Job Details
  • Reference383711A_1637546735
  • LocationMelbourne CBD
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted17 days ago
  • ConsultantStephanie Suzuki

We have teamed up with a large corporation in the Utilities industry who are looking for an experienced General Manager responsible for running their business unit including business growth, operational management, and people and safety leadership.

You will be from a Civil engineering background with experience running teams looking after multiple large scale projects across multiple States. This position will require travel to NSW and SA.

Key Responsibilities:
Business/Operations Management

  • Manages the operation of the business unit to deliver effective operational outcomes
  • Develops and maintains close relationships with key clients and partners
  • Monitors and manages key performance indicators
  • Monitors and manages the effectiveness and execution of strategies
  • Communicates and manages any significant operating issues
  • Balances risk and resources across the business unit
  • Ensures compliance requirements are met

People Management

  • Recruits and manages people effectively to create a high performance team
  • Assesses current and future staffing needs based on organisational/unit goals and budget realities and resources accordingly
  • Ensures all employees are appropriately selected, developed, appraised and rewarded
  • Ensures all employees have clear roles, goals and expectations
  • Provides regular feedback and coaching on performance
  • Deals proactively with performance issues
  • Manages conflict and team behaviours
  • Demonstrates commitment to P&C policies and programs
  • Promotes empowerment and accountability

General Management & Leadership

  • Actively participates in Leadership Team meetings
  • Works cooperatively with other Leadership Team members
  • Communicates Leadership Team decisions and strategic direction consistently and constructively
  • Builds constructive behaviours in self, team, and work practices
  • Develops, deploys, and communicates annual business plan and strategies
  • Prepares and delivers monthly business unit report
  • Presents to Board as required


  • Large scale business leadership encompassing multiple projects and hard dollar contracting
  • Tertiary Qualification in Civil Engineering highly preferred.
  • Project Delivery (both design and construct)
  • Significant industry experience and contacts
  • Significant stakeholder management experience
  • Experience on Joint Venture boards
  • Extensive Civil experience

If this sounds like you apply now or contact me:
03 8629 1209