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Melbourne Zoo

Project Manager Operations

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Job Information
  • Victoria, 3052
  • 36433889
  • August 4, 2017
  • Project Manager Operations
  • Melbourne Zoo
  • Government/Civil Service
  • Construction/Facilities
  • Full-Time
  • Indefinite
  • BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • 5-7 Years
  • 0-10%
  • 91,000.00 - 95,000.00 Australian Dollars (Yearly Salary)
  • Ongoing full time role, circa $91,000 per annum plus super

  • Based in Parkville

  • Deliver minor and major works projects for Melbourne Zoo 

Zoos Victoria operates three landmark zoos, Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Victoria's zoos are made up of passionate, energetic and driven employees committed to fighting wildlife extinction. Every person, from the extensive range of disciplines, plays an important role in helping the organisation realise its vision to become a world leading zoo-based conservation organisation.

The Project Manager, Operations is the key project management position at Melbourne Zoo and reports to the General Manager Operations. The role supports and collaborates with the Asset Manager in the staged delivery of asset upgrades through the annual Property Operations Plan. The primary purpose of this role is delivery of a fluctuating range of minor works, through to major capital projects. The position is responsible also for developing five year plans for future project delivery in line with the Melbourne Zoo Master plan.

The ideal candidate will;

Be outgoing, inclusive and keen to build project groups with shared goals.

Be success driven and self-motivated.

Be highly responsive and adaptable to stakeholder requirements.

Act with honesty, integrity and optimism.

Have a well-developed understating of building construction standards, permit and authorities requirements as well as safety and maintenance requirements

Display a strongly collaborative approach that maintains harmonious and participative relationships.

Have experience and knowledge of public sector processes and standards in procurement and risk management.

Have exemplary project skills that can quickly be applied to the 17/18 delivery program.

For more information on this role, please refer to the position description available on our current vacancies webpage at

Applications close Monday 21 August at 9am

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