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Senior Contract Manager - Fixed term to December 2018

  • Job Number:10054721-001
  • Employment Type:Fixed Term Full Time
  • Location:ACT: Canberra
  • Opening date:03/03/2017 12:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date:27/04/2017 11:55 PM AEST

Who We Are:

Telstra is Australia's leading telecommunications and information services company employing over 37,000 staff, being the most well known brand in the technology and communications industry.

We offer a full range of services and compete in all telecommunications markets throughout Australia, providing more than 9.6 million Australian fixed line and 12.2 million mobile services.

Our Vision:

Adding to Telstra's portfolio of well-known Australian organisations, Defence has signed a $1.1 billion agreement with Telstra for the provision of telecommunications services.

The agreement will enable Defence to transform its communications technology including better integrating fixed telecommunications with satellite and tactical networks.

Telstra's aim is to deliver technology that can become the backbone of Australian Defence for the next decade and beyond. The agreement represents the largest customer undertaking in Telstra's history and will support military operations at home and abroad.

We are seeking the most talented people to transform the Defence communication network and take it into another dimension.

The Role:

To provide direction and leadership in the development and delivery of the JP2047 Defence solution to the agreed site locations within the required timeframes and budget, and to the satisfaction of the customer with minimal impact to the Defence business. This will include:

  • Successful completion of facilities site audits to agreed domestic Defence locations
  • Financial management of the facilities program of works to the cost management plan
  • Monitoring of facilities works schedules.
  • Management of scope variations, claims, work costings
  • Logistics and commercial agreements associated with the delivery of facilities works to sites


  • Strong experience in the contract management of large and diverse building programs preferably nationally
  • Strong ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams and resources in ICT site design, build, configuration, migration and handover to operations
  • Strong logistics and technical expertise in large complex and global ICT solutions
  • Previous experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in various domestic and international locations
  • Experience in developing and executing strategy
  • Experience influencing senior stakeholders – internal and external
  • Strong experience in providing technical guidance and direction to both engineering and professional resources

Candidates must be Australian Citizens to be considered. This role will require you to hold and maintain an Australian Government NV1 security clearance.

Benefits and Career Path:

Working for the most successful Telco Company in Australia also brings with it some great benefits, including: Working with the top IT Specialists in the APAC Region who provide support and mentoring, Substantial discounts on a range of Telstra products (including FOXTEL), Financial benefits such as Telstra Share Options, Great Salary Packaging Options and discounts on various retail, health and fitness and entertainment areas, Excellent work/life balance that allows you to have an excellent divide of personal needs and work commitments and performance bonuses*. Check out our website for more information and testimonials from our Employees.

*Fixed Term Full Time Positions are not eligible for Performance Bonuses but are still eligible for all other features included in our Rewards and Benefits program

We work flexibly at Telstra. Talk to us about how this job could be flexible for you

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Date Posted
Canberra, ACT
Job Type
Full Time, Temporary/Contract
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