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Project Manager

Apply now Job no: 493982
Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Victoria
Categories: Project / Construction Management

We are a successful civil contracting business who has been operating in Australia for over 35 years. With the agility and personal connection of a Tier 2, yet the expertise of a Tier 1, and the enhanced resources of one of the largest, world-class construction companies, VINCI, our employees and clients get the best of three worlds.

With the implementation of a successful diversification strategy, we have experienced unprecedented growth over the past few years. We are proud of our ability to deliver highly complex infrastructure within Transport, Roads, Bridges & Structures, Rail, Airports, Water and Dams.

As part of our diversification strategy, we are now seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our team. Ideally, we are looking for applications from people who have experience in Wastewater Treatment Plants, Desalination Plants, Oil & Gas, and Pipelines projects. 

This role will initially work within the pre-contracts space, working on tenders and bids with an already established team both in Sydney and Melbourne.  When we are successfully awarded a project, this position will be deployed to Site to contribute to the delivery of the job. This is a rare opportunity to gain experience in the pre-contracts stage and then actually deliver the project from end to end.

Our teams are multi-skilled, working with us, you’ll be given the opportunity to work on a range of projects and disciplines including water, civil engineering, and utilities all the while being fully supported to reach your goals. We are networked within a decentralised global organisation allowing easy access to a global ‘knowledge bank’ of resources, methods, and expertise where you can leverage the many business units within the VINCI group that specialise in all types of projects.

About you:

  • Manage projects exceeding $100M, overseeing construction plans and progress to ensure adherence to schedule, quality, and budget.
  • Authorise construction plans and schedules, coordinating with the Regional Construction Manager for project completion dates.
  • Monitor compliance with performance specifications throughout the project duration.
  • Identify and assess abnormal risks in tender documents.
  • Develop and submit major contractual claims.
  • Experience in the kick-off pre-contracts stage is favoured but not essential.
  • Proven multi-disciplined experience within the construction industry.

The successful applicant will have the following skills and experience:

  • A Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) or its equivalent.
  • 10+ years of post-graduate experience within a Principal Contractor environment.
  • Experience in managing hard dollar projects over $100M in project value.
  • Previous history of working on a range of treatment plant or wastewater treatment plants, desalination, oil & gas, and pipeline projects essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Current C-Class Driver’s License.

We have a range of benefits available for our employees:

Health & Wellbeing

  • Discounted fertility treatments.
  • Mental health support & employee assistance programs.
  • Unmind - access our free wellness app.
  • Seasonal vaccinations.
  • Corporate discounted private health insurance plan.
  • WHEREFIT – Fitness & Wellbeing benefits over 2,000 unique offers at up to 40% off.
  • Workplace giving – contribute to charity through your pay, receive tax benefits.

Time for life / Work life balance

  • Birthday leave.
  • A range of flexibility options.
  • Paid Parental Leave and parental support.
  • Purchased leave program to encourage your work/life balance.
  • Cultural leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Financial wellbeing

  • Employee referral bonuses.
  • Salary sacrifice novated lease.
  • Competitive market benchmarked remuneration.
  • Salary continuance insurance for eligible employees.
  • Regular company hosted financial wellbeing webinars.
  • Generous employee share program with VINCI.
  • Unique bonus scheme generously rewards staff for strong performance.

Career development

  • One on one mentoring programs.
  • Executive female mentoring and coaching.
  • Free NAWIC memberships for all staff.
  • Global mobility.
  • A variety of training & development options.
  • Leadership development programs.

Many of our projects are located in regional areas, therefore all applicants must hold a current Driver’s License and have their own transport.

Seymour Whyte is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds. Our commitment to an equitable construction industry extends to an inclusive culture that embraces our differences and gives everyone the opportunity to grow and be equally valued. We're unified in our direction to having a workplace that is balanced and fair for all.

Next steps:

  • Submit your CV online to apply for this role.
  • All successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and criminal history check.

To learn more about us, visit

Reference code: 493982

This role is being managed by our internal HR team; applications will not be accepted from recruitment agencies.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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