Senior Project Manager

Wingecarribee Shire Council Full Time Permanent 22/11/2022

Council is seeking a Senior Project Manager for a Full Time Position


35 hour week with a variable day off each month


A salary package based on skills & experience will be negotiated for the right candidate


  • Lovely Southern Highlands location
  • Great team environment
  • Focus on Health and Well Being with flexible working conditions
  • Be part of our growing dynamic council


    Located in the beautiful Southern Highlands of NSW, 1.5 hours south-west of Sydney -
    Wingecarribee Shire Council is working to create and nurture a vibrant & diverse community in harmony with the region's urban, agricultural & natural environments.


    Opportunity Awaits
    The Senior Project Manager within the Project Delivery Section is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of projects for the organisation, including some of Council's highest profile projects. Projects can range from concept development through to construction and all aspects in between depending on the requirements of the project.
    The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the efficient and effective planning, supervision and delivery of projects and management and mentoring of staff. This may include all aspects of stakeholder management, project communication, design procurement, design management, pre-construction planning and construction procurement and management, quality control, cost control, safety, environmental management, risk management, staff and contractor management.

    Wingecarribee Shire Council currently has the need for an exceptional Senior Project Manager with extensive experience in the design and delivery of Sewer Treatment Plants. Council is currently well progressed on the design of 3 individual and unique plants which are anticipated to move into staged construction commencing in the new year. As such, suitable experience in the delivery of similar plants or technically complex projects and processes will be the key to success in this role.


A glimpse of how your day will look
Throughout the day you will have many key responsibilities, some of these will include: -
1.Plan, coordinate and manage end to end project management activities through each project phase maintaining a strong focus on time, budget, compliance within required standards and best practice principles for capital works and project delivery.
2.Manage, formulate and prepare quality reports and meet objectives, report on progress accurately and provide remedial action to ensure planned objectives are achieved within the allocated timeframe and budgets.
3.Mentor and liaise with Project team members and allocate and oversee the successful delivery of assigned projects as directed by the Manager Capital Projects.
4.Ensure contracts are managed in a professional manner including contract management plans, contract particulars and documentation.
5.Make professional and timely decisions on approach to projects and manage the allocated budget for specific projects. Gain the approval from the Manager Capital Projects if additional budget amounts are required.
Selection Criteria:
1.A relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering, Construction and/or Project Management.
2.Demonstrated relevant practical and extensive experience (7-10 years) in all aspects of large Capital Project management and public infrastructure delivery within set budgets and timeframes.
3.Ability to work as part of a team, mentor staff and display a high level of self-motivation and initiative.
4.A work history that demonstrates a collaborative, innovative and facilitative style of management developing high performing teams.
5.Demonstrated experience in management of multiple civil and building contracts, contract law, cost plans and programming.
6.Proven ability to manage and communicate (verbal and written) with internal and external work groups to deliver projects.
7.A high level of computer literacy (word processing, spreadsheets, financial systems, internet plus other relevant specialist software).
8.Knowledge and experience in the preparation of reports, technical specifications and contract documentation for civil works.
9.Demonstrated experience in delivering a range of complex, multiple and concurrent projects.
10.A current WHS Construction White Card.
11.Class C NSW Driver's Licence.


How to Apply:
Please upload your current resume and an explanation of how you meet the selection criteria. Applicants not addressing the selection criteria may not be considered. For further information about the role, please contact Ned Tripkovic - Manager Project Delivery (02) 4868 0888.


In accordance with Wingecarribee Shire Council's COVID 19 Safety Plan, we encourage all employees to be COVID 19 vaccinated.
Wingecarribee Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Applications are to be received by 11th December 2022.





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