Senior Projects Officer

Job No: NGSC266
Location: Stawell

Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Package $94,636.37 per annum
Position Description Senior Projects Officer

About us

Northern Grampians Shire Council has a diverse employment base, across 14 worksites in the Grampians Region of Victoria and employs people to provide services and governance to local communities. We offer flexible work arrangements, providing access to relevant training and professional development opportunities with a variety of employee benefits. We promote innovation, responsiveness, respectfulness and continuous improvement as our core values.

We have a Bring Your Own Device and Mobile Allowance policy, which we encourage candidates to read in conjunction with the position description.

Covid-19 Vaccination Status

Our organisation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and evidence must be provided by the preferred candidate prior to an offer of employment.

About this role

This position provides infrastructure project and contract management, including site supervision, investigations, and preparation of business cases for projects, budget and quality control.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and motivate the projects delivery team working on capital works projects for the shire.
  • Deliver and manage projects within resourcing, quality, timeline, and budget parameters.
  • Ensure contract works are performed in accordance with the relevant legislation, regulations and guidelines to ensure worksite and public safety.
  • Develop aspects of Council’s capital works program as directed by the Manager Infrastructure.
  • Develop tender and contract documentation.
  • Supervise contract works and projects, ensuring they are progressed in accordance with tender documents and specifications.
  • Control contract expenditure and certify progress payments, in accordance with agreed project timelines.
  • Manage materials procurement and awarding of contracts .
  • Maintain and upgrade Council building asset registers and facilitate the implementation of Council’s Asset Management Strategy.
  • Perform, as directed, other duties that are within the limits of the incumbents’ skill, competence and training.

About You

  1. Relevant qualifications in the field of project management/ building maintenance or substantial relevant experience in project administration and supervision.
  2. Demonstrated experience overseeing municipal civil works contracts, including workload prioritisation, compliance and budget management.
  3. Well-developed conceptual and analytical skills and problem solving capability.
  4. Proven ability to develop and manage a team, coaching and supporting them with their roadmaps, development opportunities and career aspirations.
  5. Experience in preparing annual capital works programs, staff resourcing, lifecycle maintenance planning, budgets, cash flows and forecasts.
  6. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, gain cooperation and influence a wide range of individuals, groups, organisations and other stakeholders and to motivate and develop employees.

How to apply

  • Download and read the position description.
  • Attach a cover letter and resume.
  • Submit your application by following the process on this page.

If you'd like to know more contact Jeevan Pinto, Manager Infrastructure at or call 0467 215 846. 

Applications close 12pm Monday 26 September, 2022

Northern Grampians Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to being a child-safe organisation, with zero tolerance for child abuse.


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