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Contract Change Manager

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Job ID: R0034949
Date Posted: Feb 14, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Profession (Job Category): Project/Program Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Contract Change Manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Brisbane, Australia.

About Us

A career at Hitachi Rail will help create a legacy. With operations in every corner of the world, our work goes to the cutting-edge of digital transformation and technology. From the multi-cultural strength of our global organisation to the sustainable and innovative ways we work to bring people together, there’s something for everyone to get stuck into. And that’s where you come in 

About the Position

This dynamic position calls for a vigilant and organized professional who will oversee the change control process, assess the impact of proposed modifications, and facilitate seamless collaboration with project stakeholders. Your meticulous documentation and communication skills will be integral in tracking, facilitating, and coordinating change approvals and implementations while upholding the project's compliance with regulatory standards. Join our team to make a lasting impact on the success of this high-profile rail project.

Accountabilities Include

  • Overseeing the change control process for the organization.
  • Reviewing and assessing change requests.
  • Liaising with stakeholders to evaluate proposed changes.
  • Documenting and tracking all change requests.
  • Collaborating with project managers and teams to ensure changes align with project goals.
  • Coordinating change approval and implementation.
  • Monitoring and reporting on the impact of approved changes.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards.

Required Skills/Knowledge

The qualifications and skills required for the role of Contract Change Manager encompass a wide range of attributes, including:

  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant field

  • Proven experience in change management or a related field.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and organizational abilities.
  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards and regulations.
  • Financial acumen and understanding of fiscal implications of changes and their impact on project budgets.
  • Commercial and contractual awareness to evaluate the business and legal aspects of changes.
  • Estimation skills to assess the cost and resource implications of proposed modifications.
  • Previous experience in quantity surveying or similar skills would be considered a significant advantage in this role.

These qualifications collectively equip the Contract Change Manager with the expertise necessary to manage change effectively, ensuring that it aligns with project goals, adheres to financial and legal requirements, and meets established industry standards.

At Hitachi Rail, we know that a diverse business is a sustainable business. Working collaboratively with a range of internal networks, we’re continuously improving our policies and products. From accessible, sustainable design to achieving a better gender balance. We base these efforts on our core values: Harmony, Sincerity, and Pioneering spirit. And by aligning with these, we’re able to create a workplace where people not only feel comfortable but are given opportunities to thrive.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

What we offer:

  • Be part of a Global Company that offers a great work life balance.

  • Many opportunities to progress your career with training and development available.

  • Salary Continuance Insurance

What we offer:

  • Be part of a Global Company that offers a great work life balance.
  • Many opportunities to progress in your career with training and development available.
  • Salary Continuance Insurance
  • 2 Additional Days off per year sponsored by the company in addition to the statutory public holidays and leave entitlements
  • Employee Assistance Program (employees and family)
  • Free Flu Vaccinations
  • Long term service award (Loyalty award)
  • Invitations to purchase discounted Hitachi products


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.  

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