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Commercial Manager - Business Customer & Metering Contracts

Date: 11-Jul-2018

Location: sydney and melb, NSW, AU

Company: Origin Energy Services Ltd

  • Provide specialised support to C&I sales
  • 12 month limited term opportunity
  • Location: Melbourne or Sydney 
  • Application close date: 23rd July 2018

Origin - Australia's Leading Integrated Energy Company
An integral part of Australia’s energy future, we explore, produce, generate and sell energy to power millions of Australian homes and businesses every day, keeping them going and growing.

Origin is the largest energy retailer in Australia, and with 4.3 million customers we’re constantly evolving and changing to better suit their needs. Our activities include power generation, energy trading, the sale of LPG, electricity, natural gas and solar as well as the development of new and emerging technologies. Consider your possibilities with Australia’s leading integrated energy company.

The Role

This is a unique opportunity to join the Business Energy & Solar team based in either Sydney or Melbourne. Reporting to the Retail Contracts Manager, you'll be responsible for:

  • Development and governance of commercial agreements, transactions and related matters across the customer-facing business of the Business Energy and Solar divisions and C&I sales
  • Negotiation and preparation of business customer sales, NRC and solar supplier and partnership agreements for business customer acquisition and retention
  • Management of the standard agreements used for all customer sales and related supplier/partner relationships
  • Support the Retail Contracts Manager in the commercial development of new value-adding offers/products for Business Energy Customers
  • Execution of actions to resolve high-value commercial disputes and issues
  • Supporting the management of compliance across business units with all Origin corporate directives pertaining to commercial contracts and dealings
  • Prepare commercial briefs/advice of benefits, risks and issues pertaining to proposed commercial agreements

This is your chance to support the profitable growth, effective risk management and agility and speed of response in the negotiation, development and decision-making relating to business customer sales, supplier and partnership agreements and related commercial matters for the customer-facing businesses of the Business Energy and Solar divisions.

Is This You?

You'll need to be commercially savvy, have high attention to detail and the ability to focus on robust processes and controls to manage customer contracts. You must also hold qualifications in a legal or commercial discipline.

Through the work you've done you can show skill and experience in:

  • Commercial, risk, legal management or sales management in a relevant company and industry environment
  • Applying commercial and risk management principles to provide pragmatic, results focused advice and decision support
  • High attention to detail and focus on robust processes and controls to manage customer contracts
  • Customer centric approach and the ability to balance commercial and customer needs to drive the right business outcomes
  • Stakeholder management skills, including the ability to engage and influence internal and external parties
  • Dealing with internal or external legal advisers in developing standard and customer-specific agreements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Energy industry experience, especially with commercial and industrial customers 
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply contract law principles is desirable

We embrace the diversity of our people and flexible working arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we serve.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.  


Make an impact on Australia's energy future
If dynamic and challenging career opportunities and workplace flexibility are important to you, go with the employer that thinks differently.
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For more information contact  Iain Pratt on (03) 8665 7325

Job Requisition: 66620

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