Contracts & Commercial Manager - Defence

Job Title: Contracts & Commercial Manager - Defence
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: AU$110000.00 - AU$130000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH43834_1580948450
Contact Name: Patrick Horwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2020 11:20

Job Description

As a partner with some of the largest Defence suppliers in Australia, we currently have a position available for an experienced Commercial Contracts Manager based in Melbourne, permanent full-time. This is a key position on the team supporting multiple projects within the ever-growing sector of the Defence market and evolving needs of today's men and women of the ADF!

The Role:

  • Conduct financial planning, pricing, planning, billing procedures and contract administration.
  • Negotiate and agree with suppliers around contract terms, costing structures whilst reducing commercial risks for the business
  • Manage ongoing supplier performance management and subcontractor performance
  • Regularly update the operational and commercial function of the business adhering to the commercial policies set
  • Develop long-term partnerships with preferred suppliers, new and existing
  • Utilise SAP and other planning and work structure tools
  • Adhere to and comply with export controls and the US ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) requirements
  • Develop and support Tender, Bid and RFQ activities

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years demonstrated commercial, finance or contracts management experience within CASG/DMO
  • Experience working and dealing with multiple stakeholders
  • Relevant recognised tertiary qualification in Business, Finance or similar professional experience
  • Minimum Baseline Australian Defence Security Clearance or above!
  • Experience with SAP and user MS Office products


  • Rewarding Salary package
  • Flexible hours and great growing culture
  • Exciting projects and longevity

If you think you match the above position, please apply in Word format only.

Kinexus is Australia's No. 1 supplier to the Defence Industry providing the best quality service and support for over 18 years and counting!

To apply, please click on the application button and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, contact Patrick Horwood on 03 9982 0310. #LI-Patrick
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