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Entry-Level Project Manager, (Trade-based) Melbourne

Sydney , Australia

Ref#: 20005263

Date published: 19-Feb-2020

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Rare entry-level Project Manager position 
Perfect opportunity for a Tradesperson or Supervisor looking to move away from the tools into a Commercial Project Management role
This role will offer formally accredited Project Management training alongside the role

As the Project Manager you will be responsible for delivering a variety of minor project work on our customer sites. The role would ideally be suited to someone who is completing or has recently completed a certificate in Project Management and is ready to take the next step in their career. A current Builders Licence would be highly regarded but not essential.

Here’s a snapshot of your day:

Ensure job site(s) are safe and work is conducted in line with agreed safety systems and housekeeping standards
Incident investigation, reporting and corrective actions
Facilitate site Toolbox meetings
Efficient coordination of onsite trades and stakeholders
Problem solving and support
Develop and / or translate  the scope of works in line with required outcome, within budget and agreed timelines. budget and profit margins
Review quotes and negotiate with trades and stakeholders
Quality and compliance checks during works and handover to scope of works and client approval
Variation management within agreed work processes
Ensure all work is carried out under the Victorian OH&S legislative framework
Manage the day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s) “end to end”. Activities to include but not be limited to estimating, , sub-contractor management and site manager duties.

Here are some of the strengths you’ll have to help us deliver:

Thorough understanding of the Victorian OH&S legislative framework
Ability to run multiple sites and prioritise 
deliver to deadlines and work within budget guidelines
Demonstrable evidence of having managed a team  
Previous experience working as a tradesperson – carpenter desirable
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Highly motivated and self-aware
Strong negotiation and influencing skills
Results focused

Can we inspire you to join us?

CBRE is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the business. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, women, mature age workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds. 

Our employee advantage program reflects our commitment to progressing your learning and development, career, recognition, well-being, benefits, pay and community contribution.

If you are successful in progressing, you may be asked to complete a short video interview as part of the recruitment process.