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Project Manager

  • Seeking great weather, amazing location and  major infrastructure projects to work on?
  • Is 2020 your year to make the big move “down under” to the land of opportunity?
  • Mentorship, coaching & the opportunity to develop your career with an elite project delivery team


Are you seeking great adventure and an outdoor lifestyle? Would you enjoy being able to access some of the most beautiful and pristine beaches in the world? Surfing, fishing, boating and so much more. With full sponsorship provided to the right candidates, this would be the time to relocate to Western Australia! Perth is consistently highly ranked in the most livable cities IN THE WORLD!

We are searching for experienced Project Managers who have worked on complex civil OR structural construction projects in the UK or Ireland. You will have demonstrable delivery experience on projects from £50m+ with full P&L accountability.   

Our client is a successful multidisciplinary contractor with a healthy record for winning complex and challenging multimillion dollar packages of work. They work on a range of project types for both public and private sector clients with a pipeline of projects around £300m, and have requirements for projects such as:

  • Major Road and Bridge Construction
  • New Station Builds and Rail Infrastructure
  • Mining Infrastructure
  • Mega scale projects with mammoth sized equipment

You will be accountable for:

  • Accountability to manage all aspects of the planning, procurement, and delivery phases of the project and its integration with existing assets
  • Manage technical advisors / constructors to deliver a technical solution and meet the safety, environment, cost and quality objectives of the project
  • Provide strong leadership and sound judgement to the team
  • Ensure quality, timely information and engagement is provided to all stakeholders
  • Determine and implement the project schedule and activities throughout the project lifecycle
  • Development of detailed project budget and forecast cash flows/milestones from approved budget
  • Monitor and control project costs, report on expenditure and address any slippage issues

To be considered for this role:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil / Structural Engineering  
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a similar role
  • A proven history of successfully delivering projects of £50m + in value 
  • Proven experience on road, rail, or structures projects
  • An ability to liaise with clients, direct staff, and subcontractors
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing and reporting on the project financial position against budget
  • Strong understanding of construction planning

You must be open to working both in Perth as well as on a FIFO roster of 2 weeks on, 1 week off.  

Zenith Search was established in 2011, with our Directors operating successfully in the construction sector since 2006 we saw an opportunity to develop a new business that specialised in delivering an exceptional level of service to the market. Our business has a trusted reputation and enviable track record in delivering contract, permanent and executive search recruitment services.

Since 2011 we have grown and now have a presence in Sydney and Melbourne as well as our head office in Perth. Our sector coverage has diversified to include Civil, SMP, E&I and commercial construction, mining operations and engineering, corporate services and executive recruitment.

Zenith Search is recognised as a leading provider in the market and our proven, trust the professional and ethical approach we adopt in every situation. Our methods are proven and the levels of success attained mean we benefit from continuing repeat business with leading companies across Australia.

To Apply

Shortlisting will commence immediately, click apply now or please email your resume to 

Deborah Skolnik
Senior Consultant

All applications will be treated strict confidence


Project Manager


Published on 11 Feb 2020

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