Contaminated Land Management - Project Manager / Project Director

  • RPS
  • Multiple Locations: VIC, ACT, QLD, NSW
  • 16 Nov, 2021
Full time Defence and Aerospace Government Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Project Director Program Director

Job Description


RPS is a global network of professionals who provide world-class consultancy solutions in energy, resources, mining, infrastructure, environment and urban growth. We have a highly motivated team of more than 5,000 people globally who work from offices across the UK, Ireland, The Netherlands, United States, Canada, and the Asia Pacific and undertake projects in many other parts of the world. We employ over 1,000 people in over 30 offices in the Australia and Asia Pacific region.


Due to exceptional growth and success, the RPS Remediation Project Management team are seeking highly motivated and qualified client-side Project Managers and Project Directors who have previous experience in successfully managing and delivering environmental remediation projects across various market sectors, including Defence, aviation, commercial, and infrastructure.

You will enjoy working with RPS if you are committed to a role that offers you scope, autonomy, challenge, collaboration on environmental remediation projects. We are offering you the opportunity to be part of our continued success, providing you with a challenging and rewarding role where your efforts will be recognised.

Roles will be based on the East Coast across our Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane offices and will give you the opportunity to combine your passion for project management and the environment with your well-developed contract management and communication skills to assist in the delivery of high-quality work and achieve great outcomes for our clients and the environment.


Project Manager:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Project Management / Environmental Science and/or Engineering (Environmental or Civil)
  • Three to five years' experience in project management and contract administration of environmental remediation projects as a consultant, regulator, or within the industry
  • Experience in environmental and contaminated land management, including contaminated site assessments or large-scale construction projects
  • Exceptional project financial and contract management abilities
  • AIPM Certified Practicing Project Manager certification would be advantageous
  • Able to successfully obtain and maintain a minimum Baseline Security Clearance

Project Director:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • 10 to 15 years experience in leading environmental projects as a consultant, regulator, or within the industry
  • Significant experience and strong technical competency in environmental remediation project and contract management, including contamination assessment and management
  • A reputation for delivering high-quality work, building excellent team morale and client relationships
  • AIPM Certified Practicing Project Director certification or Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP) Site Contamination or equivalent would be advantageous
  • Able to successfully obtain and maintain a minimum Baseline Security Clearance (including holding Australian citizenship)


RPS will provide you with a generous remuneration + additional employee benefits such as career development opportunities + paid parental leave + active life reimbursement, and more+

RPS is a market-leading project management team specialising in the delivery of large complex projects. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most influential and talented leaders in the industry.

If you are an Australian resident seeking a friendly and professional organisation where workplace culture is highly valued and where you can be mentored and further grow and develop under the guidance and support of industry experts, we welcome you to APPLY now.

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