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Senior Commercial Manager - Railway.

Senior Commercial Manager - Railway

Job Title: Senior Commercial Manager - Railway
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Salary: $946 - $1054 + Super Per Day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3189138
Contact Name: George Hvid
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 18, 2020 18:17

Job Description

Opportunity for an experienced Commercial Manager to work client-side on a $1.5bn railway project in the heart of Sydney.
Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will manage assigned contracts within this $1.5bn project, ensuring the implementation of the commercial framework and procedures and monitoring performance against key performance indicators.


  • Tertiary qualifications in finance, project management, procurement, business, engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience in managing a range of procurement projects and activities effectively across a range of different functional areas
  • Experience in negotiating significant modifications and variations
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of NSW Government Procurement policies and guidelines
Required skills/outcomes:
  • Independent Evaluation of Contractors costs
  • Outstanding Excel skills
  • Able to benchmark unit rates, cost of works, preliminaries
  • Knowledge of cost, constructability, program and risk to ensure a best for project outcome
  • Knowledge of Rail environment and design integration
  • Familiar with Tier 1 Contractors’ ways of working (CATS)
  • Experience of Claims/disputes 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implement project contract management framework and dispute resolution requirements that comply with government guidelines, policies and align with industry best practice
  • Manage and deliver projects as directed and participate in post implementation reviews to ensure benefits realisation and understand lessons to be learned
  • Provide specialist advice on commercial matters, and in relation to contract negotiations, providing assurance relative to the consistency of project tender documentation and contribute to the evaluation of tenders
  • Assist in the management of the activities of specialist advisors in regard to monitoring of process and performance outcomes for contract management
  • Ensure project reporting facilitates the effective management of risks and successful project delivery
  • Develop, implement and maintain all project variation and claims positions including the management of project insurance requirements and claims

To discuss in detail, please contact our NSW Government specialist George Hvid: