Project Manager - Building Construction

Permanent full time  

Band 7: $96,794 to $108,318 plus 9.5% Super

Working from Home during COVID-19

About the Organisation 

The City of Port Phillip is an inner-city council with around 1000 employees who deliver more than 100 programs and services to our residents, businesses and visitors. These range from childcare and immunisations, to libraries, management of parks and open space, rubbish collection, road maintenance and more.  

About the Role

The City of Port Phillip is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Project Manager to join the Building Construction team within the Construction, Contracts & Operations department.

Work as part of a dedicated, high performing and passionate team of project managers, to deliver exciting building construction and refurbishment projects that will shape the future for visitors and residents of the City of Port Phillip.

Our team prides ourselves on being innovative and cutting edge. We are embracing technologies such as Building Information Modelling (BIM), creating digital twins of our assets and applying earned value management of our project portfolio.

If this sounds interesting to you, then this could be a great opportunity for you to join us and help us use these and other technologies to deliver for our community.

Skills and Experience 

Appropriately qualified in engineering, construction management, project management, architecture or similar, and have a demonstrated history of directly delivering building construction projects including whole of life project management and construction supervision.

Experience in facilitates such as childcare centres, kindergartens, sporting pavilions and community centres.

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders and manage your time and work priorities effectively

Scope definition, sourcing/collating required information, controlling of scope creep and meeting deliverables.

Budget preparation, cost control and contingency management

On time delivery and planned protection of timelines

Safety of self, contractors and staff during works


People enjoy working at the City of Port Phillip because we are a welcoming, healthy and inclusive workplace.  We offer a vibrant and diverse work environment where our employees can develop both professionally and personally whilst planning and delivering a range of important services and programs to the community.


We offer a workplace which accommodates your working style and needs. 

Be supported and empowered by a leadership team that is community focused, with a strong desire for change and a culture that encourages teamwork and innovation.

Training and development opportunities, study assistance, flexible working conditions, paid parental leave, an active social club, a health and wellbeing program, and a well- regarded Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

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All applicants must provide a Cover Letter in response to the key selection criteria which is located on the last page of the position description. The Cover Letter should be no longer than 2 pages and include each heading in the Key Selection Criteria. 

Please note: Only applications submitted via the online Recruitment Portal will be considered. 

Previous unsuccessful candidates will not be considered.

A successful application is subject to a satisfactory police record check.

Applications close midnight Monday 21st September 2020.

The City of Port Phillip is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and accessible environment where diversity is valued.

City of Port Phillip has zero tolerance for child abuse and is a committed Child Safe organisation, so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

14/09/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Construction
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