Commercial Manager Job Description

commercial manager job description


Commercial Manager Job Description

As a Commercial Manager, you would be responsible for the management of the company’s movements, risks and position.

Usual Responsibilities

  • Maintain registers of variations and claims, delays, instructions, etc. 
  • Manage, develop and oversee the implementation of financial and commercial strategies.
  • Put together claims and variations and provide notices where necessary.
  • Preparation of all monthly management accounts and quarterly re-forecasts.
  • Manage Procurement activities.
  • Balance sheet control including ensuring all the balance sheet reconciliations are completed.
  • Ensure compliance with all procurement policies and procedures.
  • Maintain relationships with stakeholders to ensure contract compliance.
  • Management feedback on issues both real and anticipated.
  • Report and provide general commercial support.
  • Contract analysis and review.


  • Must have a minimum of 10+ years of experience.
  • CA/CPA/CIMA or equivalent qualified.
  • Previous experience working with D&C or PPP contracts is preferred.
  • Previous experience with a reputable Main Contractor is preferred.
  • Relevant qualifications in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management.
  • The ideal candidate will possess qualities such as ambition and motivation.
  • Good at problem-solving and performs well in high-pressure situations.
  • Willing to live in rural NSW for the project.
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Average salary: $180k

Salary is based on © SEEK statistics and research, view their website here.

This Commercial Manager job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/ New Zealand market. 

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