Construction Manager

Vacancy number • PUB407570

Construction Manager

  • Brisbane
  • Closes 4 June
  • 50 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Building & Construction
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Brisbane

What is required?

  • hours per week: 50
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Tuesday, 4 June 2024


A highly respected construction company, with a strong history of over 10 years in the market, founded out of Brisbane, and now operating across the East Coast, is looking for an experienced Construction Manager.

This opportunity is perfect for those who have a background in managing projects within retail, commercial office, education, hospitality, and child care sectors. Their projects typically range in value from $5 million to $20 million, with a mix of 70% new build and 30% fit-out projects

About this role

We are seeking a professional who ideally (not essential) began their career in a site-based role and has since progressed into a management position. This position is ideal for a Project Manager ready to step up to a Construction Manager role or an experienced Construction Manager, demonstrating leadership in delivering projects on time, within budget, and above expected quality standards.

  • Lead and oversee both new build and fit-out projects across retail, education, hospitality, and child care sectors.
  • Foster and maintain positive relationships with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Collaborate with the pre-contracts team to develop new business opportunities.
  • Ensure timely, budget-conscious, and high-quality project delivery.
  • Evaluate project performance continuously and implement improvements.
  • Mentor and develop staff, promoting both personal and professional growth.
  • Cultivate a positive, cooperative team culture.


  • Direct experience in the construction sector, with projects valued between $5 million and $20 million.
  • A career that began in a site-based role, advancing into management, highlights a practical understanding of construction processes and challenges.
  • Open to a Project Manager seeking career advancement into a Construction Manager position.


  • A Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, or a related field, or a qualified trades person who has worked through to construction management
  • Proven track record in commercial construction, ideally in a senior project management or construction management role.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction techniques, materials, processes, and relevant regulations.
  • Leadership skills to motivate and manage project teams effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities to address project challenges.
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise with a broad range of stakeholders.


This is an opportunity to join a dynamic team known for its commitment to quality, innovation, and teamwork. The firm offers a competitive salary package, including annual bonuses, in a supportive environment that values growth, open communication, and collaboration. If you're ready to take the next step in your career with a company that's expanding its impact across the East Coast, we want to hear from you.

About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 1997, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 45 countries, 120+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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Brunel connects the most talented and experienced specialists with both present-day and pioneering projects. With 120+ offices and more than 12,000 specialists around the world, we deliver people and workforce services that transform global projects in Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Mining, Infrastructure and Life Sciences.

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Brunel is passionate about ensuring we are a business with a conscience. Not only does Brunel have a defined global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy, but we also have our own dedicated Brunel Foundation which has been working to ensure that we are contributing to a better future for both our people and planet for over 10 years.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Tim Chapman quoting publication number: PUB407570

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