Title:  Project Manager

Job Posting Date:  3 Apr 2024
Company:  Coates
Position Type:  Permanent Full Time


About us

Proudly Australian owned, Coates has a long history of supporting customers to deliver major projects and an exciting future focused on growth. We provide end-to-end solutions spanning Equipment Hire, Engineering Solutions, Industrial Solutions and Power & HVAC.


The next step in your career starts here…

  • Leading key operational projects within the Strategic Program of work designed to standardise and digitise Coates
  • Stylish and modern Mascot offices located on top of public transport and plenty of cafes!

The Transformation Project Manager position is a newly created role as part of  the Transformation Office to support the successful execution of strategic operational projects. These projects are part of a program to standardise, digitise and accelerate the delivery of key operational functional areas of Coates.


You’ll enjoy variety in your role including:

  • Facilitate and support the development of well-thought through business cases detailing pragmatic outcomes and approach to delivery for key projects.
  • Establish project plans, tasks, resources and ownership to ensure timelines are met
  • Co-ordinate internal and external resources for the planning and execution of projects
  • Proactively work to remove project obstacles, identify and manage issue escalations and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities
  • Provide a pragmatic approach to problem solving and working with data to architect the project approach , KPIs and targets that will underpin the development of the project plans.
  • Actively drive the enhance of project management processes, tooling and templates to improve the project management function
  • Provide timely status reports and program summaries including scope/schedule/risks/ status/financial benefits tracking.
  • Partner with key operational functional areas, leaders and business people to bring people on the journey and achieve quality and timely outcomes that can be operationalised.


What you’ll get in return

We provide our team with a wide range of perks and benefits, including:

  • Development and career progression pathways
  • Access to our employee discounts, benefits and wellbeing program
  • Purchased additional leave program
  • Novated leasing and salary sacrifice
  • 12 weeks Paid Parental Leave in addition to government parental leave scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities through the Coates Foundation


What you’ll bring to the role

  • Your significant transformation experience, including your knowledge of project and change management methodologies and software tools
  • Your proven ability to complete business projects according to scope, budget and timeline
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and communication
  • Third party and external supplier management and engagement skills
  • A strategic focus with the ability to deliver the detail
  • Your experience in timely delivery and execution of projects
  • Excellent organisational and structured thinking approach
  • Your background in delivering  operations focused projects


Looking for more reasons to join Coates?

At Coates, we know that people, organisations and communities thrive when everyone feels valued and included.

We’re proud to be implementing our second Reconciliation Action Plan and are committed to improving gender representation. We also provide opportunities for growth through our leadership and development programs.

But our impact doesn't stop there. Coates supports local and national charities through the Coates Foundation and invests in more sustainable equipment solutions to help create a greener future for all.

Visit careers.coates.com to learn more about our values and opportunities.


Unlock your next career opportunity – apply today!

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our culture. Coates welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to apply.


Coates. Equipped for you.