Job Description

Company Description:

McDonald’s Australia is the largest quick service restaurant operation in the country. Fondly known as "Macca's", we have been a household name in Australia for over 50 years, we believe that our customers are the heart and soul of everything we do and make it our mission to make every moment count! As an employer of choice winner time and time again, working with us means taking pride and having fun along the way; while growing and developing your career in a dynamic and supportive environment. 

Job Description:

Could you be our next Head of Construction (South-West)? 
Based in Victoria, as the Head of Construction (South-West), you will be accountable for the management and deliverables of the regional construction team with oversight of delivery across the VIC, WA, SA and TAS markets. Given the significant number of new restaurants and reinvestment projects planned for years to come, now is the perfect time to join the business and make your mark in a major brand that is deeply ambitious about its growth.

What can you expect on a day-to-day basis? 

  • Leading regional construction teams to execute the New Restaurant Growth Plan and Reinvestment Plan.
  • Managing a team of project managers in delivering best in class designs and built restaurants.
  • Collaborating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to guide the design directions of McDonald’s restaurants and customer experience.
  • Overseeing the development and delivery of master design documentation for restaurants Australia-wide.
  • Exercising expertise in construction cost analysis, evaluation of consultant and building costs, local and offshore procurement, and product development.
  • Managing and influencing key external partners and contacts at a management level including developers, councils, and landlords.
  • Developing people talent through leadership, performance evaluation and professional development mentoring.

Your keys to success: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Construction or relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience in architectural/design or construction industry at a management level.
  • Extensive construction project management experience
  • Strong knowledge of project management and document management systems such as MS Project, Egnyte etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of building materials, construction methods and construction contracts
  • Sound working knowledge of managing consultants including; architectural, engineering, interiors, builders, acoustic, landscape and quantity surveyors
  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management capability
  • Strong network of construction and design professionals nationally
  • Experience working in a multifaceted business environment contributing to strong business results and growth
Additional Information:

Relish in the Macca’s difference when you join the Golden Arches: 

  • Competitive Remuneration Package. We offer a total reward package of base salary, health care, long-term incentive share program and a target incentive bonus plan. 
  • A Fun & Vibrant Culture. Immerse yourself in local and Macca’s only events and experiences from day one of working with us. 
  • 5 Weeks of Annual Leave. Switch off and recharge or explore your passions outside of work with an additional week of annual leave each calendar year. 
  • Highly Flexible Work Environment. Our teams have embraced a hybrid working model, balancing working remotely and connecting in the office to support our people and how they best add value.  
  • Birthday & Volunteer Leave. Enjoy a day-off during your birthday month and 3 days annually to volunteer for a registered charity you are passionate about. 
  • Ongoing Professional Development.  We are committed to developing our people by investing in leadership programs and a world class learning and development offering that propel you to achieve your career goals. 
  • Macca’s Staff Discount & Retail Discounts. Enjoy discounted Macca’s at any restaurant across Australia and access to hundreds of retail discounts. 
  • Access To Our 24/7 Wellbeing Partner (Sonder) For You & Your Immediate Family. Using the Sonder app, access free and confidential safety, medical and mental health support via chat or phone with accredited professionals. 

As an equal opportunity employer, we strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures and experiences. We strive to make every moment through the recruitment process a feel-good moment for everyone. Let us know if we can provide any reasonable accommodations to enable you to participate in the job application and interview process, if you'd like to note your pronouns or have suggestions for how we can improve in this space.

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