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Senior Design Manager - Defence.

Senior Design Manager - Defence

Job Title: Senior Design Manager - Defence
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: circa $250k
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2976741
Contact Name: Billy Versey
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2019 15:17

Job Description

The company:
  • With offices throughout the East coast this leading tier two contractor are one of best builders in Australia working collaboratively across Defence, Justice, Residential, Commercial, Health and Education sectors delivering projects ranging from $50m to $500m.
  • Now is a super exciting time to join the business as the have recently been acquired by a global multidisciplinary company who share their client focused approach and long-term vision. Throughout Australia they work in partnership with all stakeholders to add value and minimise cost which has seen them achieve a full order-book for 19/20 and beyond.  
The Role / Person 
  • A new Senior Design Manager position has been created to help achieve the strategic direction of their NSW Defence division which is in line with the Defence investment over the next 5 years. As the Senior Design manager, you'll work closely with the Project Director on "Managing Contractor" Bids working through the planning Phase though to delivery. 
  • Your ability to work closely with the client (Defence) understanding their requirements, how the facilities / bases run and how you are going to incorporate full project life cycle into the build and methodology will be fundamental. You will also need to demonstrate your ability to manage the design through the planning phase understanding the manner of the process.
  • You'll be a team leader who is not only passionate about developing successful bids & client relationships you’ll understand the end user requirements & ensuring “fit for purpose” which is fundamental across their client portfolio.
 You will also need: 
  • You’ll come from a Tier 1/Tier 2 builder.
  • Managing Contractor - Planning Phase Experience.
  • Ability to deal with the pressure and delegate work appropriately.
  • Confident at managing client expectations and deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a small high performing team.
  • Be a team player & leader with strong emotional intelligence. 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with people from all walks of life.
 The culture: 
  • Their newly appointed CEO, a highly regarded industry professional believes in their values and will continue to drive best practice, industry leading employee engagement and employee wellbeing through inclusion, career development and professional development.
  • The NSW office is a high performing team with an industry leading management team. They are looking for someone who can make the role their own growing within the Defence division as you and the team convert projects. 
What’s on Offer: 
  • What’s on offer is the opportunity to work for a professional and well-run business who are setting the standard across several government departments and private clients.
  • You'll be given the opportunity to grow your sector, while working in conditions which are family friendly & professional, reporting to a well-regarded Project Director who is levelheaded, genuine and easy to communicate with. 
  • Package negotiable for the right candidate, however our client is willing to offer a great salary for the right person.   
 How to Apply:
  • For a non-committal chat in confidence please call Billy Versey on 02 8252 4015 / 0406 707 277 or drop me an email on
 About CGC Recruitment:
  • CGC Recruitment is an established recruitment consultancy specialising in the Construction and Engineering sectors throughout Australia.
  • Established in 2010 our team operates in distinct vertical markets within the Architecture, Building, Consulting, HSEQ, Infrastructure, Government, MEP and Rail sectors.
  • We have experienced consultants who are embedded in our markets which allows us to offer you quality advice throughout your career journey.
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