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Operations Director, Major Projects and PPM

  1. Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne
R-115136

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Are you ready to take your career to new heights? AtkinsRéalis is expanding rapidly, and we are looking for talented individuals like you to join our team. With exciting opportunities to shape your own role and grow your career, this is the perfect time to join us on our journey to success.
 

We are AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering and project management organisation. We connect people, data and technology to transform the world’s infrastructure and energy systems. Together, with our industry partners and clients, and our global team of over 30,000 consultants, designers, engineers and project managers, we can change the world.
 

Our inclusive, diverse, and energized work environment is something we take pride in. We foster an open culture founded on our core values: Safety, Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, and Excellence.
 

Role Summary
 

Reporting to the CEO, Australia & New Zealand, the Operations Director will lead the expansion and assume responsibility for the functional management of the AtkinsRéalis ANZ Major Projects and Project & Program Management (PPM) service lines.

The Operations Director, Major Projects and PPM, is a pivotal role for AtkinsRéalis ANZ, forming part of the Senior Leadership team, which will cover all business facets such as operations and financial performance, to ensure that these fully satisfy relevant procedures and legislation. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Staff Administration: Identifies staffing requirements based on projected future workload and manpower forecasts, enabling business unit management to plan and coordinate accordingly.

  • Leadership: Take a seat at the top table, influencing the direction of our organisation and ensuring the integration of our strategic goals with our day-to-day operations.

  • Project Production and Management: Supports managers in developing project work plans; engages in reviews of schedules, budgets, project milestones, and deliverables.

  • Growth & Impact: Drive growth within the company while making a tangible difference to our communities and the broader energy sector.

  • Marketing and Client Maintenance: Participates in the development of the annual and strategic plans for the area of responsibility and implements accordingly.

  • Contracts and Financial: Conducts contract negotiations with clients and subconsultants and monitors project performance to ensure project profitability.

Desired Skills, Experience and Capabilities

  • Bachelor's degree in field of practice. Post graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA desirable.

  • Specific construction / contractor experience in the delivery of infrastructure for Energy and/or Defence projects.

  • Strategic thinker with business acumen and project finance oversight.     

  • Self-starter requiring limited oversight reporting to Senior Leadership Team (SLT).

  • Proven ability to manage individuals and teams, provide leadership, and manage project production.

  • Highly skilled at promoting the firm and negotiating advantageous contracts.

  • Must have business vision, excellent communication skills, and be able to represent the company effectively to clients, key public officials, and the community in general.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We're not all the same and that's our greatest strength and we believe that 'Different Makes a Difference.'  Join us and become part of a diverse community from various cultures and abilities. Our mission is to ensure that every individual feels included and has an equal voice. We are committed to being sensitive to your unique needs and aspirations.
 

By championing inclusive, accessible, and sustainable design, you’ll inspire positive change in the world around you. Together, we’re shaping a better future—one where innovation and collaboration thrive.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we welcome applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. Let’s create a world where everyone’s potential is recognised and celebrated!

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