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  • 20/09/2023

Contracts Manager (2000, NSW, AU)

About the role

Our Commercial Team is growing and seeking a Contracts Manager based in InfraBuild’s Sydney CBD Office. Reporting to the National Commercial Manager and working closely with the Sales and Legal Teams, the Contract Manager’s responsibilities include:


  • Providing advice on contractual and commercial matters to the business
  • Reviewing and negotiating Supply Contracts for supply of steel products 
  • Leading contractual negotiations including reviewing proposed new contracts and negotiate departures with customers to ensure contract matches company standard positions and mitigate risks
  • Assisting with the improvement and development of commercial and contracting processes and templates 
  • Advising on claims and dispute resolution and managing the close out of contractual disputes
  • Improving internal payment claims processes and templates
  • Managing and administering contractual aspects during delivery of Supply Contracts
  • Preparing and submitting claims for variations, extra service charges or extensions of time where entitlements exist under Supply Contracts
  • Communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve strong commercial outcomes
  • Providing reasoned advice on contractual entitlements and quantification of costs
  • Conducting risk assessments and checks in line against company positions before execution of new contracts
  • Advising on commercial issues, risks, and opportunities under the Supply Contract
  • Contact management including preparing notices and making claims where contractually entitled to maximise profit and mitigate contractual risks
  • Managing and negotiating contractual claims, disputes, and resolution of project specific contractual issues
  • Supporting the business to understand the commercial and contractual obligations of the Supply Contract and establishing / maintaining all controls required for effective contract management 
  • Preparing and managing submission of payment claims
  • Advising on Security of Payments legislation 
  • Initiating and managing Security of Payments claims if required
  • Building an understanding of internal business processes and implementing improvements to ensure InfraBuild meets its contractual obligations and minimises risk of delays or contractual claims

About your experience


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Law, Commerce, Quantity Surveying or other associated disciplines with relevant industry experience
  • Experience as a Commercial Manager, Contracts Manager, Contracts Administrator or Legal Counsel in the construction or major projects industry
  • Strong commercial acumen 
  • Advanced understanding of construction contracts and keen eye for detail when it comes to reviewing and negotiating Supply Contracts
  • Previous experience negotiating and managing construction contracts or Supply Contracts will be highly regarded
  • Experience with making and responding to contractual claims
  • Detailed understanding of security of payments legislation and dispute resolution practices and procedures
  • Ability to efficiently manage and engage with multiple stakeholders on complex issues
  • Commercial mindset, leadership, management, and integrity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Excellent communication skills including strong negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders
  • High attention to detail and thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with issues relating to suppliers, experience working either for a supplier or managing a supplier in the construction industry will be highly regarded


Our Offer

  • Generous salary package
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Opportunities to develop and progress into a management or leadership role
  • Opportunity to shape the Commercial Team and help InfraBuild Reinforcing reach its full potential

About our team

InfraBuild is an industry-leading reinforcing steel supplier to major infrastructure and mega projects across Australia. From iconic high-rises to metro mega projects, tunnels, bridges and wind farms, we partner with Australia’s bestknown construction companies to deliver reinforcing steel to major construction projects that define our nation. InfraBuild is committed to making sustainable steel and produces nation building steel for Australia through its vertically-integrated steel recycling and manufacturing processes.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.


We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.