Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $140k package + flexible working arrangements
Start Date: 2019-07-10
Reference: JO-1907-96535-1
Contact Name: Declan Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 11, 2019 17:07

Job Description

Work within a growing team with real prospects for career growth.
Manage the construction of a $170m, high-profile, commercial project.
About Our Client

The Department of Housing & Public Works (HPW) is a diverse department that delivers services to benefit Queenslanders and support Government service delivery. Their major areas of focus are across:
  • Digital Technology and Services
  • Housing, Homelessness and Sport
  • Building Policy and Asset Management
  • Portfolio Strategy
  • Corporate Services
  • Queensland Government Chief Information Office
Within HPW lies the Project Delivery Unit. The Project Delivery Team operates as an end to end agent for the delivery and facilitation of significant and complex projects, providing expert project evaluation advice in the built environment for the Government. They strategically procure, project manage and contract supervise major projects that are typically a Government priority.

About the Role

With an expanding project portfolio of more than $800 million, HPW are seeking an exceptional Project Manager to hit the ground running on the Cairns Convention Centre expansion and refurbishment project that has a budget in excess of $170 million.
This major project is a high profile government priority with complex stakeholders and requires a Project Manager with first-hand experience in delivering similar value complex major government and non-government projects.
As a Project Manager within the Projects Delivery team, the role will focus on delivering the Cairns Convention Centre expansion and refurbishment project, by undertaking negotiations with stakeholders, collaborating with senior government officers and managing and resolving issues associated with project development and delivery. This is a Brisbane based role, with some travel to Cairns.

About You

You will have a strong understanding of project brief and design development processes, cost planning, programming, construction methodology, building contracts, development approval processes and legislation relating to the building industry.
Additionally, a comprehensive knowledge of project management and contract administration processes associated with large, complex, construction projects and traditional and non-traditional contracts is required.
Lastly, you will have demonstrated success in project managing the procurement of major government and/or non-government construction projects.

The Benefits

HPW offer a safe, inclusive and diverse work culture that encourages applications from people with different backgrounds, cultures, racial origins, ages, genders, abilities and experience. They are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free and supportive workplace for all our staff.
Flexible work hours, generous leave entitlements and a salary package of circa $140,000 is on offer for the successful candidate.

What Next?
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 Declan Jones on 07 3023 1065, quoting ref no. JO-1907-96535. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at