Expansion Project Manager

Location:Melbourne
Job Type:Full Time

Job Expectations

Build your career and Australia’s future.

An exciting opportunity has presented itself at nbn to be the driving force behind ensuring the successful Mobile Network Build that contribute to the overall goals of nbn’s Fixed Wireless Expansion Program.

This is a pivotal role enabling the network roll out of fibre transit build and implementation to support the Fixed Wireless Capacity Projects.


A bit about the role

This role will manage the Delivery Partner and subcontractors to deliver fixed wireless capacity upgrade specifications in the Greenfields including power, civil works & site compound layout. You will need to be very hands on, chairing meetings with both internal and external stakeholders and looking after quotes and variations.

Some key accountabilities will be:

This role is responsible for:

  • Management & review of all 3rd party quotations for Fixed Wireless upgrade projects, including civil works, equipment installation & integration, and crew mobilisation pricing
  • Review of all external carrier incoming colocation Level 2 & 3 build applications against current nbn design guidelines, including power, civil works & site compound layout
  • Ongoing support to external contractors for all build escalations, including cost management, variation claims, and all unforeseen issues that may arise
  • Final Project pricing reviews, including all associated agreed build quotes, scope changes and variations, added equipment and possible multiple mobilisations
  • Managing and reporting project milestones against monthly targets

A bit about you

You are a seasoned leader of project teams and always take a hands-on approach. With excellent stakeholder engagement, the ambition and drive to deliver and strong communication skills, makes you a respected influencer and coach. Your demonstrated experience in mobile network build including your strong Telco background in wireless would be highly desirable. Having background and knowledge on the civil – building space as well as cost management would make you a credible adviser while your project management background in Network roll out will help in driving and keeping track of the project plans and milestones with ease. Understanding nbn and your high governance and attention to details will be valuable to your success.


Life at nbn

Please note that this role will be available on a 24-month fixed term contract.

We make it easier for people from any career background to thrive. You’ll benefit from formal learning programs to support ongoing development in professional and business capabilities. There are also a number of informal, on the job learning opportunities to help further your development.

The nbn™ broadband access network is delivery the technology that will shape Australia’s future. As one of the largest infrastructure projects in Australia’s history, working at nbn is a once in a lifetime career opportunity, where no two days are the same.

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace. We strive to ensure that any barriers that may exist are removed to allow everyone equal opportunity to thrive and succeed, regardless of factors such as gender, those who identify as First Peoples, LGBTI+ status, cultural background or disability. We actively focus on encouraging diversity and ensuring that all our people have fair opportunity to reach their career aspirations and potential.

Continue the conversation

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

Worker Type

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time