Andrew Chartres – Senior Manager
Andrew is a procurement and contract management professional with significant experience working as both as an employee and consultant for the federal government, as well as non-government organisations for over 12 years.
Andrew began his career at Interac Consulting, teaching English in Japanese schools and within the commercial aviation industry in Tokyo.
Andrew commenced his public service career within the Office of Indigenous Policy Coordination in the Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs as a Policy Officer, prior to moving to the Immigration portfolio.
Additionally, Andrew has over five years’ experience leading programs as the Acting Director and Assistant Director responsible for numerous procurement, contract management, grant management and international policy functions of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) and Australian Border Force (ABF).
Andrew specialises in end-to-end procurement activities, including acquisition and procurement strategies, procurement documentation development, tender evaluation, contract negotiation, contract management, contract amendments, variations and change proposals, and grant management – all in accordance with
the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and the Commonwealth Procurement Rules 2018. He is highly skilled at running successful procurement processes focused on durable and obtainable outcomes, while maintaining value for money throughout the contract lifecycle.
- Graduate Diploma in International Relations – Australian National University, 2012
- Government Diploma in Contracts and Procurement – Australian Public Service Commission, 2011
- Bachelor’s Degree in Asian Studies – Specialist, 2003
- Exchange Program – Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan, 2002