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Senior Project Manager

Reporting Location

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Job Type

Full Time (Hybrid)


Doosan GridTech has an outstanding career opportunity for an experienced Project Manager / Senior Project Manager to join our growing Australian team and manage a large Battery (BESS) project commencing soon - one of the largest BESS Projects in Australia. This role is based in Melbourne, Victoria, with some site travel required (within a 1-hour drive of Melbourne CBD).

We require strong construction management skills and experience with projects focusing on coordination and quality control of energy system construction. Specifically, you must have PM/Senior PM experience on large civil, electrical, infrastructure and/or engineering projects. Renewable energy experience is a plus.

Please note: only candidates with Australian Citizenship or Australian Permanent Residency will be considered for this opportunity - unfortunately, we are not able to provide visa sponsorship.


  • Strong project management experience - large civil, electrical, infrastructure and/or engineering projects.

  • Experience planning, organising, and coordinating delivery requirements of major infrastructure projects.

  • Ability to coordinate effective labour resource plans, procurement, and delivery of materials to remain close to project forecasts and delivery of services.

  • Excellent contract knowledge and ability to adhere to obligations under the contract.

  • Experience operating and implementing work programme within site, managing sub-consultants, financial management and reporting.

  • Experience reviewing the standard and progress of subcontractors’ work.

  • Experience adhering to building legislation and assessing risk/standards of performance.

  • Experience creating effective and efficient project sign-off processes to ensure projects are finished on time and within budget.

  • Experience with due diligence in performance of works.

  • Strong collaborative and teamwork skills, with the ability to work with a small, fast-paced team.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Commitment to professionalism with all internal and external stakeholders.

  • Proactive and innovative approach to problem-solving.

  • Conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

Desired Skills

  • Previous experience as a Project Manager in the renewables or energy industry (ideally with an EPC organisation or Utility)

  • Experience working with construction of Electrical Transmission & Substation projects


  • Qualification in Project Management, Engineering, Civil/Construction

  • 5 years+ of project management experience

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia.


  • Manage effective delivery of engineering, procurement construction of for megawatt-scale, grid-connected energy storage projects.

  • Lead qualification of requirements of new projects; evaluate against resources and budget.

  • Lead technical due diligence requirements from developers, lenders, owner’s engineers and lenders.

  • Control contracts, schedule, budgets and resources required for the delivery of projects.

  • Provide weekly and monthly report on project progress, forecasting of required funds with all risks and mitigation proposals highlighted; to ensure delivery of projects within schedule and budget.

  • Collaborate with vendors, partners and Doosan GridTech team to deliver solutions to customer problems.

  • Set up meetings with customers and partners, develop meeting agendas, and drive the meetings.

  • Efficiently and effectively track issues throughout the life of active projects.

  • Manage the change order process with customers and vendors.

About the Company

Doosan GridTech is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to and promotes diversity in the workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities, and people from different cultural backgrounds.

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