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Commercial Specialist

  • LocationNorth Sydney, NSW 2060
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 2 days
    Published on 8 Oct 2021
  • Job no: Q8T9P

At Jemena, we are focussed on allowing our people to reach their potential, be their true selves and enjoy working in an inclusive environment with a community focus. Prioritising our employees’ wellbeing, equal opportunities and policies to empower a fully diverse and fulfilled workforce is key; we pride ourselves on meeting our employee’s expectations.


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.


About the role:

Reporting to our Commercial Manager – External Works Gas NSW, we have an opportunity available for a Commercial Specialist to join us for a 13 month fixed term contract (maternity leave).


This role is responsible for client and inquiry management, helping to maintain consistent internal processes and effective liaison with Jemena Project Managers and Construction resources for the smooth delivery of projects.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Customer commercial liaison and initiation of customer initiated routine and non-routine relocation projects on the gas assets (including some mixed market expansion/external works projects)
  • Effective negotiation and establishment of relevant agreements to ensure the terms of access to, or other impacts on Jemena’s network infrastructure and assets by third-parties are commercially acceptable
  • Commercial performance of the external works program
  • Development of strong strategic relationships with significant clients and external infrastructure stakeholders to deliver operational efficiency and forward planning outcomes for Jemena



About you:


With experience in the utilities/construction industry, this role would suit someone who has been working in the commercial or contract management/interface space and is looking to be a part of a something “big”. The role will provide for significant professional exposure, and an opportunity to leverage well developed commercial/communication skillsets.


With a strong stakeholder engagement background, you will have the ability to manage customer expectations and internal delivery performance to set and achieve project deadlines and budgets and be able to demonstrate your experience working with third party clients. 


You will ideally come with knowledge of contract management, procurement and delivery strategies in context of third party infrastructure development (ie: understanding and appreciation external works customer’s industries) and have a continuous improvement mindset.


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.


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.


When you join Jemena, you become part of our diverse, inclusive, flexible and passionate team. We are a team that 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!


As part of Jemena’s recruitment process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks.


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 2 days - 22 Oct 2021
  • Published on 08 Oct 2021, 6:26 AM