Manager Programs

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 13/07/2018

Job Category:

Government / Defence / Government State

Job description:
  • Be an influencer and futureproof Sydney’s road network 
  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Centrally located role in Parramatta, close to public transport.
The opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for a Programs Manager to be a part of our Program Controls team within Roads and Maritime Services. Reporting to Director Program Services, this position is accountable for the leadership of the program controls across Sydney Division Branches, ensuring risk, schedule, assurance, cost and change is managed across the lifecycle of the projects.

You will have proven experience as a Program Manager with skills in planning, resource monitoring and reporting on the assigned programs and solid stakeholder management with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships.

For more details about the role, please click here.

About us
Roads and Maritime Services is one of Australia's leading public sector agencies, with more than 5,500 employees and an annual budget of $6.5 billion. As part of the Transport for NSW cluster, we are responsible for implementing strategic and essential frontline services to the people of NSW who use roads, harbours and waterways.

We improve the movement of people by various transport modes, including public transport (bus and ferry), cycling and walking, as well as motor vehicles. We also deliver initiatives to improve the movement of goods on the freight network, by improving accessibility and infrastructure, with a focus on reliability, productivity and safety initiatives.

Sydney Division manages the end-to-end accountability for customers on Sydney roads. Program Controls branch is established to provide portfolio, project and program controls, including governance, assurance, risk, schedule, reporting and analysis for the entire Sydney Division.

We offer diverse and challenging career opportunities for professional and technical specialists, trades, and people interested in making a difference to transport operations and road safety in New South Wales.

When you join Roads and Maritime Services, you become part of a forward-thinking organisation that offers generous working conditions, flexible working options and a real commitment to developing your skills.

As the key agency in NSW for road safety, traffic management and planning, road building and maintenance, as well as improving maritime safety, we want our staff to reach their full potential.

For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.

The salary for this position is USS Grade 11 ($135,443 - $144,521) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.

Essential requirements
  • Tertiary qualifications in project management or a relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience working with integrated teams on major infrastructure project with knowledge of program controls.
  • Experience working within or a firm understanding of, a matrix management structure where support services are embedded within program office delivery teams.
How to apply
To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

a) Your skills and experience suit the role, and
b) Your most significant and relevant achievement.


For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here or for more information on site Roads & Maritime  please click on link provided. 

For any enquiries, please contact Swathy Mohan on 0437 826 135.

Applications close: 11:59pm 29th July 2018

Key Application Responses

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

a) Your skills and experience suit the role, and 
b) Your most significant and relevant achievement.