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 Construction Project Manager?

With new restaurant openings and reinvestment contributing to 2-3% of the Australian business growth each year, our National Development Group plays an integral role in developing new and existing restaurants. Based in Brisbane, this role would see you assisting in the management of sites across the QLD market. Now is a perfect time to join the business with a significant number of new restaurants and reinvestment projects planned for years to come.  A huge opportunity for you to step in and make your mark in a major brand that is not only serious; but deeply ambitious about its growth.

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

  • Working hand in hand with the real estate team to deliver the new store pipeline
  • Co-ordinating and evaluating Site Investigation reports including the availability of services, geotechnical and contamination assessments
  • Managing and liaising with governing authorities during approval and development process
  • Managing the development of project documentation, ensuring compliance with all departmental procedures and processes
  • Managing the tender process, evaluation and appointment of contractors, nominated subcontractors and suppliers
  • Managing the construction process ensuring stakeholders (i.e. Licensee, Operations, Contractors, Suppliers) are kept informed through regular site meetings and formal status reports
  • Ensuring construction projects are delivered to time & budget
  • Coordinating the project handover process (incorporating all disciplines and suppliers) to ensure the operations team are fully briefed on the operation and maintenance of all items
  • Facilitating and actioning ad hoc building requests from key stakeholders


Your keys to success:
To open the door to success in this team, you must be someone who goes looking for opportunities and who actively drives their own development, never stopping until you get results! You will also be great at building strong relationships, comfortable with being “in the field” and adapting to an extremely fast pace. To get us really excited you will have a degree in construction or project management, however field experience will certainly trump this.
Experience Essentials:

  • Demonstrated experience as a Project Manager or Assistant PM
  • Knowledgeable in construction staging, programming and site safety execution.
  • Strong understanding of Australian Construction Building codes and Australian Standards.
  • Exposure to a franchise business model in a well-known brand
  • Ability to capture and influence business owners (franchise or small)
  • Strong Written and Verbal communication skills

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 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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