Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University

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Date: 15 May 2024

Job Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity
  • Fixed Term (2 year appointment), Full Time
  • Facilities Management Directorate
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton (Relocation support available)
  • Attractive Salary – Circa $146,000 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
  • Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

    About CQUniversity

    CQUniversity Australia has been on a phenomenal trajectory and its remarkable growth in student numbers, new courses, new campuses, infrastructure, and reputation has seen it emerge as one of Australia's truly great universities.

    At CQUniversity, we recognise that industry experience is the most important aspect when appointing Project Managers for our infrastructure projects and we also know that your experience and credibility will be valued.

    Our employees are important to us: you will benefit from a generous 17% superannuation employer contribution, discounted gym membership, a comprehensive employee assistance program, and in-house training opportunities. You will also be working in an environment that's conducive to work-life balance with minimal travel required, four weeks of annual leave including a period of shutdown over Christmas as well as 5 days carer's leave.

    About Facilities Management Directorate

    Develop your career and extend your business acumen within an innovative and dynamic team that is focused on forward-thinking and futureproofing. The Facilities Management Directorate has the responsibility of matching the planning and management of the University estate – including buildings and assets – with CQUniversity's strategic vision.

    About Rockhampton

    Among Australia's top 20 most family-friendly cities, sub-tropical Rockhampton mixes cosmopolitan living in a regional setting. Heritage landmarks dot the region which boasts affordable housing, quality education, and a thriving cultural-arts scene. A short 30-minute drive and you're on the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef.

    About the position

    You will be responsible for stakeholder management, design, tendering, construction, commissioning and coordination and control of major projects including management of external consultants, principal contractors, and contractors, ensuring that safe operating procedures are a priority.

    As a client-side project manager, you will be given the autonomy and independence to manage the full lifecycle of a diverse range of projects. You will also work in a team first culture that promotes high employee engagement, cooperation, and collaboration.

    Essential position requirements
  • Proven experience in managing various infrastructure projects from inception to completion and work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders to communicate and manage project expectations, milestones, and outcomes.
  • Demonstrated understanding of project management frameworks/systems, in addition to legislative requirements surrounding occupational health and safety, built assets and infrastructure.
  • Experience in site management, program and project scheduling, risk analysis, contract management, cost estimating and financial management, and project reporting.
  • Excellent negotiation, consultation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent written communication skills including the ability to prepare tender recommendations, submissions, reports, and briefing papers.
  • Position Description

    For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

    Apply today for a career that changes lives

    Applications Close: 11:59pm, Thursday 6 June 2024

    Job Requisition ID: 4665

    Contact Details:

    William Glasby

    0749 309544

    [email protected]

    When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

    CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity's domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.

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    Job details


    Project Manager


    Central Queensland University




    May 16, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 06, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    Central Queensland University was founded in Rockhampton in 1967 and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 24 campuses and locations all over Australia. It is regarded within the sector as Australia’s most inclusive and engaged university. The university has more than 300 courses across six areas of discipline, from short course and certificate level courses through to PhD courses. It is a National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) accredited institution.

    It has been recognised among the top 800 universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World Rankings. It has also ranked within the world’s top 650 universities by QS World University Rankings and as one of the world’s best universities under 50 years of age by the Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings.

    The university develops strong and mutually beneficial partnerships with business and industry. This includes opportunities related to research, scholarships, training, etc. They have established strong links with renowned industry partners, from both the public and private sectors, through research collaboration, integrated learning opportunities, scholarships and funding. These partnerships result in real benefits for the industry, business, community and students. The university is also involved in a wide range of research projects.

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