One of the largest contractors operating within WA has a large number of emerging projects in development and as a result there is now a need to hire an experienced Commercial Manager. This high level Commercial Management role will look after all commercial matters across a number of projects and protect the interests of the company moving forward.
This is an excellent opportunity to join the company at a critical stage to ensure its successful growth and continued financial success as it delivers these well known mining port development and infrastructure projects. As an ideal candidate you will have already managed a Commercial Team as a senior on projects which have exceeded $300 million in value - working for a Tier 1 contractor company.
The main function of this role will be to (but not limited to):
Provide total contract support to the project
Prepare tender and contract documentation
Evaluate tender and quotation responses
Draft and negotiate terms and agreements with all vendors and suppliers
Make recommendations for the award of contracts
Analyse and evaluate commercial risk
Manage internal and external stakeholder and project relationships
Streamline and improve contract management process
Maintain records of contractor performance
Provide technical and contract expertise to project team as required
In return the project is offering long term employment opportunities and attractive permanent remuneration in the vicinity of two hundred and fifty thousand in a Perth base.
This Perth based role will not only assist with the origination of contractual documentation, tenders and bids but be involved with the administration of those contracts during the construction phase. The main focus for the Commercial Manager will be to ensure all contracts are compliant with legal statutes and adhere to all terms agreed by the contractors, vendors and suppliers concerned. The role will play a key part in establishing all procedures relating to tendering, contract evaluation, contract administration and claims negotiation.
As an ideal candidate you will need:
8 years or more as Commercial Management Professional Project Controls/Cost/Commercial Manager
3+ years as a Commercial Manager at a high level
Tertiary qualifications in law, commerce or an engineering subject is essential
A successful track record in working on high value projects
Strong leadership, drafting, communication and organisational skills
A high level of commercial acumen coupled with an acute ability for risk mitigation
Effective communication skills across all levels