Careers - Civil Project Manager

Civil Project Manager

Are you looking for your next challenge in the Civil Construction industry, and want to be a part of the Prestige way?

With nearly 20 years’ experience, Prestige Civil Group are a diverse, full-service Civil Construction organisation providing services all across Melbourne priding ourselves on quality, accuracy and growth.

Our core values are Safety, Openness, Fairness, Resilience, Respect, and Integrity. Our core behaviours are centred around teamwork, driving results, and continuous improvement. These values and behaviours support our vision for growth and success, and allow us to support and develop our team from the bottom up.

We have a strong company culture which is strengthened by our values and behaviours. We strongly encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and Indigenous Australians.

The Position

We are currently seeking an experienced senior Project Manager within the Civil Road Reconstruction space to join our team on a full-time basis. This will be Monday to Friday within business hours, predominantly the South East and Eastern suburbs.

Key accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Proactively participate in Tender Handover Meetings gaining insight into details and principles used in tender/rate submitted and approved for project;
  • Review New Approved Projects in line with principles used in tender/quote and ensure all Programs are designed in line with revenue, costs and profit margins expected in safe and effective operational manner.
  • Lead, manage and co-ordinate the project including allocate, schedule and secure resources and material for project (subcontractors and internal crews).
  • Planning and prepping prior to project commencement including all pre-steps to be done, ensure all carried out prior to project commencement.
  • Review stages of project regularly
  • Ensure all Projects have allocated project/job code and all costs associated with it are allocated to correct code;
  • Approve all costs associated with the project (resources, internal and sub-contractor plus materials);
  • Ensure all variations to project is considered “New work/project” and treated as such in line with business requirements including re-quoted and planned as a new project.
  • Provide specialist advice and guidance to team members who undertake aspects of the project delivery.
  • Audit the projects for both client satisfaction, project deliverables and quality and safety.
  • Communicate with the client in a proactive manner relating to project deliverables and/or any issues that arise that need decision making outside of agreed terms/agreement.
  • Co-operating and communicating with the GM – Civil Construction & Projects and collaborating with team regularly to create more efficient project methods and to maintain the project’s profitability.
  • Determine project specifications and acquire the necessary materials for completion as early as possible, minimising material supply shortage or items not on site and secure when needed.
  • Assess flaws in designs and come up with quick and practical solutions to problems and maximize all opportunities to increase profits.
  • Identify project responsibilities, delegating phases and elements to the appropriate personnel.
  • Manage compliance, quality control, and quality assurance standards and specifications ensuring all Civil Projects have ITP’s and ensure all have documentation for all key areas including safety, enviro and quality.
  • Creating frameworks to measure the project’s metrics and data collection always ensuring the business systems used are accurately maintained for open communication and accessibility of live data.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with all clients, meet on site when needed, provide answers and respond effectively and promptly covering all areas.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders, subcontractors and suppliers by working as a team in a proactive manner, by identifying root cause issues and providing solutions to them.


Why join Prestige?

  • Competitive rates and sacrificing (novated lease)
  • Support and Mental Health Initiatives including EAP
  • Career development opportunities, particularly towards a Project Manager
  • Team culture, with lunches and BBQ’s
  • Values driven business


How do I apply?

We have a strong company culture which is strengthened by our values and behaviours. We strongly encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and Indigenous Australians.

Please apply via Seek or email your resume AND cover letter to Jade at

We look forward to hearing from you!

Core competencies & requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Engineering or similar qualifications.
  • 5+ years experience in a Project Manager role
  • 2+ years managing multiple smaller projects at once ($20k – $5m)
  • Valid Drivers Licence
  • Red/White Construction card
  • Proficiency with Project Management functions such as project budget maintenance, project schedule maintenance, and project resources planning.
  • Ability to manage the execution of multiple moderate to large scale projects within margin targets and customer satisfaction.
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle (end-to-end).
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outline scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively and be adaptable.
  • Superior planning and organizational skills, and strong leadership skills.

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