please complete the online application form and submit a cover letter, resume and copies of any qualifications as part of your application. For further details on the role and requirements, please refer to the full position description.


Confidential enquiries can be made by contacting the recruitment team on (07) 4976 1686.


Applications are to be received prior to 4:30pm, Friday, 25 November 2022, and must be submitted via Gladstone Ports Corporation Career Vacancies