Job Details
  • Reference383610A_1637201481
  • LocationBrisbane
  • SalaryAU$150000 - AU$170000 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted21 days ago
  • ConsultantAJ Bhatia

About the company:

Chandler Macleod is proud to be partnering with a respected employer of choice who are an internationally recognized organization. With new contracts and business expansions across the country, they are seeking an experienced Senior Contracts Manager - in multiple areas.

The Senior Contracts Manager will play a key role by providing support in multiple campaigns, and new business, including the development of responses to customer requests for tender, information, and proposals in Australia and globally.

As a highly skilled Senior Contract Manager, you will apply your extensive contracting knowledge, negotiation skills and leadership attributes to support significant critical campaigns and execution of programs/projects. You will also mentor and guide other Contracts Team staff in the efficient and effective delivery of contracting activities throughout the wider business.


  • Ensuring that contractual requirements of campaigns and executing projects are negotiated and delivered within the policies, procedures and requirements of the company
  • Providing subject matter expertise in, and support to customer negotiations, including leading negotiation of contractual matters on behalf of the company
  • Providing guidance and advice to contract staff and stakeholders to ensure that contractual and legal requirements are met
  • Providing general technical oversight, leadership and mentoring to the Contracts team to maximise opportunities and minimise contractual/business risks
  • Developing solutions to deliver upon complex contractual opportunities
  • Acting as an interface to the organization, various business departments and agencies.
  • Acting as an interface between contracts staff and international clients as required


  • Minimum of 6 years' experience in leading contract negotiations and complex contracting activities
  • Strong understanding of general contracting principles and the application of relevant techniques
  • Demonstrated experience developing and negotiating diverse contracting solutions
  • Strong understanding of negotiation concepts, practices and principles
  • Significant experience of successful complex negotiations with customers
  • Experience developing and integrating key Contractual artefacts including negotiation templates, formal correspondence and deliverable artifacts
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with diverse multidisciplinary and geographically diverse teams with a focus on service delivery and customer satisfaction
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to engage, influence and negotiate at all levels with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, including customers
  • Experience with contractual management of aerospace and / or defence projects highly regarded
  • Experience in supporting campaigns and projects in an ASDEFCON contract environment highly regarded

Please note: Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements

This is an excellent opportunity and shortlisting will begin immediately. Want to know more? The consult for this role is AJ - please get in touch for any queries relating to this role 07 3003 7764 |

Chandler Macleod will always have similar opportunities that we may not be able to advertise. If you are looking to make a change or seeking a similar role - please apply or reach out to us directly and see how we can assist you!