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Title:  Project Manager

Job Number:  5974

Perth, AU

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.  

From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

Are you up for the challenge?

About the Role

An opportunity has become available for an experienced Project Manager to join our WA Rail team, overseeing a portfolio of Pilbara-based Signalling & Communications projects.  This role is based out of the Perth CBD office but will travel regularly to site as required.

Responsibilities of the role include (but are by no means limited to);
  • Identify additional business opportunities and develop and implement strategies to effectively secure those prospects
  • Participate in the preparation of medium-term financial plans to ensure they are feasible in marketing terms, project mix and sales value
  • Develop and actively manage relationships with clients and industry partners who foster, recommend and refer work
  • Ownership, autonomous and full accountabilities of project(s) decision/outcome including contract negotiations for supply and service sub-contractors
  • Budget management of the project portfolio to include overhead facilities and indirect project costs
  • Approval of all purchase requisitions, incoming invoices, and outgoing payment summaries across the portfolio
  • Management of monthly financial progress claims
  • Demonstrate leadership through project delivery and management of a high-performance team
  • Development of team members through the IDP process
  • Recruitment of additional resources as required
  • Facilitate monthly HSE valuation and monitor HSE KPI’s
  • Liaise with other business delivery and development specialists to exchange project opportunities and coordinate plans to capitalise on synergies
  • Convert prospects to projects through the EOI/Tender Phase, including the facilitation of scope reviews, estimation, and submission approval process
  • Financial reporting of project performance in accordance with John Holland Procedure
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems and procedures
To be successful in this key role, you must have;
  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering, Sciences, Project Management or Construction Management
  • 10+ years of rail project experience in construction or a related field
  • Business development and tendering
  • Quantitative and qualitative commercial, safety, environment and quality risk assessment and development of risk controls
  • Contract, commercial and financial management
  • Proposal writing and expressing complex ideas in simple language
  • Leadership of teams
  • Document and record management
  • Project management and project delivery
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. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

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. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.