Division Manager – Electrical Contracting At Red Appointments

Red Appointments are currently recruiting to fill the role of QLD Division Manager – Contracting, for a multi-million-dollar tier 1 electrical contracting company with a national footprint. The role reports directly to the QLD General Manager, and works closely together with Estimators and Project Managers to lead a motivated and dedicated project delivery team.

The role is absolutely pivotal to ensuring the sustainable and profitable delivery of work. It is an excellent time to join the QLD contracting division and make your mark through your excellent people management capabilities, enthusiasm and innovative style and be instrumental in the continued revitalisation of the division.

Candidates that are currently located interstate and are interested in relocating to QLD can also be considered

Key Responsibilities:


  • Review project design brief, scope and internal estimate with estimators, executive and project delivery team
  • Review and negotiation of major subcontract agreements, engagement and scope of works
  • set and maintain project budgets, productivity controls and labour forecasting
  • Oversee sourcing, procurement and engagement of suppliers and specialised subcontractors
  • Engagement and employment of management and field staff across all projects
  • Negotiate contracts and establish professional relationships resulting in positive commitment and quality


  • Oversee construction project, engineering and design managers ensuring compliance to Australian standards and project brief
  • Support, mentor and guide project managers, supervisors and contract administrators to ensure compliance with company policy and client expectations
  • Strong conflict resolution and dispute settlement skills
  • Negotiate supply chain agreements to ensure compliance with project brief and Australian standards


  • Provide operational support in relation to best practice procedures and maintenance specifically
  • support and training of end-user’s handover, close out reports and lessons learnt
  • Final negotiation and subcontract value agreement

Financial Reporting

  • Manage division financials, analyse monthly reconciliation project reporting, and review of month end WIP
  • Manage direct project, estimating, engineering management reports including indirect field supervisors, contract administrators, electricians and apprentices
  • Develop and maintain financial year budget, forecasting, business plan and executive board presentation
  • Create manage and maintain client relationship management, and estimating pipeline
  • Maintain target key client relationships, with continued investment to expand current client relationships
  • Regularly review business processes to identify improvement opportunities and implement change as appropriate
  • Manage and negotiate employee enterprise agreement and individual salary reviews and personal development plans

Skills / Experience required:

  • Proven experience as an experienced Project Manager, Construction Manager or Division Manager along with exceptional people management capabilities
  • Experience working in electrical and communication construction industry on a varied range of T1 and/or T2 projects, e.g. – commercial, education, health, industrial or infrastructure (experience gained in other construction industry trade services can also be considered)
  • Networking/Business Development experience within the construction services industry is advantageous
  • Excellent planning and prioritising ability and commitment to meeting tight deadlines
  • Well-developed analytical, financial and problem-solving skills
  • Natural negotiator coupled with the ability to establish and maintain key stakeholder relationships
  • Resilient, and professional industry experience
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong client focus

To apply for this position please select the Apply Now button and forward your resume in MS Word format only.For a confidential chat about the opportunity, please call Gillian Morrell on 0432 189 475.

PLEASE NOTE – To be considered for this position applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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April 2024