Commercial Manager (VPS STS)

Job posted: 05/02/2021
Applications close: 28/02/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Up to 3 years

Organisation: North East Link Project

Salary: $168,470 - $229,121

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/27071A

Reference: VG/27071A

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $168,470 - $229,121

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Multiple opportunities are available, reflective of the magnitude of this economy boosting project. Lead + implement the contract management and administration function for respective construction works packages for the North East Link Project.

  • Negotiate + deliver consistent commercial approaches for Victoria's iconic infrastructure initiative
  • Lead a team, embedded within a specific works package 
  • Multiple positions available – 3 years' fixed term

About the opportunity
This role will operate from within a multi-disciplined project team aligned to a particular stage of delivery, leading the commercial function, guiding and advising senior stakeholders on issues relating to the procurement and delivery of contract packages. Maintaining consistency in the advice, approaches and practices delivered across all contract packages in addition to the preparation and delivery of formal plans, progress reports and other key documentation will require this role to be an astute communicator, collaborator and influencer.

The position will lead negotiations in relation to commercial issues, prepare detailed analysis and advice on complex commercial matters, relevant government policies and legislation and identify and manage any interface or impact that stakeholder agreements have in relation to the NELP major construction work packages. 

Essential skills include;

  • a comprehensive understanding of relevant government policies, requirements and legislation that apply to a large-scale, infrastructure projects,
  • proven commercial and contract management experience working on major projects with a range of procurement models and delivery methodologies and ability to develop and deliver complex written documentation and recommendations,
  • communication skills that build trust, elicits information, gains buy in, influences and supports a culture of accountability and clarity, and;
  • an encouraging, empowering leadership style and a pragmatic approach that sees you persist in achieving organisational wide outcomes.

Travel and time spent at a future site office (Bulleen, Heidelberg or Watsonia) will be requirement of this position.

Our commitment to creating a workplace that inspires you, engages you and grows you is strong – we want you to be a powerful contributor to this wonderfully diverse and dynamic organisation. Our offering continues to grow but here is what we already have in store for you:

  • Wellbeing program
  • Biannual salary increases and 17.5% payment on top of your base salary when you take annual leave
  • Flexible work arrangements available (including ability to purchase additional leave)
  • Team benefits discount card at a variety of restaurants and cafes
  • Access to discounted public transport

How to apply
Please submit a cover letter and CV via this website. Within the cover letter, please address TWO of the key selection criteria that particularly stand out for you and why.

Please note; this position is likely to begin in a work from home capacity, transitioning to CBD office and all interviews will be conducted virtually.
For a confidential discussion contact Gemma Cox, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner on 0437 675 774. Applications close at 11:59pm on Sunday 28th February. 

We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our employees and in turn, encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability and others from under-represented backgrounds to apply.

Commercial Manager (VPS STS)

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Full time / Up to 3 years

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Gemma Cox - Senior Talent Acquisition Partner | 0437 675 774 or gemma.cox@northeastlink.vic.gov.au

Commercial Manager (VPS STS)