Manager Projects & Engineering

Job No: MCC3527
Location: Taree

This is a rare and outstanding opportunity to work as part of the Infrastructure and Engineering leadership team to deliver benefits for our community in a way that adds value and builds trust.

Reporting to the Director Infrastructure and Engineering Services, we are looking for an experienced leader who is passionate about providing innovative solutions and transformative leadership to the Projects & Engineering team. You will be responsible for the department's project, program and portfolio management, design management, development assessment, Roads Act approvals and bonds and Engineering standards and specifications.

Interested applicants should read the Position Description, which provides further information on the functions of the role.

What we're looking for

We’re looking for a passionate leader to complement our existing workforce, who can demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Exceptional leadership skills in inspiring, empowering and developing teams and individuals
  • Engineering qualification with extensive experience in managing projects, contracts and capital works delivery, civil design and survey functions, auditing and project management experience
  • Highly developed and innovative approach to project, program and portfolio management

The package

  • Remuneration in the range of $140,000 - $168,000 depending on skills and experience
  • Leaseback vehicle arrangement
  • Access to Council's Flexi Time and Work Life Balance and Flexible Working Framework benefits
  • Development and training opportunities
  • Working alongside supportive, knowledgeable and passionate professionals


This position will be based at our new and modern Administration and Customer Service Centre at Yalawanyi Ganya at 2 Biripi Way, Taree.

‘Yalawanyi Ganya’ means “sitting/meeting place” in the Gathang language of the indigenous people of the MidCoast Region.  

Want to reach out?

For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Corinne Matlawski, Senior Human Resources Business Partner on 02 7955 7275.

If you’d like to have a confidential discussion about the role please contact Robert Scott, Director Infrastructure & Engineering Services on 02 7955 7411.

Closing date: Sunday 29 May 2022 at 11.30 pm. 

At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. Our aim is to provide all of our staff with an inclusive, safe and healthy working environment. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Why join MidCoast Council? 

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches and national park wilderness our LGA spans the Great Lakes, Gloucester and Manning regions and offers an attractive lifestyle. We strive to be recognised as a place of unique environmental and cultural significance. Our strong community connection, coupled with our innovative development and growing economy, builds the quality of life we value.

MidCoast Council is a workplace designed for outcomes-focused employees. We value, support and develop those who are committed to delivering positive results for our community and who bring a “can-do” attitude to their work. We empower our people to make decisions, to grow and to learn. Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do. We strive for continuous improvement.

Our Administration Centre has relocated to a brand-new state of the art facility designed to inspire innovation, collaboration and create efficiencies and better outcomes for our community.

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