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Contract Manager - Maryborough

Downer Group - Maryborough, QLD

Manufacturing & Industrial
Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin


Job ID: 578631

Job type: Full Time - Fixed Term

Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Finance & Administration, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Operations/Production, Procurement/Supply Chain

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Downer has over 100 years’ experience delivering total rail asset solutions for its passenger and freight customers. We have an extensive national footprint with approximately 20 sites across Australia.
Position summary

Downer Rollingstock Services (RSS) is committed to providing the highest quality of Rollingstock & Overhaul services for both the local Queensland and wider Australian markets. We are currently seeking an experienced Contract Manager to join our team on the Fraser Coast in Maryborough, QLD

About the role:
In 2019, Downer was awarded the $85 million AVP contract to deliver accessibility upgrades to a fleet of 75 trains. The works include larger toilet units and improved accessibility features for people with disabilities. At the height of the project, eight trains will be upgraded simultaneously. Modification of this fleet is scheduled to continue through to 2024.

The Contract Manager will provide management of commercial activities within the AVP Project, reporting to the QLD Commercial Manager. Providing summaries, reports and updates to the RSS Leadership and Executive teams, as required.

Role requirements:
Contractual negotiations with project client and subcontractors

Ownership of Contract Manual

Maintenance of commercial registers

Assessing impact of events including pricing variations

Management of delay impacts

Liaising with relevant internal stakeholders including our legal and project controls

Managing contract variation claims, extensions of time and design change impacts

Championing the change management processes and tools

Issuing contract notices and variations

Interface with all project functional leads

Work unsupervised within a team environment.

A commitment to upholding a ZERO Harm environment

Specific desired skills and experience:
Rollingstock experience - preferred.

Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Business or Project Management

Project Management within a construction, services or manufacturing environment

Commercial/contractual management

Additional commercial or legal training; preferred

Excellent contract management skills

Member of a relevant professional body

Downer believes that our employees are fundamental to the culture and success of the company . Our people enjoy working for us because we offer a challenging, diverse but rewarding work environment. Downer Group takes pride in being an employer of choice taking responsibility and accountability for the care and protection of peers, the business, the communities in which we operate and the environment.

The opportunity to work within an energetic, highly skilled team

The ability to work on key rolling stock projects with an industry leader

A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm with Safety at the core of everything we do

Fulltime employment – Immediate start available

Competitive remuneration package

Regionally based at our Maryborough office

For further information please email Suzanne.Marley@downergroup.com.

Please note applications will not be accepted via email , please apply via the link.

Employment with Downer is subject to a Pre-Employment Medical and on-going drug and alcohol screening

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Closing Date: 14 Mar 2021 E. Australia Standard Time