Senior Project Manager


Aurecon provides world-class engineering, management and specialist technical services for government and private sector clients globally.

Our vision is to foster human achievement and our partnerships with clients make a daily difference to the communities in which we live and work.  We have offices in 28 countries and work on projects in over 70 countries across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. 

We empower our people to make a difference through innovation and teamwork and our projects are recognised for engineering and technical excellence by independent industry awards internationally.

Our team specialises in delivering successful projects on behalf of our clients. With a strong portfolio of projects and a strong project pipeline, we have an opportunity for a skilled Project Manager to drive and lead on the delivery of Defence Projects in Cairns.

The Project Manager will be able to demonstrate the ability to participate and support in the planning implementation and close-out of projects to meet client outcomes. You will also be confident in contributing to achieving the required results in delivering reasonably complex projects.

Aligned with Aurecon’s key attributes, the key role requirements will include:

  • Project scheduling and project coordination
  • Stakeholder management
  • Preparing project briefs
  • Reporting against the project plan and schedule
  • Contract administration
  • Contractor and construction management
  • Report writing
  • Project financial management

As an ideal candidate for this position you should possess:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Construction/Project Management/Engineering
  • Experience in delivering large multidiscipline Defence projects
  • Relevant experience in managing challenging projects, ideally within a similar consulting environment
  • Demonstrated team coordination and leadership skills
  • Strong commercial acumen – operational and contractual
  • Effectiveness in assessing risks and issues and impacts to the project plan and schedule
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, negotiation skills and the ability to present during stakeholder meetings

This role truly offers an excellent chance to improve and develop, with a wide variety of exposure across various defence projects and has the potential to become a permanent position.

The position will be based in Cairns and requires the applicant to be an Australian Citizen.

In return for your skills we offer you the benefit that comes from working in a global consultancy, with ongoing professional support and development in an environment where initiative is rewarded. We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability.

If these are the experience and exposure you have been waiting for, send your details to the link below for a confidential discussion.

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