Commercial Manager


Here at Auckland Transport we are passionate about making Auckland a truly liveable and sustainable city. We are committed to working to shape our city by delivering transport choices to get Aucklanders to where they want, when they want.

We are not your typical Business Technology Team - we are a thriving hub of activity, ingenuity, diversity and opportunity! We are going through an exhilarating transformation - transforming our business into a genuine agile working environment! Promoting innovation, speed, customer centric design and digitalisation - enabling the team to deliver ingenious technology solutions faster to the wider Auckland Transport Team.

With a focus on delivering operational excellence, we are seeking a Commercial Manager to join our award winning technology team. Your key focus will be on managing relationships with a portfolio of suppliers and negotiating contracts to the best advantage of Auckland Transport.

Due to the complexity of our varied business needs, we are pursuing a professional with a minimum of 4-7 years' experience relating to contract and/or commercial law. We are looking for candidates who worked in procurement and/or commercial roles or worked as an in-house counsel or in private practice.

To strengthen your application, you will demonstrate experience in:

  • Contract negotiations;
  • Influencing and negotiating, internally and externally at all levels;
  • Commercial analysis;
  • Drafting contracts (including Master Agreements, Service Level Agreements, Licensing and Subscription Agreements, and Statements of Work);
  • Engaging, managing and satisfying stakeholders across all levels;
  • Understanding customer needs, with a proven track record of exceeding customer expectations through successful delivery; and
  • Confidence working between public and private sectors with an astute understanding of how to achieve collective outcomes.

You will be a natural influencer, able to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes for AT as well as key stakeholders and able to deal with challenging situations in a swift and professional manner.

We know that it's our people that make the difference, be a key part of a team that keeps Auckland moving and APPLY TODAY!

At Auckland Transport we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where people come first and we feel safe, respected, valued and supported, regardless of our differences.

We also support flexible working that meets the needs of our people and the business, so please talk to us about how we could make this role flexible for you.

Due to the nature of this role, we will conduct criminal record and credit history checks, professional qualification checks and membership checks as part of your pre-employment assessment.

Reference: 43714
Applications Close: 27 July 2018

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