Location: Rydalmere, Australia
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About Your Role
As a Commercial Manager within our Ground Transportation Systems team you will:
- Oversee contractual obligations and manage commercial issues to contract closure, ensuring that the contractual commitments undertaken are relevant and consistent; are clearly described; are ethical; are well understood by those tasked with delivering them; and are complied with and identifying and monitoring potential subjects of disagreement/dispute. Where relevant arrange for support and liaise with project personnel on disputes or litigation. Maintain dispute file
- work with Project Manager(s) to proactively manage risks and opportunities in relation to the contractual aspects of the projects
- Establish and maintain professional and effective relationships with customers, commercial representatives, and counterparts
- Act as a trusted adviser
- Ensure that the contractual commitments with the customer, suppliers and subcontractors are relevant and consistent, clearly described; ethical, well understood by those tasked with delivering them.
- Prepare variation, extension of time and other claim correspondence and documentation.
- Keep abreast of the performance of any contract administration / management activities that may be undertaken other than by the L&C team
How About You?
You hold the following skills and attributes:
- Successful track record (preferably within rail transportation and technology either within Australia or overseas) in the provision of contract support (5 years as a guide) that has facilitated the successful delivery of complex and high value projects and business outcomes.
- Sound business, commercial and regulatory knowledge and experience.
- Application of risk and opportunity management
- Post Graduate qualifications or training in the areas of Business, Finance/Accounting, Law, Project Management, Commercial Management or Engineering is desirable.
Good to Know
You’ll receive an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.
Prior to offer you’ll complete a pre-employment police and medical.
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