Senior Commercial Manager

Last updated 18 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry.

About the role

Laing O’Rourke is recruiting a Senior Commercial Manager to join our growing business in Melbourne. With an exciting pipeline of major infrastructure projects, it’s a fantastic opportunity to be part of a great team and culture.

Key responsibilities

You will manage contractual disputes and risk mitigation, develop and mentor your commercial site team to ensure they deliver the commercial requirements of the project, ensure accurate and timely weekly and monthly reporting and forecasting of project costs, maintain registers and productivity on the project, whilst at all times adhering to Laing O'Rourke's safety policies & procedures

About you

Relevant qualifications in Commercial Law, Quantity Surveying or Engineering, leadership skills, and ideally 10+ years’ experience on large-scale building or civil projects with top-tier contractors. Experience with Management Contractors Contracts (MCC’s) preferred.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.