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Project Manager / Civil Engineer – Road / Transport / Infrastructure (Sydney, NSW, Australia)

December 21, 2021, Author: Ankush

Project Manager / Civil Engineer – Road / Transport / Infrastructure (Sydney, NSW, Australia)

Global Engineering Company:

  • Develop your client-side expertise as you work in a leading consultancy environment
  • Contribute to large-scale projects for tier one clients – shape the future
  • Thrive in a collaborative, multidisciplinary team and be supported in your career progression

Are you a project manager with solid experience, an eye for efficiency, and a drive to deliver superior results that will shape our city?
We are looking for professionals who are motivated by innovation and are keen to contribute to key projects for top-tier clients.

Project Management Consulting Firm:
Join an industry-leading project management, strategic advisory and delivery consulting firm that maintains a core focus on efficiency and innovation. This firm has a robust reputation for delivering optimum solutions across the entire project lifecycle, managing iconic projects in commercial, industrial, retail, education and infrastructure from inception to completion.
Our client is continuing to experience a strong pipeline of work and is looking to invest in their already well-established team. This firm has a strong reputation for high-calibre work, and they pride themselves on their astute, collaborative, and results-focused team.
Working here will see you expand on your consultancy skills as you work in partnership with a top-tier client to identify opportunities, manage risk, create value, and deliver superior solutions across the project lifecycle.
This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking, professional and dynamic project management consultancy and to maximise the efficiency of a large-scale infrastructure project.
Joining the team at tender stage will see you drive solutions from the project’s infancy through delivery.

Project Manager’s Role:
We are looking for a Project Managers / Civil Engineer in Roads/Transport Infrastructure with experience in one or more project stages, spanning enabling and site preparation through to site coordination and delivery.
You will take responsibility for the management of project teams, engagement with internal and external stakeholders, and management of time and cost constraints, as you shape and maintain a large-scale project with optimum efficiency.
You will work in a consultancy-based environment amongst a multidisciplinary team, delivering solutions for a top-tier client in the transport infrastructure space.

Project Manager’s Responsibilities:
Your responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:
– Client-side project delivery responsibility, and management across a significant program of works Client and stakeholder management and consultation – attending and leading project team meetings and liaising with all relevant personnel
– Oversight of site resources, sub-contractors, suppliers, service authorities and other stakeholders to ensure relevant scopes of work in accordance with requirements of the package of works
– High degree of collaboration – working in a multidisciplinary team environment with other consultancies, contractors and the client
– Identification and management of construction risks; escalation of issues where required
– Consistent project reporting for package of works; management of program, time, and costs of the project.

Qualifications & Competencies:
To be successful, you will draw on your proven industry experience and familiarity with projects of a similar scale, as well as using your management, leadership, and problem-solving skills to ensure optimum results across the project’s delivery.
We are looking for individuals with a passion for efficiency, a knack for solving problems, and great people acumen who can lead a team and influence at all levels. You will need to be astute in negotiation and stakeholder management, with proven capability to build great relationships with stakeholders whilst remaining solutions focused.

You will need:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline (engineering, project management or similar) or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 to 10 years’ experience in project management or senior project management roles
  • Experience in civil infrastructure, particularly in the delivery of road/transport projects
  • Ideally, experience working for a client-side firm, or major tier 1 contractor
  • Experience managing project teams and engaging with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience delivering and managing large-scale projects
  • Experience in managing stakeholders, liaising with clients and other project stakeholders, and influencing at all levels
  • Experience managing a project and keeping to all time, cost, and scope restraints
  • Superlative problem-solving, negotiation, and interpersonal skills

Significant experience in one or both of:

  1. a) development and delivery of enabling works
  2. b) strong design management, contract management and program management.

What’s on Offer?
This is a great opportunity to work in a leading consultancy environment and contribute to significant projects for a tier one client. You will enjoy a good level of autonomy and trust, whilst thriving in a supportive and inclusive workplace environment with good scope for career progression, development, and exciting and challenging projects.

If you would like to be considered, please provide an updated CV and contact details to emma.clark@ascension-global.com.au

Shortlisting to be conducted promptly. To your success!
Emma Clark
Director, Ascension Global
+61 431 133 451