Contract Manager - Major Projects

Contract Manager - Major Projects

Job Title: Contract Manager - Major Projects
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Mackay, Queensland
Salary: Incl Commuter Use Vehicle, up to 18% Super, RDO & up to 5 weeks A/L
Reference: 1611
Contact Name: Rob Maxwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 03, 2022 18:29

Job Description

Contract Manager - Major Projects |
Mackay Regional Council | Mackay, Qld

  • Work with a professional and cohesive project management team
  • Play a key role in the future development of the Mackay region
  • Permanent role - Working a 19-day month - up to 5 weeks annual leave

As the Contract Manager - Major projects, you will be responsible for managing the full lifecycle for contract management of significant council infrastructure projects and programs, from the pre-design phase through to handover/commissioning.

With a well-developed pipeline of infrastructure projects in planning, no two days will be the same and the project variety will keep you stimulated, challenged and motivated.


  • Bring new ideas and innovation to the council's capital works contracts and projects
  • Play a key role in a varied range of interesting and large-scale infrastructure projects.
  • Significant career development and support to enhance your career.
  • Outstanding work/life balance in a tropical coastal city.

Qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • Qualifications in Project Management or Construction Management (or related field) and/or demonstrated significant practical experience working as a Superintendent and/or Project Manager within an infrastructure delivery environment.
  • Civil Engineering Qualifications - Highly regraded
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships and work confidently with people at all levels.
  • Possess a strong customer service ethos - ability to influence, network, negotiate, counsel and mediate.

Located on the Central Queensland coast, Mackay has a vibrant economy, idyllic lifestyle and excellent health, educational and recreational facilities. As one of the most accessible regional destinations by air, road or rail, Mackay is renowned for its spectacular beaches, national parks and conservation areas and Australia's longest stretch of sub-tropical rainforest.

How to Apply

Please download the
candidate information pack to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting your application.
Applications close 5 pm Monday 21 February 2022.