Senior Project Manager, Civic Infrastructure

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Development Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Construction

Reference: 460

Reference: 460

Occupation: Construction

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About us

At Development Victoria we’re passionate about making Victoria a great place to be.

We create vibrant places across our state, through diverse and strategic property development and urban renewal projects.

As the Victorian Government’s development arm, we revitalise iconic public buildings, create important cultural and recreational facilities and repurpose public land, for all Victorians.

We also build great homes and communities where people and business can thrive, catering for different budgets, lifestyles and people - designed to be sustainable and affordable.

We help create a better Victoria.

Job Description

About the role
Reporting to a Project Director the Senior Project Manager works proactively and cooperatively to resolve project issues and provide high level authoritative advice and leadership on a range of project management issues.  

The Senior Project Manager operates with autonomy and is responsible for leading and managing a small team of highly skilled professionals, including Development Victoria staff, contractors and consultants, to ensure that all relevant aspects of a project are effectively scoped, and all technical and commercial issues are identified, assessed and managed in terms of project output. 

Key accountabilities will include;

  • Lead and manage the performance of a small team 
  • Provide proactive and authoritative policy and strategic advice to Government.
  • Provide high level authoritative advice in procurement and project management.
  • Develop and maintain complex project schedules
  • Manage tender processes 
  • Solid experience in Master Planning and Design management
  • Foster and develop relationships with key project stakeholders at senior levels across all sectors of government and industry
  • A degree in construction management, engineering, project management or equivalent

Desired Skills and Experience

About you
You will be able to demonstrate high level management expertise in the delivery of high profile, complex, multidisciplinary projects together with exceptional interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, the Senior Project Manager has a hands-on role as project facilitator and manager operating in a highly complex public-sector environment.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated experience in project management on high profile, complex, large-scale projects.
  • Proven skills in managing a small team to deliver project outcomes 
  • A sound understanding of construction contracts and contract administration processes
  • Demonstrated skills in Master planning and Design Management
  • Strong capacity to foster and develop relationships with key stakeholders at senior levels across all sectors of government and industry.
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal and written communication, consultation and negotiation skills.

Our Culture

Our culture is one of collaboration and positive contribution, suited to energetic and engaging team players who can readily adapt to changing priorities and bring a service-oriented approach.

We actively encourage sharing of knowledge and best practice across our teams. We respect and value every individual’s talents and contribution and harness these strengths to collectively achieve the kind of results we can all be proud of.

Development Victoria is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to making employment-related decisions without bias or discrimination.

The preferred candidate will be required to complete a national police records check prior to an offer of employment being made.

If this sounds like an interesting opportunity for you, please apply by submitting your resume by Wednesday 6th July 2022.

At Development Victoria, we work flexibly and value diversity, and we invite you to talk to us about any preferences or adjustments you may value or require to either our recruitment process or the role itself. If you identify as a person with disability, please let us know how we can provide additional support to your application.

Senior Project Manager, Civic Infrastructure

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

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Senior Project Manager, Civic Infrastructure