Senior Project Manager Civil Design

Job Overview

Our client, situated in South Western Sydney, is in the midst of a substantial period of change and transformation. This organisation is currently undergoing rapid growth, reflecting the vibrant expansion of the South Western Sydney region.  

Engaged in multiple community projects, our client is dedicated to enhancing the local area and addressing the evolving needs of the community through proactive initiatives and innovative solutions.  

This transformative phase underscores their commitment to advancing and enriching the social and economic landscape of the region. 

The Role  

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager – Civil Design to take charge and offer strategic leadership in spearheading the delivery of major infrastructure projects within the business. 

This is a 12 month contract role and involves providing senior project management services for significant open space and building projects within South Western Sydney’s rapidly developing growth precincts.  

You will oversee the design and construction of critical infrastructure, coordinating with external design consultants and contractors to ensure project milestones are met efficiently.  

Additionally, prepare comprehensive reports and specifications to guide project execution and achieve desired outcomes aligned with community needs and objectives. This pivotal position will contribute directly to shaping the future landscape of South Western Sydney through innovative and impactful development initiatives. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Assist the Team Leader – Major Projects in allocation of appropriate resources
  • Provide expert technical advice and strategic direction to other Project Managers and external consultants to assist with the successful delivery of projects. 
  • Participate in the review, development and improvement of work systems and practices to enhance customer service and meet customer needs. 
  • Contribute to development of policies and practices that will improve capital works delivery systems. 
  • Maintain current knowledge of legislation policy and procedures that impact upon all aspects of project implementation Project Management. 
  • Evaluate and recommend innovative project delivery options. 
  • Lead stakeholders to develop project briefs that clearly outline the objectives of a project. 
  • Provide programs that reflect the required and likely project delivery times. 
  • Coordinate internal and external resources associated with the delivery of assigned projects. 
  • Identify and plan management of project risks. 
  • Manage budget allocation for assigned projects. 
  • Prepare regular financial status reports for all projects 
  • Highlight any financial implications arising from changes to a project’s scope of works or contract variations. 
  • Prepare quotation and tender documentation which is suitable for pricing 
  • Prepare tender evaluation plans and assess submissions. 
  • Make recommendations on best value submissions with regard to price and non-price factors. 
  • Prepare contract documentation required to engage external consultants and contractors. 
  • Engage and manage design consultants to produce high quality and cost effective design documentation for major open space and building projects. 
  • Provide effective supervision of consultants throughout the design phase of projects. 
  • Coordinate and review plans and support documentation to ensure they are suitable for tender and construction.  
  • Manage project defects throughout the works and to the end of the defects liability period 
  • Monitor and assess the quality of works undertaken by contractors 


  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering or equivalent.  
  • Extensive senior experience in the investigation, survey, design and estimation of engineering projects. particularly major road upgrade projects.  
  • Demonstrated ability to manage design projects and achieve outcomes within budget and to defined timelines.  
  • Available to start as soon as possible for 12 months with the view to extend 

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