The Douglas Shire Council is seeking an experienced Project Manger.
The main requirement of the role is to manage the successful delivery of assigned capital works projects ensuring projects are delivered on-time and within budget. You will be responsible for the development of concept designs through to preliminary and detailed designs liaising with internal resources and external consultants through to project completion.
Key Responsibilities will include;
- Maintaining a detailed program schedule for capital works projects
- Coordinate the development of concept design, preliminary and detailed design.
- Coordinate statutory approvals
- Coordinate the tendering, evaluation and Council reporting processes
- Coordinate external consultants and resources
Essential skills and experience:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) or Construction Management.
- Member of the Institute of Engineers Australia
- Up to five (5) years recent professional experience including client side project management.
- Working knowledge and understanding of relevant standards and legislation.
Team fit will be critical to success in this role, and Council are seeking candidates who can demonstrate integrity, maturity, excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for working collaboratively with an established and high performing team.
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be part of an organisation with an energetic and collaborative approach with a commitment to meeting the expectations of customers and the communities of Douglas. The Council offers excellent working conditions and a range of generous employee benefits including flexible working arrangements and supports and encourages our employees with training and professional development opportunities.
Located in the Tropics of Australia, Douglas Shire is the only place in the world with two adjoining World Heritage listed areas; the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics - which includes the ancient rainforest of the Daintree. With spectacular rainforest covered ranges, beautiful beaches, and a diversity of vibrant communities, Douglas Shire combines the best of a laid-back tropical lifestyle with world-class attractions and facilities. From the sophisticated worldly comforts of Port Douglas to the remote village atmosphere of Cape Tribulation, there are activities and opportunities to suit everyone.
Douglas Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity employer, promoting workplace diversity and a safety culture. Positions are open to all candidates however women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.
The Information pack and Application From can be downloaded below.
For a confidential discussion please contact Gemma Sheridan on 0407 009 243 or submit your resume with a covering letter via the Seek website.
Applications for this position will close on Monday 23 July 2018 at 5 pm.