Oct 11, 2018

Coordinator Water and Waste Project Delivery

$105,135 - $118,480 yearly
  • City of Gold Coast
  • Nerang, Gold Coast
Full time Construction Design Engineering Government Management


City of Gold Coast

Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance. We offer professional development training to enhance your career progression. Competitive remuneration on offer plus up to 12% superannuation contribution and options to salary sacrifice.

About the Position

The position manages an allocated section of Project Managers and Construction Supervisors within Asset Solutions and is responsible for overseeing the delivery of approved water, sewerage and waste capital works projects to the specified scope, quality, budget and timeframe. The position provides core competencies of project specification, design management and project management within the Branch.

Key Deliverables of the position:

  • Section management of a team of Project Managers and Construction Supervisors
  • Oversee the successful delivery of allocated capital works through efficient and effective delivery planning, specification, design, construction, commissioning and handover activities
  • Provide expert advice and develop core competencies of “design management” and ”project management” within the section including, review of engineering designs, constructability assessments, effective stakeholder engagement, procurement, tendering, contract documentation and management
  • Build and maintain strategic partnerships with consultants, suppliers and contractors
  • Ensure all project stakeholders are identified and adequately engaged during the relevant phases of project delivery
  • In collaboration with Executive Coordinator Project Delivery and peer Coordinators, implement business improvement initiatives that materially contribute toward (but are not limited to):
    • Reduction  in contract variations
    • Improved quality of written documentation in Asset Solutions
    • Improved capital works expenditure performance
    • Improved value for money for the City of Gold Coast
  • Provide project and program performance management and reporting
  • Provide financial and human resource management and reporting in line with all statutory obligations, internal policies and legislation
  • Manage purchasing and procurement functions in line with relevant policy and legislation
  • Ensure the provisions of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 are adhered to in concert with the policies and regulations as laid down by the City.

About You

For this role you will require:

  • High level team leadership skills with the ability to foster good relationships, motivate and coach a multi disciplinary team to meet and exceed client expectation and satisfaction
  • Ability to deliver high quality service to customers
  • A high level of interpersonal, negotiation, verbal and written communication skills including an ability to manage conflict
  • Ability to plan and organise self and others to meet group objectives within deadlines
  • Seeks all relevant facts, thinks laterally, prioritises problems, researches and evaluates information to identify causes and determine corrective action.

How to Apply

You will need to have an eRecruit account in order to apply for this position. If you do not already have one, please select "Create a New Account" within eRecruit and create a profile. For more details, please refer to the attached Job Success Profile. If you require further information after reading the Job Success Profile, please call the listed Contact Person. For queries or issues regarding the eRecruit system please phone 1300 465 326 during Business Hours. 

Please note applications for this position will close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons are encouraged to apply.

As part of our selection process, you will be required to undertake drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

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