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Project Director

Seeking experienced Project Director to lead and manage a significant Infrastructure project in the Pacific Region. Full WFH welcome to deliver and complete a project that already started, on a 6-month engagement likely to be extended to over 12 months.

Company Size:

Salary Range: 


Job Type:

Geotech & Civil Engineering

500-1000 Employees

$250-300K or equivalent daily rate


FT contract or Daily Rate available

Job Description

The Company

My client is a pioneering firm specialising in advanced ground improvement and geotechnical solutions, serving the entire APAC region. With a strong reputation for excellence in safety, quality, and environmental management, the company is dedicated to delivering superior engineering projects. 

They value a culture that is family-oriented, emphasizes a healthy work-life balance, and is people-focused— ensuring that dedication and hard work are met with substantial support and rewards.

The Role

They have entered a JV with another major player in a first-of-a-kind highly ground stabilisation project in PNG. Together, they were engaged as the main contractor for the delivery of a large scale benched retaining wall with cabled anchors in a geothermal environment for a gold mine

You will need to have strong leadership skills. The role will also required you to have strong commercial acumen, contracts management, bid management, design management, HSE, and planning experience.

You will have 6-7 direct reports, including 2 Project Managers. The project has around 350 workers currently working on it and although it is located in PNG, you will not be required to travel more than once or twice.


As the Project Director you will be working closely with key stakeholders and senior management to ensure the project is meeting expectations across timelines, budget and quality assurance.

  • Managing all facets of the project including budget, schedule, procurement, development applications, quality, safety & risk.

  • Dealing directly with clients to define project requirements, manage project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, cash flow, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.

  • Liaise with Authorities, Consultants, Engineers and community in regard to the project.

  • Tracking and Reporting progress of the project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines.

  • Manage and anticipate changes or variations to the contract.

  • Manage and ensure project milestones are met.

  • Ensure the project is completed to a high quality prior to handover.

  • Provides supervision, coach and mentor team members.


  • Demonstrated capacity working on large scale, complex Infrastructure projects

  • Knowledge of Civil Infrastructure projects and strong Geotech Engineering experience required

  • Ideally exposure to Mining projects

  • Civil Engineering mandatory, Geotechnical Engineerinb background highly regarded

  • Demonstrated capacity working in an end-end Project Leadership role

  • Leadership ability and mentoring capability

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