Project Director
Engineering
Sydney New South Wales, Australia
Project Director

We are looking for an experienced Project Director to join our global organisation who are delivering some of Australia’s most complex and major infrastructure projects across the full spectrum of Infrastructure construction and Engineering.

Purpose of the job

Lead the successful delivery of large and complex projects (normally valued in excess of 1bn) in accordance with design requirements, time, and cost constraints, and commercial, HR, safety, quality, and environment and community targets. Achieve or exceed project financial targets, identifying and mitigating issues as they arise and capitalising on opportunities.

Key accountabilities

  • Manage the overall delivery of the project program, on or ahead of time with all client expectations met.
  • Assign resources to deliver the works within budget.
  • Manage the specialist functions of design, engineering, procurement, and construction.
  • Liaise with the Construction Manager to modify design.
  • Review progress against plans, contractual arrangements, and delivery milestones
  • Financial management: Ensure strong contract, commercial and financial risk management, accurate forecasting of both costs and revenue.
  • Demonstrate leadership in health, safety, and environmental management
  • Demonstrate leadership in risk management, compliance, and auditing
  • Stakeholder management
  • Contribute to new business, continuous improvement, and broader business activities
  • People management: Monitor staff and labour resourcing
Qualifications and Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Construction Management, Business or equivalent Typical
  • Diploma or Master of Project Management, Certificate IV Safety Experience Essential
  • 15 years of post-graduate work experience with 5 years in a project management role
  • Management of multidisciplinary projects and project teams
  • Contemporary practices in design and construction methodology
  • Contractual, legal, commercial, industrial relations and legislative compliance
  • Advanced financial and commercial management including cost reduction and meeting budgets
  • People and performance management including the performance of subcontractors
  • Complex client relationship and stakeholder management
  • Quantitative and qualitative safety, environment, and quality risk assessment
  • Analysis of and reporting on complex project performance, compliance, defects and/or non-conformance Typical
  • Management of $1Bn projects
  • Experience as Project Development Manager and/or New Business Manager
  • Experience in managing a variety of contracts, e.g., Joint Ventures, Alliances, Design & Construct.
  • Pre-contracts experience in managing tenders as a Bid Manager for a range of projects
If you are interested, please send your resume to: Megan.grace@2xmrecruit.com.au
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