Title:  Project Manager

Job Number:  18238

Spring Creek, QLD, AU, 4343

­About John Holland

At John Holland, our purpose is simple, we transform lives with everything we do. We’ve always known at its heart infrastructure is about people — our customers, our employees, and the communities in which we work.

That’s our difference. Deep experience and capability with a genuine care about creating better lives for people along the way.

Be part of a team that thrives on rising to the challenge of transforming lives for good.

About the Role

We are looking to speak to Project Managers at all levels with demonstrated work experience on major projects for upcoming opportunities in our growing Building QLD/NT business unit.

Lead the successful delivery of a project (normally valued under $500m) in accordance with design requirements, time and cost constraints, and commercial, HR, safety, quality, and environment and community targets. Achieve or exceed project financial targets, identifying and mitigating issues as they arise and capitalising on opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the overall delivery of the project, on or ahead of time with all client expectations met
  • ­Assign resources to deliver the works within budget, time, quality and regulatory standards, monitor and guide workflow, setting daily, weekly, and long-term project goals
  • ­Manage the execution of engineering, procurement and construction activities and adopt appropriate construction methods
  • ­Review progress against plans, contractual arrangements and delivery milestones to ensure they are on schedule and within quality and cost estimates and take effective remedial action as required
  • ­Financial management: Ensure strong contract, commercial and financial risk management, accurate forecasting of both costs and revenue, take corrective action in line with authority and reporting frameworks and maximise the profit margin for the project
  • ­Demonstrate leadership in health, safety and environmental management
  • ­Demonstrate leadership in risk management, compliance and auditing, and ensure legislative, pre-contract and commercial obligations are met, including compliance with the relevant Building Code ­
  • Stakeholder management: Ensure that stakeholders are actively engaged and that beneficial relationships between the project and the client, subcontractors, community and other external parties are developed and maintained ­
  • People management: Monitor staff and labour resourcing to ensure the project has the capability to achieve targets, supervise workforce, including subcontractors, and foster a high performance team within a positive employee relations environment ­
  • Contribute to new business, continuous improvement and broader business activities ­
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Construction Management, Business or equivalent
  • Management of multidisciplinary projects and project teams ­
  • Contemporary practices in design and construction methodology .
  • Client relationship and stakeholder management ­ and ­ analysis of project performance, compliance and defects and/or non-conformance
  • Contractual, legal, commercial, industrial relations and legislative compliance management ­
  • People and performance management including the performance of subcontractors. ­
  • Quantitative and qualitative safety, environment and quality risk assessment

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 want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

What’s in it for you when you join John Holland?

We’re about connecting your sense of purpose to ours. We understand that your career is one of the biggest ways to have an impact on the world. We also believe in supporting you as a whole person, not just an employee.

We reward and support our people in so many ways. This starts with being flexible about how different people like to work. From industry-leading leave policies to wellbeing and relationship support, your needs sit at the heart of our employee benefits.

We offer:

Competitive remuneration with salary continuance, and salary sacrifice packaging options available.

Great leave benefits including 18 weeks paid parental leave with superannuation and up to an extra 18 weeks of superannuation paid on further periods of unpaid parental leave, multicultural leave exchange and two additional John Holland Days to prioritise health and wellbeing.

Career progression underpinned by our exciting pipeline of work means you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic projects that are shaping cities and communities.

Learning and development opportunities where you’ll have access to emerging talent programs, building your career through clear career pathways, and technical and leadership training and development opportunities.

Inclusion and diversity is part of how we work and do what we do at John Holland. Our active commitment to being an employer of choice is evident in the delivery of our Gender Equality Strategic Plan supported by our Pride, Celebrate Women, RAP and Grow networks.

Flexible working that works for you as we know flexibility means different things to different people. Whether it’s flexi-hours, flexi-parenting, flexi-leave, flexi-shifts, flexi-work, we’re committed to helping our people work flexibly.

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