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Project Manager - Iconic site re-development

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Work type: Limited Tenure
Location: Sydney - CBD & Inner, Melbourne - CBD & Inner
Categories: Property & Facilities

The David Jones Real Estate Development team is responsible for ensuring our store portfolio remains contemporary with a key focus on new store openings, our refurbishment program and brand installations. The team focuses on finding the right balance between design and environmental impact to ensure that everything we do sets the benchmark for excellence.

We currently have a unique opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join our Real Estate Development team and support on our Elizabeth Street Store Redevelopment. Reporting through to our Head of Construction, this role will play a key role in one of David Jones’ most significant projects and be integral in the delivery of an exceptional, world class shopping destination for our customers.

Please note, this role is a 12 month contract opportunity.

In this role you will;

  • Manage the design and construction process to time and budget requirements
  • Coordinate project resources, team members and vendors
  • Coordinate and manage appointed external Construction Management team
  • Coordinate and review services, trade and joinery package tenders
  • Review construction programmes and assess/highlight potential risks
  • Have an understanding of base build, architectural, co-ordinated services and lease plan drawings
  • Produce and/or contribute to detailed project proposals that allow an informed project approval decision to be made

To be a part of a team that will play an integral role in shaping the look and feel of our stores now and in the future, you will;

  • Possess demonstrated experience within construction Project Management, and structured project delivery, preferably in a Retail, Hospitality or FMCG environment
  • Have a proven track record of successful project delivery
  • Lead the end to end construction process within time, cost and quality requirements
  • Ensure all governance and best practice is followed to mitigate business risk exposure
  • Ensure all industry legislation and company best practice is complied with at all times
  • Have the ability to work alongside a range of key senior stakeholders in order to achieve business outcomes
  • Have the ability to meet deadlines and work within a fast paced environment whilst balancing competing interest’s
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, with the ability to influence stakeholders internally and externally

What you can expect from us;

  • A highly competitive remuneration package
  • Outstanding corporate and company benefits including discounted product across our David Jones and Country Road Group retail network
  • Exposure to an iconic project for one of Sydney’s most loved buildings

At David Jones we go the extra mile.

  • We are a trusted iconic brand
  • We take pride in what we do and recognise our employees efforts for the seamless service and extraordinary experience they provide our customers
  • Career progression - there are always opportunities for those with aspirations
  • We pursue excellence and offer ongoing training and development
  • Our Management team care, they take the time to develop and coach
  • Have a flexible workforce, we balance our employees and customers needs


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