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Ultra Electronics

Located in the high technology business cluster in Mawson Lakes in northern Adelaide, Ultra Electronics (Avalon Systems) is the Australian headquarters of a global entity and provides innovative technical expertise and solutions to the burgeoning defence sector.  With around 70 staff and long term contracts, the future for the business is bright.

The Commercial Manager is a pivotal member of the team managing customer contracts and overseeing supply chain activities.  Key responsibilities of this newly created role include:

  • preparing, reviewing and negotiating contracts and subcontracts;
  • monitoring contract performance ensuring appropriate protective measures are undertaken as necessary;
  • developing productive relationships with customers, vendors and third party stakeholders;
  • managing commercial risks and opportunities;
  • providing leadership to the Procurement Specialist.

Applications are invited from experienced contract management professionals with appropriate tertiary qualifications and significant experience in commercial contract management in a complex industry environment.  Superior business acumen, negotiation, management, leadership and strategic thinking skills will be paramount as will political savvy, integrity, drive, energy, credibility and authenticity.  Experience in the defence industry will be very highly regarded and holding (or the ability to obtain) a Defence Security Clearance – Secret will be essential.

This is an exciting career opportunity with a growing business supporting a flagship SA industry sector.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8827.

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