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Title:  Completions Manager

Job Number:  7944

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

About North Western Alliance Program

North Western Program Alliance (NWPA) consists of three Alliance partners – John Holland, KBR and MTM and the client (LXRP), working together as one team to achieve shared goals.

NWPA has a proven track record with the successful delivery of four level crossing removal projects, several premium stations and three projects currently in delivery phase.

We’re proud to make a real difference to the lives of people on our program of works and in the communities in which we operate. Our values are Excellence, Empowerment, Creativity and Care.


We are currently looking for an experienced Completions Manager to join us.

About the Role

As a Completions Manager, you will be required to develop, recommend, and implement systems and processes to ensure statutory and contractual compliance with NWPA’s completion obligations. You will manage subcontractor and supplier completion compliance through regular auditing and surveillance, provide technical advice to the Project team on all matters relating to completion and ensure successful delivery and timely handover of the Works.

Responsibilities of the role include;

  • Identify, manage and monitor completion and handover objectives, requirements, risks and other issues that may adversely impact the surety of successful project completion
  • Provide guidance and support to the project leadership team to develop and maintain a culture that drives business improvement
  • Provide technical design and completion expertise for the engineering and drafting teams
  • Ensure that the Alliance understands and meets its contractual, regulatory and legal obligations as they relate to completions
  • Manage client expectations and communicate effectively with the project team
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to staff and subcontractors relating to compliance with project requirements
  • Liaise with construction teams to develop and implement strategies to mitigate construction impacts on completion timelines
  • Identify and manage issues and risks pertaining to the completion milestones, and escalate risks to the Leadership team
  • Attend stakeholder and subcontractor meetings as required
  • Review subcontractor and suppliers prior to onboarding / procurement to ensure compliance with project requirements
  • Ensure that stakeholders and subcontractors are actively engaged, and strong relationships are developed and maintained
  • Develop, implement and manage an As Built process that facilitates high performance in the development, submission and acceptance of As Built drawings


To be successful in this key role, you will have;

  • Advanced Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Building, Construction, Quality Management or Project Management
  • Experience working in the construction industry
  • 7 – 10 years’ experience in a Design and Project management role in construction preferred
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in Risk or Audit Management Practices preferred

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. For us, a diverse, inclusive and enjoyable culture is the foundation for great work. It’s why we encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities and cultures, and promote a flexible way of working that enables a work-life balance.


We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

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