Project Manager - Townsville

Townsville QLD, Australia
  • Long term career opportunity
  • Excellent salary plus 12.5% super
  • Interesting multi-faceted role

Holcim has been servicing the infrastructure, construction and mining industries for more than 110 years and employs over 3,000 staff across 300 sites.

Part of the world's largest construction materials company, LafargeHolcim, Holcim is leading supplier of concrete, aggregates and precast products.

Our Humes business is Australia's leading provider of engineered concrete solutions for the civil construction industry.

About the role

The Project Manager will report to the Operations Manager and take responsibility for managing production projects from order stage through to final delivery & site follow up.

Key objectives include driving project performance to achieve tendered objectives and targets in a way that encourages continued business with head contractors in northern Queensland

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce manufacturing & delivery programs to all project stakeholders ensuring timely updates for delivery On-Time-In-Full
  • Attend project sites for progress meetings, provision of Client support & to resolve issues & variations.
  • Review and assess contracts, specifications and drawings to limit Humes’ exposure to potential risks and our ability to comply by producing obligations summaries
  • Monitor project budgets in liaison with operational stakeholders to ensure spending is controlled to meet financial targets
  • Ensure specialised, non-stock items for each allocated projects (e.g. moulds, reinforcing, cast in plates, etc) are correctly detailed in the procurement process to ensure accurate and timely delivery to plan
  • Liaise with Sales Team to ensure that monthly project invoices are correct, submitted on time and meet contractual requirements.
  • Capture, negotiate and process variations within levels of authority or advise management accordingly.
  • Keep all stakeholders informed of project status and project related issues

About you

You are a confident & well rounded engineering or manufacturing professional with post graduate experience.  You have probably come from a production or commissioning background but have identified project management as your preferred career path.  

You have experience working in the building materials or infrastructure industry and know how to deal with the challenges of working in a mobile role.

  • A thirst for knowledge & positive attitude
  • A proactive approach to managing time, cost, quality and oh&s issues
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • An attitude and manner that engenders respect and builds strong relationships

Why join Holcim Australia?

  • We invest in the development of our people, providing a variety of careers within the company both locally and globally.
  • We have a great culture. On average people stay with us for 8 years, moving to new roles approximately every 2-3 years.
  • We are dedicated to our environment and the communities where we live and work in.
  • We strive for best practise across our entire business. We are industry leaders in safety management, environmental performance, social responsibility, sales force effectiveness, and operational efficiency.

Find out where Holcim can take your career by applying today.


Type: Permanent

Category: Precast Manufacturing

Reference ID: ME000578

Date Posted: 11/29/2019