Manager Project Services - Bayside City Council

Job Title: Manager Project Services - Bayside City Council
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 21/10/2020
Reference: JO-2007-100980_1595557654
Contact Name: Jessica Charles
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2020 10:44

Job Description

  • Apply your project and construction management expertise to lead delivery of infrastructure projects
  • Newly created position
  • Leverage your relationship-building skills

Bayside City Council is a unique municipality renowned for its natural environment, 'village feel' and low density living located south of Melbourne's CBD. Home to over 100,000 residents, Bayside City Council's enduring purpose is: extraordinary places, thriving communities, better futures. Their vision is to become the sector-leading organisation delivering outstanding customer experience and community outcomes. To support this evolution a role has become available for a Manager Project Services to run the Project Services team to successfully deliver projects from feasibility to construction.

Reporting to the Director Environment, Recreation and Infrastructure, the Manager Project Services will manage the team to successfully deliver identified projects within the Bayside City Council Capital Works portfolio, ensuring high quality outcomes, within defined project timeframes and budgets.

With project delivery being your key outcome, your success will be built on your ability to effectively build and manage a high-performing and highly engaged team of Coordinators and a Major Project Lead. Aside from the Project Services team, you will also demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships across the organisation, to ensure that risks are managed appropriately, and the Bayside community is consulted and engaged throughout the delivery of major projects to their local area.

Bayside City Council has an established EPMO and the Manager Project Services will be a key figure in driving utilisation of the system, providing dashboard reporting to the executive team and councillors. Your systems experience will combine with your people management skills to ensure the continual improvement of reporting best practice. Your adaptability and problem-solving skills will enable you to work through issues and focus on successful project delivery. Additionally, you will champion the organisation's values of Respect Each Other, Own It, Work Together, and Find Better Ways.

An experienced leader in complex project environments, the Manager Project Services will have a sound understanding of design and construction methodologies, as well as the ability to confidently manage contractors. Importantly, your excellent collaboration, communication and facilitation skills will enable you to lead a Department to deliver a portfolio of projects to the community.

To apply for this role, please visit and search for the job. For a detailed position description please download via: Profile - Manager Project Services - Bayside City Council.pdf

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