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Program Delivery Lead

City of Armadale

Perth, Australia

Date posted: February 9, 2024

Closes: Mar 08, 2024

We are set up for flexibility - compressed work week or remote working

$100,900 - $125,000 +11% Super 

New Industrial Agreement - payrises in July 24, 25 &26

About us

At the City of Armadale, we are dedicated to shaping the future of our community through the delivery of major building projects. With an annual investment ranging between $20M to $40M, our projects are diverse, innovative, and impactful.

As we grow at an exponential rate and strive to fulfill our role as a Strategic Metropolitan Centre, we recognize the importance of planning for and approaching development in a way that is both forward-thinking and community-focused. We are seeking a skilled and motivated Program Delivery Lead to join our dynamic team and lead the delivery of these projects to new heights.

It's essential that our operational and project teams are set up to successfully meet our community’s changing needs, deliver outstanding services, and sustainably manage our assets. We need a Program Delivery Lead who can partner with our amazing team and work with our stakeholders to achieve great things.

What you will be working on 

As the Program Delivery Lead at the City of Armadale, you'll lead a dedicated team responsible for delivering the city's major building projects, which receive annual investments ranging from $20M to $40M. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work on diverse and impactful projects that shape the future of our community.

You'll be at the forefront of driving forward-thinking initiatives and ensuring that our built environment meets the needs of our growing population. From overseeing architecturally designed upgrades of existing buildings, such as sporting pavilions and a repurposed heritage church, to managing the construction of new community facilities like libraries, you'll play a pivotal role in enhancing the city's infrastructure.

Reporting directly to the Head of Program Delivery, you'll have the autonomy to lead projects from concept design to detailed execution, collaborating with external architects and design consultants along the way. Your responsibilities will extend to liaising with stakeholders across the organization to ensure seamless project progression and compliance with regulatory requirements.

In this dynamic role, you'll drive the implementation of project plans, monitor performance, and proactively manage risks to ensure the successful delivery of each project.


What it is Like  Working Here

You will be joining a team where the values of safety, honesty, accountability, respect, and professionalism are the way we work every day.

You will become a part of a supportive working culture where your ideas are valued, your growth is nurtured, and your work is impactful and makes a difference to our growing community.

Other benefits include:

  • We are set up for flexibility – we can compress your working week into a shorter period (9 day fortnight or 19 day month) and support remote working where we can
  • We are set up to improve your Wellbeing - Free membership to Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre, offering access to gym, pool, sauna, group classes as well as a annual calendar of Wellbeing events.
  • If you put in extra super, we will match it (up to a  maximum of 15%) which will help secure  your financial future
  • Flexible leave policies and additional days off
  • Employee Assistance Program for personal and professional support
  • 17.5% Annual Leave Loading for when you take annual leave

What Type Of Person Will Be Successful:

We are seeking an experienced leader with a proven track record in team creation and management, adept at setting clear objectives and empowering teams to exceed expectations. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in managing the delivery of both new construction and building upgrade projects, with a strong emphasis on collaboration and meeting stakeholder and community expectations.

Key Qualifications and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering, Building and Construction (Structural and/or Civil) or related disciplines.
  • Experience in developing Business Cases and Project Management documentation, with a project management qualification preferred.
  • Substantial experience in delivering major building capital projects, including building design, estimating, renovation/construction, and project management.
  • Strong understanding of Contract Management, AS4000, and AS2124.

In this role, you will provide technical advice and support to internal and external stakeholders on various aspects including approvals, design, construction, contracts, procurement, compliance, and sustainability. Your specialist leadership will play a crucial role in supporting the City of Armadale's rapid growth and making a positive impact on the community.

 How to Apply:

Ready to make a meaningful impact? Apply now via our Careers page at Armadale Careers. Attach your CV and a cover letter explaining why you're the perfect fit. Need help with your application? Call us at 9394 5617 or email

Apply soon! We're reviewing applications as they come in, and the position may close earlier than expected.

The City of Armadale is committed to creating a diverse workforce. Applicants from diverse backgrounds, such as Indigenous people, people with disabilities, or from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The City of Armadale is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures - including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander




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