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Associate Contract Manager

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Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Job ID: R0015322
Date Posted: Mar 27, 2023
Segment: Energy
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Australia Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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** Great opportunity to join Hitachi Rail as Associate Contract Manager**

This opportunity is based in Brisbane office - long term role – immediate start.

The Position: Associate Contract Manager – come and join Hitachi family - experience a positive, driven and inclusive team environment where you will be encouraged to strive for excellence. You will feel supported by management and will be provided with opportunities for career growth whilst with us.

About you: Have a can-do attitude and ability to work autonomously.

Have minimum 3-year experience in contract & commercial roles in complex technical/ construction or engineering-based organization.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Ensure contracts entered into by the company meet with the Company commercial and legal requirements and standards of compliance.
  • Ensure the Commercial procedures are adhered to and manage and monitor monthly.
  • Support the commercial team to ensure that the monthly report is updated timeously for review and presentation.
  • Contracts (various: including formal, short form, and annual contracts)—Drafting, Evaluation, Negotiation and Execution, including Non-Disclosure Agreements, Biding Agreements, Sub-contracts, Consulting Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Master Agreements, review of subcontract proposed terms and conditions.
  • Serve as the point of contact for contractors on contractual matters. Act as contractual "middleman" between company employees and contractors, ensuring timely review and approval / reconciliation of variations.
  • Be a key contributor in maintaining commercial acumen amongst the project team.
  • Maintain contractual records and documentations and control of all contract correspondence, contractor contact information sheets, contractual changes, status reports and other documents for the project.
  • Provide contractual clarification / position to project's team members.

Work Experience / Technical Skill Requirements

Minimum 3-year experience in contract & commercial roles in complex technical/ construction or engineering-based organization.

Minimum 2-years’ experience in the railway/infrastructure/resource industry.

Education / Qualification Requirements

Tertiary qualifications in engineering, project/construction/building management or Quantity Surveying are essential. Post graduate qualifications in construction law or contracts management are highly desirable.

Choose to unlock your full POTENTIAL. Apply today.

Employee Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a Global Company that offers a great work life balance, a sociable, fun and collaborative working environment. There are opportunities to upskill and further progress your career with training and development available.

About Hitachi Rail

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of turnkey rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, operation, service and maintenance, digital technology and turnkey with a presence in 38 countries, across 11 manufacturing sites on three continents and over 13,000 employees. Hitachi Rail is headquartered in London, UK and is ultimately wholly owned by Hitachi Ltd. Our engineering heritage and culture is rooted in Japan, where our first steam and electric locomotives were built in the early 1920s. We continue to deliver the most current Shinkansen for Japan’s railways and have successfully exported our technology and expertise to multiple rolling stock projects across the globe - from high speed, tram and metro to driverless technologies for passengers and freight.


Hitachi Rail is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.


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