Project Manager (Data Centres)

At Hickory, we don’t believe in standing still, for over three decades we have continually invested in researching and developing systems and products to improve the way we build. Our philosophy is ‘MADE for LIFE’ – it’s a commitment we honour, each day. Everything we do and everything we build is ‘MADE for LIFE.’ Whether it’s refining our patented, prefabricated building products, developing more efficient and sustainable construction practices, or bringing expertise inhouse to supply critical components, we always believe there is a better way. As a result, Hickory have become one of the most diverse property companies in Australia.


The Project Manager is directly responsible for reporting on project progress and issues, providing recommendations to inform key decision makers. The role focuses on day-to-day management to achieve Time, Cost, and Quality outcomes. The Project Manager is responsible for establishing governance and continued management of information through regular meetings and written communication.


  • Work-Life Balance: Enjoy a balanced work-life schedule with a standard 5-day work week.
  • Continuous Career Advancement: Unlock your potential through ongoing career development and growth prospects.
  • Employee Wellbeing: Access our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for valuable support and resources.
  • Travel Perks: Benefit from exclusive travel perks, including discounted flights and hotel rates.
  • Expert In-House Team: Collaborate with our dedicated structures and facades team.
  • Family-Friendly Policies: Receive paid parental leave to support your family needs.
  • Supportive Culture: Thrive in a nurturing team environment that values both collective and individual achievements.
  • Diverse Opportunities: Gain exposure to a wide range of roles and industry leaders in our leading market company.


  • Establish clear success criteria for the project encompassing time, cost, and quality objectives.
  • Develop and implement effective project governance, processes, and systems.
  • Review and provide feedback on Architectural and Engineering (AE) design deliverables.
  • Attend coordination meetings as necessary to facilitate discussions and assist in resolving design issues.
  • Assist in procurement activities, participation in interviews, and negotiation support.
  • Manage the building permit process, including the development of permit documentation.
  • Identify and communicate project risks throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Maintain a comprehensive Risk Register, updating it as necessary.
  • Review and endorse Management Plans covering construction, safety, schedule, quality, energization, testing, commissioning, and handover.
  • Assess the Construction Schedule and propose mitigation plans for any potential delays.
  • Attend coordination meetings as required to facilitate discussions and help resolve construction issues.
  • Ensure adherence to quality management and safety standards.
  • Conduct regular site inspections with relevant stakeholders.
  • Supervise Commissioning Manager activities.
  • Assist and review in the development of Change Management presentations.


  • Degree or qualification in Engineering, Project Management, or Construction Management.
  • 10+ years’ experience within the Commercial Construction sector.
  • Proven track record in data center construction.
  • Ability to autonomously manage deadlines and provide support to staff.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Strong aptitude for building and maintaining client relationships.
  • Proficiency in influencing project teams effectively.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction health and safety practices.


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