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Project Managers

Project Managers

  • 502513
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Multiple ongoing opportunities available for a grade 5/6 Project Managers in Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour and Lismore
  • Flexible working conditions and great work / life balance
  • Work in a team that supports and encourages growth and development
  • Salary from $89,707 plus super and annual leave loading


Are you passionate about working closely with clients and stakeholders and inspiring those you work with to deliver real improvements for the community to enjoy? If this sounds like you, please read on.


Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion  

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. We encourage applications from people with a range of backgrounds, experiences 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 the role

Due to the expanding current and future workloads in NSW, Public Works is seeking multiple Project Managers to join the North Coast team.  The successful applicants will deliver infrastructure projects of varying scale and complexity.

Prior experience in roads / bridges would be very desirable.

You’ll undertake a range of duties, including:

  • Efficient and effective project and contract management, including:
    • Controlling project budgets
    • Reporting on project progress, cost and risk
    • Manage quality and scope requirement to meet project objectives
  • Administration and management of contracts and claims evaluation and negotiation.

To be successful in this role, our ideal candidate will:

  • be experienced in delivering project and contract management on a range of infrastructure projects
  • be an excellent communicator with the ability to influence, negotiate and liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be a team player who is proactive, flexible, and innovative in problem solving.
  • be computer savvy and possess the ability to use technology
  • have relevant experience and/or qualifications in building / construction / architecture / electrical. 
  • have a valid NSW Drivers licence, and the willingness and ability to travel which may include overnight stays (occasionally only)


About us

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.

At NSW Public Works (PW) 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 maximize value for our clients and manage risks in their infrastructure programs and in the management of their assets.

Some of the benefits of working for Public Works include:

  • The option to work flexibly to create a work/life balance
  • 35-hour work week 
  • Working with a diverse range of passionate and professional teams
  • Generous leave entitlements including long service leave entitlements and access to paid parental leave
  • Working in a team that supports and encourages growth and development
  • Feeling supported by an organisation that genuinely cares about your wellbeing, including having access to our Employee Assistance Program and Fitness Passport.
  • Delivering interesting projects, while making a difference in our community and leaving a legacy


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 30 January 2023 at 11:55pm

Learn more about our specialist expertise, supportive culture, and remarkable staff by checking out some short videos here

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 – Luke Moane on 0436948180 or luke.moane@pwa.nsw.gov.au


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 twelve months.

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