Commercial Advisor


Location: Brisbane, Dandenong South

Job Type: Full time


  • Develop your career with an industry leader
  • Role can be based in Melbourne CBD or Qantas Drive, Brisbane Airport
  • Full time permanent role

Downer’s Transport & Infrastructure business manages and maintains road networks across Australia and New Zealand. We are an integrated trans-Tasman team with a leading portfolio of products and services. By sharing our capabilities and insights across our regions we achieve the best technical solutions for our customers’ challenges, and for our communities.

We are looking to appoint a talented Commercial Advisor to join our Airports & Specialised Pavements team. This is a full-time opportunity to join a highly successful business dealing with a portfolio of projects across the country. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, this role will primarily be accountable for the successful delivery of commercial and contract administration services.

About You:

This role is ideally suited to someone with a minimum of 2-5 years of industry exposure in a similar role, along with;

  • Prior exposure to the civil, construction or heavy industrial sectors would be highly advantageous.
  • Sound understanding of contract terms and conditions, alongside a familiarity with the commercial and legal issues impacting business and the delivery of projects.
  • Negotiation and influencing skills to achieve desired outcomes;
  • Developed analytical and planning/prioritisation skills
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with both internal and external clients & stakeholders
  • Operate across the business through open communication and engagement. Work effectively in teams to identify and improve processes

Downer is a company that believes people are our greatest asset. We take pride in providing career opportunities, work-life balance, and above benchmark services. We also offer a range of benefits including:

  • Health & Wellbeing; discounted BUPA Health Insurance, company health programs, EAP
  • Financial; discounts and offers at HSBC, CBA & Qudos Bank, novated leasing, salary sacrificing
  • Lifestyle; discount with Shell petrol, car rentals, shopping (like The Good Guys & Wattyl Paint)
  • Technology; discounts with Samsung, Dell and Microsoft
  • Job security with an iconic Australian business

At Downer, our approach to diversity is what sets us apart. Our people can be their best by bringing their most authentic selves to work every day. We are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role and your experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

To apply, please click on "Apply" below and submit your resume. For more information about this position contact Samantha Temple on E: Please note emailed applications will NOT be accepted.

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