Project Contract Manager
Main Roads WA is the State Government agency responsible for managing the State’s highways and main roads. Our challenge is to deliver integrated and intelligent transport systems and services that provide safer roads and better journeys for our customers.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce and in line with our commitment to improving diversity, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, people for culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.
About the Role
We are looking for an experienced Project/Contract Manager to join us in the Wheatbelt Region based in Northam.
You will manage the project planning and development of larger and more complex infrastructure construction and maintenance projects and contracts across the region, ensuring they are delivered on time, in budget and to the quality standard we demand. Your role will involve scoping, design and planning, managing surveys, preparing tender documentation and managing the tendering processes.
You will also take on any delegated contract management duties as required, and complete necessary financial and reporting duties.
Salary and Regional Incentives/Benefits
In addition to an attractive salary and 9.5% superannuation we offer regional incentives/benefits that include a commuted overtime allowance of 9%, based on an additional 2.5 hours worked per week, and utilities subsidies (communications and gas/electric hot water).
We are looking for people with:
- Experience in all facets of project and construction management, including road and/or bridge design
- Substantial experience in managing multiple projects (including managing people and financial resources)
- Excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to build relationships and communicate effectively
- The ability to influence, negotiate, persuade and solve problems
- Enthusiasm, commitment and a focus on achieving results
If this sounds like you, please apply. We would love to hear from you.
How Do I Apply?
Please submit the following as part of your application:
- A comprehensive CV
- A 2 page (maximum) covering letter addressing the selection criteria on the Job Role Statement
You will need complete several questions as part of your online application – please allow plenty of time when completing your application as late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please be advised that an Executive Search may also be undertaken as part of this recruitment action.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment medical assessment prior to appointment.
This position has been deemed a Category 1 role within Main Roads and will be subject to random and blanket alcohol and drug testing in accordance with our Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy and Procedure.
Applicants deemed as suitable for but not appointed to this role may also be considered for appointment to “similar vacancies” within Main Roads subject to business requirements.
If you have questions about the role, please contact Ganesh Ganeshan (Delivery Manager) (08) 9622 4754. If you need assistance with your application, please contact John McKelvie from the Human Resources Team on (08) 9323 6173.