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Contract Manager


Location: Melbourne, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Job Expectations

Build your career and Australia’s future

Not many people can say they are working on building Australia’s future. With us you’ll be doing just that, leaving a legacy for all Australians. Plus, there’s equal employment, great training, and true flexible working arrangements.

A bit about your role

The Contract Manager role has responsibility for delivering sustainable value through managing contracts, leading commercial and contractual negotiations with and managing relations with suppliers.

As the Contract Manager you will hold a collaborative and facilitative approach to engagement with Procurement colleagues, nbn business stakeholders, and supplier representatives to achieve best value outcomes for nbn and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders. This role requires expertise in managing supplier performance and operational contract and procurement activities as well as having a strong focus on supplier management and the timely delivery of high-quality commercial outcomes and deliverables.

A bit about you

If this role sounds like a good match for you, it’s likely that you have experience in a contract/supplier management role, ideally in a telecommunications or similar high technology operational environment. You’ll be well versed in working in a procurement or supply chain commercial function, with demonstrated experience working with supply contracts.

As an exceptional communicator, you will possess the natural ability to collaborate with stakeholders, building strong successful partnerships, with the skill to communicate with impact, conveying information clearly and effectively whilst maintaining a customer and delivery focus.

You will have demonstrated proficiencies utilising reporting and presentation tools, producing clear, high-quality collateral. Your keen eye for detail, exceptional organisational skills and ability to manage the delivery of high-quality outputs against demanding, competing timelines, will be pivotal to your success in this role.

Life at nbn

To be part of nbn is to be part of something bigger. There’s so much more from here. Our pioneering spirit drives us forward every day. Together, we help lift the digital capability of Australia by connecting homes and businesses everywhere. We’ve created Australia’s network—a network made for more. Not just a way for everyone to do the things they love but transforming the way they do them.

A more inclusive working world

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible, and supportive workplace where everyone can feel heard, valued, and respected. We believe diverse perspectives are the key to unlocking greater outcomes and encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, and cultures. We champion equal opportunities for all employees. If you have any special requests or accessibility requirements throughout the recruitment process, please recommend us at the time of application (via and we will adjust to meet your needs.

Where to from here?

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.

Applications close midnight Friday the 29th of September 2023.

Worker Type


Time Type

Full time