Manager ? Roads & Highways, NSW/ACT

  • Outstanding opportunity to join the leadership team a great international organisation
  • Global engineering consultancy with great career opportunities
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects both locally and internationally

About SMEC

SMEC provides unique opportunities to work on iconic industry projects with experienced colleagues and leadership teams. We support and empower employees to drive innovation initiatives within a well-established and growing organisation.

Every employee plays a key role in shaping our business and is driven by teamwork, progressive thinking and creative ideas. We are committed to providing platforms to enable our people to engage in the business, deliver value to clients and develop their careers.

When you join SMEC, you join a flexible growing organisation that has a genuine commitment to CSR, diversity and improving the world we live in.



At SMEC, we understand that our continued success within the infrastructure market is the result of building long-term client relationships. We listen and understand the specific needs of our clients and deliver a complete value chain of services to provide sustainable solutions across major infrastructure projects worldwide.

We embrace emerging technologies and innovations, including BIM and Virtual Reality, to deliver robust engineering services across the fields of transport and logistics, water and environment and energy and resources. 

With 16,500 employees working out of over 120 offices in 40+ countries throughout Australasia, Asia, the Middle East, UK, Africa, North and South America, we partner with our parent company Surbana Jurong and sister company Robert Bird Group (RBG) to deliver integrated infrastructure expertise to our clients worldwide.

Our journey of growth is only beginning, and we look forward to strengthening our already established capabilities, entering new markets and offering more effective solutions across infrastructure developments worldwide.


The role:

We are currently seeking a Manager – Roads & Highways, NSW/ACT who will provide leadership and operational direction to the activities of the Roads & Highways sector within NSW/ACT, giving consideration to the national market sector portfolio.  They will provide expertise and client services relating to new work within the State Market Sector while being measured on the success of the national market sector performance.  Reporting to the National Manager for Roads & Highways, the role plays an important transition management in developing a national market sector focus while maintaining regional service excellence.

This position ensures the operational and technical excellence and performance of the Roads & Highways Sector with the effect of growing the SMEC Infrastructure function through optimal people, commercial, business development, client relationship management and project performance.

  • Provide operational, technical and business development management of the State Market Sector to support SMEC’s vision and values.
  • Manage the State financial targets of the Market Sector and the achievement of the State Market Sector operational plans.
  • In collaboration with the National Managers ensure capability development and mobilisation of market sector resources to support SMEC’s overall business objectives.
  • Collaborate with National and State Managers to manage State-based client relationships and achieve sustainable growth through targeted client relationship management and business development activity.
  • Provide support to the National Manager and manage activity to transition regional based business model to a national service model.


The incumbent will role model SMEC values, ethics and code of conduct and ensure all business activities are carried out in accordance with these guiding principle

At SMEC, you will benefit from working in a flexible global organisation with exposure to international best practice engineering design.

You will have access to a range of professional development opportunities, collaborate with our global team of specialists and be mentored by passionate leaders.

When you join SMEC, you will have the opportunity to embrace your creativity and drive change across the business.

Working with clients and partners, you will be part of an organisation that helps to shape our communities, industries and the global landscape.

Our recent growth has provided new and exciting opportunities for our people, our employees enjoy a consistent flow of significant projects, end-to-end responsibilities and are motivated by meaningful work.

Wrap up

As an inclusive and growing organisation, SMEC is committed to building a global community of talented professionals and thought leaders [link removed].

We recognise the value and importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace and look for people with different backgrounds, skills and expertise to drive innovation and shared learning across our growing global network.


All recruitment activities go through our Resourcing function and currently, this role doesn’t require agency input. Please do not forward resumes directly to SMEC employees/managers; we do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees.

23/03/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Engineering
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