Senior Project Manager, Civic Infrastructure

Job posted: 04/08/2022
Applications close: 21/08/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Development Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Construction

Reference: 475

Reference: 475

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

We have Full-Time opportunities available for Senior Project Managers looking to get their teeth stuck into a high-profile program of work. Development Victoria have a highly attractive pipeline of high profile public and sporting projects you do not want to miss out on.

As a Senior Project Manager you are 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.  

Your key accountabilities will include;

  • Provide proactive and authoritative strategic advice to Government, both verbally and through clear and concise written project reports and briefs. 
  • Provide high level authoritive advice in relation to the different methods of procurement and project management. 
  • Ensure that complex project schedules, scope, cost plans, risk assessments and management plans are developed and maintained to aid in the achievement of project success. . 
  • Manage procurement processes in accordance with the probity standards and relevant government policies and monitor and manage contractor and consultant performance including contract administration. 
  • Foster and develop relationships with key project stakeholders at senior levels across all sectors of government and industry and have demonstrated ability to influence. 
  • Contribute to a team culture that seeks to foster autonomy and provides an environment where ideas can be tabled, discussed and challenged openly to achieve the best project outcomes. 

Desired Skills and Experience

About You 

  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in project management on complex, large-scale projects, with proven skills in managing a small team to deliver project outcomes within specific timelines.
  • Provide multiple examples where you have established and lead a high performing team internally & externally.   
  • Ability to provide confident advice of construction contracts, contract administration processes, commercial analysis and cost management. 
  • You have a reputation for your knowledge of various project management principles and design management experience. 
  • You'll bring your proven track record in managing multiple complex stakeholder relationships with energy, confidence and ability to influence. 
  • You appreciate the complexities of the public sector environment together with a sound understanding of the requirement to comply with government policies and processes. 
  • Technical and commercial understanding of event overlay or the delivery of projects that facilitated event overlay for major sporting events would be highly regarded. 
  • Ability to travel to regional Victoria on occasion as required. 
  • Experience in site management/coordination would be well regarded. 
  • Tertiary qualification, particularly in  Construction Management/Project Management/Engineering/Architecture/Legal, would be highly regarded. 


Our Culture

At Development Victoria we provide unique and rewarding career opportunities, enhanced by our diverse range of projects that really matter to people and to the future of our state – making every workday worthwhile.
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 record check and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status (as per government requirement) prior to an offer of employment being made.

If this sounds like you, please apply by submitting your resume and a single-paged cover letter to Simone Thomas by Wednesday 21 August 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