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Senior Project Manager - Road ...

  • Gold Coast Location


  • Immediate start with probable extensions.

A Senior Project Manager who is an expert in Transport and Road Infrastructure.

Your new company
You will be working for a local government organisation that pride themselves on productivity and efficiency that support and dedicate their time and effort to the people of the local and wider community. This role will give you the opportunity to work in a team environment with like-minded professionals that are dedicated to provided expert strategic transport infrastructure projects.

Your new role
To operate as a Senior Specialist Engineer and provide engineering services for Transport Infrastructure projects. The position will support the Coordinator and Executive Coordinator of the Infrastructure Unit to develop small, medium and large scale transport infrastructure projects from concept level through to delivery using a combination of internal and external resources. Transport infrastructure projects include new and upgraded local roads, intersections, cycle ways, pathways and bus stops. You will be required to Liaises with a wide range of Council personnel and elected Councilors, government departments, consultants, members of various interest groups, business owners, tenders, contractors, residents and visitors.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to hold a Bachelor of Civil Engineering, have significant experience in the field and ideally in transport infrastructure. You will hold a great wealth of knowledge in your technical capabilities to co-ordinate and manage minor - moderately complex and multi-disciplinary projects. You will also have the ability to implement project plans through programming systems and have the capability to present them to all major shareholders and stakeholders involved. You will have a high level of developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, which will ensure consistency and clarity. Also be able to developed consultation and negotiation skills with the ability to influence project outcomes. You will also have the ability to significantly developed analytical, problem solving and investigative skills to provide comprehensive advice, options and recommendations to influence project outcomes and the like-minded professionals you work alongside. See below some of the key technical attributes that is required however the successful candidate may not be limited to there:

  • Exceptional project management skills with the ability to co-ordinate and manage minor / moderately complex and complex multi-disciplinary projects and resources and create project documents.

  • Exceptional understanding of legislative guidelines and standards relevant to the role.

  • Proven understanding or demonstrated ability to acquire such understanding of local or state government planning and programming and monitoring processes for capital works.

  • Knowledge of transport and land use planning principles and practices focussing on how transport investment can achieve real improvements in urban living, and deliver results on the ground in terms of moving people and freight safely and efficiently.

  • Demonstrated ability to appreciate “fit-for-purpose” specification and deliver results in a resource constrained environment within budget parameters.

  • Highly developed ability to use relevant business and technical software in the area of transport infrastructure.

What you'll get in return
You will be given a competitive and rewarding hourly rate of $105.00 plus your superannuation contributions. You will be given a 6 month contract with probable extensions. This role is based on the Gold Coast, and is an immediate start.

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Date Posted
Gold Coast, QLD 4215
Job Type
Full Time, Temporary/Contract
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