Job Details

Project Manager
  • Full-time, Three-year Fixed-term contract
  • Be part of a dynamic, Driven team of Project Managers
  • Band 7 Annualised Package from $117,860 to $130,515 per annum inclusive of 10.5% superannuation



Have you ever thought about working in an evolving and vibrant regional Victorian centre?

What about being a part of developing a bigger, bolder and brighter Ballarat?

The role


Reporting to the Manager Major Projects, this role forms part of the Major Projects Team and the Infrastructure and Environment division.  This position plays an integral part in delivering some of the City’s most exciting high profile projects.  In this position you will plan, procure, execute high profile projects and engage with stakeholders to deliver projects with a true business partnering approach for the City of Ballarat.

About you


The City of Ballarat is seeking an enthusiastic and collaborative Project Manager with experience in Project Management and in the building construction industry, in a site or construction supervisory role. 


To be considered for this exciting opportunity you will demonstrate your ability to plan and prioritise projects within a set timeframes and work collaboratively with stakeholders and contractors to deliver desired outcomes.


You will have a breadth of project management experience in successfully delivering community/sportsground facility construction and refurbishment projects in excess of $1m.  


You will be driven to deliver outcomes with a collaborative approach and be a strategic thinker equipped with strong stakeholder engagement capabilities and the confidence to navigate complex relationships and interact with key internal and external stakeholders.

Good knowledge of Project Management principles with recent experience in site supervisory and managing contractors in the building industry would be highly desirable.


Tertiary qualifications in one or more of the relevant fields of construction management, engineering, project management, architecture is required, along with experience working within a government department.


What we can offer you


The annualised salary package is from $117,860 to $130,515 per annum inclusive of statutory superannuation and applicable allowances. The role also includes access to the following employee benefits:


  • A supportive and fun team environment where we help you bring out your best.
  • Flexible work arrangements which include part-time, job-share, 19-day month and purchased leave entitlements to help you manage your work life balance.
  • Learning and development support relevant to your role and aspirations, and opportunities to work on a variety of projects.
  • Access to health and wellbeing initiatives including a comprehensive health and wellbeing calendar of events.
  • Discounts to services including the Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre, Eureka Centre and the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
  • Access to a confidential employee assistance program.
  • An active social club.


To apply 


To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application. The closing date for this position is 12noon Wednesday 8th February 2023.  Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume and address the key selection criteria set out in the position description.  To obtain a copy of the position description please head to Council's website.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check. 




For further information on this position please contact Phil Barnett, Acting Manager Major Projects on 0448 015 244.


The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility.  We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.

Job Ref: EB000012
Submitted: 25-01-2023

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