Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Cooktown, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH842_1585873518
Contact Name: Rob Maxwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2020 12:30

Job Description

Project Manager | Cook Shire Council

Cooktown, Far North Qld

Work with a highly motivated team to deliver exceptional outcomes for infrastructure projects across the Cook Shire region.

The Project Manager will assist in the timely and successful delivery of multiple capital works projects for Cook Shire Council. The key focus is to ensure that projects are contractually, operationally and financially aligned in accordance with the engineering departmental guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage complex civil projects and demonstrate best practice throughout the project lifecycle in accordance with organisational guidelines.
  • Collaborate, problem solve and negotiate with stakeholders to ensure agreed deliverables are met within scope, time and cost.
  • Identify, report and escalate any potential or actual variations to project scope, cost or schedule in a timely manner.
  • Provide accurate technical advice and solutions for infrastructure project issues.
  • Prepare project documents for approval to support funding and/or acquittal requirements in relation to government grants.
  • Proactively seek ways to improve the effectiveness of the project team's ability to deliver projects efficiently.
  • Drive a strong and compliant safety culture and ensure professional standards are maintained through continuous improvement of quality processes.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Tertiary qualifications in project management and/or Civil Engineering, with at least five years' experience in the construction industry, preferably in a local government or related work environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of capital works projects.
  • Effective negotiating skills and the ability to manage priorities in a changing environment.
  • Work collaboratively to support team engagement and high performance.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple projects with competing demands and priorities.

Cook Shire Council is offering an attractive remuneration package, that includes 12% superannuation, generous relocation expenses, professional development and vehicle (conditions apply).

Cooktown is ideal for those seeking a sea change and culturally diverse community in tropical North Queensland. Historic Cooktown became a thriving port during the gold rush era, but these days it's world-renowned for incredible fishing with the Cooktown River and offshore reefs yielding barramundi, coral trout and black marlin.

How to Apply
Download the
Candidate Information Pack for full details of this role. Follow the instructions on how to apply.

For a confidential discussion please contact Rob Maxwell 0407 164 600.

Applications close: 5.00pm on Monday 13th April 2020.