Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

Contracts Supervisor, Campus and Asset Services



  • Contracts Supervisor role within Swinburne University
  • Full time position at our Hawthorn campus
  • HEW 7 position + 17% super and flexible/ hybrid options available
  • About the Role The role of Contract Supervisor, Campus and Asset Services at Swinburne University of Technology involves managing the operational aspects of contracts and services within the Campus and Asset Services department. This includes overseeing supplier compliance, reporting on performance and expenditure, managing the Campus and Asset Service Desk, and ensuring service requests are handled in accordance with the outlined contracts.

    The Contract Supervisor will play a crucial role in ensuring efficient and effective service delivery within the department.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Monitoring and reporting on facilities related service contracts, tracking costs against available funds.
  • Conducting research and data analysis on preventative and reactive maintenance for campus infrastructure, including preparing regular detailed business reports and making recommendations.
  • Implementing changes for preventative and reactive maintenance to meet stakeholder requirements, creating efficiencies, reducing costs, and position the University to cope with future demands and expectations.
  • Working closely with procurement partners to support the procurement process by helping to define specifications, developing, and maintaining service level standards, and negotiating contracts with external service providers, as required.
  • Overseeing compliance and quality assurance in line guidelines, policy and statutory obligations.
  • For further information on this role please review the position description.

    Qualifications A degree with subsequent relevant experience in Accounting or Business management, or any other relevant discipline; or equivalent combination of relevant experience in contract management and/or education/training.

    About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

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    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: Thursday 11th April 2024 at 5pm.

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements, please contact [email protected].

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support, please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan.

    Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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    Job details


    Contracts Supervisor, Campus and Asset Services


    Swinburne University of Technology




    March 28, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 11, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Social Science

    About the employer

    Swinburne University of Technology (often simply called Swinburne) is a public research university based in Melbourne, Australia. It was founded in 1908 as the Eastern Suburbs Technical College by George Swinburne in order to serve those without access to further education in Melbourne's eastern suburbs. Its main campus is located in Hawthorn, a suburb of Melbourne which is located 7.5 km from the Melbourne central business district.

    In addition to its main Hawthorn campus, Swinburne has campuses in the Melbourne metropolitan area at Wantirna and Croydon as well as campuses in Sarawak, Malaysia and Sydney.

    In the 2022 QS World University Rankings, Swinburne placed 19th in Australia and moved up 50 places to 321st globally. In the 2020 Student Experience Survey, Swinburne was ranked equal 1st place in Victoria for the ’entire education experience’ for undergraduate students, with an overall satisfaction rate of 80 per cent.

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