Commercial and Legal Manager

Our client is seeking a Commercial and Legal Manager to be responsible for the management of all facets of commercial and legal activity in support the objectives of the aviation Program. This includes the oversight of a wide range of legal, commercial and procurement activities.

The role is essential in ensuring all contractual and procedural requirements of the program are met. Your oversight of all commercial and legal activity related to the program will be crucial to program success.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Responsibility for the joint team from two Government organisations, delivering commercial, procurement outcomes and legal support
  • Manage all program contracts and procurement whilst overseeing and managing budget and performance targets
  • Ensure the procurement activities remain compliant with Government and Agency rules
  • Manage the commercial and legal risks in the program
  • Provide legal advice to the leadership team to ensure all contractual obligations are understood and upheld
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure they adhere to contractual obligations
  • Ensure that all new contracts are provided to interested parties and support the implementation of these contracts
  • Lead, coach and develop a high perming team with a strong performance culture
  • Provision of strategic guidance and building organisational capability and resourcing of the team
To be considered you must possess the following skills and experience:
  • Admitted as a legal practitioner in an Australian State or Territory, with a minimum experience of ten years as a legal practitioner
  • Strong legal and commercial contract management skills with a strategic focus
  • Demonstrated sound judgement and business acumen, with a focus on results in a service delivery environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working within the Australian Defence Contracting framework
  • Diversity of experience across the private and public sectors is desirable.
You must be an Australian Citizen with eligibility to obtain a Negative Vetting 1 to apply.

For more information on this role please contact Liz Hawke on 02 6113 7517 or and quote reference number #356541.
Canberra (Canberra)