Jim Papageorgiou

Project Manager

Jim is a highly skilled Project Director/Manager with more than two decades of experience. He is commercially and operationally focused and achieves strategic results using robust program management frameworks. Jim’s unique approach to creating cohesive and efficient multidisciplinary teams, while understanding and respecting all stakeholders, has earned him praise from both management and boards. 

Jim’s extensive career in Project Director/Project Management roles spans over 20 years and includes working with various corporations such as Jemena, GHD, Metro Trains, Rio Tinto, universities, and Government departments. He has led large project teams across a broad range of projects, both nationally and internationally in countries like China, NZ, UK, and the USA. 

In his role, Jim has achieved superior business outcomes, overseen and managed staff to ensure project standards and regulations are met, and built strong relationships with peers, team members, customers, and clients.

Core Competencies
  • Project management
  • Project directorship
  • Stakeholder management
  • System implementations
  • Site investigations and preliminary design reviews
  • Senior engineer
  • Jim led the review of an ongoing project at Metro Trains and made recommendations for its realignment and completion.
  • Managed the implementation of a compliance system that is now considered industry best practice and influenced other utilities to consider adopting the system for their operational staff.
  • Led a project to improve asset production availability and lower costs to serve for a major gas utilities eastern seaboard assets.
  • Jim’s collaborative approach resulted in achieving the desired outcome for the Early Works and service relocation packages to be produced and issued to market for prospective bidding for GE Grid Solutions.  The project subsequently won the AIPM awards for Engineering and Construction – Individual Excellence Award, Victorian ‘Project of the Year’ and National Project Award in this category, as well as being shortlisted for an IPMA award.