Project Manager

NSW Government

NSW - Other, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/07/2018

Job Category:

Government / Defence / Government State

Job description:

Be part of a team that supports innovation and initiative in delivering quality project outcomes for government that positively impact the community


Fulltime ongoing opportunity based in Lismore


Salary package up to $113,465 per annum


Public Works Advisory is an advisor and enabler of the best possible infrastructure solutions for local communities across New South Wales. We partner with State and local government agencies to deliver an exciting variety of critical projects of varying scale and complexity.

Public Works Advisory fosters and encourages flexible and innovative work practices and project delivery strategies, modern technology solutions, and collaboration and creativity amongst our people. Our diverse network allows staff to work on projects across the state.

Due to expanding current and future workloads we are looking to build our Lismore team.  We are seeking a Project Manager with demonstrated skills and experience in the delivery of infrastructure projects.


To be successful in this role you will need to have, extensive experience in project/program management, construction procurement knowledge and expertise, and proven ability to foster business relationships.

 As a member of the team you will direct and mentor other professionals and have budget responsibilities.  You will be responsive and proactive in your dealings with clients and confidently communicate with stakeholders.

Essential Requirements: Qualifications and demonstrated experience in engineering, architectural and/or building construction projects is highly desirable.


Join us: This is a unique opportunity to be part of our PWA team that supports innovation and initiative in delivering quality project outcomes for government that positively impact the community

To learn more: Please review the role description and visit us at The Department of Finance, Service and Innovation and Public Works Advisory. For enquiries regarding this position, please contact Phil King, Regional Project Coordinator/Procurement Adviser on 02 6626 5601.


Closing date: 26 July 2018 [11:59PM] Your application should include a two-page cover letter, which includes your response to the two target questions, and an up-to-date resume of no more than five pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role. Applicants invited for interview will be required to complete additional assessments. There are no selection criteria to be addressed.


Target Question:

Question 1. Provide an example that demonstrates your experience in the development of collaborative and effective client relationships.   


Question 2. Identify an infrastructure project where you had to deal with difficult challenges and describe how you approached it to deliver the desired outcome.


Salary: Grade 7/8 maximum salary package up to $113,465 Package includes salary [$92,470 - $102,359] and employer’s contribution to superannuation, commensurate with skills and experience.


Job Status: Ongoing the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.


Apply now: at I work for NSW  should you encounter any technical problems, please contact their helpdesk 1800 562 679.


Talent Pool

If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, a talent pool may be created from which these suitable candidates may be chosen and directly offered employment in other similar roles in Lismore (ongoing or temporary) in the near future.


Job reference: 00006AS8


The Department of Finance, Services and Innovation is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability. At DFSI, we endeavour to make roles flexible. While these roles are advertised as full time, we will consider requests to undertake flexible work arrangements including on a part-time or job share basis.