PROJECT MANAGER

Job Description

About this Opportunity

  • Fixed Term (2 year appointment), Full Time
  • Facilities Management Directorate
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton (Relocation support available)
  • Attractive Salary – Circa $146,000 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

About CQUniversity

CQUniversity Australia has been on a phenomenal trajectory and its remarkable growth in student numbers, new courses, new campuses, infrastructure, and reputation has seen it emerge as one of Australia’s truly great universities.

At CQUniversity, we recognise that industry experience is the most important aspect when appointing Project Managers for our infrastructure projects and we also know that your experience and credibility will be valued.

Our employees are important to us: you will benefit from a generous 17% superannuation employer contribution, discounted gym membership, a comprehensive employee assistance program, and in-house training opportunities. You will also be working in an environment that’s conducive to work-life balance with minimal travel required, four weeks of annual leave including a period of shutdown over Christmas as well as 5 days carer’s leave.

About Facilities Management Directorate

Develop your career and extend your business acumen within an innovative and dynamic team that is focused on forward-thinking and futureproofing. The Facilities Management Directorate has the responsibility of matching the planning and management of the University estate – including buildings and assets – with CQUniversity’s strategic vision.

About Rockhampton

Among Australia’s top 20 most family-friendly cities, sub-tropical Rockhampton mixes cosmopolitan living in a regional setting. Heritage landmarks dot the region which boasts affordable housing, quality education, and a thriving cultural-arts scene. A short 30-minute drive and you’re on the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef.

About the position

You will be responsible for stakeholder management, design, tendering, construction, commissioning and coordination and control of major projects including management of external consultants, principal contractors, and contractors, ensuring that safe operating procedures are a priority.

As a client-side project manager, you will be given the autonomy and independence to manage the full lifecycle of a diverse range of projects. You will also work in a team first culture that promotes high employee engagement, cooperation, and collaboration.

Essential position requirements

  • Proven experience in managing various infrastructure projects from inception to completion and work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders to communicate and manage project expectations, milestones, and outcomes.
  • Demonstrated understanding of project management frameworks/systems, in addition to legislative requirements surrounding occupational health and safety, built assets and infrastructure.
  • Experience in site management, program and project scheduling, risk analysis, contract management, cost estimating and financial management, and project reporting.
  • Excellent negotiation, consultation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent written communication skills including the ability to prepare tender recommendations, submissions, reports, and briefing papers.

Position Description

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Apply today for a career that changes lives

Applications Close: 11:59pm, Thursday 6 June 2024

Job Requisition ID: 4665

When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.