Commercial Manager

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About us Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail, road and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.The Team Right now, we have multiple opportunities for Commercial Managers to join our Commercial Services Team (Rail) in various office locations within Infrastructure and Place division. The Infrastructure and Place division partners with customer divisions to develop and deliver transport infrastructure that our customers and communities need with a specific focus on sustainability. Commercial Services (Rail) provides strategic advice and best practice commercial & contract management and support during the development, procurement and delivery stages of the Divisions rail projects. The team is agile in its approach to provide best for Transport outcomes and promote thought leadership to drive continuous improvement and professional development opportunities. The Opportunity Right now, we have multiple ‘Commercial Manager’ roles required to support various projects and portfolios to maximise opportunities for commercial, delivery, and operational success across rail projects. In some instances there are multiple Commercial Manager roles on a single project or program. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to be involved in both medium, as well as large and complex TfNSW projects and programs of work such as: Transport Access Program - current | Transport for NSW Mariyung Fleet | Transport for NSW Regional Rail | Transport for NSW Sydney Growth Trains | Transport for NSW Digital Systems Program | Transport for NSW Automatic Train Protection | Transport for NSW Commuter Car Park Program | Transport for NSW | Power Supply Upgrade | Transport for NSW Please click here for more information on the rail delivery commercial services team. To view the Commercial Manager Role Description click here Responsibilities The Commercial Manager role will report to the respective Director Commercial with responsibility for contract management, project development/delivery, commercial advice, financial management, internal governance matters and people management. Key aspects of the role include: Actively participate in the development of the delivery strategy (including design, procurement and contracting strategy) and risk allocation to support contract development Leading, advising and providing recommendations to project teams on contractual issues or claims (i.e. entitlement, relevant time bars, submission requirements, evaluating costs claimed etc.). Including drafting the appropriate correspondence to manage these matters effectively Drafting of complex and bespoke correspondence in relation to the project’s contracts and third parties Managing insurance claims based on internal procedures and principal’s insurance policies and support specialist advisors in providing advice to the project on insurance matters Provide advice and input to Project Managers and Project Directors on the contractor’s cash flow and the project final forecast cost (input into regular reporting as required) Chairing and leading Project & Commercial meetings (external and internal).Managing the contractual correspondence between TfNSW and the other contractual parties on the project Prepare, draft and review commercial approval documents in line with internal processes and delegations of authority Train, manage the performance and development of any team members (contract administration staff) About you To be successful in this role you will have: Commercial acumen gained from prior commercial management roles in the infrastructure sector (either from the private sector or similar government roles) A track record of having worked within infrastructure projects and a strong understanding of the project environment The ability to quickly and efficiently understand the issues which arise from delivering large projects and diverse portfolios Strong verbal/written communication and relationship management skills with the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders Relevant tertiary qualification(s), which may include commerce, business, finance/analytics, engineering, construction management, quantity surveying, project management or law Salary and benefits This is a Transport Senior Service (TSSM) role offering an attractive remuneration package. For more information on Employee Benefits at Metro please click here.


 
 
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