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Project Manager - Defence

Project Manager - Defence

Job Title: Project Manager - Defence
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Industry: Construction
Reference: 3372031
Contact Name: Timothy Chapman
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 15, 2021

Job Description

About the company
Design and Build have recently partnered with a well-known national builder to assist in the search for a Project Manager with a strong background within defence construction projects
This is a large tier 2 business that has carved out a name across the country as one of the leading defence builders
Boasting a 30-year history which has seen it deliver some exciting projects and forge great relationships with clients
Offering a full design and construct solution this business is now a household name
Not only is the business known for its projects, but also how it treats is employee and subcontractors.
With a mindset of looking after staff and contractors while delivering profitable projects, which has led it to win multiple awards for best places to work.
About you,
You will have strong communication, organisational and budgeting skills.
You will have led projects in their various stages from conception through to completion, with a preference for projects over $10 million in the defence space
Have the ability to manage factors like integration, scope, timelines, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement for your project
It will be essential for you to have an open and collaborative style that allows you to build good working relationships with your trade partners.
You will enjoy mentoring the team and the ability to develop staff skill sets to ensure a successful project
  • Provides leadership in initial planning stage by collaborating with clients, architects, engineers, or other involved parties; develops detailed description of jobs and materials necessary to complete project.
  • Schedules and coordinates projects in logical steps and budget the time necessary to meet each deadline.
  • Prepares and submits budget estimates and regularly communicates with client concerning budget progress and costs.
  • Ensures adherence to the budget and, when unexpected complications or issues arise, makes quick and necessary adjustments.
  • Plans, coordinates, organizes, oversees, and directs activities regarding the construction and maintenance of assigned structures, facilities, and systems.
  • Ensures safety standards and guidelines are followed on the jobsite and that all safety codes are met in construction.
  • Oversees contract negotiations, revisions, and additions and adherence by all parties.
  • Collaborates with clients, supervisory staff, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve problems, including work procedures, complaints, and construction or design issues.
  • Manages and leads actions that are necessary due to delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction sites.
  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with a variety of people, including owners, managers, designers, supervisors, tradespersons, and craft workers.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Why Work for This Company
With a diverse portfolio of projects across the state, the company offers real career progression and the ability gain project exposure to projects you are passionate about.
The business prides itself on resourcing projects properly, ensuring all members of the team are not overworked and have the ability to maintain work life balance.
This builder has a large pipeline of work across all its offices allowing the successful applicant to be secure in their position and location
A competitive salary while there are also sizeable project bonuses
Brisbane based role
The business proudly boasts great retention of staff due to competitive salaries, great team dynamic, promoting from within and allowing employees to determine how their career evolves

What Now
For any questions relating to this role or other opportunities with D&B and our clients please contact Tim Chapman on 0424150235  or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential.
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