Program Development Manager

  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Campbell, Australia
  • Sep 02, 2020

Job Description

Job Title

Program Development Manager

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Cushman Wakefield delivers strategic maintenance works programs to support operational and capability changes to property portfolios by assisting our clients in terms of their portfolio management when new capital works projects and maintenance arise for facilities; when changes are required for the refurbishment or re-fit of existing premises; or in respect to managing major and minor maintenance programs for their existing facilities.

We are seeking an experienced Program Manager join our high performing team based out of Canberra.

About the Role

You will provide Program Management support locally as part of the National Program Services Team. Other duties include:

  • Program management of approximately 150 projects per annum with a capital works value circa $70 million per annum
  • Provision of informed guidance on the allocation of new projects to appropriate project managers.
  • Project approvals and governance
  • Stakeholder consultation for development and delivery of the EWP
  • Responding to queries within Defence higher management
  • Deconflicting other Defence Programs with the Estate Works Program
  • Communications & reporting
  • Risk management
  • Governance management

About You

  • To be successful in the role you will be a long term career focused, highly motivated team player with the following attributes:

    Minimum of 5 – 7 years experience in a construction or property role.

  • Willingness to gain experience in managing a dynamic and large program of diverse maintenance works
  • Strong stakeholder management and excellent communication skills
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Operate well in a team environment as well as a high degree of autonomy
  • Proactive and shows initiative
  • Australian Citizen with defence sector experience and understanding
  • Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree level qualification in Building, Architecture, Engineering or Building Construction Management.
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Experience with MS Project Server or P6
  • Previous experience in the construction/development industry.
  • Experience working within a large consulting environment would be highly regarded but not essential along with industry specific training in contracts, procurement, PMBOK or PRINCE2 processes.

Why join Cushman & Wakefield

If you're interested in long-term career growth with an industry leader, working on challenging and varied projects within a highly engaged team then APPLY NOW!

As one of the leading global real estate services firms transforming the way people work, shop and live working at Cushman & Wakefield means you will benefit from;

  • Being part of a growing global company;
  • Career development and a promote from within culture;
  • A Supportive and flexible environment;
  • A workplace which promotes diversity and inclusion in everything we do.

As an equal opportunity employer, Cushman & Wakefield encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates to apply. Cushman & Wakefield promotes safety at all times.