Construction Manager


You are a passionate experienced person who thrives on delivering future focused quality projects using the latest technology. You love leading and managing to culture over policy and procedure but know when to apply the rules. Bureaucracy and politics annoy you bigtime! You love getting your hands dirty and doing the hard jobs.

“We are looking for passionate new team members to help lead our culture”

You understand everyone is different and a black and white approach to leadership is ineffective.

You will help foster a liveable and inclusive place where people can come to discover and realise the best possibilities for their business, their projects and themselves. You love exploring ideas and finding a better way.

Personal development and growth is a continual journey, you love improving your skills and self-awareness.

Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer


Responsibilities include but not limited to: 

  • You will shape and deliver our contracted projects 
  • This is a key leadership position, and you will have extensive experience in Engineering & or Construction Management in previous organisations, a thorough understanding of the construction industry. 
  • You will developlead and mentor the team by driving performance across all aspects of project delivery.
  • Build positive and professional relationships with clientsstakeholders, consultants, suppliers, subcontractors and the communities where we deliver projects.
  • You will lead our healthy and safe culture and foster an environment that respects all potential harm.
  • You will lead by example, train and monitor high-risk activities, drive continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Lead project teams ensuring compliance with business processes; safety, quality, program, procurement, budgets, and reporting.
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with project teams, regularly visiting projects ensuring a consistent building process to deliver a quality product.
  • Review project buildability and engineering/construction methodologies including safety in design, constructability, construction management issues, planning, quality and programming.
  • Ensuring project teams are complying with Australian legislation, Australian building standards, council regulations, industry regulations.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge of the team.
  • Develop appropriate controls through procedures to manage risks and opportunities. 
  • Conduct regular one-on-one meetings with employees to discuss performance, and provide feedback. 
  • Facilitate regular team meetings, communicating with employees to provide updates.

Qualifications and Requirements 

  • You will have exceptional people leadership capability, and this will enable you to deliver high quality outcomes through a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated successful track record of leading business operations in Greenfield and Brownfield projects. 
  • Demonstrated successful track record in leading project teams across multiple projects in a similar industry.
  • A demonstrated capacity to identify, manage and mitigate the key risks in order that they do not adversely impact on the project.
  • You will have a proven background in providing technical advice across complex engineering and or construction capital works projects.
  • > 10 years’ experience at a senior level in project management business.
  • > 10 years’ experience in site and project management with profit and loss accountability 
  • Tertiary qualification in engineering and or construction management.
  • High level of commercial acumen to enable high quality decisions.
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to influence and inspire teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced negotiation skills.
  • High level executive / ownership outcome focus.
  • High level of emotional intelligence

The way we lead, is the way you aspire to lead

Wiley is an international company with head office in Brisbane and offices around Australia, NZ and Asia.  We are seeking applicants for our Brisbane Office.

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BEFORE APPLYING – Go through our culture  – this is a snapshot of who we are.  Please consider employment at Wiley only if you feel as strongly about our values and culture as we do. We live, breath and play by our culture everyday.

If you love what you see and more importantly how our culture makes you feel, please apply here.


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