Commercial Advisor, Contract Management | Public Transport | CBD

Job details

Location: VIC - Melbourne
Reference: Ad-40706
Posted: 11 months ago

Job description

  • Manage commercial activities and contracts. 
  • Develop and implement contracts in accordance with company policies and procedures. 
  • 8-month day-rate contract, CBD location.  


A chance to work for a leading Melbourne Public Transportation organisation based in the heart of the CBD in a role suited for an experienced Commercial Advisor.  Reporting to the manager of Infrastructure Projects, the focus of this role is to act as a specialist around contract engagements and commercial activities.  It’s an exciting opportunity to work across the business and make a tangible difference through managing vendors and negotiating contracts.    


Responsibilities will include:  

  • Contract engagement – assess financial, commercial and operational impacts of work.  

  • Provide accurate and timely advice in contributing to making key business decisions.   

  • Coordinate negotiations with vendors and suppliers.   

  • Manage the end-to-end tender process for works, including RFP documentation.   

  • Managing stakeholder relations, particularly in working with managers across the business.   

  • Monitor compliance with policies and procedures in accordance with the procurement and contract management policies.   

  • Understand delivery of contracts within financial expectations. 

About you: 

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, such as Law, Accounting, or Commerce.   

  • Proven experience in managing commercial activities, particularly around commercial procurement and contract negotiations. 

  • Superior stakeholder engagement skills with internal and external stakeholders.   

  • Experience managing strategic vendors.   

  • Fantastic grasp on contract engagement. 

  • Task-focused - able to manage and prioritise conflicting tasks and various projects within tight time frames.

  • Understanding of supply chain and public transport businesses


If you have the above experience and want to join a fun, fast paced passionate and well-accomplished team, please forward your resume to Cohen at

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