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Senior Project Manager

East Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3002



The name IXOM may be new to you (it’s only a few years old) but as an organisation we’ve been around for over a century. We now have more than 1,100 employees across 10 countries, so far.


IXOM is a market leader in water treatment and chemical distribution in Australia and New Zealand, with an increasing presence throughout South East Asia and North America.


Every day, we provide solutions to a range of industries including dairy, water, and food & beverage.


Chances are, we are already part of your everyday life, in some way or another. To see how, go to our website, www.IXOM.com.


This is an exciting time to join our business as we move towards a sustainable, successful, and promising future.



Your role


IXOM’s WTS provides bespoke solutions for our clients’ tough to treat industrial water challenges. We proudly design and manufacture in Australia. WTS is engaged right across the process, from pre-feasibility, consulting, turnkey D&C and right through to long term Operation & Maintenance for some of our clients. Owing to our proven ability to deliver and solve problems we are growing the team and we are currently searching for a Senior Project Manager.


With offices located across Melbourne and Sydney we are open to whether this role is based in VIC or NSW. This position will require travel around our sites and projects which could be domestically.


This role will primarily be responsible for managing large WTP Design & Construction projects and overseeing other projects to ensure that projects are delivered to budget and to schedule, in a highly regulated sectors such as a mining and heavy manufacturing.


Your responsibilities


  • Scheduling, commercial, contractual management, and subcontractor management
  • Technical design management in both the tendering and project delivery phase.
  • Coordinate and/or manage multi-disciplinary design teams and activities
  • Provide management, leadership, and strategic input for the WTS Project Delivery team
  • Refresh, continuously improve and enforce the WTS Project Management System
  • Work closely with the WTS Business Manager to ensure the project teams are performing to a high standard with respect to SH&E, time, cost, and quality
  • Forecast, manage and report on project budgets on monthly and longer-term basis
  • Travel to project sites in the field as necessary to assist in project delivery



Your skills & experience


  • Tertiary qualified in Engineering, Science, Project Management
  • A proven background in a similar role in the water industry
  • Prior experience in project management for large design and construction projects
  • Design and build experience for coal mining and/or heavy manufacturing industries
  • Good knowledge of company SH&E standards and knowledge of statutory regulations
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work cohesively, influence others and build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite and MS Project skills


Your benefits at IXOM


For a start, you’ll work for a large successful global organisation, where you’ll not only earn a competitive salary, you’ll have access to an Employee Assistance Program, a Recognition Program, and a range of health and benefits discounts. You’ll be provided with ongoing learning and development to meet your professional needs. You’ll be supported by an accessible leadership team who are driven by a solid values platform that underpins who we are and how we operate.


What’s more, you’ll find yourself working with a flexible, diverse, and inclusive workforce. 


We celebrate and nurture our people. We’re focused on embracing change.


There is no better time to join us.


Your next step


To apply for this position, please click the link on this job advert to send your CV to our Talent Acquisition team.


Please note that you must have full working rights to apply.


No agencies please. Ixom will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. You. After all, that’s who we’re really interested in.