Project Director

$175,124 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 14 Jun, 2022
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction Executive and Management

Job Description

Classification: Infrastructure Manager/Specialist 1
Salary: $175,124 plus superannuation
Position No: 10272
Directorate: Major Projects Canberra
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 June 2022
Contact Officer: Simon Webber on Simon.Webber@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 3302

Details: Are you our new Project Director?

Do you like a challenge and want to be a key part of a high-performing team who work to support a safe and vibrant city? Then this opportunity is for you!

Major Projects Canberra plays a central role in delivering the ACT Government's infrastructure program. Our mandate ranges from the largest and most complex projects though to local community-scale infrastructure. We are achieving this by working closely with other parts of the ACT Government and the private sector to deliver a range of civil, commercial and social infrastructure across the ACT.

The Social Infrastructure Branch (SIB) is structured into teams of experienced Project Managers led by Project Directors who provide planning, procurement, contract administration, and design and construction delivery services. Current projects/programs include infrastructure services upgrades, mental health projects, corrective services projects, projects at the Canberra Hospital, including clinical area refurbishments; and community health facilities, all in a range of green and brownfield environments.

In this role under limited direction and in line with corporate objectives apply high order project management and procurement skills to a broad range of design and construction projects for the ACT Government. The primary duties and responsibilities for this position are listed in the attached position description and the position reports to the IDP Executive Branch Manager, Social Infrastructure and will lead a small team of people.

If this sounds like you and you appreciate working as part of an experienced and committed team delivering ACT Government projects, this position would be suited to you.

The ACT Public Service is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply. Current and former ADF members are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Positions classified as Infrastructure Manager/Specialist require the occupant to hold recognised qualifications and/or experience in one or more of the following fields:

  • Engineering – a four year degree or higher qualification accredited by Engineers Australia or Professionals Australia for recognition as a Professional Engineer (including recognition of equivalent overseas Engineering qualifications) and a minimum of ten years relevant experience in Engineering; or
  • Architecture – a three year degree or higher qualification accredited by an Australian State or Territory Architecture authority for recognition as a Professional Architect (including recognition of equivalent overseas qualifications) and a minimum of ten years relevant experience in Architecture; or
  • Project Management – either:
    1. a Diploma in Project Management accredited by an Australian State or Territory tertiary education institution (or an equivalent overseas qualification that is eligible for reciprocal recognition in Australia) and a minimum of ten years relevant experience in Project Management; or
    2. certification by a professional body, such as the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), to the level of Certified Practicing Project Director (CPPD) or Certified Practicing Portfolio Executive (CPPE), in addition to a relevant Degree or higher qualification issued by an Australian State or Territory tertiary education institution (or an equivalent overseas qualification that is eligible for reciprocal recognition in Australia) and a minimum of ten years relevant experience in Project Management; or
    3. have a least 10 years relevant experience in Project Management.

It is desirable for you to have experience in the delivery of health and/or justice and/or community safety infrastructure projects.

Note: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: If the above role sounds like you and you want to be part of a dynamic and dedicated team please submit no more than three pages addressing your suitability against the Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge as well as Behavioural capabilities, a current curriculum vitae and contact details of two referees.

Please provide copies of the relevant degree and qualifications.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

07 Jul, 2022