Construction Manager

We are FRANKLIN SMITH and we are BRAND NEW in Australia, National government contractor working on projects throughout NT and QLD, Seeking a Construction Manager with Strong Project Management Track Record.

Our client is synomonous with delivering some of the most complex government based construction projects throughout Australia.

They build on time, to budget and they do it well.

This is a business that flies under the radar and to their advantage. They have picked up some incredible projects over the last 12 months due to their ongoing relationships in the market and the strength of their employment brand.

Due a major project win (Over $100m) they now have a requirement for a proven Construction Manager with significant project management exprience to join their intimate, down to earth and high performing team. This role will likely involve significant travel between NT and QLD and will involve the management of at least 1 major project (most likely two).

The ideal candidate will have a strong career in project and construction management and will not have jumped around from company to company but have a solid portfolio of work with a few well known contractors. They require someone who is a team player and someone who understands the complexities of working on large projects with demanding government led clients.

With this role you will get genuine job security, autonomy to run the project how you see wish, respect for your capability and a career path that will likely lead into a seat at the table of this well established, multi generational business.


You will be responsible for:

  • Delivering projects on time, on budget and to spec ensuring safety at all time
  • Consulting with clients, building professionals, local councils and architects
  • Procurement for construction projects
  • Estimating prices and put in tenders for jobs
  • Creating programmes and co-ordinate supplies of materials and machinery
  • Hiring workers and liaising with subcontractors
  • Controlling all HSE requirements
  • Establishing and implement traffic management and environmental plans
  • Working with quantity surveyors to ensure costs are kept within budget.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience managing projects in excess of $100million
  • Experience managing multiple projects
  • At least 10+ years experience working in Australia (Overseas candidates will not be considered)
  • An advanced user of MS project
  • An ability to generate business from these relationships
  • Experience in design and build
  • An ability to positively affect the strategic direction of the business
  • A proven record of leading and developing staff
  • Degree qualified

16/03/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Construction
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