Project Officer - Assets

Project Officer - Assets

Job Title: Project Officer - Assets
Contract Type: Full time / Permanent
Location: Adelaide
Job Published: May 20, 2019 16:03

Job Description

  • Near city location with plenty of street parking
  • A balance of office and on site work
  • A rostered day off each month


Reporting to the Project Manager you will play a key role in the strategic forward planning and management of the city’s civil infrastructure assets, building assets, open space assets and recreational assets.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the development and update of projects, asset management plans, strategies and policies
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to conduct negotiations and finalise agreements
  • Assist in the preparation of all contracts, tenders, legal documentation, deeds and agreements
  • Assist in the review, amendment and update of asset management plans in accordance with council requirements and objectives
  • Assist with the development of detailed designs and reports
  • Assist with all financial reporting, audits, state and government grants
  • Contribute to the preparation of annual budgets and assist with any documentation required to seek external funds and grants
  • Assist in the management of consultants, contractors and technical specialists who are acting for and on behalf of the council
  • Investigate, manage and coordinate traffic management issues and enquiries in consultation with relevant parties

Skills & Experience: 

  • Hold a degree in Civil Engineering, Project Management, Building Construction or other related disciplines
  • Extensive experience in asset management/planning and the delivery of planning projects for civil infrastructure, drainage, buildings and open space
  • Knowledge of asset management principles
  • Knowledge of civil infrastructure construction
  • Knowledge of interpreting legislation, acts and guidelines
  • Have a good understanding of tendering, project and contract management principles  
  • A working knowledge of local government responsibilities is highly advantageous
  • Hold a current driver’s licence
  • Hold a current police clearance or willing to obtain one 


How to apply:

Applications for this vacancy must be directed to Davies Stewart via the link below, or to or direct to 
For more information please contact the office on (08) 8232 8008.
All applications are received in confidence and shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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