KBR Commercial Manager in ACT, Australia

Title: Commercial Manager

Location: AU-ACT-Canberra

Job Number: 1078301

The Company

Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) is a leading Defence and Government professional services provider. KBR Australia has been engaged in working with Defence and Defence Industry for over 25 years and has core competencies in program and project management, engineering, asset management, integrated logistics support, procurement and training solutions, and provides in-depth expertise to a wide range of projects within the Defence sector.

The Role

Our Government Services division is seeking a Commercial Manager to work as part of a team implementing a key ADF program within KBR’s Major Service Provider Program (MSP) for the Department of Defence.

The role is responsible for the provision of financial advice and expertise, assistance with contract management, and the provision of a number of other commercial functions across the program. The position will also support the development of the document package to achieve Gate 2. The role will work with a wide range of stakeholders including Defence client representatives and sub-contractors to KBR


Assist with the commercial and procurement functions in the pre-bid, bid, delivery and project close out phases, including planning and developing commercial documentation for projects

Manage the commercial relationships with relevant clients and sub-contractors, including planning and undertaking due diligence

Support the development of the project cost model

Assist with export controls and international trafficking in arms regulations (ITAR) advice, management and compliance

Assist with commercial risk, opportunity and issues management


10 years experience in commercial management or similar role

Tertiary qualifications in law, commerce, business or equivalent

Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to collaborate and work in a team

Experience in managing negotiations directly with clients or sub-contractors is highly desirable

The ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and manage competing priorities

Experience in Defence and/or Commonwealth Government contracting and procurement policy and practices is desirable

Mandatory Requirement

Must be an Australian Citizen and hold a current or previous AGSVA security clearance level at NV1 or higher

Benefits of KBR

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of staff at every stage of their career through in-house training, performance rewards and structured career paths. We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that include family-friendly work hours and are a quality assured equal opportunity employer.

To apply

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Applications close 3 March 2019

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