Employment Opportunity - Senior Project Manager


Location: Wedgefield Depot   Occupation: Engineering Maintenance/Works   Division: Town of Port Hedland

Fixed term 3 year contract

  • Largest civil projects in the Town of Port Hedland’s history
  • Attractive package inclusive of housing, car and utility allowance
  • Opportunity to be part of a record $76M investment program

About us:

Port Hedland is a growing town of around 15,000 people situated in Western Australia’s beautiful North West and employs 270 staff from diverse cultural backgrounds. Located approximately 1,800km north of Perth, 600km south of Broome and 2,400 west of Darwin it sits on a beautiful and rugged coastline and covers 11,844 square kilometres of the Pilbara region. Its role is well established on both the national and international stage, attracting prominent resource companies and contributing at a nationally recognised level to the broader Australian economy.

About you:

  • Keen to be part of the major transformation of one of Australia’s iconic resources hubs.
  • Experienced in, or solid understanding of, Client side project management, ideally within government, utilities, defence force or similar environments
  • Good knowledge of relevant state and federal regulations, Australian standards and governance principles
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to foster strong internal and external relationships and lead by example
  • Solid experience in procuring, managing and administering projects >$10M
  • Degree qualified in a Civil Engineering or Project Management with demonstrated experience in project delivery

About the role:

Reporting to the Principal Project Manager, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the delivery of the Town’s capital works program through a combination of wet hire and contract services. This position will ensure that all projects are delivered according to design, within the agreed scope, quality and budget constraints while adhering to the highest safety standards at all times. A full job description and more information on our upcoming projects can be found on the Town of Port Hedland website.

A competitive package will be offered to the successful candidate for a fixed term contract of three years including, Town provided housing, a vehicle (or vehicle allowance), utility allowance and six weeks of annual leave. Relocation assistance will also be provided.

Next Steps:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online with a detailed resume and cover letter highlighting relevant skills and experience to www.porthedland.wa.gov.au/employment

For further information please contact Peter Chandler, Manager Infrastructure Projects and Assets on 08 9158 9747. If you are unable to apply online, please send your application to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Only applicants with the right to work and live in Australia will be considered. Applications must be submitted by noon Friday 21st August 2020.

Late applications or those submitted by external recruiting agencies will not be accepted.

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to appoint to this advertised vacancy, it may also be used to appoint to similar positions that may arise within the next six (6) months on a full-time, part-time or fixed-term basis.

Attachments : - 20200708_PD_Senior Project Manager.pdf - PreApplicationFormASAP_394709.pdf

Posted on Jul 31 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Fri, 21 Aug 2020 12:00:00

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