Senior Project Manager

POWERPLANT is an established, expert, and award-winning Design and Project Management Consultancy in the Utilities Industry. The company has a highly skilled, responsive and engaged team of specialists providing customers including Infrastructure Owners, Electrical Utilities, Councils and Developers with Design and Project Management Services. POWERPLANT has been in business for over 20 years and has become the leading independent utility infrastructure specialist in Victoria. The business is poised to play a leading role in exciting, rewarding, and industry changing initiatives.

Based in Hallam or Altona the Senior Project Manager is part of the Projects Team and reports to the Manager - Major Projects . The role is crucial to converting industry opportunity to business operations and growth. The role demands an enthusiastic, achievement focused project management professional. The role will have accountability for delivering utilities asset relocation projects including Distribution OH & UG Projects as part of Powerplant's consultancy service. The scope of services for the consultancy relates to Utilities Infrastructure including Electrical, and related Services. Projects include Commercial Developments, Asset Relocation Projects, Network Improvement Programs, Street Lighting Projects.

Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure the successful delivery of customer-initiated projects from project initiation (design) through to commissioning, completion, & closeout,
  • Support the growth of Powerplants project management consultancy business for existing and emerging services,
  • Manage the delivery of projects safely, within budget and to agreed timelines and quality,
  • Support the business to build and maintain a center of excellence for project management including project scoping, risk & issues management, governance structures, project reporting, project plans, estimates & forecasts and resource planning,
  • Support the works management function within Powerplant including works processes, systems, resource requirements and project methodologies,
  • Proactively manage customers and stakeholders such as utilities, developers, consultants and contractors,
  • Performing project related risk identification, assessment and mitigation plans,
  • Manage tendering processes of projects such as RFQ, evaluation and contract award,
  • Undertake field practices and works quality audits,
  • Support and grow the delivery of new business opportunities and innovations,
  • Mentor, coach and develop other internal staff members,
  • Demonstrate commitment to Powerplants Business Values People, Performance & Pride, and associated behaviors,

To be successful in this role you will need to display the following skills and attributes:   

  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies and principles,
  • Strong knowledge of utilities asset owners process and procedures for contestable works,
  • Abilities to identify, respond to, and convert industry opportunities into business functions,
  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding results through the implementation of business improvement initiatives and innovation,
  • Ability to work constructively within a high performing team environment,
  • Demonstrate safety leadership and HSE performance, ensuring the overall well-being of self, team, customers and assets,
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • Proven commercial negotiation and stakeholder management skills,
  • Be focused on delivering results safely, effectively, and economically,
  • Accredited Project Manager with Victorian Distribution Businesses is Preferred,
  • Experience in managing complex OH & UG construction projects up to 66kv is preferred,
  • Tertiary qualification, or at least 5 years experience in the Victorian Electrical Industry in a relevant field, and an understanding of renewable energy technologies and their application with the market is preferred.

16/11/2020 $0 Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs 1 Construction
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