• Project Manager Varsity Lakes QLD
  • G8 Careers Site in Varsity Lakes QLD, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

G8 Education is one of Australia’s largest early education and care providers, with more than 420+ centres across Australia and over 10,000 team members who are all helping shape the lives of over 42,000 children every day. Our core values of passion, innovation, dedication, compassion, and integrity, unite us on our journey to ensure the health and happiness of future generations. We are committed to developing a culture that empowers and rewards our team of early childhood educators, teachers, leaders, and support office.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Project Manager to lead our Capital Works and centre upgrade projects across our national portfolio.

The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that the identified portfolio of centre upgrade projects along with respective Major / Minor works are completed in line with agreed safety, quality, cost and schedule targets.

In this role, you will collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to support the delivery of agreed... centre upgrade projects. You will be experienced in managing complex projects and delivering on-time, in-budget and with safety as your primary focus.

Your day-to-day

No two days are the same; this role is diverse, with depth and breadth to cement your career, now and into the future. Areas of core responsibility include, but are not limited to:
• Work collaboratively with Senior Project Managers, Project Managers, Project Coordinators, wider Property and Facilities team to undertake and execute delegated works according to geographical location, complexity, size, cost, risk, to respective standards, budget and contractual procurement requirements according to G8 Education’s strategic targets.
• Manage procurement of Capital Works through to recommendation to the National Capital Works Manager on contract type, amendments to contracts, contractor panels for expressions of interest, tenders and requests for quotation.
• Conduct on the job training sessions with junior team members where required in all facets of Capital works project management
• Develop the project plan containing scope, costs, schedule and other relevant components and ensure the plan is approved in line with the Group’s policies
• Manage the process for selection of the preferred supplier/s to complete the agreed works in line with the Group’s procurement processes ensuring they met respective Bluecard and H & S requirements
• Regularly monitor progress against the approved project plan, escalating issues and taking actions to ensure the project is completed in line with the agreed plan
• Assist with or take responsibility for other team members centre upgrade portfolio responsibilities as directed by the National Capital Works Manager, or in their absence, using your own initiative, when other team members are unable to attend to their portfolio responsibilities due to illness, leave, training or other reasons.
• Develop and maintain a risk register for the portfolio of projects, to enable key risks to be identified and managed throughout the life of all projects according to size, complexity and extent of those risks identified.
• Provide regular reporting, including monthly and, where required, weekly to key stakeholders within the Property, Operations and Executive teams including forecasts for each project to enable pro-active decisions to be made
• Ensure that projects undertaken are compliant with all relevant regulatory requirements including but not limited to the Building Code of Australia BCA Volume 1 and 2 (part of the National Construction Code series published by the Australian Building Codes Board and incorporating, Australian Standards, both of which are subject to change from time to time), National Quality Standards, Workplace Health and Safety and sustainability legislation).

About You

You thrive in a fast-paced and engaging work environment, valuing strong partnerships, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence. As someone who takes ownership of outcomes, you embrace the complexity and challenges that come with this role, while maintaining an agile and result-driven mindset. To be successful in this role, you should possess the following skills and experiences:
• Tertiary qualifications in construction management, project management or demonstrated
• 10+ years of construction or building experience
• Demonstrated skills in program management of a substantial portfolio of Capital works projects
• Demonstrated skills in contract management, procurement processes and negotiation.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and implement effective processes to optimise business outcomes
• Good working knowledge of early childhood education operations requirements.
• Strong knowledge of relevant Australian building codes and standards.
• Good working knowledge of town planning approval processes
• Strong understanding of proper safety practices and procedures.
• Proven leadership experience and teamwork skills, with the ability to lead and motivate others.
• High level organisational skills and with a practical, flexible and innovative approach to work to meet the needs of the business.
• Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with all stakeholders
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Hold, or be willing to obtain, a valid working with children check

Benefits Include:
• Competitive salary package
• Work From Home & Hybrid working conditions encouraged.
• Flexibility to travel to both Support Office locations, Brisbane CBD and Gold Coast.
• Career development opportunities as part of a large ASX-listed company
• Flexible working arrangements and role autonomy
• Access a 50% discount on early education and childcare fees at any G8 Education Centre.
• Exclusive access to our employee benefits program covering a wide range of discounts and promotions.

This is a rare opportunity; if you want a diverse, challenging and personally fulfilling role, apply now!

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only. G8 Education reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible.

G8 Education is a committed advocate for child protection, safety and wellbeing. We have a zero tolerance for any form of child abuse or harm. The safety and wellbeing of children will always be our priority and all team members are expected to embrace this shared commitment. All G8 Education employees will need to hold a relevant Working with Children Check upon their commencement into the business
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