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Tasmanian Government

Senior Contract Officer (519276)

Department of Health and Human Services
Housing, Disability & Community Services
HDCS - Portfolio & Supply

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Position details

Award/Classification:Band 6 Range 1 Lvl 1
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South


$88718 to $100674 pro rata, per annum.


General Stream Band 6


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of employment / Hours:

Permanent full-time day work (part-time hours may be considered by negotiation)

  • Please note: Other permanent full-time and part-time vacancies, and fixed term full-time and part-time vacancies, that may arise in the near future may also be filled from this selection process.


Housing, Disability and Community Services – Portfolio and Supply - Portfolio Partners - Hobart


The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a Senior Contracts Officer to join the Portfolio and Supply Unit’s Portfolio Partners team. If successful you will contribute to the growth and sustainability of Tasmania’s social and affordable housing system by providing high level contract development advice to the Director, Portfolio and Supply Unit on projects and initiatives that improve Tasmania’s housing system.

The core objectives of the job are to:

  • Provide high level contract and project management advice in the development of new initiatives to reform social and affordable housing in Tasmania.
  • Lead the development of new contractual arrangements with key stakeholders including, the Office of the Crown Solicitor and external partners.  
  • Support the Director in the ongoing contract management and compliance of existing contracts, and pursue opportunities to establish more effective arrangements.

Note : - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Significant experience in contract development, management and compliance and/or tertiary qualifications in a relevant field, for example business administration or law.

Essential Requirements:


The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted: 

  • 1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:
    • a)  crimes of violence
    • b)  sex related offences
    • c)  serious drug offences
    • d)  crimes involving dishonesty
  • 2.  Identification check
  • 3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Statement of Duties (PDF) : Download File 519276 Senior Contract Officer Band 6 (February 2018) HAHSA.pdf

Statement of Duties (Word) : Download File 519276 Senior Contract Officer Band 6 (February 2018) HAHSA.docx

APPLICANT GUIDE:  DHHS Applicant Guide - Jobs Website .pdf


For more information (Contact Officer) :

Name: Richard Gilmour


Phone: (03) 6166 3616


How to apply: 

Online applications are preferred - please click the blue 'Apply Now' button. 

If you apply online: - Please do not send a hard copy application as well. - You do not need to upload an Application for Employment form.

- OR -

Complete the following application form and post your application to us at:

Recruitment Services - Human Resources  

Department of Health and Human Services

GPO Box 125


Application for Employment (Word).docx

Application for Employment (PDF).pdf

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  1. Review the Statement of Duties and consider if you meet the requirements.
  2. Speak to the Contact Officer if you have any questions.
  3. Submit your application including any additional documents as specified in each individual job vacancy notice.