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Program Project Manager


The Program Project Manager provides a supporting role for the Program Director for specific tasks across the three (3) projects and also to the Commercial Director and Managers within the Commercial group and provides support on contract matters as required to personnel in the Tunnel and Stations (T&S), Rail Integration and Systems (RIS) and European Train Control System (ETCS) streams of the Cross River Rail Project. The position reports to the Program Director as part of the commercial advisory team for the delivery of the Cross River Rail Project. However, this position may be required to report to a nominated Commercial Manager as directed by the Commercial Director/Program Director.

Job details

Position status Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Contract Management
Classification SO
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/QLD/349403
Closing date 04-Aug-2020
Job duration 3 years
Contact person Ted Williams
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Key Responsibilities:
• Assist with the development, implementation and management of commercial strategies and contract management frameworks that are required for the transition from procurement to delivery of T&S, RIS and ETCS while ensuring that these arrangements are consistent with the overall the Delivery Authority commercial management framework.
• Assist Commercial Managers with the management of the contracting model and transaction processes across the delivery of the work packages, including the preparation and assurance of associated commercial, contract and budget documentation.
• Assist Commercial Managers with commercial and contract negotiations with the package Contractors ensuring that arrangements are in place to have them deliver the Delivery Authority the levels of service, performance and innovation expected from the relevant Contract Agreement under acceptable terms and cost.
• Assist with the fostering of a culture based on good governance, commitment to excellence and a high standard of professional ethics ensuring that any interaction with the delivery teams operates in an environment based on high transparency, open communication, consultation and trust.
• Provide project management – project control and DA reporting associated with time and cost plus safety, quality, environment and community.
• Enable good governance and assurance via contract management of various Project Agreement and matters arising from the delivery of the project.
• Work in partnership with the Commercial and Legal Team, administer commercial aspects of the project. Some examples are Notices, Certificates etc. associated with: Directions of Scope Change, Critical Interface Milestones, Construction Licences, Approvals, Insurances and Potential claims.
• Work together with all Program Delivery teams and Corporate and Risk teams.
• Monitor the effectiveness of execution and operation of systems, plans and procedures that are in place to assure the contracts are being administered to a high standard. Assist in resolution of any identified issues.
• Represent the DA at forums and committees, ensuring effective negotiation and resolution of significant issues.

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