Project Manager

Stantec Australia

Location: Geelong

Job Type: Full time


Project Manager - ( 2300015J )


Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

The role

Our ever-expanding Civil Engineering team is looking for an experienced Project Manager to support a strong pipeline of work in Geelong or Ballarat, VIC. The ideal team player will have a strong technical background in land, commercial or infrastructure developments, experience in leading teams of engineers and technicians, strong financial and commercial acumen, and the desire to advance their career on iconic projects across the western region.

Your responsibilities will include –

  • Support projects across the entire life cycle, including design management, tendering, contract administration, financial management, project scheduling and risk management.

  • Spearheading project delivery by providing management skills to ensure the end products meet client and stakeholder expectations.

  • Focal point for team collaboration and team management.

  • Assist in reviewing and negotiating contracts, and reviewing executed contracts to verify timeframes, milestones, procedures and budgets to achieve project outcomes.

  • Perform on technically complex projects and may act as a technical resource to other team members.

  • Managing adequate resource allocation to ensure project delivery meets the required program milestones.

  • Managing the project in accordance with the agreed contract conditions.

  • Coordinating the engagement of subconsultants and subcontractors for contributions to project delivery

  • Reviewing and developing work procedures to improve operations or to solve problems related to quality.

  • Complying with project controls including, project scheduling to demonstrate delay and disruption, monitoring and reporting progress, cost and productivity, project cost forecasting and management of changes to the scope of work.

  • Maintain and build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholder.


To be successful you will display –

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering, Project management, Construction management or relevant technical qualification is desirable.

  • Ideally you should have 7 years of experience.

  • Previous success in delivering large projects; undertaking day to day project coordination, development and execution of projects plans and programming.

  • Ability to deliver and manage stakeholders in a complex environment, be accountable for client satisfaction by supporting the project team.

  • Experience in project programming and critical path analysis by implementing strategies which address program, delivery, design risks and ensure the most appropriate standards and requirements are developed and implemented.

  • Commercial acumen in managing resources and budgets.

  • Strong verbal, written communication skills and an ability to motivate others.

What we offer

  • Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 25,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, water, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning begins the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

How to Apply

If you are keen for a new opportunity and ready to make a difference, we welcome your interest in our team! Submit your application online.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.

Primary Location : Australia-Victoria-Ballarat

Other Locations : Australia-Victoria-Geelong

Organization : BC-3044 CommDev-AU Victoria

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 8, 2023, 4:04:03 PM

Req ID: 2300015J

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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