Department of Regional NSW
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Project Manager

Project Manager

  • 494589
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Ongoing Full-time role
  • Role based in Tamworth
  • Manage interesting, challenging and rewarding infrastructure projects that contribute to regional and rural communities
  • Salary from $85,488 plus super and leave loading + flex time

 

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 of varying scale and complexity.

The Project Manager is responsible for managing the delivery of one or more assigned infrastructure projects ranging in low to medium risk and complexity.  You will also contribute to the planning and delivery of infrastructure projects with medium to high risk and complexity, to ensure time, cost, quality, safety and environmental targets and corporate and region expectations and requirements are met.

 

About you

To be successful in this role you will have experience and knowledge in the delivery of commercial/government projects.  You will be currently working in a Project Manager role with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in infrastructure project delivery, project/program management, understanding of project management principles, procurement processes, and proven ability to meet agreed timeframes.

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

You will have project manager qualifications, Diploma level at a minimum is required.  You will also have a well-developed knowledge and understanding of current Work Health and Safety legislation and regulations.

You will hold a valid driver licence and have the ability and willingness to travel to regional locations (as this role 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 Angus Cosgrove on 0428 625 571 or via angus.cosgrove@finance.nsw.gov.au.

 

Closing Date:  19 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 19, 2021

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