Project / Construction Manager
Cobar is a rural mining community located in western New South Wales, far removed from the hustle and bustle of city living. Council owns and operates the Cobar Shire & TAFE Library, Great Cobar Heritage Centre, Lilliane Brady Village (aged care facility), Children's Services, Youth & Fitness Centre as well as works depots in Euabalong and Cobar.
Our core values - Accountability, Communication, Effective Leadership, Integrity and Teamwork (ACE IT) represent who we are as an organisation. They are the agreed guiding principles for how we carry out our duties and interact with our community.
To be successful in this role you will need tertiary qualifications in Project Management, Engineering or Civil Construction Management combined with extensive experience in the end-to-end delivery of large building or civil infrastructure projects.
Reporting to the Director of Infrastructure Services, our preferred candidate will be aligned with Council's core values, a proactive and adaptable team player, and an exceptional communicator with a strong work ethic in order to achieve results efficiently and safely.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The primary objective of this role is to provide professional project management for the design and construction of Council's infrastructure projects, ensuring that all deliverables fall within the agreed scope, timeline and budget, meeting the required technical and quality standards.
Duties will involve managing project delivery from pre-design phase through to handover, including the operational oversight of construction, contract and contractor management, financial control, stakeholder engagement and comprehensive progress reporting.
This fixed term (2-year contract) position is classified as Band 3 Level 3 ($84,000 - $98,000 dependent on the qualifications and experience of the candidate) under Council's salary system in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award, working a nine-day fortnight, 35 hours per week.
Applicants must address the selection criteria listed towards the back of the position description and provide a covering letter and current resume.
Applications close 4pm Monday 24 May 2021
Cobar Shire Council welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.