Contract and Commercial Manager

Contract and Commercial Manager

  • Flexible work options - work smarter in a way that suits your lifestyle.
  • Strategic position supporting the Consulting practice
  • #1 LinkedIn Top Company to work for in 2018

As a Contract and Commercial Manager, you will support a number of key client engagements, acting as a key advisor at the intersection between contractual and commercial requirements and consulting delivery, ensuring that all contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly.  This will include responsibility for tracking and monitoring contract changes, deliverables, commercial risks, documentation management, and general commercial advisory services.
The Opportunity
At PwC, we help Australian businesses, not-for-profits and governments create value and improve the way they work. From improving healthcare, to creating smarter cities and igniting Australia’s start up industry, you’ll build trust in society and solve important problems.  
For this opportunity we are looking for an individual with comprehensive experience and knowledge of contract management, particularly in complex IT / technology consulting contracts (drafting, negotiating, delivery and compliance), general business practices and commercial contracting regulations. You will work in conjunction with Project Finance Managers and key Engagement Leads, including Partners as appropriate, to provide support to assigned engagements.
Success does stem from a positive attitude, hard work and going the extra mile, but that’s not all!
You will:

  • Work closely with the Commercial Director, Finance Director and other members of the Commercial team and broader engagement teams to support contract formation and contract execution support for assigned key Consulting engagements;
  • Provide support and counsel to Partners and key engagement leads involved in the sale of complex consulting engagements by driving commercially sound decision-making;
  • Be responsible for implementation of contract and commercial processes for assigned engagements;
  • Be responsible for the management and delivery of assigned high volume, complex and high-risk contracts and support to the business, including the tracking and monitoring of associated contract changes, deliverables, risks, and document management;
  • Support the objective to drive and improve commercial understanding of junior team members and key engagement staff within the business/client unit; 
  • Develop and integrate contract management tools, templates, methods and processes for the engagement

About you
The brief is simple...
You have a solid background in the contract management field with comprehensive knowledge of commercial contracting principles, subcontracting practices and general business practices, as well as a project management understanding of finance principles and project delivery lifecycles. Experience in contract management within a consulting environment is an advantage. You’re passionate about detail and using this to make or advise on commercially-sound business decisions. You thrive in a collaborative and innovative culture and want to join a firm that values problem solvers, the kind of people who reimagine the possible for their clients and key stakeholders.
Your colleagues can vouch that you:

  • Act with integrity and show care for the people you work with
  • Demonstrate an ability to rapidly build rapport with individuals and teams from a diverse set of backgrounds
  • Show potential to assure alignment to global objectives while maintaining a local Australia mindset

Sound like you? Read on.
What we offer
Working for Australia’s largest professional services firm you’ll join a global network spanning 157 countries that delivers meaningful outcomes for a wide range of clients.
Our culture and benefits are why we’re LinkedIn’s number one Australian workplace. With state of the art offices and premium technology, each person has access to flexible work options. The dress policy is flexible too – you choose what you wear based on the work you do with your team and clients.
Fostering an inclusive culture and embracing differences is at the core of everything we do. PwC empowers you to be yourself and work with people from many backgrounds to achieve things never thought possible. Get involved in our employee-led diversity networks (cultural, disability, LGBTI or gender equality) and benefit from our best-in-class policies such as 18 weeks maternity/paternity leave, flexible work and gender equity.  

Up for a challenge? We’re committed to helping our people unleash their potential. Hard work doesn’t go unrewarded and industry best coaching, mentoring, training and development are ready and waiting. If you hold a genuine desire to make a difference and want to surround yourself with like-minded, talented and driven individuals who strive to do the same, apply now.

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