Minor Works Project Manager - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-08
Cushman & Wakefield (http://www.cushmanwakefield.com/en/careers)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Brisbane
Australia

Job Title
Minor Works Project Manager
Job Description Summary
Works Management and Administration role, relating to the day to day operations of Client properties across Queensland , including Minor Operational and Capital Works Management and related Budgets on behalf of the client. The Works Manager will have a high degree of independence in how he or she operates on a day to day basis but is responsible to the Lead Facilities Manager . The incumbent will be responsible for interacting with relevant client roles and internal and external stakeholders, contractors and authorities etc. as the works/ project may dictate, working directly with, and alongside the Facilities managers.
Job Description
Working onsite with one of our Blue-Chip clients, as the Minor Works Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day Minor Operational and Capital Works Management and related Budgets across the Queensland portfolio of sites on behalf of the client.
About the Role
In this varied position, your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
Maintaining regular liaison with key staff and management of Cushman & Wakefield and our Client.
Monitor works related KPI’s and Job closures to ensure contractual compliance
Contribute to the development of the Works budgets.
Control of project procurement and approval of purchasing via JDE E1.
Manage and audit contractors regarding cost effectiveness and workmanship.
Conduct and document client meetings with appropriate State Managers, business unit leaders, key contractors etc.
Ensure that safety measures and systems are implemented in accordance with OHS Act 1995 (or other relevant Act), Company policy and customer safety requirements
Prepare and submit reports as required for Work in Progress (WIP) and works projects, budget reporting incl. reviews and Variances, and as directed by the Client and/ or Lead Facilities Manager
Manage works and contractors to ensure continuity of property services with minimum disruption to the client’s business operations
Complete works in accordance with approved scope.
About You
To be successful in this role, it is expected that you possess superior communication skills (written and verbal) as you will be responsible for interacting with relevant client roles along with internal and external stakeholders, contractors and authorities etc. You will also ideally possess the following:
A customer service centric orientation.
Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills.
Effective negotiation skills.
Quality and process orientation
It would be extremely advantageous if you have experience in the Building and Construction Industry and this may include Consultancy or trade experience. Solid understanding of Project management principles and delivery models will be highly regarded.
As an equal opportunity employer, Cushman & Wakefield encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates to apply. Cushman & Wakefield promotes safety at all times.