Senior Project Manager

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 18/04/2019

Job Category:

Construction, Architecture & Interiors / Project Management

Job description:
  • An exciting time to join the Infrastructure and Place a division of Transport for NSW where you can be part of the significant government investment into NSW infrastructure.
  • Permanent full-time position, located in Parramatta (close to station, Westfield shopping centre, parks, public transport).
  • An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate

Great people come from all walks of life and at Transport for NSW we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve.
Transport for NSW are set to deliver some of the most exciting projects and challenges ever to be faced in NSW that rival global projects for their impact on community. Right now we’re delivering the largest transport infrastructure program this nation has ever seen - $51.2 billion of investment for game-changing projects like Parramatta Light Rail and Sydney Metro that will shape our cities, centres and communities for generations to come.
The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to be a part of our Parramatta Light Rail (PLR) Team within Transport for NSW. This position plays a key role in providing project management to ensure the development, management and successful delivery of projects on behalf of the NSW State Government and will report to directly to the Project Director (Stage 2).

In this role you will be responsible for:
  • Model good leadership to inspire direction and delivery, develop people, and drive change.
  • Management of project development and delivery activities in support of the Project Director (including business case plans, project plans, budgets and risk management plans).
  • Determine project schedule and activities throughout the project lifecycle, and manage implementation of project plan to meet scope, time, cost, quality and safety requirements.
  • Develop a strong, effective and efficient professional team through building the capability of each team member to ensure an outcome focused approach in an ethical manner.
  • Represent PLR Program at Government and external stakeholder engagement,  develop strong relationships and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager with similar large-scale projects experience and the ability to solve problems and can work collaboratively with all stakeholders. 
For more information on this position, view the role description here.
If you are looking for an environment in which you can contribute to creating a legacy of achievement that will last for generations, and enjoy a flexible and diverse working environment which values collaboration and personal development, then we’d like to meet you.
About us
Infrastructure and Place provides integrated planning, development, delivery of transport assets and operations of transport services that customers value.  We transform strategy into seamless transport networks and services, efficiently and effectively.
The Parramatta Light Rail will connect Westmead to Parramatta and Carlingford via Camellia with a two-way light track 12 kilometres long. This will be the first stage of the Parramatta Light Rail project and is expected to open in 2023. The route will link Parramattas CBD and train station to the Westmead Health precinct, Parramatta North Urban Transformation Program, the new Western Sydney Stadium, the Camellia Precinct, the new Powerhouse Museum and Riverside Theatres Cultural Hub, the private and social housing redevelopment at Telopea, Rosehill Gardens Racecourse and three Western Sydney University campuses. Planning of future stages is also being undertaken by the PLR Program.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
At Transport our people have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities, health and wellbeing programs, and a program that helps you stay connected with work before, during and after parental leave.
Check out our Employee Benefits Guide to find out more about the benefits available to you when you join Transport.
Join an organisation that cares as much as about your career as you do.
Our Commitment to Diversity  
Great people come from all walks of life and at Transport for NSW we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve.
Essential Requirements

Tertiary qualification in a Planning, Design, Environmental, Engineering, Construction or Commercial/Business discipline with experience project management in civil and infrastructure. 
Please note: The successful candidate may need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.
How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (Covering letter no longer than two pages) which addresses:
  1. The reason for your interest, and
  2. How your skills and experience suit the role

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here or for more information on Transport for NSW please click on link provided.
For assistance on how to apply online, please contact Justyn Griffin on 0481 907 036 and quote00006O48.
If you encounter technical issues please contact I Work for NSW Support Team on 1800 562 679 (Mon-Fri) or
Applications close: 11:59 PM, Sunday  12th May 2019.