Department of Regional NSW
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Project Manager 9/10

Project Manager 9/10

  • 496011
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Multiple opportunities across Coffs Harbour and Lismore
  • Temporary and ongoing roles available
  • Utilise your program delivery, civil construction and procurement knowledge to deliver change
  • Salary starts from $113,343 plus super and annual leave loading


Department of Regional NSW is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses. 

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role. 


About the role

Due to the expanding current and future workloads in NSW, Public Works Advisory is seeking a Senior Project Manager with demonstrated skills and experience working with a range of stakeholders to maximise public value in infrastructure planning, program delivery and asset operation. This fast paced, exciting role provides the opportunity to contribute to significant infrastructure projects that make a real difference to NSW regional communities.

To learn more about the role click here to view the role description. If you would like to discuss the role or need clarifications regarding the role, please contact – Paul Hay on 0434 136 460 or


About us

Public Works Advisory (PWA) is a division of the Department of Regional NSW.  PWA provides a broad range of infrastructure advisory, procurement, project management and engineering services across NSW, assisting local and state government clients to plan, develop, deliver, manage, operate and maintain critical infrastructure.

To learn more about the exciting work we do please click here to visit our website.


About you

To be successful in this role you will have strong leadership skills, extensive experience in project/program management, civil construction procurement knowledge and expertise, and proven ability to foster business relationships.

As a senior member of the team you will guide and mentor other members of staff to develop their knowledge and capabilities. You will be responsive and proactive in your dealings with clients, confidently communicate with stakeholders, and be proficient at managing to project/program requirements.


Essential Requirements:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent with 5 years minimum relevant working experience in project management, civil engineering, and or civil construction in water, sewerage or roads infrastructure.
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of project management principles, current Work Health and Safety legislation and regulations.
  • A valid NSW Driver’s Licence and willingness to drive to remote locations which may include overnight stays.
  • Employment screening checks, security or other clearances & health assessments


How to Apply:
If this role sounds ideal to you, please apply via our online portal by submitting your resume and a brief cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your suitability for this role by Sunday 31 October 2021 at 11:55pm.


Additional Information:

Applications must be lodged electronically via the Department’s recruitment system, Page-Up. A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.


Please note that NSW Government expects all NSW government sector employees who can be safely vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine to do so.

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