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commercial manager in Gold Coast

Gold Coast, Queensland
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AU$ 140,000 per year
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job description

Your company

Our client is a developer that is changing the face of Brisbane and the Gold Coast. With a very large pipeline of work approved the long term prospects for all people involved right now are endless.

The leadership in this business is second to none and you will see from the moment you walk in the door to interview that you are where most people in the South East Queensland Construction & Property market would love to be. This team have developed and delivered some of the largest and most extravagant projects in Australia and this one is definitely an iconic part of the Gold Coast.

They consider their staff a very valuable asset and invest a lot of money back into developing a culture of success by celebrating the valuable achievement of attaining key milestones. As a result they have one of the most efficient and professional outfits in the market today. This team is going to be full of a mix of youth and experience and each new hire is to be complimenting the existing team with either wide eyed enthusiasm or years of experience.

As the result of their exciting growth plans now becoming a reality we are now looking for a Commercial Manager to bolster their team and provide the leadership required to deliver the best part of $1b.

Your job

As this job is working for the developer the ideal successful candidate has spent time on both the developer side and the builder’s side of the fence. That said, there are exceptions to every rule should you have the right project experience.

We feel that to be successful in this role you will have developed through his career as a Contracts Administrator and progressed up to Contracts or Commercial Manager working on residential or commercial developments (residential high rise / resort experience is particularly highly desirable).

You will have the ability to contractually motivate contractors and manage their expectations with regards to payments and claims in accordance with their contractual conditions. You will able to lead, mentor and inspire your colleagues. You will be very commercially astute as you will provide the commercial lead on projects into the hundreds of millions. You will have very high level knowledge of construction legislation and have the ability to manage a large P&L and provide detailed reports to Project and Board level.

You will have the ability to lead and mentor fellow team members as well as the ability to liaise with local and international stake holders of varying levels of authority.

Candidates will ideally be able to demonstrate a proven track record of longevity and stickability and I will reiterate that Commercial experience is essential.

Your experience and Qualifications

  • Relevant Urban Development, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or Engineering tertiary qualification
  • Confidence in your abilities to communicate with Senior Management and contractors alike – right up to board level
  • Have the ability to work both autonomously and as a part of a team
  • The ability to write a detailed scope of works and manage contractual disputes
  • Intimate knowledge of Qld Construction legislation
  • Willing to take the lead and mentor Junior members

Your Career
In this company you will have room to grow and develop into an industry professional and be able to flourish within an ever growing team. Salaries are based on experience and you will have a clear career path set out as you grow and develop and take on more responsibility as your skills progress.

For a confidential discussion around this exciting job, please do not hesitate to contact Lyndon on (07) 3031 3251 or email lyndon.hoffman@randstad.com.au

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