Commercial Manager

Metro Trains Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 2/14/2020

Are you interested in joining Metro Trains’ (MTM) Metro Tunnel Team and bringing your wealth of Commercial experience to support the delivery of Victoria’s biggest rail infrastructure project?

If the answer is "yes", keep reading! Metro Trains is a proud partner in the delivery of major rail infrastructure projects across Melbourne, including the Metro Tunnel Project. The Metro Tunnel Project will deliver more frequent services for passengers by unlocking the City Loop and introducing new technology and infrastructure that will transform our network.

About the Project:
The Metro Tunnel Project is being delivered in three work packages, with a program level team assisting each package. The three work packages are: Rail Systems Alliance, Rail Infrastructure Alliance and the Tunnels & Stations Public Private Partnership. The role will be responsible for the management of Rail Projects Victoria Programme (RPVP) contracts, procurement and associated commercial services, whilst working closely with the wider MTM business and the State to develop a strategy for operational cost recovery.

About the role:
You will support and input into the development, improvement and implementation of the company’s contract and procurement policies, procedures and processes and ensure compliance with relevant project agreements. Additionally the incumbent in the role will:

Provide advice to the RPVP Leadership Team in relation to program performance with respect to contract and associated commercial matters.
Support the Program Managers and Contracts Manager in delivering the contractual / procurement / commercial objectives of the Portfolio.
Responsible for agreeing overall RPVP schedule 3 (Opex) strategy with Commercial & Finance (Passenger Delivery)/DoT/RPV
Provide leadership and advice on contractual and associated commercial matters pertaining to the RPVP Portfolio including but not limited to the Third Party Agreements, procurement agreements and contracts or any other contractual instruments entered into by Metro for the RPVP Portfolio.
Provide management and reporting of commercial aspects of Program Level contracts (relating to Disruption Management).
Responsible for preparing and submitting governance papers for RPVP program level submissions.
Lead program interface with legal & procurement, setting priorities for the teams.
Carry out Review and challenge of alliance forecasts, costs and commercial performance, including provision of reporting commentary.
Engage with RPVP Commercial Managers to ensure clear alignment across Alliance partners of overall Alliance performance.
Accountable for annual RPVP Opex estimate (working closely with Operations & Maintenance and Integration & Assurance Teams).
Responsible for producing program budget and quarterly forecast submissions.

About your experience:
Tertiary Qualification in Commerce / Business / Engineering or Accounting CPA / CA
Knowledge of commercial/ contract management in a rail industry construction environment or a large construction project environment will be highly regarded.

About the opportunity:
This is a fantastic permanent full time opportunity to build on the career you’ve developed to date and take it to the next level by making a tangible impact that matters. If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience and career aspirations then we want to hear from you! Applications close 29th February 2020.

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please note that only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.

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