Commercial Manager - Laing O'Rourke - Adelaide, SA

Laing O'RourkeSouth Australia

Location:South Australia
Job Type:Full Time
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About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. The business is 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 and has twice been named as one of Australia’s Top 10 most innovative businesses by BRW Magazine.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Commercial Manager to join us on a major infrastructure project in Adelaide, SA. This is a great opportunity to join a tier 1 constructor and an international engineering enterprise.

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.

You will have

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.


At Laing O’Rourke we work hard to create an environment that brings out the very best in our people.

We believe in building careers – not just creating jobs and in putting our people at the heart of everything we do.

We want to equip all Laing O’Rourke people with the skills they need to be part of a dynamic Engineering Enterprise and ensure they feel supported in their roles and rewarded for their efforts.

We have our own specialised learning and development programme, providing access to industry-leading learning tools to help every employee acquire the core competencies and skills needed to compete in this fast-changing environment.

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.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.