Wireless - Contracts Administrator


Job Type:Full Time
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Downer’s communications business provides an end-to-end wireless communications capability to design, build and maintain critical infrastructure for our customers across the Carrier, Transport, Resources, Government, Defence and Utilities sectors. Our capability comprises RAN design, site acquisition, site design, construction, integration, operations and maintenance, logistics and project management services. Technologies we design, and construct include UMTS, LTE, 5G, P25, Tetra, UHF and VHF across multiple vendors equipment.

Downer has been engaged to provide design and construction services for greenfields, site upgrades, co-locations, small cells, site relocations and transmission upgrades for major carrier networks, public safety and smaller scale private networks. The expectation is for strong wireless project growth into 2019 and entry into new markets.

In this role, you will be responsible for actively managing the commercial and contractual arrangements in respect to Downer’s interactions with its key subcontractors, customers and other related project stakeholders. There is opportunity for work in both the bid and delivery phases on some of the most exciting, significant and complex projects nationally.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Law or associated discipline
  • Experience in a contract / commercial management position within a Tier 1 or Tier 2 contractor
  • Excellent commercial management skills including interpreting and applying contract terms
  • Ability to operate across the business and to work effectively in teams to identify and improve processes
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills developed by working on large scale projects
  • Ability to establish and implement commercial and risk review schedules for the project and project reviews
  • Exhibit advanced levels of verbal and written communication skills to executive level standards.


  • An opportunity to work for a major ASX listed company
  • The ability to build your professional career in a multi-disciplined business environment
  • A supportive and dynamic team environment.

To apply for this career enhancing opportunity please click the apply button. For more information please contact Michelle Hargreaves - Talent & Sourcing Lead michelle.hargreaves3@downergroup.com

Applications will not be accepted via email. Please submit your application via the advertisement.