Department of Regional NSW
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Project Manager

Project Manager

  • 494267
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Projects
  • Ongoing Full-Time role
  • Role Based in Newcastle
  • Manage interesting, challenging and rewarding infrastructure projects that contribute to regional and rural communities
  • Salary from $72,418 plus super and leave loading

 

Our Department 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 expanding current and future workloads in our region, Public Works Advisory is seeking a Project Manager with demonstrated skills and experience in planning and executing infrastructure projects.

In this role, you will be instrumental in contributing to the planning and delivery of infrastructure projects of varying scale and complexity to ensure time, cost, quality, safety and environment targets are met.

 

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have experience and knowledge of end-to-end project management concepts, construction procurement knowledge and experience, and the capability to foster business relationships.

You will have an understanding of infrastructure project delivery, experience in project/program management, procurement understanding, and proven ability to meet tight timeframes. 

As a team player, you will be responsive and proactive in your dealings with stakeholders, have strong communication skills and be flexible and innovative in problem solving.

You will have qualifications and/or demonstrated experience in architecture, building construction, building maintenance or engineering.

You will have a driver licence and the ability and willingness to travel to remote locations (this will include overnight travel).

 

About Us

Public Works Advisory (PWA) is part of the Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW), and supports local and state government agencies to deliver critical infrastructure initiatives by providing expert advisory, planning, design, delivery and support services.  There’s nothing abstract about what we do. Just look around. Our work is in the hospitals, dams, water treatment plants and high schools – the real foundations of prosperous communities.  Every day we help shape the ambitious projects that bring progress to more people in NSW. From forging a more sustainable relationship with the land around us, to engineering the big ideas of the future. In every challenge we see the chance to build stronger and more connected communities. We do this by developing solutions that show creativity and grassroots ingenuity, providing impartial advice and support at all levels of government and the private sector, and partnering with experts to maximise the benefits of our knowledge and experience.

In PWA offices all over the state, you’ll find local expertise for local issues. We uncover the best talent, scrutinise cost and risk, and bridge the gap between private sector and government. By managing these nuances, projects we work on don’t just get done, they become benchmarks others aspire to.

 

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 William White, on 0436 859 535 or via William.White@finance.nsw.gov.au 

 

Closing Date:  Tuesday 11 May 2021 at 11:55pm

 

A recruitment talent 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 18 months.

 

If you are viewing this advertisement on LinkedIn, please click ‘Apply’ to access more information about this role via the I Work for NSW website.

Closing date: May 11, 2021

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