Commercial and Contracts Manager

Transdev Australasia

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


  • Provide advice with respect to contractual obligations, liabilities and rights

  • Work for a leading public transport provider

  • Barangaroo Location + Free travel opal pass

The role

An exciting opportunity to join a leading public transport service provider has become available for an experience and capableCommercial and Contract Manager with Transdev Sydney Ferry (TDSF).

As our Commercial and Contract Manager you will Identify, develop and execute the required contracts and supply agreements in the interests for TDSF to achieve high quality service delivery and performance. Being the subject matter expert for our contracts and supply agreements you will consult with Group Counsel of TDSF legal advisors to undertake the role of Principle Representative for major contractual arrangements to ensure the systematic, effective and efficient management of risk.

The successful applicant will have specialist skills in the areas of stakeholder management and engagement, contract management and procurement. You will focus on contractual compliance and enhancing business profitability by ensuring service variations and reporting are submitted in a timely manner. You will maintain close liaison with contractors and suppliers to protect TDSF interests and achieve high quality service in line with cost efficiency targets.

This is a 5 day week in our Barangaroo Office based location, very close to Wynyard Station. With some travel to our Balmain Shipyard and Circular Quay offices.

What you bring

You will bring with you a wealth of knowledge particularly in the areas of commercial and contracts, have relevant Tertiary qualification in Finance, Business, Legal or related discipline. Someone who takes pride in producing an outcome with service and supply contract management.

Have strong business acumen and can provide and identify commercial risk, develop and implement effective mitigation strategies and actions and report the risk and progress with mitigation strategies internally. More importantly you will have strong interpersonal skills that to communicate and lead negotiations with customers will be treated with respect to commercially advantageous terms and conditions, prices and payment plans.

Your analytical and proactive approach to your work will make you effective in day-to-day management of contracts, including customer liaison and customer relationship management on contractual matters between both TDSF and Transport for NSW.

This position is suited to someone who enjoys contractual compliance and processes and has strong negotiation skills that can influence outcomes.

The benefits for you

In addition to working in the iconic and award-winning Transdev Sydney Ferries business, you will also be part of the broader Transdev global public transport brand. Transdev is a rapidly growing business and offers great career development opportunities.

  • Joining the award-winning team recognised by the Australian Business Awards 2021 for successfully demonstrate excellence in customer experience management.
  • A genuine work culture that embraces diversity and employee feedback
  • Rewarding career where you can have a direct impact to TDSF business performance

About Transdev

Transdev is a world leader in the operation of passenger transport services. We operate in 19 countries around the world, with 83,000 employees and manage 41,000 vehicles. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve.

Our values and beliefs

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to reflecting the diversity of the communities we serve. We support applications from people representing all diversity groups and ages such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, religious beliefs, and ethnicity. We also have an uncompromising attitude to the safety of our employees, clients and customers.

Consistent with our uncompromising attitude to the safety of our employees, client and customers, our recruitment process may include a medical assessment, drug & alcohol testing as well as police, licence and right to work in Australia checks.

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