Commercial Manager

A W Edwards Pty Ltd

High level communication with the client. Notifications, variations and contractual obligations are the focus. High profile project and work secured.

  • Work with a lead commercial manager and the contracts team
  • $370M project
  • Site based on the Lower North shore
Commercial Manager
About A W Edwards
  • Leading brand in the Australian construction industry
  • Part of Bouygues Bâtiment International which is a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction -International Construction Group
  • Works across a range of market sectors for an array of public, private, government and institutional clients
  • Proven track record of delivering innovative and quality products that exceed clients expectations.
  • 100 years history in NSW
  • Lead the way with meticulous planning, knowledge, and a stringent control of design and construction
  • Clients receive the quality they expect and deserve
  • Modern construction software, systems and processes
  • MBA Multi Awards winning builder
  • Staff retention is the envy of the market
  • Individual training geared to your chosen career path
Notable current projects include Crows Nest Metro Station, Data Centre, Mid Coast Council Offices, Lake Cathie and Darlington Public Schools.
Our People
  • Our people are our most valued asset and we place high importance on fostering the skills and knowledge of our employees. 
  • Our culture, teamwork and consultative approach are key to our company’s success and our high rate of staff retention.
  • “We don’t look for people for projects but the projects for our people”
About the Role
  • Lead a commercial team on a major $350M project and be responsible for fulfilling the requirements of the commercial function including optimising margin while protecting the business from commercial standpoint.
  • The provision of contract and commercial management services to ensure effective implementation across the business to manage commercial risk.
  • You will be an expert at leading all Pre-Contract commercial activities on a complex project or range of projects.
  • Liaise directly with the client and build strong collaborative relationships.
  • As a senior member of the project management team you will work closely with the Project Director and Lead Commercial Manager to provide strategic commercial direction in the management of the project goals.
To be successful in this role, you would require:
  • Degree Qualification in Construction / Law or building related fields or significant on the job experience with part professional qualifications
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the construction and engineering industry, with significant (2+ years) experience as a Contracts or Commercial Manager
  • Experience working on complex projects
  • Experience managing a commercial team within a project
  • Knowledge of contracting and subcontracting principles, cost control, project finance, forecasting and risk management
  • High level Client management skills
  • Contract administration process skills including change orders, payment, scheduling, ITTs, bid list formulation and close out subcontracts
 Why join A W Edwards
  • This is a top tier well known for creating a workplace that feels like a family company
  • A strong corporate identity that will give you an opportunity to develop your construction career through a variety of projects in the future.
  • Clear focus on delivering numerous key building projects in the Sydney Metro area.
  • Here is an opportunity where you can grow within a business that rewards people who want to be future leaders and are driven by the organisation’s values on each of their projects.
  • There aren’t many times in your career where you can honestly say, ‘I am working for the best!’

A W Edwards is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status or disability status.  
We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, or applicants from disadvantaged groups to apply as well. 

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