Strategic Project Lead (Civil)

Full Time
Posted 12 months ago
This position has been filled

Oversee all aspects of key infrastructure projects in the Gawler region.

  • Planning and management of significant infrastructure projects
  • 5 Year Contract
  • Up to $120K + Super

Due to rapid expansion, The Town of Gawler is seeking to appoint a Strategic Infrastructure Lead for a 5 year contract to oversee all aspects of the planned key infrastructure projects including; project scoping, consultation and communication, approvals, procurement of professional services, design development, project delivery management oversight and financial management.

This is an excellent opportunity to draw on your extensive project management experience and play an integral role in the development of the region.

The Role

Reporting to the Executive Manager, Infrastructure and Engineering Services, this role will be responsible for the client side management of significant State and Local Government projects being delivered in the Town of Gawler, assist in growth management studies and initiatives for internal clients, oversee governance associated with infrastructure deliverables required from residential growth areas as well as act as Executive Officer for the Council’s Project Management Governance Group.

Key responsibilities include

  • Project Management
  • Procurement
  •  Contract Management
  •  Preparation of legal documentation
  •  Council Reporting
  • Project Management and Growth Areas Governance
About You

To be successful in this role, you will have Degree qualifications in Project Management or Engineering (Civil) discipline and comprehensive experience in client side project management for the design and delivery of large and complex projects in an urban environment.

You will also possess the following;

  • Ability to write complex reports
  • Ability to prepare financials and monitor budgets
  • Effective assessment and decision making skills
  • Ability to manage, lead and direct consultants/contractors
  • Ability to negotiate and advocate for strategic outcomes

This is a fantastic opportunity to manage multiple, substantial projects, both strategically as well as “hands on” and be involved in the significant expansion of Adelaide’s northern suburbs.


If you’re seeking a challenging role with defined outcomes, forward your resume in MS Word format by clicking APPLY.

For further information please contact Joanne Blackman on 0435 890 145.