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Project Manager

Project Manager

  • 501995
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Be a part of an innovative team planning and managing the delivery of significant government infrastructure programs across NSW
  • Full time, ongoing position based in Moruya
  • Flexible working arrangements with a standard 35 hour week, leave loading and flex leave
  • Salary package ranging from $ 89,707 plus super, leave loading and Flex Leave

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. We encourage applications from people with a range of backgrounds, experience and perspectives. This includes differences in culture, gender, sexual orientation, language and disability status or other attributes. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.


About Us

At NSW Public Works (NSWPW) we provide core asset advisory services and assist our State and Local Government clients to deliver significant infrastructure projects that support NSW regional and rural communities. Our expertise in advisory services, planning, design, delivery and maintenance of engineering, building, roads, waste, coastal and environmental projects enables us to maximise value for our clients and manage risks in their infrastructure programs and in the management of their assets.


About the role

Enjoy a lifestyle change in this coastal area known for its easy, relaxed lifestyle far removed from the pace of the city but 2.5hrs from Canberra.

This Project Management role will form part of our Moruya based team.  This role contributes as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering professional project management and advisory services for NSW.

In this role you will be assisting senior project managers working on the following exciting projects across the south eastern parts of NSW.

  • Water and sewer reticulation
  • Water treatment plants
  • Sewage treatment plant
  • Sewage pump station upgrades
  • Other projects dependent on your skills and experience

What is in it for you

  • The option to work flexibly, with a combination of working from home and in the office. A minimum of 3 days per week would be located onsite or in Moruya office
  • Work a 35 hour work week
  • Generous leave entitlements including long service leave entitlements and access to paid parental leave
  • Access to Flex Leave to give you more freedom to arrange your work hours and take leave according to your preferences and work requirements
  • Work in a team that supports and encourages growth and development
  • Feel supported by an organisation that genuinely cares about your wellbeing, including having access to our Employee Assistance Program and Fitness Passport


About you

To be successful in this role our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Experience and knowledge of end to end project management concepts
  • Construction procurement knowledge and experience
  • Capability to foster business relationships
  • Experience of water and sewer related projects

To be considered for this role, you must meet the essential requirements, which can be found in the role description and includes:

  • Degree qualification/s in Project Management, Engineering, Building or construction (civil, environmental, mechanical) and relevant field experience which includes a minimum of 5 years’ practical experience in project or contract management on construction projects;
  • Demonstrable reading and writing abilities, and attention to detail; and
  • A valid NSW Driver’s Licence and a willingness to travel within NSW which may include overnight stays; and
  • Employment screening checks, security or other clearances and health assessments.


Applying for the role

Apply by submitting a current resume and brief cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

For more information about the role, please click here to view the role description.


If you have any questions about the role please contact Caroline McDonald, Senior Program Manager, ph. 4247 4909 or caroline.mcdonald@pwa.nsw.gov.au.


 Closing Date: 9 February 2023 at 11:55pm


A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.



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