Job Details
  • Reference400884A_1667889088
  • LocationSydney CBD
  • SalaryUp to AU$1500 per day + including super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted19 days ago
  • ConsultantGary Ward
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Project Director (Major Projects) 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 $1500 per day including super. This is a client side, construction role and experience of end-to-end delivery of commercial building projects (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 and manage a cross-portfolio team to deliver projects and programs. This can be a portfolio of projects ranging in value from $10m-$250m+.
  • Manage scope, budget, program, safety, assurance and quality across a portfolio of projects. Manage financial reporting, quality assurance and procurement services to enable the Department to meet its 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
  • Review and contribute to key ministerial and other communications relating to the projects in the SPD's portfolio. Prepare information promptly in succinct and plain English to suit NSW Government briefing and communication requirements. Tailor information to suit relevant audiences to communicate complex information clearly

Selection criteria
  • Relevant tertiary and/or post graduate qualifications in Construction, 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 $70m 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
Closing date is 3pm on Friday 11th November

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.