Senior Project Manager

Posted 09 August 2022
Salary$1,300 - $1,600 per day + Super
Job type Temporary
Sectors CGC CoverInfrastructure

Job description

About the company

Our client is a state-wide Government agency within the Transport sector who operate across NSW. They work supporting road maintenance and construction projects.

Primary purpose of the role

The Senior Project Manager provides high-level professional guidance for the delivery of projects. The role undertakes and drives project assessments, project delivery processes and operations across multiple projects, ensuring compliance with a range of planning and environmental requirements for large, complex and often continuously operating assets, including working within a project management framework that ensures projects are delivered to best practice project, contract and asset management standards that are commercially sound to the satisfaction of key stakeholders and the community.

The role will also provide high-level professional guidance for the development of proposals, concept designs (ensuring compatibility with land use development, integration with other transport modes and the provision of high-quality, safe and accessible transport networks and services for the customer) to ensure the delivery of an allocated program (or geographical area) of minor road, capital projects, to time, cost and quality requirements.

Key accountabilities
  • Lead the development of project proposals and concept designs to ensure delivery of outcomes that satisfy customer needs, are compatible with land use development and provide integration across transport modes.
  • Manage and deliver on each key project phase to the agreed standards, on time and within allocated budgets.
  • Ensure that infrastructure projects are compliant with the relevant environmental approvals and with any applicable legislation and policy requirements.
  • Manage the production of suitable design and specification documents to support planning approval, cost planning, contract preparation and award and construction processes.
  • Oversee all contract documents to ensure appropriate outcomes and to meet the requirements of product specifications (and related documents) and manage the coordination of contracted work to enable the best use of Transport for NSW resources and contracted resources.
  • Work within the project management framework and implement and use the range of project tools available to manage infrastructure contracts, technical specifications and provide specific technical/development/construction advice.
  • Prepare sound budgets for projects, by ensuring that processes are followed and monitor financial aspects of projects to ensure that they are developed and delivered within agreed budgets.
  • Analyse project completion performance and feedback information for use in continuous improvement of project planning, development, management and delivery.
Key challenges
  • Ensuring a strategic and integrated approach to minor infrastructure development and delivery and maximising the benefits of infrastructure investment
  • Building and managing an efficient and competent team of qualified and experienced staff with the capacity to contribute both in terms of specific personal expertise and as part of a development and delivery team, delivering multiple concurrent minor road projects.
  • Balancing competing pressures on project scope, performance, cost, program and risk while meeting key stakeholder expectations and ensuring that all activities are underpinned by evidence-based decisions to achieve sound outcomes for present and future communities.

Background Checks:

The following Background checks will default in Beeline at the offer stage
  • 2 x Successful Reference checks (mandatory)
  • Right to work in Australia (mandatory)
  • Code of Conduct accepted (mandatory)
  • Emailed candidates proof of ID to Contractor Central to share with TfNSW
  • Obtained candidates consent to share their proof of ID with TfNSW
** All candidates submitted must be fully Vaccinated against Covid 19. **

To discuss in confidentiality, please contact Will Gardner on 0435935377 or email