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Principal Project Manager - Perth

  • LocationPerth, WA 6000
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Job no: TD67H

Join our team of intelligent and collaborative Changemakers and make your mark on tomorrow! 

This role will see you become a leader, thereby enhancing your capabilities and the reputation of WSP’s Roads, Aviation & Civil team in Perth. You will collaborate with talented and diverse professionals working on iconic projects to drive future ready outcomes that will benefit clients and communities.

Transport & Infrastructure:

Our Transport and Infrastructure team leverages the latest technology and a culture of innovation across the planning, design, and management disciplines to deliver connectivity, mobility, and resiliency to Australian communities.

Our recent projects include:

  • Causeway Link Alliance
  • Armadale Line Upgrade Alliance
  • S2M Evolution Alliance
  • Intelligent Freeways Alliance
  • Fremantle Bridges Alliance
  • H2H Alliance
  • ETS Panel
  • Westport Supply Chain Integrated Design (SCID)

What you’ll do:

  • Managing multidisciplinary design teams in the delivery of road infrastructure projects
  • Managing the SiD (Safety in Design) and quality aspects of the design to ensure a successful project
  • Mentoring and providing leadership, direction, and support to the design team
  • Driving a culture of collaboration, innovation, and future ready solutions
  • Managing internal and external design interfaces
  • Identification, justification, and quantification of technical, quality and assurance implications of change
  • Determination and implementation of design management controls, including data and digital engineering strategy
  • Monitoring performance of the project team to meet Client outcomes, delivering tangible benefits, and internal reporting on profitability and other metrics
  • Forming and maintaining positive relationships with our Clients
  • Contributing to business development by managing proposals


About you:

  • Relevant years’ experience in managing the design of Roads and Highways projects for WA Main Roads to justify Principal level tenure
  • Relevant years’ experience in a Design Management role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Chartered Professional Engineer – CPEng
  • ProjectWise working knowledge
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including experience making presentations to our clear clients
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience

Your key contacts in the role:

Jason Lloyd – Regional Executive WA

Jason is an accomplished professional with over 30yrs experience across both the engineering and construction industry. His experience and roles have included design and delivery, project management, leading and managing teams, providing specialist advice, seeking out new markets and working closely with Clients and Contractors. This has provided Jason with a well-balanced appreciation of the risks and issues pertaining to design and construction, underpinned by valuable hands-on experience gained throughout his career.


About WSP

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms, bringing together approximately 5,000 talented people across 14 offices in Australia. We are technical experts who design and provide strategic advice on sustainable solutions and engineer Future ReadyTM projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. wsp.com/au

Our vibrant workplace culture is an important part of what makes this a great place to work. As a leader in WSP, you will have the opportunity to influence and contribute to our social and community initiatives while collaborating with your colleagues to make a positive impact on people’s lives. You will also enjoy the rewarding experience of mentoring younger professionals and seeing them succeed and progress in their careers over time.

WSP prioritises the health and wellbeing of our people by offering flexible working, 12 months parental leave, opportunities for global mobility, purchased additional leave, and a competitive salary among many more benefits designed to help you thrive.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and equal opportunity workplace. We promote Indigenous voices and are actively delivering a ‘Stretch’ level Reconciliation Action Plan. We are a Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice, support the LGBTQI+ community, and encourage all employees to bring their whole selves to work.


Think this could be the opportunity for you? Apply now to begin your journey with WSP.