Project Coordinator (Development)

Hickory’s story began in 1991 when fourth-generation builders embarked on a journey to create an innovative and dynamic construction company that has grown and forged an incredible reputation. It is now one of Australia’s largest and most respected high-rise builders and employs over 700 team members.
Our philosophy is focused on ‘MADE for LIFE’ – it’s a commitment we honour, in its fullest extent, each and every day. Everything we do and everything we make is ‘MADE for LIFE.’



Our development business is growing rapidly, with several large-scale developments in the works. As a result, our team is expanding, and we are seeking a talented Project Coordinator to assist the Project Manager in the planning, design and delivery of these projects.

Focused primarily on commercial property ventures (office, industrial, hotels etc), you will work closely with the Development Team, that will support for you throughout this process.

This role will allow you to fully immerse yourself in the project, with plenty of scope to drive the design deliverables and champion the direction and program of the project. Being the internal connection between Hickory Developments and Hickory Construction, gives this role a unique exposure to the end-to-end lifecycle and day-to-day duties, going far beyond traditional development management.

Key accountabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing detailed scopes, briefs, tenders & compare and engage consultants as required.
  • Managing consultants across all stages of the project life cycle.
  • Preparing project briefs, principals requirements, programs and design directions.
  • Managing the delivery of coordinated design documents and reports suitable for tender.
  • Preparing and coordinating tender and contract documentation.
  • Facilitating the transition of projects with key stakeholders through to the construction business.
  • Assisting in the preparation of development programs, budgets, cash flow projections etc.
  • Monitoring and reporting on works in accordance with the agreed delivery program.



The ideal candidate will have client-side Project Management experience, with an emphasis on construction knowledge. Additionally, some design training or experience will be highly advantageous.

In addition, we are looking for someone who has:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Project Management, Construction Management, Architecture, Property or a related discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Project Coordinator (client side) in commercial construction or in a related field.
  • Sound understanding of the full property development life cycle.
  • Outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to quickly adapt and overcome/understand new challenges.
  • Professional standard written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management and organisation skills, with the ability to deliver on your promises.
  • A passion for understanding, learning, and exploring new things.
  • Advanced MS Office suite skills, including Microsoft Project.
  • A strong work ethic with a continuing enthusiasm and desire to contribute to the business success.



Aside from a great opportunity to work for one of Australia’s top commercial builders there are also some great benefits on offer:

  • A competitive salary and a variety of career opportunities.
  • A family-oriented feel where you are more than just a number and where there is a commitment to delivering on promises and creating an incredible experience for employees. Our team are seen as ‘our biggest asset’!
  • A culture of innovation, learning and growth – where inventive thinking, hard work and dedication is acknowledged and celebrated.
  • Access to our brand new state-of-the-art office building, which includes:Wellness and fitness centre with yoga studio and gym.
  • In-house café and bar.
  • Lockers, secure bike storage, towel and dry-cleaning service, shower and change rooms.
  • On-site high-pressure car wash bay.


If this sounds like your next opportunity, please submit your detailed cover letter and CV today! We will be moving on this role quickly so please submit your application as soon as possible.

Please note: Due to the volume of applications we receive only successful applicants will be contacted – thank you for your understanding.

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