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Kent Recruitment

Commercial Manager

Brisbane - Australia
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Do you have the drive, skills and ability to work with us as part of our Commercial Management team? To help shape the future of our business on an instrumental project in the state? You will be involved in working as a member of our well-respected team from our Brisbane office, working collaboratively with our client to successfully deliver a fast-track project in the energy industry. This is a great opportunity to be part of an innovative team while obtaining valuable experience in fast-track project delivery.

Join us. Unleash your energy within

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fuelled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

The Opportunity

The Commercial Manager is responsible for all aspects regarding the commercial function for the Future Fuel Project. You will lead commercial and contract negotiations and manage any commercial issues. You will need strong negotiation skills and an ability to motivate and lead by example. You will need extensive demonstrated experience as a Commercial Manger in a construction environment.

In this role, you will undertake the following duties

  • Manage contractual obligations across our projects and contracts.
  • Drive the implementation of commercial policies including assurance of adherence to governance requirements.
  • Provide guidance to our team on compliance with contracts.
  • Identify and manage commercial risks and liabilities and implement appropriate mitigation measures.
  • Review commercial arrangements and terms contained in proposals and contracts.
  • Lead negotiations on commercial issues.
  • Prepare and submit of contractual notifications and claims with detailed supporting document.
  • Prepare and deliver commercial management plan.
  • Prepare commercial sections of proposals in accordance with the business requirements.
  • Support Management in the project close out process.
  • Providing commercial leadership in the management and resolution of any issues or disputes that arise on the project with any subcontractors and suppliers.

Safety, Health and Environment

  • Demonstrating commitment to HSE through personal example and behaviours – visible, accountable leadership.

Education and Skills

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying plus a knowledge in Queensland Law desirable but not essential.
  • 10 Years as QS in a construction environment.
  • Strong Negotiating skills.
  • Must be customer focused, team oriented, accountable and results driven.
  • Must be energetic with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Ability and willingness to adapt, quickly learn and use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing structure, process, information and/or technology.

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

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