Company: Wood
Skills: Commercial Management
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Commercial Manager to join our Perth team in our Minerals & Metals division.

Wood is at the forefront of engineering solutions for a net zero future. A key component of decarbonising the world is the Mining and Minerals Industry which supplies the critical minerals required for this revolution.

Wood is currently delivering critical metals projects (Battery and Magnet metals) all over the world, including Copper, Lithium, Vanadium, Rare Earths, and Base Metals projects.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager for APAC, located in Perth, this role will see you responsible for ensuring the delivery and implementation of the commercial strategy for the business unit is in alignment of the M&M's business unit strategy alongside Woods policies and procedures, particularly in the delivery of commercial compliance requirements.

This roles focus will be supporting the business during the front-end negotiation and post award contract management across multiple projects, however, may solely be aligned to individual projects as per need basis.

This will require you to partner closely across the various internal/external stakeholder building a collaborative working relationship to jointly enhance project delivery whilst mitigating risk or exposure to Wood. Your business partnering approach will allow you to create a cohesive working relationship with your wider stakeholder group. This supporting key business requests, whilst balancing the understanding of immediate business needs and their alignment to the broader corporate policies.

Skills / Qualifications

About You

This opportunity is seeking an experienced Commercial Manager or Lead, who has career working within the engineering consultancy and EPCM model, for major scale resource projects. This role will suit a Commercial Manager/Lead who is seeking an opportunity to bring their combined knowledge both in their profession and working in projects, into a key business partner role they can drive and influence best practice delivery within commercial compliance areas.

This may see your career come with strengths across legal, finance or construction. In addition but not limited to;
  • University graduate qualification (or equivalent combination of higher education and experiences) in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Law, Business Studies or other appropriate discipline
  • Post graduate qualification (eg. MBA) is desirable but not essential.
  • Prior experience in similar like industry, exposed to major scale projects within the engineering sector.
  • Experienced in driving collaboration between all key stakeholders, internal and external, building effective stakeholder relations.
  • Ability to see and plan across a broad range of project activities, working with interchanging priorities.
  • Experience working in agile, fast paced environments, able to identify changing requirements

Please note, only applicants holding valid working rights in Australia will be considered. We are looking for Perth based candidates. If you plan on relocating, please include a Cover Letter.

Working in our newly fitted offices in the Perth CBD, we have an onsite gym with five-star end of trip facilities.

So much of our success depends on feeling part of a team with people around us that we can rely on. What unites us is our values. They set the tone, help create our culture, give us one common set of principles and help us all have a great experience at work.

If you're an experienced Commercial Manager, ready for your next challenge, then we are keen to hear from you today.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.