First listed on: 29 March 2019

CBIS Facilities Project Coordinator

The Opportunity

  • Can you provide expert advice and assistance on asset maintenance projects across SA & NT?
  • Work with stakeholders & make an impact on CSIRO’s Business and Infrastructure Services
  • Join CSIRO - Australia's Premier Science and Technology Research Organisation

As the CBIS Facilities Project Coordinator, you will ensure the delivery of asset maintenance related upgrades, replacements, minor works and engineering support with the objective of optimising the cost-effectiveness and use of assets and facilities throughout their lifecycle.

Your ability to coordinate the contribution of multiple stakeholders, resources and budgets across the life of a project from initiation to completion will be critical to your success in the role. You will provide advice and assistance on asset maintenance and management projects across South Australia and Northern Territory.

Your duties will include

  • Liaising with clients to determine their needs and be accountable for their satisfaction, correcting problems promptly and in a constructive manner.
  • Managing the planning, initiation and delivery of asset maintenance related upgrades, replacements and minor works by way of best practice project management optimising the efficiency, cost effectiveness and use of assets and facilities throughout their lifecycle whilst managing the associated risks.
  • Delivering projects on time, to budget, specification and compliance requirements with minimal impact upon service delivery by coordinating and facilitating stakeholder contributions, resources and budgets across the life of maintenance projects from initiation to completion, commissioning and operational handover.
  • Establishing and maintaining stakeholder relationships through effective communication, negotiation and issues management to engage stakeholders and ensure asset maintenance management objectives are achieved.
  • Developing and managing the program of asset maintenance projects to optimise the performance of assets through timely upgrades at end of lifecycle.

Location: Waite Campus, Adelaide SA
Salary: AU$97k - AU$105k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Indefinite
Reference: 60607

To be successful you will need

  • A trade, vocational or tertiary qualification in an engineering discipline, project management and/or equivalent extensive experience in asset maintenance project management in a multi-site complex building environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in asset lifecycle modelling, asset replacement planning, backlog prioritisation, project budgeting, program development and procurement of project contractors for critical infrastructure in a complex 24/7 operating environment.
  • Experience in project management including planning, resource management and critical path development coupled with the ability to work on multiple tasks.
  • Good stakeholder management, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Proven skills effectively designing scope of works / contract specifications and performance outcomes coupled with the ability to manage contractor performance and compliance.
  • Proven skills and experience in risk management including identifying risks, project continuation, delivery and commissioning impacts and risks, conducting risk assessments and implementing risk management measures.
  • The ability to use building management, scheduling and asset management systems such as Corrigo and MPlan.
  • To consent to a National Police Check if your application is successful.
  • To be able to travel interstate travel as required.
  • To hold a valid Australian Class 'C' driver's licence.

For details about who to contact and for more information please view the Position Description

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Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance


At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment. 

Apply Online

To apply online, please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

22nd April 2019

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