Executive Group Manager, Project Director

  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 21 Jun, 2022
Full time Executive and Management Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Classification: Executive Level 2.2
Position No: E1126
Directorate: Major Projects Canberra
Advertised (Gazettal date): 21 June 2022
Contact Officer: Kylie Bailey on kylie.bailey@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 4570

Details: Major Projects Canberra will be responsible for the procurement, planning and redevelopment of the Canberra Theatre precinct.

Major Projects Canberra will work in close collaboration with the Canberra Theatre Corporation, ArtsACT, the Cultural Facilities Corporation, the City Renewal Authority and other key stakeholders in the delivery of this project.

The role of Project Director Canberra Theatre Project is a key position within Major Projects Canberra. It involves overseeing the development of the business case for the project and is responsible for overseeing the planning, procurement and delivery of the Project.

The Project Director will be accountable for design, commercial, quality, time and budget outcomes as well as for the extensive community and governmental consultation and communications that a project of this type will demand.

Reporting to the Chief Projects Officer, the Project Director will directly manage a project team (staff and contractors) which may grow in time as the project moves through its various milestones.

The Project Director, Canberra Theatre Project is responsible for providing high quality leadership and strategic planning for the delivery of this large capital works project.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:


  • The position requires substantial experience in construction responsibilities of large scale, complex infrastructure projects.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in a construction, engineering, project management, commercial or legal discipline is required.


  • Knowledge of the ACT Government or other State Government procurement and delivery processes would be highly regarded.

Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $294,706 - $307,869 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $263,249.

Contract: The successful applicant will be placed on a short-term contract for three months with possibility of extension up to nine months.

How to Apply: If this role sounds like you and you want to be a part of a dynamic and dedicated team, please submit no more than three pages addressing your suitability against the Executive Capabilities and Job Specific Criteria, two referees and mandatory qualifications.

Applications should be submitted to the Contact Officer.

Job Closing Date

28 Jun, 2022