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Title:  Senior Project Manager

Job Number:  12243

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2009

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges. We do that by providing leading design, engineering, construction and asset operations, across infrastructure, transport, building and property in Australia and New Zealand.

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

John Holland is looking for experienced and ambitious Senior Project Managers with exposure to Road, Civil, and Structural Engineering. The projects will focus on large scale Road, Bridge and Highway construction within the Sydney area, varying in size from 500 million to over a Billion in value.

As an experienced Project Manager, you will oversee all aspects of pre contracts, delivery of the project, including staff and subcontractor management, safety, quality and interacting with the client.

Ideally you will have significant experience working as a Project Manager on major civil infrastructure projects along with specific experience in roads, highways, bridges and/or utility projects within Tier 1 organisations.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Project Manage and collaborate on design, tender, precontracts and delivery of large scale, complex civil/road infrastructure projects
  • Maintaining effective connections with clients, consultants, and subcontractors by communicating with stakeholders
  • Provide timely provision of business-critical management information including project expenditure and outputs, forecasts, milestones and accomplishments
  • Develop, lead and motivate your team throughout the project, working towards best practice project management standards and meet all regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Ensuring the project is adequately resourced to deliver on all aspects of financial reporting, management, and forecasting
  • Live and breathe John Holland’s commitment to safety and people first values

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

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or Construction Management
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar Project Manager position or be more than ready to step up into a leadership role.
  • An understanding of the civil construction industry with a focus on roads, bridges and highways is desirable
  • Proven experience in leading teams through the delivery of large scale civil construction projects
  • Advanced financial and commercial management including cost reduction and meeting budgets
  • Successful construction management of multidisciplinary projects from a wide range of contract values and complexity

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.

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