Commercial Manager
Sydney New South Wales, Australia
$120,000 - $140,000 Per Annum + Super
This internatonal organisation is expanding and are seeking a commercial and contractual person to cover various projects and performance functions within the rail sector.  Proven ability to:
  • Lead the development of contract variation issues for project, collaborating with all other functions, subcontractors and joint venture as applicable.  
  • Responsible to lead the project payment claims preparation and submissions including the bonds arrangements, insurances, supporting documents internally and through subcontractors.
  • Responsible for development, update and conclusion of contractual claims for ongoing projects 
  • Provide advice to project teams on the administration of contracts, interpretation of contractual provisions and securing entitlements to variations and extensions of time
  • Drafting contractual notices, escalations, responses and claims
  • Coordinating external legal and claim consultants, including assessments, shortlisting, selections and work activities. 
  • Responsible for bonds management for projects including coordinating bonds release through finance, collection/return with Bank, submission to beneficiary and release. 
  • Participate in and manage agreements on commercial issues for joint venture
  • Lead the review and assessment of contractual and commercial risks for project
  • Lead preparation and management of consultancy, sub-contract and Project related agreements
  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate insurance cover and certificates of currency appropriate to the project
  • Conduct reviews of commercial and financial performance of projects with Project Managers in consultation with the commissioning and warranty Managers
  • Preparing, reviewing and finalising the Project reports as required for internal and external stakeholders
  • Obtaining and maintaining required commercial permissions, licenses, registrations, agreements and access for Project execution 
  • Carry out reviews of project team compliance with commercial and financial reporting requirements
  • Work to develop, streamline and implement effective commercial policies and procedures
 Applicants must have the following criteria to be shortlisted:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a commercial management role within railway industry
  • A degree in Commerce / Law 
  • Must have legal background
  • Knowledge of contract and legal terminology
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Anyone willing to learn Project Commercial Management within the role.
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