Commercial Manager – Expression of Interest

CPB Contractors

We’re building Queensland’s future

CBGU JV is working on Queensland’s largest infrastructure project and we’re building our team for the future. South East Queensland is about to embark on a period of sustained growth in the lead up to the 2032 Olympics, and we are thrilled to be involved in developing Cross River Rail, which will forever change the way Queenslander’s travel.

CBGU JV brings together CPB Contractors, BAM, Ghella and UGL to deliver the Tunnel and Station Package for Brisbane’s Cross River Rail, the 10.2 kilometre rail line between Dutton Park and Bowen Hills, including 5.9 kilometres of tunnel under the Brisbane River and CBD. The project also includes construction of four new underground stations at Roma Street, Albert Street, Boggo Road and Woolloongabba, where the future upgraded Olympic stadium will stand.

All project sites and offices are based in inner city Brisbane, and what’s not to love.  Queensland’s ‘River City’ is booming with activity, while still retaining its laidback lifestyle.  Don’t miss out on the chance to be part of working on South-East Queensland’s largest infrastructure project that will leave a lasting legacy for the city of Brisbane for years to come.

 One project team, building career opportunities for you.

To manage and control the effective implementation of the commercial framework and processes, including head contract and subcontract administration (change management), commercial risk analysis, insurances, control and reporting so as to ensure the project’s objectives are achieved.

You will be responsible for:


  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to the safety and health framework, policies and management system requirements and expectations;
  • Develop and maintain an awareness of SHE hazards and associated risks and demonstrate a commitment to eliminate or minimise those risks;
  • Understand and effectively undertake SHE accountabilities.

Business Performance

  • In consultation with the finance and admin team, Commercial Director and Project Planner, be responsible for the compilation and finalisation of the monthly client payment claim.
  • Administration and management of the Change Notice procedures under the head contract to protect the JV’s entitlements ensuring that notices are administered in accordance with specified timing requirements. This will include responsibility for the provision of time and cost information as necessary.
  • Input into the monthly project wide JV Cost Report.
  • Attend Child Project cost forecast review meetings at the request of the Commercial Director.
  • Weekly commercial reporting.
  • Assistance with subcontract management issues, including deep dive review, project auditing, and assistance with the resolve of complex variations and claims. 
  • Ensuring the effective implementation of commercial and financial risk management procedures
  • Reviewing of subcontract tender documentation as required.
  • Conducting contract negotiations with subcontractors & suppliers and managing significant claims and conflict resolution as required
  • Ensuring the Project Leadership Team is promptly advised of any changes to finance and/or commercial risk profile.


  • Be an active member of the Senior Commercial Team, providing leadership to the wider commercial and finance function.


    •  Ensure compliance with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements and all relevant Company and Joint Venture policies and                processes.

Minimum requirements for this role include the following:

  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying, or similar approved degree qualification
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Commercial Manager on a major project in a client facing role.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced understanding of construction contract

At CBGU JV, we are committed to workplace diversity and to providing flexible work opportunities on our project.  We support women in construction and Indigenous advancement and participation and we encourage people of all cultural backgrounds to apply.

Please note:  This role is being sourced through CBGU JV partners directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.