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Project Director

  1. Sydney
R-115224

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

The Project Director will be responsible for leading a multidisciplinary project team in the execution of major projects. Working in collaboration with AtkinsRéalis global market leads, the Project Director will supervise the preparation of the overall project plan and execution strategies for management review and manage the approved plan to achieve project deliverables and timeline objectives.

Key responsibilities encompass, but are not restricted to:

  • Participate in the preparation of the budget at the time the tender is awarded.

  • Overall responsibility for ensuring that all parties fulfil their obligations under the Project Agreement.

  • Provide regular reporting to AtkinsRéalis senior management and interested parties with information on critical issues regarding the project, and implementation.

  • Develop and maintain key stakeholder relationships, including with project teams, Clients, contractors, partners, etc.

  • Support the management team reporting to you in their activities related but not limited to: Engineering, Procurement, Planning, Contract Administration, Cost Control, Estimating, Quality, and Health, Safety, Security and Environment

  • Monitor progress of work for timely execution of the project through daily/weekly/monthly/ reports with respect to review of the overall project.

  • Provide leadership & direction to various contracting agencies during Project Execution, maintain ongoing relationships between the contractor and company and ensure that the project/area managers’ business dealings with clients, subcontractors and vendors are conducted to a high professional standard.

  • Promote quality awareness and health & safety standards in every sphere of project activity and AtkinsRéalis.

  • Promote teamwork and a spirit of cooperation among employees.

Desired Skills, Experience and Capabilities

  • Extensive project management experience in the Energy generation sector, with demonstrated experience in the role of Project Director on major projects.

  • Experience leading projects with a value of $500M+ from tender to completion, including commissioning.

  • Expert knowledge on Construction Safety Standards with ability to drive safety culture.

  • Proven people leader demonstrated by treating others with dignity and respect and fostering a culture of accountability and strong performance in a project management environment with matrixed reporting.

  • Superior communication skills including the ability to facilitate meetings, communicate with virtual and large teams and build a high level of credibility with staff and clients.

  • Ability to influence, advise, and recommend courses of action to management and executives, including managers and executives within client or partner organisations.

  • Capable of participating in a meaningful way at the executive level by providing the Senior Management team with honest, forthright, objective and strategic insight in a constructive manner

  • Professional/Chartered Engineer with a degree in a relevant discipline.

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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