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Title:  General Manager Commercial

Job Number:  1381

Melbourne, AU

From humble beginnings almost 70 years ago, John Holland has been driving positive change in Australia, and is now one of the nation’s leading infrastructure and property companies.


We work in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia offering services from infrastructure and property development, to rail and building.


By finding solutions to complex challenges, we transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.


An opportunity exists for 2 x General Managers – Commercial to join our executive commercial team based in Sydney or Melbourne.


Responsibilities of these roles include;

  • Partnering with Business Units and Regional Businesses to develop commercial strategies and policies that will have group-wide application.
  • Developing appropriate plans and programs to ensure the business’ procedures are aligned to their commercial policies.
  • Developing specific project commercial strategies and assist in the implementation.
  • Reviewing and approving contractual documentation associated with major tenders and contracts.
  • Participating in all major tender reviews to provide appropriate advice.
  • Providing support to commercial leaders for the management and negotiation of major claims and disputes with subcontractors and Clients.
  • Undertaking post-contract completion reviews, analyse results, undertake corrective actions.


To be successful in these key roles, you must have;

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying, Business or other associated disciplines.
  • 10 years’ + experience in commercial and contract administration gained on construction, engineering or associated projects.
  • Demonstrable skills in driving commercial outcomes in large complex projects.
  • Strong negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Reporting and compliance with respect to commercial performance and legislation to prevent potential business exposure.
  • Demonstrable skills in quantitative and qualitative risk assessment and development of risk controls and actions involved in delivery and implementation of projects.


John Holland is up for the challenge of transforming lives.


From Parliament House to the Alice to Darwin Rail Link, from the MCG’s Great Southern Stand to Sydney Metro, we’ve had a hand in the Australia we all know today. We are currently involved in delivering many of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects, as well as significant property and urban renewal projects. Whatever we face, the heart of what we do is creating people-centred solutions to complex challenges and opportunities. We think deeply about what we do and how it affects communities. We push boundaries and innovate, gain trust through our actions and whatever the project, we’re in it for the long, long term.


We work hard to attract and retain the best employees, and we provide opportunities for rich career experiences

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