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Commercial Lead Bridgeclimb and Intellectual Property

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
Job Location: 

Parramatta, NSW, AU, 2150

Job Ref No:  48588
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $138670.0-$155309.0

• Exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team and showcase your commercial management, negotiation, leadership and stakeholder engagement skills

• Be part of a close knit, proactive team and get a chance to work on demanding but intellectually stimulating and challenging work

• A challenging and rewarding Senior level role offering great exposure and opportunity to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of crucial and sensitive projects

• Fixed term (12 months) full time opportunity based in Sydney CBD (Flexibility offered)

The Opportunity

Are you someone who enjoys taking ownership, loves challenges and is thrilled by seeing things through while balancing the stakeholder expectations related to cost, quality and timelines?


If yes, then we have the perfect opportunity for you as a Commercial Lead-BridgeClimb and Intellectual Property within the Customer Strategy and Technology branch at Transport for NSW. The Commercial Lead would be responsible for leading the management of the agreement between Transport for NSW and Felize Puente Pty Ltd (BridgeClimb) to improve commercial outcomes for the Division, ensuring the implementation of the Government objectives, the achievement of financial sustainability outcomes for the Division and the application of commercial frameworks and procedures across the Division. This also encompasses management of TfNSW Intellectual Property License Agreements as well the development of a commercialization pathway for other TfNSW IP.


The role would lead the planning, policy, delivery and advice of Bridge climb financial management reporting, forecasting, variance analysis, budgeting process and monitoring of agreed efficiency gains to optimise the financial capabilities of the unit in the delivery of business and community outcomes.

The main responsibilities would include:

• Provide specialist advice and support on commercial matters, contract negotiations, contract risk allocation, probity, cost benchmarking, revenue and pricing and reporting and value for money measurement to support the achievement of best practice commercial management

• Manage a team of professional staff, as required, including work allocation, capability development and performance management to manage, deliver and grow revenue contracts

• Manage the development and implementation of planning and strategy initiatives that identify, plan and manage growth opportunities for identified commercial opportunities to achieve optimal return on investment as they relate to the key areas of accountability

• Work with business leads across the Division to identify, scope and deliver programs that realise

opportunities to improve revenue outcomes across the Division, including developing revenue strategies and plans for Divisional operations

• Manage and deliver commercial projects as directed and participate in post implementation reviews to ensure benefits realisation and understand lessons to be learned


About You:


We are looking for a Commercial professional who has the ability to mentor and guide a team to ensure financial compliance and best practice financial management through the application and delivery of TfNSW financial management frameworks.. It has to be someone who has experience in continuing improvement and enhancement of financial and management reporting systems and procedures while coordinating with professionals across domains, levels and divisions, to maintain their finger on the pulse and with a proven ability to escalate whenever needed and report on the ongoing progress. You are a problem solver, self-driven, result oriented and focussed professional with the ability to collaborate, lead and influence whenever necessary, are open to working in a highly dynamic environment. You would work with business leads across the Division to identify, scope and deliver programs that realise opportunities to improve revenue outcomes across the Division, including developing revenue strategies and plans for Divisional operations

To be successful, you must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability to forge and develop effective working relationships across a wide range of stakeholders, internally and externally. An ability to hit the ground running, quickly build relationships, and understand new concepts will therefore be essential. You should be able to persevere when faced with obstacles and comfortable addressing contentious issues and are self-driven.


If you possess these skills, this is the right opportunity for you. For more details, please click here

About us


The Customer Strategy & Technology division is focused on creating the future of mobility in NSW, and shaping a world-leading transport system for our customers and communities. Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us




When you join Transport for NSW, you become part of a forward-thinking organisation that offers generous working conditions, flexible working options and a real commitment to developing your skills. For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.

Remuneration Package – Transport Grade 9 ($138,670 - $155,309), plus employers contribution to superannuation, plus annual leave loading

Essential requirements

• Significant experience in managing a range of commercial projects and activities effectively across a range of different functional areas

• Detailed knowledge and understanding of NSW Government Procurement policies and guidelines

• Ability to ensure the financial rigour of the business activities and drive cost efficiency and/or reduction. Experience in identifying and integrating the appropriate financial management strategies into business planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting activities would be a huge advantage.


How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and follow the process within the application process. For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here 
For any enquiries, please contact Shefali Uppal on 0429 100 409 

Applications close: 11.59pm on Sunday, 30th January 2022

All Transport workers are required to have at least one dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine by 6 December 2021 and two doses by 7 February 2022; or an approved medical contraindication. You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.



We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options.

For any enquiries, please email Shefali Uppal at SHEFALI.UPPAL@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.

Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us ?


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