Commercial Manager

Location: Perth Posted Date: August 11, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 552398 Careermine Job Id: 1693232
Commercial Manager
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Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Perth
Categories: Finance & Administration, Management

Who we are
Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.
Position summary
Our Transport & Infrastructure division operates three business units: Road Services; Infrastructure Projects and Utilities. As we continue our evolution of growth and innovation, the best people are critical to our success in supporting our customers and catering to market demands.

Our Infrastructure Projects business is seeking expressions of interest from an experienced Commercial Manager.

This role is primarily responsible for the efficient and effective management of all commercial and contractual matters across key upcoming Transport projects. A critical component of the role will be the development and implementation of appropriate commercial strategies to ensure a successful project delivery. Your role will be developing strategic alliances with suppliers and subcontractors, managing commercial/contractual correspondence with clients and initiation of any dispute proceedings with the client or subcontractor.

It is an exciting time for Transport Projects throughout WA and in particular for the upcoming Metronet program of works, which Downer is well positioned for. Now is an ideal time to join our team to be part of our ongoing growth and success.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering/quantity surveying/finance or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated experience as a Commercial Manager role at a project, business unit or divisional level in a contracting environment
  • A proven ability to review and develop new processes and streamline transactional activities
  • Contribute to the preparation of contract claims and review financial information
  • Proactively manage the dispute process with clients and subcontractors.
  • Developed financial planning and budgeting skills
  • Excellent commercial management skills relating to construction type contracts
  • An opportunity to work on some of the Australia's most exciting infrastructure projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges
  • Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results;
  • Thrive in a people-driven company that fosters a culture of strong work-life balance and provide opportunities to learn and grow within a diverse organisation.
  • Competitive remuneration is of offer depending on experience

With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, you can make an impact with our forward thinking company.

For more information contact: Susie Cooper on (07) 3249 0346


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