head of engineering in Sydney

clare fenwick, randstad
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A unique opportunity has arisen for an ambitious professional to join an iconic Australian property developer to lead the engineering division. The role will be responsible for the entire property portfolio of multi residential and mixed use developments and will oversee a growing team of design managers, structural engineers, drafters and site engineers.

A crucial role in the whole build process, the Head of Engineering has ultimate responsibility for ensuring designs are delivered on time and to budget. This will include reporting to the Board and senior management team on active projects and management of the tender process.

Key attributes include:

  • 20+ years as a senior structural engineer, senior design manager or technical lead, working with a developer or engineering consultancy.
  • Experience within the Australian market.
  • Ambitious and results orientated.
  • Confident in working within a high pace environment.
  • Able to create a positive environment for direct reports and wider team.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to manage a team of employees with mixed responsibilities and oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience in managing and coordinating multi-disciplinary internal and external project teams.
  • Strong understanding of structures.
  • Mixed structural engineering and on site construction experience.
  • A strong understanding of construction methodologies throughout all areas of residential development.
  • A strong understanding of and ability to create and track documentation and construction programs.
  • Must be cost and time conscious with respect to structural design and detailing.

This is a stable, long-serving team so loyalty and tenure with your current and previous employers are highly regarded. We are open to applications from candidates employed in engineering consultancies, head contractors or developers.

In return for your expertise, hard work and loyalty, you will join an industry leading team and be rewarded with a highly attractive remuneration package.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Engineering Manager, Structural Engineer, Property, Construction, Residential, High Rise



educational requirements

Bachelor Degree