Job Details
  • Reference383066A_1636352973
  • LocationSydney CBD
  • SalaryAU$900 - AU$1100 per day
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantGary Ward

We are currently recruiting for 2 Senior Project Directors for our client, a NSW Government agency, on an initial 12 month contract (with strong possibility of extension) to be based in Sydney CBD and with the flexibility of WFH. The daily rate is up to $900-$1100 per day including super.

This is a client side, construction role and experience of end-to-end delivery of commercial building projects such as schools, hospitals, universities, aged care, hospitality or similar (not civil infrastructure) of over $20m is essential.

The Role:

The Senior Project Director will oversee the whole of project life cycle, from development and preparation of all business cases and related plans through to delivery, commissioning and successful handover, in consultation with key stakeholders.


Key accountabilities

  • Lead a cross-portfolio team who assist in the development and delivery of Major Works ($20m-$250m) programs by providing financial, reporting, quality assurance and procurement services to enable the Department to meet performance requirements for educational facilities and deliver educational programs that meet Department and Government objectives.
  • Lead engagement with major stakeholders including internal and central government agencies to ensure the smooth passage of capital works programs from planning and budget submissions through to delivery teams and subsequent management, reporting, safety and assurance
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with a range of Government Agencies, such as NSW Treasury, Infrastructure NSW, Finance and Environment and Planning
  • Deliver projects within defined timeframes in a commercial environment while coordinating and advising regional/dispersed Asset Management Units in capital and infrastructure project and program management, and associated reporting

Selection criteria

  • Relevant tertiary and/or post graduate qualifications in Construction or Engineering is essential
  • Extensive, successful project/program management of construction projects to a value of more than $20 million in Australia. Experience of managing construction projects in excess of $100m would be highly desirable
  • Client-Side Project Management experience and ability to be able to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders is essential.
  • Proven experience of delivery projects of longer duration, typically up to 3 years, with clear objectives, potential for conflict and a number of influential key stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership to small teams and has demonstrated experience to achieve outcomes by providing constructive feedback to others around their performance, strengths and development needs.
  • Current driver's licence.
  • Full working rights in Australia
  • Full vaccination against Covid-19



This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a client with a significant program of works so if you match the above criteria, please submit your resume or call Gary Ward on 02 9269 8809 for a confidential discussion.