Project Manager- Capital Projects

Job Title: Project Manager- Capital Projects
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Melbourne
Salary: $95000 - $105000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-05-06
Reference: JO-1904-94763
Contact Name: Patrick Courtney
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 07, 2019 11:37

Job Description

The Benefits
  • Join one of Australia's fastest growing municipalities
  • Attractive salary $95k - $105k plus super
  • Flexible working 
  • Work close to home- located in Melbourne's Western Suburbs
  • Fantastic exposure to projects that will help shape the future of this great city
About the Company

My Client is one of Australia's fastest growing councils and also one of the youngest- with just under 70% of the population under 45 years of age. An organisation that's not just working for today's community but for future generations to come. As part of the Capital Projects team you will manage projects in accordance with council's project management framework to achieve the required outcomes and benefits within the constraints of the approved scope, budget and timeframes. You will be expected to provide strategic advice, contract management and tender administration in relation to the project management of capital projects that relate to all existing and future council infrastructure assets.

About the Role
You will be expected to-
  • Support the Capital Works Coordinator in program management of council's suite of capital projects
  • Support with the planning, development, programming, design, construction and handover of those projects
  • Comply with council policies relating to these capital projects
  • Ensure assigned projects are delivered on time, within budget and in accordance with the approved business case
  • Provide regular reports to the Project Owner and Project Control Group and manage all aspects of the Project Working Group for assigned projects
  • Supervise staff, consultants and contractors as required
  • Provide best possible customer service to both internal and external stakeholders 

About You
You will have-
  • A well developed knowledge and working application of a range of relevant IT software packages such as PM, financial, MS Office, GIS and document control packages
  • A drive to improve and develop methods of project management
  • The ability to adapt, as the delivery of project techniques may be based on newly emerging trends rather than previous experience
  • Excellent written skills, relating to the generation of letters, reports, memos and council reports
  • A knowledge and application of project management relating to the delivery and administration of capital projects in local government infrastructure
  • Strong management skills allowing you to establish productive relationships with other service units within council 
  • The ability to manage your own time, establish priorities whilst contributing to team goals, projects and programs
  • A well developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skillset with the ability to gain co-operation and assistance from other staff and stakeholders
  • An absolute commitment to excellent customer service
Qualifications and Experiences

  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering, building, project management or equivalent, or extensive and demonstratable technical expertise and experience in all aspects of project management, contract and tender administration
  • Extensive experience in project and contract management, negotiation and dispute resolution
  • Proven experience in the implimentation of capital works programs particularily as they relate to local government infrastructure assets
  • Experience in working with and contributing to multi-tasked team outcomes and wok environment
  • A current Victorian driver's licence
"What do I do now?" Apply!

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Paddy Courtney on 03 9929 9500, quoting ref no. JO-1904-94763. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at

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