Construction Project Management

I take control, I improvise, I deal with conflict well and I’m calm under pressure. I win stakeholders and I communicate the short and long term goals well. I act and make decisions. I put out spot fires and get things done. I like motivating different people to achieve different things and I’m not afraid of getting my hands dirty. I understand numbers and have a knack for sticking to a schedule. I understand the details add up to the big picture.

I maintain the vision and like to get things done for customers on time and the right way. I’m a Construction Project Manager. 

COURSE DETAILS
Time 2 – 5 weeks online

Date Available now

Cost Free for veterans

TYPE OF VETERAN REQUIRED
Construction Project Management is very well suited to JNCOs, particularly those with trade and combat backgrounds.
JOB DETAILS
Potential Income: $118,000 – $176,000

Job Stability: Low

Barriers to Entry: Low

Current Employability: High

Future Employability: High

Locations: Cities of + 600,000 population

Titles: Project Coordinator, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Assistant Project Engineer

Companies: Richard Crookes, Lend Lease, Downer

A Construction Project Manager is responsible for the effective and efficient management of construction projects. A good Construction Project Manager will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Works well under pressure, comfortable with change and complexity in dynamic fast – paced environments.
  • They can shift readily between the “big picture” and the small-but-crucial details, time management and prioritising projects is required.
  • Cultivate and build skills needed to develop trust and communication among all of a project’s stakeholders.
  • Has a good knowledge of techniques to resolve complex and interdependent activities into tasks and sub-tasks that are documented, monitored and controlled.
  • Ability to adapt approaches to the context and constraints of each project, knowing that no “one size” can fit all the variety of projects.
  • Improving their individual and teams’ skills through reviewing positive and negtive aspects at project completion.
DESIRED SKILLS

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  • Monitor Government policy.
  • Procurement and contract management risks and ensure that this informs contract development, management and procurement decisions.
  • Take responsibility for procurement and contract management activities and decisions by applying the guidelines and procedures.
  • Promote the principles of risk management as applied to procurement projects, to identify and mitigate risk.
  • Implement effective governance arrangements to monitor provider, supplier and contractor performance against contracted deliverables and outcomes.
  • Represent the organisation in the resolution of complex/sensitive disputes with providers, suppliers and contractors.
  • Prepare scope and business cases for more ambiguous or complex projects including cost and resource impacts.
  • Access key subject matter experts and knowledge to inform project plans and directions.
  • Implement effective stakeholder engagement and communications strategy for all stages of projects.
  • Monitor the completion of projects and implement effective and rigorous project evaluation methodologies to inform future planning.
  • Develop effective strategies to remedy variances from project plans, and minimise impacts.
  • Manage transitions between project stages and ensure that changes are consistent with organisational goals.
  • Understand and utilise current project management technologies congruent to industry.

Construction Project Manager

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