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Contract Manager

Serco Australia Pty Ltd

9 September 2019
27 September 2019
Prak Ratnakanthan

Contract Manager

About the Role

Melbourne is known as one of the world’s most liveable cities, and welcomes millions of visitors each year. Our Parks and Gardens team takes pride in helping Melbourne look its best by delivering first-class horticulture, water management, turf maintenance and infrastructure services across the city’s parks, gardens and open spaces.

This is a key leadership role responsible for but not limited to:

·         Leading and Managing approximately 30 staff across a number of operational portfolios such as Turf, Water, Horticulture and Capital Works

·         Driving workplace culture and staff performance

·         Preparing and managing budgets

·         Deliver all contract-specific KPIs

·         Negotiating contract variations

·         Managing and supporting staff to ensure appropriate training is provided

·         Ensuring Health, Safety, Environment and Wellbeing policies and procedures are strictly adhered to

·         Driving engagement initiatives across the workforce. 

This is a career opportunity like no other. You will work with inspiring leaders who are truly passionate about the Serco business and the value we can provide to our clients. 

About You

  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour coupled with strong leadership and management skills
  • Tertiary qualification in Business Management and/or Horticulture
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in open space management or landscape services
  • Strong financial management capability with a commercial focus
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in Facility Management

About Us 

At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people delivering essential services on behalf of governments and organisations around the world. We apply world's best practice, insights and technology across six key sectors: Citizen Services, Defence, Healthcare, Immigration, Justice and Transport. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal – to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. To learn more please visit

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Note: Applicant must have a legal right to work in Australia

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