Contract Manager

Job Title: Contract Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canberra
Salary: $150000 - $220000 per annum
Start Date: 2020-02-01
Reference: JO-2001-13581
Contact Name: Samantha Garden
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: February 01, 2020 10:44

Job Description

Large telecommunication organisation is seeking a Contract Manager who is an Australian Citizen work for a Government department.

About The Role: 
  • This a senior role within the company who has the responsibility for optimising contractual and commercial performance of largest customer contracts;
  • Works with the Account Director and Customer Delivery Director to assist in complex, multi-party negotiations as a commercial / contract negotiator, gaining incremental business and resolving commercial disputes with favorable outcomes for the company;
  • Manages one or more Tier 1 customer contracts (complex ICT, high change, challenging customer facing accounts, typically Financial Services Industry or complex Federal Government as appropriate for account size and complexity);
  • Outside of managing the portfolio of accounts, the CM will assist on major bids supporting the lead commercial / contract negotiator, legal and commercial team;
  • Works independently (with specialist legal/commercial support) to ensure commercial, legal, risk and other governance aspects of each contract relationship are maintained;
  • Recognised as a subject matter expert in a contract and commercial management area to drive outcomes for assigned accounts and called upon as a national resource or consultant as needed.
Requirements for the role:
  • Degree Level in business / law / accounting / engineering or equivalent business experience in similar role.
  • ​Proven track record executing business transactions whilst protecting the interests of the company.
  • Strong commercial, business and risk management acumen
  • Significant experience in drafting contract head term clauses to completion with minimal need for legal support.
  • 7 to 15 years' experience in ICT, customer facing and outsourcing services that includes strategic business partnering with both customers and suppliers, and managing complex negotiations and disputes.
  • 3 years' experience in commercial or business management role.
  • Demonstrative experience of negotiating significant commercial savings or margin improvements.
  • Significant experience shaping and negotiating complex legal agreements, and commercial structures.
This role requires an Australian Citizen.

Please forward your CV to Samantha or call 02 8023 5640 for more details.


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