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Residential Growth Project Manager: Plan, design, and execute Renewal SA's expanding residential portfolio alongside delivery teams.

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About the role

The Project Manager, Residential Growth will work alongside the delivery teams to plan, design and deliver across Renewal SA’s growing portfolio of residential projects. The role involves managing external consultants, including civil and landscape works and residential dwelling construction, to ensure delivery on time and within the agreed scope and budget.

The role will play an important part in the Government of South Australia’s commitment to ease housing supply issues and represents an opportunity to work on large-scale projects and be part of the team delivering lasting benefits for our state.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Using project management methodologies, successfully lead projects through all stages from project definition through to delivery, utilising project schedules, scopes, budgets and implementation plans, including risk mitigation.
  • Lead the design process, including engaging with architects, engineers, civil construction and residential building contractors and the internal teams to ensure that designs are practical, cost-effective and meet the needs of Renewal SA and the communities we build.
  • Lead the procurement process for the engagement of consultants and contractors, and ensure performance is monitored and effectively managed throughout delivery.
  • Manage multiple relationships with key stakeholders including government agencies, local authorities, contractors , consultants and internal teams.
  • Provide regular progress reports to senior management and project teams, including financial, technical, and schedule performance metrics.

About you

The right candidate for this role will have proven project and contract management expertise, and demonstrated experience in delivering civil construction contracts within the civil industry or within master planned residential projects on time and within budget.

A proactive and motivated individual with excellent communication skills who builds strong relationships and works towards a common goal, adapting to a dynamic and frequently changing environment while still achieving the highest level of project outcomes is a must.

Where working for SA works for you

Renewal SA has a thriving culture in which we value the growth and contributions of each person.

Work on projects that are making a difference.

With the largest, and growing property portfolio, there’s no shortage of variety at Renewal SA. You will work in a collaborative environment and can work on unique and diverse projects, that directly to contribute to South Australian communities and a strong economy. We can see our progress and achievements and it’s work we all feel good about.

Flexible work options and health and wellbeing programs.

Enjoy flexible working options to ensure a better balance of work, personal life and family commitments. We have your physical and mental health top of mind with a variety of wellbeing programs, including discounted gym memberships, access to counselling and support and medical benefits such as free vaccinations, skin checks and more.

Focus on your career and professional development.

We are proud to have cultivated a high performing environment where everyone can succeed and perform at their best. Our Capability Framework will guide and support your professional development and as a multidisciplinary organisation you can explore different opportunities and grow your career.

Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in our workplace.

Having a diverse workforce ensures we are representative of the communities we work within, have various perspectives, and increase innovation. We respect and value our people’s differences and embrace the knowledge and capability that each employee brings to our workplace.


Please email any queries to [email protected].

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.

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