Contracts and Commercial Manager

Job Title: Contracts and Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 184008_1525304759
Contact Name: David Pickles
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2018 09:46

Job Description


The Contracts & Commercial Manager is responsible for day-to-day commercial and contracts management for the delivery of a new Telecommunication Network within NSW.

The role supports the Project Director for all commercial and contract management matters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring all project costs are accurately captured, allocated, forecasted and reported.
  • Lead the contract variation process. Review, challenge and consolidate all inputs into a coherent proposal for submission. Ensure all internal stakeholders are consulted throughout the process and proper approvals obtained.
  • Provide analysis, collate documentation and decision support on Liquidated Damages calculations.
  • Participate in the resolution of contractual and commercial disputes by researching and clearly articulating contractual obligations and facilitation of legal advice.
  • Ensure contractual commitments are met by their due dates and ongoing compliance with the contract generally.
  • Maintain a strong and constructive relationship with the Customer and Subcontractors.
  • Attend customer meetings.
  • Monthly & weekly progress reporting.

Key Skills Required:

  • Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • Ability to forge and maintain strong relationships
  • Ability to work through complex commercial issues and recommend a course of action
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously

Education & Qualifications


  • Degree qualified
  • Good understanding of finance and accounting concepts
  • Contract management and contract interpretation skills
  • Expert knowledge of full Microsoft Office suite

Professional Experience


  • 5-10+ years experience in Contracts or Commercial Management in Australia, or a role with relevant exposure to commercial functions and interactions with external customers
  • Experience in Construction or Telecommunications industry

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills (verbal, written and presentation).
  • Excellent customer service skills (internal and customer stakeholders).
  • Excellent time management and planning skills.
  • Ability to prioritise, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Creative and strategic mindset.
  • Highly motivated.

If you feel that you match the above criteria please apply now or call Dave Pickles on 9409 4889 for a confidential discussion. Job Ref: 184008