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TfA Project Group are currently seeking a Project Manager with minimum 5 years’ experience in the retail/industrial development to join our expert project delivery team. This is a permanent position, available immediately and will see you working with a group of enthusiastic and capable professionals.  The position is available in our Sydney office located in Chatswood.

The role will be predominately focussed on assisting with the delivery of fuel & energy retail development projects (service stations), as well as other general retail and industrial projects such as industrial subdivisions, warehousing, and fast food retailing.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Enjoys developing client relationships
  • Has a proven ability to work with and coordinate a team of design and engineering professionals
  • Is versatile and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously of varying scope and program
  • Takes pride in delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Has a proven track record of taking initiative and ownership in driving client and project solutions
  • Is committed to long term employment within an organisation

This role will see you overseeing a range of projects ranging in scale and value. Reporting to the Director – Retail Projects, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Review of our clients’ scope of work and determine project deliverable requirements
  • Preparing fee proposals and monitoring the financial performance of projects
  • Liaising and negotiating with clients, stakeholders, suppliers and sub-consultants as required
  • Management of the development of design documentation (drawings) by the broader TfA design team ensuring consistency with the design brief and other influencing requirements – such as DA conditions.
  • Review and check design drawings and documentation
  • Sourcing quotes and preparing tender documentation packages – I.e formal scope of works, contracts, etc.
  • Preparation of application forms for any statutory authorities (e.g. Council, private certifier) and/or utility service providers (e.g. NBN, AusGrid, etc.) for relevant development & building approvals
  • Contract administration and superintendency throughout construction
  • On-site inspections and preparation of inspection reports
  • Prepare project status and project cost reports
  • Supporting the TfA Project Team in the delivery of projects meeting quality requirements

The successful applicant will ideally:

  • Be self-motivated, with very good communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Have excellent communication skills in English (oral and written), in particular demonstrating a high level of technical writing ability (reports, professional emails and letters)
  • Have a degree qualification in one of the following: Civil, Structural, Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, Construction Management or similar degree discipline
  • Be highly skilled in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Competency in Microsoft Project would be highly regarded
  • Have minimum 5 years’ experience in a role that has demonstrated a knowledge base in construction principles, design principles, building approval/compliance, project lifecycle management, site construction practices and safety procedures etc.
  • Previous experience in contract management and contract negotiations on variations, extensions of time, payment claims etc.
  • Experience within the fuel/energy industry and commercial/retail building industry would be highly regarded
  • Have an Australian driver’s license and their own vehicle for travel

Salary & Conditions

Your salary will be negotiated depending on your experience

 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter addressed to the General Manager and attach your CV/resume via Seek.

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