Construction / Delivery Contract Managers – Tunneling Package Job at NSW Government -Sydney Metro – in Sydney NSW
Job Category: Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000
Job Ref No: 77667
Employment Type: Fixed Term Full-Time
Salary Range: $138670.0-$155309.0
Sydney Metro is Australia’s biggest public transport project and first fully-automated metro rail network, connecting customers and transforming the way Sydney travels. Our new generation of driverless trains are fast, safe and reliable, and link with Sydney’s existing public transport network to provide seamless journeys. Our 46 state of the art, fully accessible metro stations and precincts are designed to meet the evolving needs of our customers and communities.
With the Northwest line already in operation and works well underway on the City & Southwest, West and Western Sydney Airport lines, Sydney will enjoy a fully operational Metro network by 2030.
About the team
The Commercial Function, led by the Deputy Executive Director, Commercial Project Delivery (West) within Sydney Metro West, is part of the Finance & Commercial Division reporting to the Chief Finance & Commercial Officer (CFCO). The Deputy Executive Director is supported by a number of Directors Commercial for work packages for Tunnels, Stations & Stations Systems, Line wide, Train, Signalling & Train Control, and Enabling. This role will report to the Senior Manager Commercial for the relevant Tunnel Package.
We are looking for experienced individuals with strong commercial acumen and stakeholder engagement experience for the two Construction / Delivery Contract Managers to join our commercial team on Sydney Metro West.
These are fixed term opportunities up to February 2026.
The Eastern Tunnelling Package consists of approximately 2.5 kilometre long twin metro railway TBM tunnels between The Bays and Hunter Street station sites, including mined cross passages and the excavation of new Stations at Pyrmont and Hunter Street.
The Central Tunnelling Package consists of approximately11 kilometre long twin metro railway TBM tunnels between The Bays and Sydney Olympic Park station sites, including mined cross passages and the excavation of new Stations at The Bays, Five Dock, Burwood North, North Strathfield & Sydney Olympic Park.
The role will see you providing contract management leadership and support during the contract procurement and project delivery phases of the Tunnelling Package, whilst working in collaboration with high performing, integrated teams. You will be a strategic thinker and assist on commercial matters in relation to the delivery and contract management of the Tunnelling Package. Focused on realising whole of project commercial positions, you will drive commercial integrity and leadership in risk management and benefits realisation. You will ensure commercial consistency together with achieving value for money outcomes.
During project delivery, you will support the Tunnelling Package contract management activities, including implementing controls, administration, dispute avoidance and commercial resolutions.
Key to your success will be your ability to:
Implement project contract management framework and dispute resolution requirements that comply with government guidelines, policies and align with industry best practice
Manage and deliver projects as directed and participate in post implementation reviews to ensure benefits realisation and understand lessons to be learned
Provide specialist advice on commercial matters and implement contract administration activities for assigned contracts, and in relation to contract negotiations, providing assurance relative to the consistency of project tender documentation and contribute to the evaluation of tenders
Assist in the management of the activities of specialist advisors in regard to monitoring of process and performance outcomes for contract management
Ensure accurate and timely project reporting which facilitates the effective management of risks and successful project delivery
Contribute to the development, implementation and maintaining of all project variation and claims positions including the management of project insurance requirements and claims
Demonstrate the five ways of leading behaviours to deliver organisational outcomes for our customers, our people and communities for the greater good.
Please find the role description here.
Salary and Benefits
The salary for this position is Grade 9 ($138,670) – ($155,309) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading. For more information on Employee Benefits at Sydney Metro please click here.
Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!
To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.
Applications close: Monday 5th September 11:59pm
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Job Segment: Construction, Contract Manager, Risk Management, Procurement, Logistics, Engineering, Legal, Finance, Operations
Company: NSW Government -Sydney Metro –
Company Location: Sydney NSW