Contract Manager

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reference No: WD-0005263

What's the role?

The Contract Manager role involves full-spectrum in-house legal and compliance work reporting directly to the Head of Finance.

Your next role as a Contract Manager will see you deliver the best commercial outcomes for the business while directly impacting and influencing business decisions. You will collaborate with various senior stakeholders across the entire business, including the organization’s Executive Management Team (EMT), as well as colleagues across other markets.

This is a brand new and exciting opportunity for someone with a legal background who has strong business acumen with a practical focus, exceptional stakeholder management skills, and a passion for business improvement.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

The Contract Manager is responsible for:

Reviewing and negotiating customer contracts to deliver the best commercial outcome for the business
Liaising with external and internal stakeholders as required, including regular customer visits to manage contract negotiations
Staying up-to date with legislative changes and coordinate with the legal department as needed
Participating in customer tender coordination to ensure all risks mitigated through defined action plan

Ensuring compliance issues and risks are identified, mitigated and managed
Reviewing the risk and compliance framework and identifying areas for further refinement, as well as ongoing monitoring across the market organization to ensure compliance
Ensuring Hilti Australia is compliant with all required internal risk controls and external regulations

We want your thirst to learn, courage to challenge and desire to improve things, including yourself.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and in return we’ll offer you:

Opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
A competitive salary base + super + bonus
An extra week of leave and leave loading of 17.5%
And more!

Why should you apply?

We employ 39 different nationalities within Hilti Australia and many more across the globe. We value the unique contributions of each and every member of our diverse Hilti family. Keeping in mind our core values and customer orientation we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

What you need is:

  • 5 years post-qualification experience as a fully qualified lawyer within Australia
  • Minimum 3 year experience in contract/project administration, procurement or tendering, preferably in the construction, engineering or manufacturing sector
  • Legal/compliance experience and/or contracts management department
  • Sound knowledge of local government policies and legislation, including tendering and contract management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to learn and drive to succeed
  • Acts independently and thinks strategically

Interested? Apply asap as we'll move ahead with successful applications as they come through.

“There’s a real family spirit and you can literally knock on any director’s door at any time. Also your line manager will work very hard to help you develop your skills, both professionally and personally.”

- Amer, Key Projects Manager

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