Jul 16, 2021

Senior Projects Coordinator, Client Side - City of Melbourne - Salary $106,988 pa + 10% superannuation - Closing 1 Aug 2021

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  • Melbourne Victoria, Australia
Full time, Contractor/temporary Coordination Project

Job Description

Maximum Term Contract up until 14 August 2022

We are the City of Melbourne, a City of possibility and place to be bold and inspirational. 

We are rapidly transforming to meet the evolving challenges faced by a global city. With a vision of being a leading organisation for a leading capital city, our mission is to create positive impact for our community.  Each day, we work with passion and purpose so that together we achieve incredible things.

Together we Make the Difference 

How this position will Make the Difference to City of Melbourne…

It’s time to turn the tables, in this role you’ll be the client and your experience in the planning and execution of community infrastructure builds will help us build the future city for people by bringing our brand new, multi-million dollar facilities to life.

City of Melbourne has made a significant investment in community infrastructure over the next twelve months with projects such as the redevelopment of Kensington Community Recreation Centre and Royal Park pavilions, North Melbourne Community Centre precinct planning and various other capital works initiatives across the division.

We are looking for someone who understands the importance of choosing the perfect pool tile, why we reinforce flooring in the functional weights area and take pride in the details, can solve problems and keep a project on track. You will work with internal and external stakeholders to identify needs and will celebrate milestones with the community.

You can bring… (Selection criteria)

  • Ability to demonstrate and display City of Melbourne Values - accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and striving for excellence.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrated project management experience representing the client on projects from inception to completion, within agreed timeframes and budgets.
  • Sound financial management skills, supporting the efficient use of resources in development and delivery of infrastructure projects.
  • Demonstrated negotiation and analytical problem solving skills, including the ability to analyse a wide range of service needs to ensure community needs and expectations are met.
  • Highly developed communication, presentation, report writing and research skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems and positively influence others to achieve results in line with the project plan.
  • Demonstrated negotiation, project facilitation and project management experience.
  • Knowledge and well developed skills in contemporary Project Management systems particularly Microsoft Project and literacy in the Microsoft Office suite of product.
  • Experience and understanding of the Aquatic, Recreation and Community Services sector.


  • Experience of working in the local government sector and knowledge of local government practices and procedures.
  • Experienced in the delivery of capital works.

By joining us, you will become part of a remarkable team who work in a constructive and inclusive culture to shape the future of this city.  Together, we champion difference, celebrate achievement and recognise positive impact.

To view the physical requirements of this position, please see below under Position Information.  

How to apply…

Please apply for the position via the City of Melbourne Careers Page, link below.

City of Melbourne - Mercury eRecruit

Please address your covering letter to Anthony Neal, Director Recreation and Waterways

Applications will be accepted up until 11:45pm Sunday 1 August 2021.

For those interested in working with us, the City of Melbourne offers a great range of benefits.  If you have any questions, or for more information, please contact careers@melbourne.vic.gov.au

City of Melbourne conducts a safety screening process for all employees including a Police and Working with Children Check.  For information about the broader collection and use of personal information by the City of Melbourne, please refer to our Privacy Policy

City of Melbourne is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity. Our commitment is for our people to be safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best.  As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people regardless of their gender identity and expression, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability and age. We look for the right values, skills and knowledge to build our capabilities so that we can best deliver for our community

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