Project Manager – Melbourne / Full Time

Exciting opportunity for a Project Manager based out of our Derrimut branch. You will play a pivotal role to manage project scope, budget, schedule, resources, and quality.

About National Pump & Energy

We provide the benefits you expect from a leading national company, but what makes us different?

Rewarding Work – Being leaders in our industry, we offer a diverse fast-paced work environment

Our Culture – We offer the career opportunities of a large company with the tight knit family feel of a smaller team

Loyalty – We want to see you reach your potential and we would like to help you get there!

About Us:

National Pump & Energy (NPE) are proud to be leaders in the provision of pump, power and water treatment solutions. As an industry leader our reputation has been built on products and services delivered by people who are passionate about quality, reliability, and attentiveness.

About the Role:

Exciting opportunity for a Project Manager based out of our Derrimut branch. As a Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role to manage project scope, budget, schedule, resources, and quality. You will lead a highly effective team, ensuring that all projects are successfully designed, built, and executed on time, on budget, and injury free. You must have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this role.

Position Description

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversee and manage project resources in the execution of all project related works to ensure solutions and expected benefits are delivered
  • Provide visible leadership that continually supports a positive workplace culture
  • Ensure strategic plans are clearly understood, communicated to key stakeholders, and delivered to a high standard
  • Maintain comprehensive project documentation in accordance with NPE Quality Management Systems from enquiry stage to final invoicing
  • Track project performance to ensure the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Provide a clear vision through communication, ensuring all team members have the required resources, training, and a high level of understanding to achieve the operational needs and goals of NPE
  • Coach and mentor the project team members on project management best practice and identify specific training needs to ensure continued team development
  • Represent the Company in concept, planning and progress meetings with key clients including attending client sites and preparation of scope of works for quoting purposes
  • Prepare and conduct project Kick Off Meetings with project teams upon contract award to ensure projects are executed on time, on budget, and comply with all NPE HSEQ policies
  • Develop detailed project management plans, execution plans, schedules, and other project related documentation to the satisfaction of our clients and internal stakeholders
  • Provide weekly reports to the Branch Manager summarising project activities, issues, concerns and successes
  • Maintain the NPE project register & manning schedule noting key areas to be monitored and managed specific to each contract
  • Assist the sales team by providing project resources as required to develop budget estimates, project plans, drawings, and tender submissions
  • Deal with external and internal stakeholder demands, conflicts and change
  • Continue to build engagement and capabilities within the Projects team
  • Develop and maintain effective systems to capture & monitor market intelligence, customer trends and competitor activity
  • Ensure business growth objectives are met through the development of innovative solutions

Skills/ Selection Criteria (qualifications & experience)


  • Current C-Class Drivers Licence
  • Strong Project Management experience
  • Knowledge of dewatering, pumping system design, PE pipeline design and installation
  • Solid knowledge of mining industry practices from an operational and financial perspective, with an appreciation of safety requirements within the mining industry
  • Ability to lead and develop a project team from front end to extract the best from team members
  • Strong technical writing ability & verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage outcomes and expectations with senior business leaders and key stakeholders, maintaining strong professional relationships
  • Proven leadership ability to develop, empower and motivate employees to obtain the required objectives
  • Exceptional organisation and planning skills with strong adherence to deadlines
  • Patient, flexible and adaptable to changing and challenging circumstances with great problem-solving skills and an ability to work well under pressure
  • Display the ability of high-level strategic thinking to make decisions that are in the best interest of NPE
  • A high level of discretion and professionalism to act with integrity and always maintain confidentiality


  • Experience in the Rental, Mining, Construction or Heavy industries
  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Mining, Business Management or similar
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Project, Primavera P6 (or similar)
  • Knowledge of dewatering, pumping system design, pipeline design and installation
  • Project Management Certification (PMP, Prince 2)

Further information


We believe in providing great employee experience. Therefore, we invest in perks, benefits, and experiences to make the employee journey the best it can be. You will be offered the following benefits and more:

• Competitive Remuneration

• Opportunity to grow within the business and own what you do

• Complimentary Employee Assistance Program for staff and their family

• Great savings on Private Health Insurance

• Generous discounts available on our online employee portal (Save $ at popular retailers including JB Hifi, Event Cinemas and many more!)

Still curious about what makes NPE a great place to work? Get the inside scoop about #LifeatNPE from our team by checking out employee ratings on SEEK.

For further information on the role, contact Shortlisting will commence immediately – Don’t delay, apply today!

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you are successful, you will be subject to a pre-employment medical and reference checks.

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