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Head of Design - Specialty Services

Watpac
Brisbane QLD

Location

Brisbane QLD

Full job description

Job no: 495491

Work type: Full time

Location: Brisbane Metro

Categories: Specialty Services

Opportunity
to work on a wide range of challenging and rewarding projects.
Long term
career opportunity with an award-winning national contractor.

About the role

The role of Head of Design will work across our
Specialty sector which focuses on projects in the food processing and complex
"live" operating environments. Reporting to the Specialty Services Sector
Manager, your role will be to work closely with and assist the Specialty
Services Sector Manager with all design and services management processes from
the initial client liaison and concept stage development, through construction documentation
to final handover at completion of the project. Your responsibilities will

include:
Design management both at pre contracts and post award stages
Coordination and management of other in house Design team members and
consultants
Business development
Proactively drive company safety, environmental and quality processes and
procedures

About you

The successful candidate will have the following

skills and experience:
Tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline (Architecture,
Engineering, Construction) together with a strong background in Design
Management and/or extensive and relevant experience within our target markets.
Project experience in industrial food & beverage processing and
manufacturing is highly advantageous
Knowledge of the BCA and a understanding of regulatory requirements
Excellent communication and the a bility to communicate, influence and build
effective relationships at all levels of the external and internal business
environment

About Watpac

As a Watpac employee, you will be part of one of
Australia's leading construction and civil and mining contracting businesses.
Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange since 1985, we are a strong,
experienced company with a solid reputation for delivering safe and quality
projects across the country. Operating as one team, you will be joining over
1,000 dedicated and innovative Watpac employees who each have an unwavering
commitment to our values, and to the safety and wellbeing of each other, our
contractors and communities.

Our Construction Queensland team has delivered some
of the state's most iconic projects including Skilled Park, Metricon Stadium ,
Queensland Institute of Medical Research Central Building, the Translational
Research Institute and 180 Brisbane. The team is currently delivering a diverse
portfolio of work including Mary Lane, the Queensland Schools PPP Project and
the Queensland State Velodrome.

Our
Benefits

Health and wellbeing, technology, financial, leisure and home
improvement discounts.
Access to a Healthy Foundations and Employee Assistance Program.
Parental Leave Program.
Employee referral bonus.
Young Professionals Program.

This is your opportunity to build a challenging and
exciting career path with an industry leader. We attribute our successes to our
innovative, driven and diverse team and offer a competitive remuneration package
with flexible, supportive benefits and development programs.

*** Agency applications will not be accepted.

Advertised: 23 Dec 2016 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 31 Jan 2017 AUS Eastern Daylight Time