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Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

  • 501199
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Projects
  • Property and Assets

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  • Multiple temporary full-time positions with an initial contract term of 3-years
  • Location: Willing to consider candidates across all NSW locations. Preference will be given to candidates based regionally, with a focus on Queanbeyan, Armidale, Dubbo and Coffs Harbour 
  • Hybrid work model from home and office, there will be an expectation that you will live within a reasonable distance to one of our office locations.
  • We offer great benefits, Leave Loading, Flex Leave, Ongoing Development Opportunities, Fitness Passport and regular pay increments alongside a competitive remuneration starting from $116,211 - $128,061 (your salary will be in line with your skillset and experience) + Super


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

This is a rewarding opportunity for someone with extensive knowledge in Infrastructure Design and/or Construction, or alternatively Project Management to get involved with some meaningful Regional projects across NSW.

The Senior Project Manager will be part of a dynamic team to deliver Grant Program Assurance for funded projects across NSW, providing strategic program management and oversight with a focus on ensuring the prosperity of regional communities, businesses and industry.


This role will need;

  • Minimum 5 to 7 years experience in Infrastructure Project Management.
  • Positive communication and leadership skills for state-wide working
  • Exceptional stakeholder and client management skills
  • Expert knowledge of all things Project Management, such as government procurement, project planning, government contracts and infrastructure delivery.

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About you

Our ideal candidates will be motivated with strong communication and proven understanding and has solid experience in the planning, evaluation and/or delivery of multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects. 

  • A tertiary qualification in any of the following: Project Management, Engineering, Architecture, Building or construction and/or related discipline or equivalent knowledge.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to compose correspondence, reports and briefings.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple deliverables simultaneously; excellent time and project management skills.
  • High-level expertise in Records Management and MS Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence and willingness to drive to and work in remote locations which may include overnight stays.

If you have the capability and motivation to achieve success in this role and are interested in creating a more prosperous NSW, we would love to hear from you!

About Us

NSW Public Works (PW) 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 PW 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.

Additionally, if you would like to hear more about this role please contact Michelle Viola, Senior Program Manager, Ph. 0447 816 338

Closing Date: 9 February 2023 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.

Inclusion and Flexible Working:
We strive to reflect the community we serve and encourage our people to explore new ways of working across regional NSW. We are open to arrangements that help individuals balance their work and life commitments, including working part-time or working from different locations. We embrace difference and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We understand that everyone is different and you may require adjustments to apply. Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss how we may be able to assist you.

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.

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