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Kent Recruitment

Senior Construction Manager

Brisbane - Australia
Date Published

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our Purpose and Beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging. Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

The Opportunity:

As a senior member of the projects team the Senior Construction Manager (SCM) will work closely and communicate effectively with all engineering disciplines, business functions, Kent management and client representatives to ensure the company’s reputation for projects delivery, high quality products and services is maintained.

The SCM will oversee the operating processes used to complete projects. They check that staff members and vendors perform their duties to a high standard to ensure the project runs smoothly, overseeing the needs of the client, and finding ways to improve processes and client feedback.

The responsibilities will include;

  • Ensure Project compliance with relevant Acts, Regulations, Codes of Practice and standards relating to Health, Safety and Environment.
  • Ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with Kent Policies, Procedures and standards.
  • Understand the company’s systems and Kent’s way of managing projects.
  • Be prepared to attend training in specific company systems and integrate your own Project Management knowledge with these systems.
  • Develop, or assist in the development of project execution plans, proposals and estimates.
  • Prepare the project schedule with input and ‘buy-in’ from the engineering or wider projects team.
  • Work with project planners to ensure the development and maintenance of schedules.
  • Assist with project estimate at proposal stage.
  • Control project costs by reviewing and approving expenditures and administering contractor contracts.
  • Ensure the Kent business and legal policies including the Integrated Management System (aka Kent Management System) Processes for Project Execution are adhered to.
  • Obtain, coordinate and manage the resources and tools required to execute the project.
  • Preparation of a risk & opportunities register during the different project proposal or planning phase.
  • Read and understand the project contract. Ensure awareness of contracts administrative requirements and ensure delivery of these contractual requirements.
  • Co-ordinate all parties involved, including engineering teams, other business units and sub-consultants.


  • Attractive salary & benefits
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Inclusion & Belonging Program
  • Health insurance discount
  • Work for a brand that's been in the industry for over 100 years
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Collaborative Team

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

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Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

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