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Commercial Manager

Date: 03-Jul-2019

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU

Company: Broadspectrum

Broadspectrum is an operations, maintenance and construction services organisation, operating globally in the resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure, rail, property and defence sectors. This is a diverse and growing business offering the training, opportunities and support you need to begin and build a successful career.

About the role
Reporting into the Head of Operations you will lead and deliver commercial and financial management support for key projects across the portfolio. You will take a proactive approach in developing and delivering commercial models and contracting strategies that support project objectives and enhance client relationships. 


Your key objectives will include:

  • To lead Project Commercial and Financial functions
  • Head Contract Management
  • Work closely with the Project team to ensure a clear understanding of the client’s requirements and our obligations 
  • Review progress claims and variations 
  • Provide recommendations for the financial management of the project 
  • Identify and manage commercial risk 


Key deliverables:

  • Control of budget expenditure for projects
  • Assess subcontractor claims and timely payment 
  • Measurement of works aligning sub-contractor payments and client payment submission
  • Assess sub-contractor variations and recovery of additional costs through head contract variations
  • Monitoring of sub-contractor defects ensuring prompt rectification and full cost recovery 


Skills & Experience
The successful candidate will have exceptional people skills with the ability to communicate effectively across a broad range of stakeholders both internally and externally. You will be a strong negotiator with a natural flair for managing complex situations and interactions with challenging stakeholders. 


Other key attributes that we are looking for include: 

  • Experience in a similar role within the construction industry (Water Industry experience advantageous)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of cost planning and construction project controls principles and practices
  • A good understanding and knowledge of contracts and contractual procedure 
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex engineering design documents 


This is a great opportunity to work for an organisation that is both stable and in growth mode. Broadspectrum operates across 4 operational sectors which will provide you with great opportunities for growth and career development. 
You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and access to a range of company benefits as part of your package. 


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

Position Reference Number: 105493

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