project manager - contract management - construction - travel in Parramatta

Parramatta, New South Wales
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AU$ 99,000 per year
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job description

This State Utility is seeking a Project Manager with Contract Management experience in Construction. The purpose of this position is to deliver the optimal balance of operational, commercial, safety, environmental and regulatory outcomes, risks and opportunities for critical operational contracts.

This contract manager will provide leadership in the management of these contracts. This includes a strong operational risk management focus.

Key accountabilities and outcomes

  • Operational interface between private partners, contractors and internal business units
  • Relationship Management - this is a critical aspect of the role as relationship are critical to the effective management of these contracts.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain strong relationships with all stakeholders
  • Commercial Management - Manage the commercial aspects of assigned contracts to achieve the balance of operations, commercial and regulatory outcomes
  • Contribute to the commercial analysis of options and decision in the light of regulator requirements
  • Contract Management - Monitor and manage contractor performance against KPIs and contractual requirements. This include collection and analysis of relevant data with a view to identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Develop budgets and monitor contract financial performance
  • Ensure contracts are managed to meet compliance, probity, auditability and all statutory requirements
  • Incident Management - Effectively respond to incidents as required
  • Contract Development - Contribute in the development of procurement strategy and procedures
  • Provide technical assistance in the development, negotiation and establishment of contracts

Knowledge Skills and experience

  • Mandatory understanding of operational environments and in particular production environments
  • An excellent grasp of English and capacity to write briefing notes for senior management or respond to ministerial enquiries
  • Tertiary qualifications in civil engineering, science, commerce, or law or related discipline
  • Knowledge and understanding of Asset Management and control systems
  • Understanding of compliance, probity and audit requirements and how they relate to commercial contracts


  • Advanced usage of Excel and Word.
  • Maximo experience highly regarded

This is a 12 month fixed term contract working directly for the company. The salary being offered is $99813 + Super and it is not negotiable.

Interviews are being conducted now for an immediate start. Please don't hesitate and submit your resume in WORD format using the appropriate link.


Construction Contract Management Experience Essential - Maximo, Excel, Commercial Acumen
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