Project Manager - Construction

Job details

Location: Wollongong
Salary: $60 - $65 per hour
Job Type: Contract
Reference: V-111727
Posted: 25 days ago

Job description

  • 12 Month Contract (Opportunity to Extend)
  • Up to $65 per hour + Super
  • 7 Hours per day
  • Wollongong Location
Established in 2019, the department aims to enhance integration and efficiency across various domains including long-term planning, precincts, housing, property, infrastructure priorities, open space, environmental conservation, and natural resources such as land, water, mining, and energy. The Cluster places significant emphasis on supporting regional NSW.

This Government Department assists local and state government agencies in delivering critical infrastructure projects through expert advisory, planning, delivery, and support services. Acting as a bridge between government entities and the private sector, the department helps clients maximise value, optimise costs, and manage risks throughout their infrastructure programs and asset lifecycle management. These services are underpinned by a robust foundation.

Primary Purpose of the Role

Manages the delivery of one or more assigned infrastructure projects ranging in low to medium risk and complexity, or contributes to the planning and delivery of infrastructure projects with medium to high in risk and complexity, to ensure time, cost, quality, safety and environment targets and corporate and region expectations and requirements are met.

Key Accountabilities
  • Plan and deliver assigned infrastructure projects with medium complexity in accordance with standard
  • organisational procedures by seeking guidance from a more experienced project manager when
  • required.
  • Participate in planning sessions and conduct project tasks under the leadership of a more senior
  • Project Manager to contribute to infrastructure planning and delivery.
  • Deliver tasks in accordance with cost budgets to contribute to business performance.
  • Be responsive and accurate with all client interactions and deliver tasks to meet best practice standards and client requirements in order to build and maintain effective client relationships and business partnerships.
  • Participate in business development activities including assisting in preparation of fee proposals, attending business development meetings and contributing towards opportunities for repeat and new business.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement, capture lessons learned on projects, and participate in lessons learned forums to contribute to improved business performance.
  • Work collaboratively with Manager on setting and actioning individual performance and development goals to achieve continuous professional self-development and contribute to the professionalism and technical reputation of the business unit.
Key Challenges
  • Achieving client and business unit objectives given that strict time, cost and quality parameters apply when managing multiple projects and delivering components.
  • Identifying and managing project delivery risks, including safety and environmental risks.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Appropriate trade, post-trade or tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent relevant working experience in project management, engineering, architecture, and building or construction.
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of current Work Health and Safety legislation and regulations.
  • A valid NSW Driver's licence and willingness to drive to remote locations which may include overnight stays.
  • Employment screening checks, security or other clearances and health assessments.
How To Apply

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