Manager Major Projects

Hornsby Shire Council

Lead Transformation – Shaping Infrastructure, Fostering Community Growth, and Driving Strategic Outcomes.

Lead Transformation – Shaping Infrastructure, Fostering Community Growth, and Driving Strategic Outcomes.

Hornsby Shire Council, located in Sydney’s Upper North Shore, is unique in its setting combining urban living, expansive bushland and national parks, ocean shores, winding ridges and undulating rivers and creeks. With a population of approx. 160,000, spanning 460 km², the Shire’s community is connected, cohesive, resilient and mindful of the natural environment that surrounds them.

We are seeking an experienced, strategic Manager Major Projects to deliver high-quality infrastructure projects aligned with the community’s strategic plan and delivery programs.

In this role, you will implement project management principles and methodologies across the project portfolio. Your leadership will establish project delivery models, introduce management templates, and ensure appropriate project governance for consistency. In leading, managing, and coaching the Major Projects Team, you’ll ensure key projects meet quality standards, complying with legislation and Council’s methodology.

You will provide high-level advice to the Executive Leadership Team and manage internal and external stakeholder relationships.

It is envisaged that you will be degree-qualified in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Planning, Project Management, or a relevant field.

Having extensive experience in leading major project methodologies, financial management/budgeting expertise, commercial outcomes focussed, and managing complex projects are all essential. Public sector or Local Government experience is highly desirable as is a WHS Construction Induction Card (White Card).

A generous Total Remuneration Package up to $245,000 will be negotiated based on the preferred candidate’s skills, abilities, and experience.

To Apply

Please fill in the form on this page to obtain a detailed Information Package and the Application Form. Once you have read these please contact Chris Georgiadis on 0439 813 310 for a confidential discussion regarding the position.

Applications close at 9am Monday, 4 March 2024.


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