Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager, job search ref: 7038
Location: Alexandria, NSW, Australia
Job Type: Full-Time
Rate/Salary: Market Rate
Reference: MSAR1706-001
Call: (02) 8001 6478
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Our client is looking for a new Project Manager to join their growing team. Responsible for the overall on site coordination between the clients, site team and sub-contractors. Also holds a supervisory role over more junior members of the project team. Roles are available in Melbourne. If you are dedicated, a hard worker, outcome driven and have a dynamic personality, then this role is for you!


Key Responsibilities

  • Attend and chair handover meetings from the estimating team to the site delivery team (as per TEM)
  • Administer the contract and report in line with PAM
  • Read and understand obligations and responsibilities under the Prime Contract, and disseminate to the project team
  • Participate, prepare and review tenders and contracts to achieve advantageous outcomes for a construction project while mitigating risks
  • Provide input on scheduling, design, commercial, legal and strategic meetings
  • Continually monitor and guide business and work practices on a construction project
  • Manage and report construction budgets, prepare forecasts and cash flows
  • Advise Superintendents and project teams on the administration, risk and profitability aspects of a construction project
  • Advise Assistant Project Managers, Project Coordinators and Administrators on administration aspects including tendering and contract administration
  • Facilitate the resolution of disputes
  • Manage the insurance needs of a construction project, including public liability, professional indemnity and contract works
  • Manage the preparation and settlement of insurance claims
  • Prepare and review "Authority to Let” forms for the construction project to ensure the tender process has been thorough and in accordance with company guidelines, and the let amount is within our budget allowance
  • Review all Sub-Contract Agreements to ensure they have been prepared in accordance with company guidelines
  • Continually and critically monitor all aspects of a construction project and determine the risk profile; determination strategies and actions to mitigate risks
  • Continually monitor and review the construction schedule and report risks and opportunities
  • Review and assess new drawing submissions, administer change control procedures
  • Provide strategic overview of design and document management process


Education & Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years in Project Management, Scheduling, Cost or Quality roles in the general contracting industry
  • Bachelor Degree or College Diploma in a relevant field
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • CCA Gold Seal strongly preferred
  • CaGBC LEED ® Accredited Professional considered an asset
  • Professional Membership in CIQS considered an asset
  • Up-to-date Safety Certifications (eg. Working at Heights, Fall Protection, H&S Awareness)


Required Skills

  • Extensive background in commercial and residential construction techniques, as well as contract administration, claims production and dispute resolution
  • Strong knowledge of the market including costs of labour and resources as well as the product market
  • Proven ability to communicate efficiently and effectively lead teams
  • Experience supervising a small team of employees (1-2) and up to 20 trades
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and be flexible in meeting competing deadlines
  • Tactful and professional demeanour


Work Environment

  • Based on a project site with high possibility of exposure to hazardous materials
  • Sitting, standing, walking, bending, light lifting, climbing stairs
  • Working at heights
  • Noise distractions
  • Strong commitment to the safety and wellbeing of our employees – We are a OHSAS 18001 and CSA Z1000 accredited company
  • A team-oriented and progressive workplace that recognizes and rewards the “outside the box” approach
  • Dedicated to developing successful employees – We invest in our people and provide a wealth of career development opportunities across job functions


PLEASE NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our agency guarantees that all applications made to our advertised positions are 100% confidential and all candidates are met with before submitting details to any of our client base. Applicant resumes will not be passed onto a 3rd party without your prior consent.

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