Project Manager - Civil

  • Management of multiple projects in the ACT
  • National company experiencing strong growth
  • Professional development opportunities and a competitive salary package
About the company
Our client is a diversified professional services and construction specialist with offices located across Australia and New Zealand. Their mission is to provide innovative solutions to the construction, infrastructure and maintenance industries embracing collaboration, open and honest communication and diversity.

About the Region
Recently ranked by Lonely Planet as one of the top 3 cities in the world to visit Canberra has a great deal to offer anyone looking to relocate. It is less expensive to live here, in fact 15% cheaper than Sydney leaving extra $$$ to spend on the AMAZING cafes and restaurants which make Canberra a foodies paradise. Boasting a central location you have easy access to the beach, the snow or bustling Sydney for a cheeky weekend getaway. Or if you prefer to stay closer to home there is an abundance of local attractions and beautiful wineries to enjoy right on your doorstep. On top of this Canberra is booming! There are numerous large scale infrastructure, construction and renewable energy projects currently in the works or commencing in the near future making Canberra a great option.

About the role
Canberra based with numerous projects currently in train and others due to commence shortly, your extensive civil project management experience will be put to good use with your role involving:
  • Management of projects ensuring work output is of a technically high standard and that activities are commercially viable
  • Provision of specialised technical input into the feasibility of large projects including complex technical applications
  • Preparation and management of project schedules and resources
  • Team leadership, development and mentoring
  • Contract management and administration
  • Provision of a high level of customer service to clients
  • Negotiation with clients to affect any changes to project scope, deadlines and budgets
  • Adherence to quality system requirements, transport and road standards, processes and procedures within the ACT
Skills & experience
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in civil engineering with long term proven experience in project management on state road/highway scopes of work
  • Demonstrated knowledge & practical experience with civil infill development and urban renewal highly desirable
  • Proven contracts administration and contracts management skills
  • Sound commercial acumen accompanied by complex road transport experience
  • In depth knowledge of transport & road standards, processes and procedures within the ACT
  • Solid experience in leading a team and managing team outputs to ensure service delivery to multiple projects
  • Ability to develop strong long term relationships with clients & key stakeholders
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal including strong interpersonal & influencing skills
  • Current C class manual drivers licence
Benefits & culture
Join a company that has a strong culture which embraces a cooperative, collaborative and supportive work environment ensuring you have the tools to succeed.  They provide a range of benefits including:
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Study support
  • Leadership & management programs
  • Health and wellbeing benefits
Click on the APPLY button or contact Lynda Roberts from Ignite on 02 6113 7543.
About Ignite
Ignite is one of Australasia’s leading providers of recruitment, on demand and people services. For more than 30 years, Ignite has been using its deep industry expertise and extensive relationships to unite the right talent with the right organisations. Ignite operates in 11 cities across Australia and China and employ more than 250 people.
Canberra (Canberra)
Lynda Roberts