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Senior Contract Manager

Date: 27-Apr-2021

Location: Melbourne CBD, VIC, AU

Company: metrotrain

Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) is a multi-award winning organisation and we pride ourselves on our team of high performing talented professionals who are safety and delivery focused, and are at the core of our success. You will be joining an organisation that is known as a leader in its field but also prides itself on being dynamic, embracing new technologies and focused on customer service. We are passionate about promoting work/life balance so our people feel comfortable to bring their best to work, and to truly be focused on a common goal which is to provide a world class railway service.

As our MTM Project team grows, we are currently looking for an experienced Senior Contract Manager to support our client – Rail Projects Victoria - as part of Victoria’s ‘Big Build’ Program. The role will primarily be involved with the current Metro Tunnel Project (MTP) however will support the start-up activities of the recently announced Melbourne Airport Rail (MAR).

About the Role


The Senior Contract Manager will manage commercial and contractual agreements between Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) and other parties (including the State Government of Victoria) required to operate and maintain the Metro Tunnel and Melbourne Airport Rail Projects. Additionally the incumbent in the role will:


  • Lead a matrixed multi-disciplinary team to create interface, commercial or supply agreements as required to operate and maintain the Metro Tunnel and Melbourne Airport Rail Projects
  • Identify the impact of the projects on existing commercial agreements that exist between MTM and third parties, and identify and lead where new agreements may be required
  • Work closely with  stakeholders across the business to support them in amending or creating new agreements as required
  • Provide contract management support and leadership to the delivery packages whilst also ensuring project reporting requirements are managed
  • Set & lead the establishment and implementation of the procurement strategy for goods and services as part of MTM’s scope across the MTP and MAR projects
  • Support the MTP Tunnels & Stations Program Manager in all interface and contracts matters that relate to the Franchise Co-operation Agreement (FCA)

About your Experience


  • Tertiary qualification in Contracts Law, Business Management, Commerce, or equivalent discipline desirable
  • Demonstrated contract administration/management experience is required, with 5-10years experience (minimum)
  • Experience and knowledge of contract law and legal issues including the drafting of formal notices
  • Ability to administer multiple contracts by deploying administration techniques, data collection and analysis, and developing effective reporting

This is a fantastic Permanent Full Time opportunity to build on the career you’ve developed to date and take it to the next level by making a tangible impact that matters. If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience and career aspirations then we want to hear from you! Applications close 16th May 2021


 Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please note that only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.