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Associate Commercial Director (Contract Mgmt)

Date: 01-Jan-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel

We have a great opportunity for a talented and self-motivated Associate Commercial Director to join our Commercial Management Unit team in NCS. At NCS, we seek to nurture talents in creating and developing innovative solutions. If you are passionate about new technologies and new ideas, NCS could be a place for you!

The role of a member of the Commercial Management Team is to provide commercial management support to assist the project teams to:
(a) adhere to and comply with the contract,
(b) manage contractual risk exposure on assigned projects,
(c) maintain/ strengthen the Company’s relationships with its clients, and
(d) protect the Company’s revenue and margins.


• Provide Commercial Management support to large, complex and high risk projects including projects where the total contract value exceeds SGD 25 million
• Evaluate and implement commercial management tools to improve efficiency in the commercial management process and project management which may cover areas including Contract Awareness, Risk Management, Change Control, Deliverables Management, Issues Management, Disputes Management, Subcontract Management, Intellectual Property Management, Contract Communications Management and Contract Documentation Management.
• Draft, review and negotiate key project documents eg statements of work, change orders/ variation agreements etc
• Identify contractual risks/ issues/potential disputes proactively on projects and propose effective and innovative/value added solutions to management to mitigate such risks/issues.
• Support project teams in key meetings with clients and subcontractors over main issues relating to contractual matters.
• Strategize with company executives prior to client negotiations and support the project teams in negotiations with the client representing the company’s interests.
• Act as an escalation point for issues/ challenges faced by project managers on projects.
• Assist the project team to track that the project is on budget, payment terms are adhered to and margins are not eroded and take the initiative to address such issues.
• Monitor and report on major contract fulfilment on a monthly basis and other necessary reporting tools.
• Stay abreast of relevant developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company’s practices
• Create policies, templates, guidelines, packaged knowledge, toolkits, processes and procedures as necessary to enable the Commercial Management Team with appropriate knowledge and tools to support projects.
• To be the subject matter expert on practice areas.
• Counsel, advise, and consult senior company executives on risk management issues based on accurate analysis of contract documents and the facts of a business opportunity
• Conduct training to align the project teams on commercial management practices and processes as well as risk management
• Enhance the working relationship between the Commercial Management Team and the project teams.
• Support, promote, and implement the Commercial Management Department’s initiatives

The ideal profile should have / be:
• Law Degree and/or Contract Management experience
• Minimum 10 years post-qualifying experience in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal group or contract management experience in the IT industry or other relevant industries.
• Possess good knowledge of relevant laws.
• Demonstrate business /commercial acumen and the ability to drive successful outcomes.
• Strong negotiation skills
• Effective problem- solving skills
• Excellent judgment
• Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
• Ability to handle large workload
• Analytical thinker
• Self-starter and resourceful
• Ability to influence and strong executive presence
• Responsive and follows through on commitments
• Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
• Professional conduct and good interpersonal skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
If you would like to be part of the winning that does great work, apply today!