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  Job No503043Work TypeFull TimeLocationAustralia - QLD/NT: TownsvilleCategoriesTransport: Roads and HighwaysTransport: DesignTransport: Project ManagementTransport: Construction Services

  • Global engineering consultancy with great career opportunities
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects both locally and internationally
  • Friendly working environment across the business

About SMEC
SMEC provides unique opportunities to work on iconic industry projects with experienced colleagues and leadership teams. We support and empower employees to drive innovation initiatives within a well-established and growing organisation.Every employee plays a key role in shaping our business and is driven by teamwork, progressive thinking and creative ideas. We are committed to providing platforms to enable our people to engage in the business, deliver value to clients and develop their careers.When you join SMEC, you join a flexible growing organisation that has a genuine commitment to CSR, diversity and improving the world we live in.InfrastructureAt SMEC, we understand that our continued success within the infrastructure market is the result of building long-term client relationships. We listen and understand the specific needs of our clients and deliver a complete value chain of services to provide sustainable solutions across major infrastructure projects worldwide.We embrace emerging technologies and innovations, including BIM and Virtual Reality, to deliver robust engineering services across the fields of transport and logistics, water and environment and energy and resources. The roleWe are currently seeking a talented Manager/Leader – Roads & Highways for our Townsville office, who will be responsible for our North Queensland and Northern Territory business.With a minimum of 15+ year's commercial experience in a civil engineering environment, you will play a key role in the effective planning and management of the performance of the local team in line with the Functional/Regional/National plans and:

  • Undertake client relationship management and business development activity
  • Provide project governance of project management to achieve reliable project performance in terms of sophistication, timeliness and quality
  • In collaboration with local management, provide leadership to the employees in the functional group in the local offices as nominated to ensure optimal performance, resourcing, retention and professional development of the employees
  • Achieve sustainable growth of the group through targeted client relationship management and business development activity
  • Provide project governance and leadership in the functional area to achieve reliable project performance in terms of sophistication, timeliness and quality

With a track record of achievement in a similar role, you will have gained your experience in an engineering design consultancy and have a passion for building trusted relationships to drive positive change and win new work.Suitable applicants will:

  • Have developed an Industry profile in the QLD Transport sector (engineering)
  • Have a hands on leadership style
  • Enjoy leading and managing all aspects of a business unit including finding, positioning, winning and delivering projects for clients
  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or a related discipline
  • Co-ordinated, designed and delivered major projects – with proven success
  • Co-ordinated and developed major bids – with proven success
  • Demonstrated ability to actively manage and drive performance in diverse teams

In return, SMEC offers you the benefits that come from working in a global multidisciplinary consultancy in an environment where your fresh ideas and enthusiasm will be welcomed and rewarded.Link to benefits: upAs an inclusive and growing organisation, SMEC is committed to building a global community of talented professionals and thought leaders. We recognise the value and importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace and look for people with different backgrounds, skills and expertise to drive innovation and shared learning across our growing global network.SMEC is committed to equitable recruitment practices and encourages applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders decentLearn more about SMEC:With 16,000 employees working out of over 120 offices in 40+ countries throughout Australasia, Asia, the Middle East, UK, Africa, North and South America, we partner with our parent company Surbana Jurong and sister company Robert Bird Group (RBG) to deliver integrated infrastructure expertise to our clients worldwide.Our journey of growth is only beginning, and we look forward to strengthening our already established capabilities, entering new markets and offering more effective solutions across infrastructure developments worldwide.  to applyAll applications must be submitted online. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Nicholas Fischer-White – nicholas.fischer-white@smec.comTo find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at recruitment activities go through our Resourcing function and currently, this role doesn’t require agency input. Please do not forward resumes directly to SMEC employees/managers; we do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees.Advertised10 January 2020 12:00am - E. Australia Standard TimeApplications Close28 February 2020 11:00am - E. Australia Standard Time