Contract Manager



Government / Local Government
Federal Government


  • Contract until 30 June 2024
  • Federal Government Agency
  • Perth Location

About the company
Karlka Recruiting Group has partnered with a Federal Government Agency to engage an APS5 Contract Manager. This position is located in their busy Perth office for an initial contract until 30 June 2024.
About the Position
The Funding Arrangement Managers or FAM plays a critical role to success in ensuring that Government’s funded programs are delivered effectively to support Australian people and communities. Working in close connection to service providers and community


  • Assess and monitor the performance of funded organisations against agreed objectives, targets and outcomes in the grant agreement
  • Address instances of poor performance or non-compliance with input from a supervisor to achieve the policy and program outcomes
  • Build strong relationships with organisations to assist them to deliver their services, and manage issues and risks, generally with higher risk organisations
  • Proactively identify, document and escalate issues and risks that may impact the funded organisation’s ability to achieve policy or program outcomes
  • Use various IT systems to monitor and record performance and risk data
  • Identify local and environmental trends that impact the delivery of policies and programs


  • Contract Management – Sound proficiency in interpreting and applying conditions of contracts including monitoring performance against activity objectives, targets and outcomes and ensuring that accountability requirements are met
  • Communication – Sound Written/Presentation/Administrative skills – proficiency in presenting in plain English; sound administrative processes in line with business requirements and strong organisational skills
  • Analytical – detailed proficiency in identifying and applying relevant legislation and policy
  • Risk management – ability to understand and utilise a risk framework and to identify, analyse, assess and advise on business risk and impacts

Benefits working with Karlka Recruiting Group 

  • Weekly pay  
  • Ongoing support: Pre, during and post placement 
  • Dedicated consultant per contract
  • Employee Assistance Program available
  • Our agency supports Indigenous communities 

How to Apply
Apply now to be considered for submission to our client by 07/02/2024
Consultant:  Liam 
Email for questions:

Nyiyaparli and other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

*Please apply through this portal. Any applications through email may be missed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion.
Applications received after the due date may be considered for similar roles.


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