Program Delivery Coordinator

Job No: CN2246
Location: Newcastle, NSW

  • Join our Assets & Projects leadership team in this varied, newly created role, with the opportunity to build and develop your team.
  • Oversee the program of works for the delivery of infrastructure renewal and capital projects.
  • Permanent full-time role – 35 hours per week.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities and health and wellbeing programs on offer.
  • Flexible work arrangements available, including flexitime and a 9-day fortnight.

Thriving and rapidly transforming, Newcastle is New South Wales’ second largest city and is located 160km north of Sydney. It offers the perfect lifestyle and career environment.

City of Newcastle (CN) is seeking a highly motivated Program Delivery Coordinator to join our Assets & Projects leadership team in delivering core infrastructure services across the organisation.

In this exciting and diverse newly created role, you’ll build and grow the Program Delivery Team, commencing with the recruitment of four professional Program Delivery Managers, with the view to ensure organisational goals and strategic objectives are met.

You’ll collaboratively engage with Asset Owners across the organisation to scope, coordinate, monitor and report on program of works for the delivery of infrastructure renewal and capital projects within the Stormwater and Environment, Roads and Transport, Priority Projects, and Citywide Initiatives program streams.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, reconciling cross project and multi-disciplinary objectives and encouraging collaboration with all stakeholders including clients, overseeing and managing program risks and opportunities, program financials, change governance and intended program benefits, and HR activities for the team including recruitment, training, performance management, and annual performance development plans.

At CN our people are valued and have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities and health and wellbeing programs.

The essentials you’ll need:

  • Degree in Engineering with Project Management training or qualifications, or a combination of relevant training / experience in an asset or built environment to meet the requirements of the role.
  • Substantial experience in the delivery performance monitoring and reporting, risk management, change management and quality governance of a program of works.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to lead, coach and support staff to achieve work targets and objectives, effectively and efficiently.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience writing reports, developing and maintaining budgets, presenting and influencing outcomes.
  • Advanced computer skills, with a demonstrated understanding of Program and Project management and estimating systems.
  • Experience interpreting and applying legislation in relation to infrastructure.
  • Experience delivering business improvements at the Portfolio, Program and Project level for the scoping, delivery, capacity planning and benefits management of programs and projects.

Other valuable skills you may have:

  • Experience developing capital works programs that provide a balance between servicing needs and financial constraints.
  • Experience working within an Asset Management environment.
  • Experience creating documentation and applying for Federal and State grants for major infrastructure projects.
  • Proven experience coordinating and administering tender / contract documentation, for the on-ground delivery of major capital and renewal infrastructure projects.

Sound like the perfect job for you? Apply Now!

City of Newcastle proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and fosters a culture of diversity to represent the community of our Local Government Area.

All candidates will be assessed against the selection criteria outlined in the position description. Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 12 months.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

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Application Closing Date: Sunday, 31 May 2020. Previous applicants need not apply.

Remuneration: $122,582.34 + 9.5% Superannuation per annum for a 35-hour week.

Contact: Paul Elliott – Program and Project Services Manager – 02 4974 2148.


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