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Commercial Manager

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Sydney
Commercial / Project Finance / Bid Work
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CPB Contractors is a leading international construction company and a member of the CIMIC Group.

We combine the construction track record and expertise formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess together with the people and projects of Leighton Asia.

In conjunction with our clients and partners, CPB Contractors is delivering important and iconic projects across all key sectors of the construction industry, meaning we offer significant and diverse work opportunities.

We are building on the strong foundations of our unique history to create a successful and sustainable future.  Safely delivering next-generation infrastructure that better connects people and transforms communities is at the heart of what we do.

The Role 

The NSW/ACT Building Business Unit are very proud to have been selected to deliver the Coffs Harbour Hospital and Wagga Wagga Hospital D&C projects and in addition the Campbelltown Hospital ECI. Due to rapid growth and with the forecasted projects to be delivered in the Sydney region it’s an exciting time to join our evolving and experienced team.

We are currently seeking to appoint a commercially astute and experienced Commercial Manager to work on the Coffs Harbour Hospital project.

 Reporting to the Project Director/Manager your key accountabilities for this role include:

  • Control subcontract, supplier and consultant procurement and administration;
  • Ensure that all contracts meet the legal, commercial and corporate standards and agreed benchmarks;
  • Project cost control, and committed cost forecasting;
  • Prepare and compile monthly progress claims and budget/cost reports for the Project Director’s review and approval;
  • Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of the head contract and subcontracts. Train project staff on all rights and obligations;
  • Managing risk and opportunity to enhance final results;
  • Responsible for overseeing and mentoring the Contracts Management and Finance/Administration teams on the project; and preparing and/or defending contractual claims, variations and extension of time. 

About you:

  • Relevant and broad practical experience in the commercial management of medium to large sized (i.e. >$50M) building projects for either a tier 1 or 2 contractor
  • Delivery of building projects under both GC21 and D&C head contracts
  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering/Construction Management/ Quantity Surveying with Legal/Commerce/Accounting/Business experience.
  • Prior experience in a commercial management role with demonstrated competency in managing cost control, cost forecasting, variations/claims and proven ability to manage the forecasting process
  • Advanced commercial strategy implementation, negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management abilities supported by high level verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Previous experience working on design and construct projects will be viewed favourably

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Market competitive salary
  • Structured training and development
  • Corporate employee discounts with a large number of providers
  • Wellbeing benefits e.g. vaccinations, health insurance discounts

If you are interested in this role and meet the above requirements, please apply below.

For any further queries or a confidential discussion please contact Fionah Bryant on 02 8422 1812 or email

We support diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: This role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.


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