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Title:  Operations Manager

Job Number:  10868

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2009

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. 

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.

About the Operations Manager Role

This Operations role is a senior leadership role within John Holland to oversee the operations and continued development of the NSW business.

This role will suit established and career focused construction professionals with a strong and consistent track record across roads, rail, water and general infrastructure.

We have a very strong preference to identify an existing John Holland team member and provide a career enhancing promotional opportunity.

As NSW Operations Manager you will:

  • Manage a diverse project list, covering operations, performance, client relationships and HSE behaviours.
  • Have knowledge, skills and experience in road, rail and water projects.
  • Be able to lead a large and dynamic team across construction, design and commercial. 
  • Work with your management team (Project Director, Project Manager, Commercial Manager, Contracts Managers, HSE Managers) to deliver against John Holland behaviours, polices, processes and systems.
  • Have the skills to lead financial reviews, commercial performance, audits, project reviews
  • Have significant stakeholder management skills, team building and leadership experience.  Building and managing key relationships with clients, sub-contractors, business partners and the broader community.
  • Enjoy working with a successful and highly competent team of construction professionals.
  • Benefit from a company looking to develop its staff and provide an engaging environment to work in.


Some of the benefits of the role include:

  • Joining an established and successful business working on an excellent range of projects
  • Being part of a high performing team of committed and talent delivery experts and enjoying the shared success of project wins and delivery
  • John Holland is ‘people first’ company we will work on you’re the development of your career and also provide a very competitive salary package and employer benefits program.

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.

This is career defining opportunity for an established and ambitious Operations Manager looking to join a large, successful, and growing business.

For a confidential discussion please contact Michael on 0438579476

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