Commercial Improvement Manager
Sydney Trains
20h ago
  • Location Burwood Close to public transport
  • RC Grade 7 ($143,555 - $157,945), plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
  • The Opportunity

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Improvement Manager to part of our Commercial & Supply Chain team within Sydney Trains.

    This position plays a key role in being accountable for the identification and development of business opportunities within allocated Divisions including the coordination of functional SME’s to achieve the desired outcome.

  • Reporting to the Associate Director Commercial; your key responsibilities are but not limited to;
  • Engage with other Maintenance divisions to provide commercial advice and support to improve commercial outcomes.
  • Work with Contracts Delivery Managers to ensure maintenance contracts are providing maximum benefits to Sydney Trains
  • Work with Managers and drive commercial support services to the other Maintenance divisions to ensure promotion of a commercially efficient culture.
  • Deployment of best practice commercial management strategies across Maintenance Directorate.
  • Supervise and coach staff, overseeing work completed, building the skills required to develop internal expertise and ensuring that staff are adequately resourced to perform
  • We are looking for a Commercial Improvement Manager who has proven commercial business experience including prime accountability in the delivery of commercial strategy along with demonstrated planning, problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to work through issues with moderate complexity and guide and / or coach others in the resolution of problems.

    CPA membership or equivalent is desirable but not essential.

    About us

    At Sydney Trains, our vision is to keep Sydney moving by delivering safe, customer-focused, reliable and clean rail services.

    We contribute to the success of transport in NSW by running efficient rail services which exceed our customers’ expectations, support growth and contribute to the broader community and the economy.

    Joining Sydney Trains will present an exciting opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW by providing a world class rail system.


    Sydney Trains offers its employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and work-life balance.

    Other benefits include :

  • Free travel on Government trains, buses and ferries
  • Flexible work practices
  • For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.

    Join Sydney Trains for the opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW by providing a world class rail system.

    Our commitment to Diversity

    TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity.

    We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

    TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.

    How to apply

    To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses how

    1) Please state your skills and experience which makes you suitable for the role?

    2) Please state your most significant and relevant achievement?

    Click on the APPLY button below. For more information on Sydney Trains or the position description, please click on links provided.

    For any enquiries, please contact Srivatsa Lakshmi Narayana on 0435 960 490 and quote 678.

    Please note : successful candidate will need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.

    Applications close : 11 : 59 pm, on Sunday 5th July 2020.

    For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

    To be considered for these roles you must be 18 years of age. Applicants will need to complete merit based selection activities and will be subject to satisfactory medical, drug & alcohol and criminal record checks as part of the selection process.

    Please note that an eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list (where the vacancy is within 60 minutes travelling time).

    Transport for NSW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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