Director, Commercial and Legal

The North East Link Authority (NELA) is an Administrative Office established in relation to the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) to lead the development and delivery of the North East Link.

The project will deliver the missing link in Melbourne's road network that will finally complete the Metropolitan Ring Road by connecting the M80 to the Eastern Freeway to improve outer north-east links for road freight movement and improve travel time and reliability.

The Coordinator-General has been appointed as the Administrative Office Head of NELA. The North East Link together with the Level Crossing Removal Project, the Metro Tunnel and the Western Distributor form the Major Transport Infrastructure Program.
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Department: North East Link Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: EO2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/032852X
Closing Date: 24-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $206,539 - $330,582
Job Duration: Three years
Attachments: NELA - EO2 - Director, Commercial and Legal .pdf (PDF, 351KB)

Contact: Natalie Bellmunt
(03) 9655 6425

Position Details

An exceptional opportunity exists for an experienced leader to lead the procurement, commercial and legal requirements for the North East Link.

The North East Link Authority was established in December 2016. The North East Link is a new freeway to complete the missing link in Melbourne's metropolitan ring road. The North East Link will deliver less congestion, more than 5,000 jobs, trucks off local roads, direct airport access, and shorter travel times.

The Director, Commercial and Legal will lead a team to proactively manage all legal and commercial strategies and issues across the North East Link project. This role reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the North East Link Authority's leadership team and will contribute to steering the strategic direction of the Authority and enable a high performance culture.

Your extensive experience leading commercial and legal teams within complex PPP infrastructure projects, ability to lead the procurement and tender strategy and proven results in influencing and managing complex senior stakeholders to achieve project outcomes will see you succeed in this role.

If this sounds like your next opportunity apply by submitting your cover letter and CV on Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 25 February 2018.

For more information please contact Natalie Bellmunt, Manager, People and Culture on (03) 9655 6425.

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