Consultant Gig #871–Australia–Automation Project Manager

  • Coordinate and manage automation projects – includes reporting and accountability of schedule, budget, project performance, and quality.
  • Oversee and participate in project planning, estimating, scheduling, staffing, procurement, and execution of various projects
  • Maintain and manage client relationship and expectations
  • Manage and communicate project changes that may impact either budget or schedule
  • Communicate and coordinate with multiple vendors or contractors on technical related project requirements
  • Need to have the ability to manage several projects through the full project life cycle process
  • Assist in the development and implementation of account and project strategies
  • Provide ongoing customer insight and historical perspectives to support current project proposals
  • Assist in preparation and development of project proposals and strategy
  • Participate in proposal review meetings, site/department visits, and estimating efforts, as required in the development of the proposal


You use milestones to diligently track and manage the progress of the work.  You remain energized and effective when faced with ambiguity and uncertainty. You model collaboration across the organization.  You maintain frequent interactions with a broad stakeholder network. You are decisive and make high-quality decisions, even when based on incomplete information or in the face of uncertainty.
Required, Education, Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience as a project engineer/project manager with control system projects or 7+ years of experience as a project engineer/project manager with control system projects    
  • Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision and be able to provide management oversight
  • Supervision and coordination of project staff – technical, development and SME team members across functions
  • Control system automation and familiarity with the various hardware/ software products and services employed for process control system projects
  • Extensive knowledge of processes understanding and documentation and automation technology
  • Microsoft Office Suite and appropriate computer software to manage projects. Agile methodology experience preferred.



Start date: Starting immediately. Duration 6 months (extension possible)
Location: Australia wide-open to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
Rates: The daily net rate to the consultant will be based on experience for the right professional, and final client negotiations and is expected to be approximately $1,000 + GST
Close date: No later than Monday 6th June 2022, 5pm AEST