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Project Coordinator

About us:

Established in 2007, CDC Data Centres is Australia’s leading operator of sovereign, secure, world-class data centre facilities.

Headquartered in Canberra with multiple facilities in the ACT, NSW and New Zealand, CDC’s diversified operations provide secure data centre configurations that support co-location, containerised and hyperscale compute environments with all campuses interconnected with high-speed carrier grade networks.

At CDC we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We believe that everyone’s unique experiences enable us to deliver meaningful benefits for our people, our clients and communities. Our mission is to attract, retain and grow the world’s best data centre team.

Our people are responsive, innovative and trusted in supporting our customers. Together, we configure the landscape to meet the security, reliability, connectivity and sustainability needs for today and tomorrow.

About the Role:

We have opportunities for an experienced Project Coordinator to join our Project Management Office in Sydney. The primary purpose of this role is coordinate and assist in the management of the project from concept design through to delivery and finalization; to make sure the project is well-organized and that it runs smoothly. This include communicating with various departments in the organization to make sure everyone is on the same page. This is a hands-on position that requires strong leadership, people management and the ability to deliver projects with a strong commitment to customer service with a focus on timely project deliverables to meet client expectations as well as the company’s business objectives.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Prepare project commencement checklist
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation in the company’s document controls system (Aconex, sharepoint)
  • Support project manager in reviewing project Scope of Works and prepare the documentation for sign off
  • Assist Project Manager in contract administration during project life cycle
  • Undertake project launch and take minutes whilst following up on close out items
  • Prepare project health-check in line with contract compliance requirements
  • Coordinate activities during project life cycle from early works, construction, procurement, commissioning to final handover to operations
  • Prepare Expenditure Approval Request in relation to variations against agreed and defined scope of work
  • Attend all design, procurement and client meetings, update/collect meeting minutes and project related documentations
  • Validate, report and support project manager on contractor’s monthly progress claim
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with effective communications with project stakeholders
  • Adhere strictly to Confidentiality Policies and Health and Safety Policies and instructions
  • Obtain a list of omissions and defects in the new facility from the project consultants and contractors and follow the process for addressing these as required.
  • Ensure that all plans (including as built) and documentation for the ongoing maintenance and support of the data centre are kept in the relevant folders

About You:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Project Coordinator (ideally within the Data Centre sector)
  • Proven track record of attention to detail 
  • Have the ability to get things done with little supervision whilst making sure the team has the tools they need to execute the project 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Microsoft office skills, experience using Aconex and Project Management tool suites 
  • Must show dependable behavior whilst being productive and a good communicator


Australian citizenship and ability to obtain an NV1 Security Clearance

Application Process

If you are looking for an opportunity to play a vital role in a fast-growing Australian technology company and be part of our amazing team, please email your resume and cover letter to


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