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Title:   Contract Manager VERS Centre of Excellence
Job Reference:   X00228
Job Code:   VPS-4
Number of vacancies:   1
WorkType:   Full Time
Salary:   $51,488 - $72,609

Short Description:

The Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) is the archives authority for the
(Australian) state of Victoria. PROV is part of the Department of Premier
and Cabinet, and is set up under the Public Records Act 1973 to be
responsible for the long term disposition and care of all records produced
or held by the State Government. These public records provide evidence of
government actions past and present.

The Victorian Electronic Records Strategy (VERS) is the state of Victoria's
Solution to the problem of electronic record keeping for long term
preservation. The Victorian Government has provided funding over a period
of two years (2002/03-2003/04) for the establishment of the VERS Centre of
Excellence to assist the roll-out of this solution to the government

The contract manager will provide legal, contractual and intellectual
property related advice and support to the Centre, Public Record Office
Victoria and associated committees.


The Contract Manager is responsible for:
* Providing expert legal, contractual and intellectual property related
advice and prepare all relevant related documentation;
* Managing VERS Centre of Excellence related contracts on an ongoing basis
and ensure that the Manager is fully informed of the state of contractual
issues with the Centre of Excellence program;
* Providing executive support in the development, implementation and
management of strategic planning for the Centre of Excellence;
* Managing the Public Record Office Victoria's advisory needs in the areas
of contract, intellectual property and related legal matters; and
* Legal record management and maintenance support of databases and
recording of all activities.

Key Selection Criteria:

The successful candidate will have:
* Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of contractual law, intellectual
property law and associated matters;
* Proven experience in government, particularly in the development of
contracts for purchasing professional services;
* Demonstrated experience in the provision of high-level policy advice on a
range of legal issues with government focus;
* A proven ability to think strategically, make sound judgements and
implement appropriate action;
* Superior written and oral communication skills together with the ability
to communicate effectively at all levels; and
* Appropriate tertiary qualifications.

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Applications close:   2002-08-02

How to apply:   Applications addressing the key selection criteria outlined
in the position description, quoting Ref. No. X00228 should be forwarded to
Stef Grigg, HR Assistant, HR Services, level 4, 350 Collins Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000, by fax to (03) 9838 8996, or e-mail:
[log in to unmask] no later than COB Friday 2 August 2002.

A position description may be obtained from Jobs @ Vic Gov
( For further information regarding the Public
Record Office Victoria, please visit our website at For any additional enquires please contact
Justine Heazlewood on (03) 9285 7938.

Justine Heazlewood
Manager, Electronic Records and Online Access
Public Record Office Victoria
T 03 9285 7938 | M 0413 733 299 | F 03 9285 7953
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