Project Manager, Buildings
City of Onkaparinga
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
3d ago
source : JobLeads

The City of Onkaparinga is South Australia's largest metropolitan council and one of the state's fastest growing areas. We are a high performing, responsive and innovative organisation that meets our communities' needs and strives to achieve excellence in all areas.

Our workforce of over 720 employees, work together to ensure Onkaparinga remains the best place in South Australia to live, work, visit, play and invest.

We're committed to creating an organisation that is known for customer responsiveness, community collaboration and quality service.

Our professional and friendly workplace provides a vibrant environment in which individuals are supported to develop to their fullest potential.

Project Manager, Buildings

Full Time permanent

The Project Manager, Buildings position is an integral role within the Construction and Projects team and is responsible for the delivery of building related, project management, planning and reporting of allocated projects and programs.

This includes coordinating the physical, contractual and financial resources to deliver the Council’s Capital Works Programs.

The successful applicant will have experience in the delivery of complex projects with a detailed understanding of project management, contract management, financial and risk management processes to deliver projects on time, within budget and to a high level of quality, without compromising on the safety and risk aspects of the projects.

The successful candidate will possess :

  • A strong understanding and experience of project management, including financial management (budgeting) principles, practices and processes
  • Ability to develop, read and interpret building plans, specifications and contract documentation
  • High level verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and manage competing demands and timelines
  • The ability to interpret complex information, drawings, maps, statistics and legal opinions
  • Tertiary qualifications or relevant experience in the delivery of building construction projects
  • To be successful in securing the position, you will have an extensive building construction background and pride yourself on high quality service delivery.

    You will be an experienced professional, self-motivated and demonstrate an ability to lead a team when required.

    Applicants will be assessed based on their ability to demonstrate relevant experience for the position and alignment with the City of Onkaparinga’s Values and Behaviours.

    To apply please submit a resume and cover letter telling us how your skills and experience meet our selection criteria found in the position description available on the City of Onkaparinga website.

    If, after reading the position description you have any queries, or require further information please contact

    Matt Buckell, Manager Construction and Projects on

    08) 8384 0629 .

    The City of Onkaparinga advises that the recruitment process includes a medical assessment, confirmation of experience and stated qualifications and may also include psychometric testing.



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