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Contracts & Commercial Specialist

  • LocationNorth Sydney, NSW 2060
  • Work TypeAny Employment
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 13 days
    Published on 18 Nov 2021
  • Job no: HAYC9
  • Hybrid role based in North Sydney with the option to work flexibly
  • Opportunity to work with a fun, diverse and engaged team
  • Leader in Utilities industry

About Us

Jemena is an Australian energy company who own and operate more than $11.5 Billion worth of gas and electricity transportation assets across Australia supplying millions of households and businesses with these essential services every day. This includes Jemena Gas Networks, Australia’s largest gas network with over 1.4 million customers.

At Jemena, we are focussed on allowing our people to reach their own potential, be themselves at work and enjoy working in an inclusive environment. With a focus on our employees’ wellbeing, equal pay, equal opportunities and policies to support a fully diverse and fulfilled workforce, we pride ourselves on meeting our employee’s expectations.


About the role:

Reporting to our Evoenergy & Key Accounts Manager, the Contracts and Commercial Specialist provides commercial and opportunity risk analysis, guidance and advice on commercial agreements, as well as the management of commercial queries and complex projects from pipelines, gas suppliers and large customers.

We’re looking for someone who has experience in contract management that can act as Jemena’s commercial representative internally and with third parties and Key Accounts, in the negotiation, delivery and management of commercial agreements.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Manage, maintain & support operational activities within the application of contractual and compliance requirements.
  • Identify and evaluate commercial risks and opportunities related to commercial agreements, both existing and under negotiation.
  • Develop commercial arrangements with third parties (including transmission pipelines, large customers and gas suppliers).
  • Provide education and understanding across Jemena on delivering contractual obligations.
  • Deliver performance reporting and monitor contractual KPIs; analyse trends and feedback to recommend improvement opportunities.
  • Act as key commercial representative with third parties and support our key account portfolio to ensure all contractual obligations are met and services provided with a strong customer focus


About you:

You will be tertiary qualified in a relevant discipline with demonstrated experience in contract management/administration ideally within the utilities industry.

Operating in a collaborative environment, you will have a solid track record of being exceptionally strong with stakeholder management and influencing, including the ability to effectively manage tense or difficult situations in a calm and collaborative manner to create win/win outcomes for all parties while being a role model for appropriate health and safety behaviours.

Why you should come and work for us


Our people are our greatest asset so having various flexible working options, remote working, paid parental leave and leave purchase plans amongst many other benefits is a key foundation to our success. We are passionate about what we do and we are proud of who we are. Safety is the cornerstone of our organisation.




We understand the value of a diverse workforce, the ability to work from home, and have committed to creating real employment opportunities through our Reconciliation Action Plan. We look forward to receiving applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


When you join Jemena, you become part of our diverse, inclusive and passionate team, where you can be your true self. We are a team that partners with Work 180 and celebrates International Women’s Day, NAIDOC Week, International Day of People with Disabilities and many other days that matter to our people. Come join us!

Recruitment Process

 As part of Jemena’s commitment to keeping our employees safe, it is a requirement for all employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19. During our recruitment process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including pre-employment medical, reference checks, national police check and provide evidence of your vaccination status.


Notice to Third Parties: Jemena does not accept unsolicited resumes (or liability associated with fees or costs) from recruitment agencies, search firms or third parties. Interested candidates are welcome to submit their application independently. 


  • Closes in 13 days - 10 Dec 2021
  • Published on 18 Nov 2021, 5:55 AM