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Area Manager (Dubbo Maintenance Facility)

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - NSW Regional
Project Management, General Construction
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CPB Contractors is a leading international construction company and a member of the CIMIC Group.

We combine the construction track record and expertise formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, and we also include the people and projects of Leighton Asia.

In conjunction with our clients and partners, CPB Contractors is delivering important and iconic projects across all key sectors of the construction industry, meaning we offer significant and diverse work opportunities.

We are building on the strong foundations of our unique history to create a successful and sustainable future.  Safely delivering next-generation infrastructure that better connects people and transforms communities is at the heart of what we do.

What can our construction projects build for you?

The Project

CIMIC Group companies Pacific Partnerships, UGL and CPB Contractors, as part of the Momentum Trains consortium, have been selected by Transport for NSW to deliver the $1.26 billion Regional Rail Project as a design, build, finance and maintain contract at Dubbo. The project will commence in early 2019, with the first trains to enter service progressively from 2023. CIMIC Group has led the consortium’s development of the project, with Pacific Partnerships providing leadership and equity financing for the contract term. CPB Contractors will design, construct and commission the maintenance facility at Dubbo, whilst UGL will maintain both the fleet of 117 rail cars and the maintenance facility.

The Role

The Area Manager will be the 2IC to the Construction Manager and support the project team in delivering this multi-disciplined project. Based in Dubbo from March, the position will coordinate the teams to ensure client expectations are met whilst meeting commercial, environmental and safety obligations.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in a similar role on a civil or large complex building project
  • Outstanding interpersonal, liaison, networking, team and individual leadership skills
  • An ability to work to deadlines and manage conflicting priorities in a high-volume work environment
  • Analytical and strategic thinking
  • A strong commercial focus with demonstrated business acumen
  • Relationship management, conflict management and resolution and problem solving expertise
  • A commitment to developing and maintaining a culture of high performance that consistently delivers results and behaviour that exceed expectations
  • Working knowledge of JDE financial systems (highly regarded)
  • Relevant tertiary qualification

We support diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: This role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

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