Project Manager

Brisbane, QLD,
June 25, 2024
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About John Holland

At John Holland, our purpose is simple – we transform lives with everything we do.  

We’ve always known that infrastructure is about people — our customers, our employees, and the communities in which we work every day. 

That’s our difference. Deep experience and capability with a genuine care about creating better lives for people along the way. 

Be part of the team that’s up for the challenge of transforming lives for good. 

About the Role

We are currently looking to speak to experienced building Project Manager’s with high rise commercial experience to join our iconic Waterfront project in the Brisbane CBD.

The primary purpose of the role is to assist in the successful delivery of the project in accordance with design requirements, time and cost constraints, and commercial, HR, safety, quality, and environment and community targets.

Achieve or exceed project financial targets, identifying and mitigating issues as they arise and capitalising on opportunities.

Responsibilities of the role include

  • Manage the delivery of a component of the project, on or ahead of time with all client expectations met
  • Assign resources to deliver the works within budget, time, quality and regulatory standards, monitor and workflow, setting daily, weekly, and long-term project goals
  • Manage the execution of engineering, procurement and construction activities and adopt appropriate construction methods
  • Review progress against plans, contractual arrangements and delivery milestones to ensure they are on schedule and within quality and cost estimates and take effective remedial action as required
  • Financial management: Ensure strong contract, commercial and financial risk management, accurate forecasting of both costs and revenue, take corrective action in line with authority and reporting frameworks
  • and maximise the profit margin for the project
  • Demonstrate leadership in health, safety and environmental management
  • Demonstrate leadership in risk management, compliance and auditing, and ensure legislative, pre-contract and commercial obligations are met, including compliance with the relevant Building Code
  • Stakeholder management: Ensure that stakeholders are actively engaged and that beneficial relationships between the project and the client, subcontractors, community and other external parties are developed and maintained
  • People management: Monitor staff and labour resourcing to ensure the project has the capability to achieve targets, supervise workforce, including subcontractors, and foster a high performance team within a positive employee relations environment

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Construction Management, Business or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience project management experience on high rise, commercial  or associated projects (in excess of $100 million) within a tier one or two building contractor
  • Contemporary practices in design and construction methodology
  • Contractual, legal, commercial, industrial relations and legislative compliance management
  • Advanced financial and commercial management including cost reduction and meeting budgets
  • People and performance management including the performance of subcontractors
  • Client relationship and stakeholder management
  • Analysis of and reporting on project performance, compliance and defects and/or non-conformance

As part of the team, you can help us transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as we understand that different perspectives and ideas are critical to our long-term success.  

We want you to be with us for the long term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.  

What’s in it for you

We’re about connecting your sense of purpose to ours. We understand that your career is one of the biggest ways to have an impact on the world. We also believe in supporting you as a whole person, not just an employee. 

We reward and support our people in so many ways. This starts with being flexible about how different people like to work. From generous leave policies to wellbeing and relationship support, your needs sit at the heart of our employee benefits.  

We offer:

Competitive remuneration with salary continuance, and salary sacrifice options.  

Great leave benefits including 18 weeks paid parental leave with super and up to an extra 18 weeks of super paid on further periods of unpaid parental leave, multicultural leave exchange and two extra days to prioritise your wellbeing.  

Career progression underpinned by our exciting pipeline of work means you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic projects that are shaping cities and communities.  

Learning and development opportunities where you’ll have access to emerging talent programs, building your career through clear career pathways, plus technical and leadership training and development opportunities.  

Inclusion, diversity and equity is part of how we work. We want everyone at John Holland to feel that they belong – that’s why we’re working hard every day to foster a more inclusive culture, backed by a business-wide inclusion strategy to bring about meaningful change. We’ve also got active employee resource groups that support our commitments including those around gender equality and reconciliation. 

Flexible working that works for you as we know flexibility means different things to different people. Whether it’s flexi-hours, flexi-parenting, flexi-leave, flexi-shifts or flexi-work, we’re committed to helping our people work flexibly.