Project Manager

The West Gate Tunnel Project, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (WGTP MTIA) is responsible for the management of the WGTP on behalf of the Victorian Government. The WGTP will directly link the West Gate Freeway to the Port, CityLink and the city via twin tunnels under Yarraville, a new crossing of the Maribyrnong River and an elevated road above Footscray Road. It will provide a much-needed alternative to the West Gate Bridge and reduce travel time, improve freight access to the Port of Melbourne and remove thousands of trucks from residential roads. 6,000 jobs will be created, and the project will deliver an approximate $11 billion boost to Victoria's economy. Public Private Partnership contracts to build and operate the project were signed in December 2017.
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Department: West Gate Tunnel Project, MTIA
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/003765
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: up to three years
Attachments: Position Description - Project Manager .pdf (PDF, 2.95MB)

Contact: Peter Protetto
0438 661 891

Position Details

About the role

  • Exciting opportunity to join the West Gate Tunnel Project
  • Be part of a high performing team
  • City Shaping Major Transport project
  • We consider both part time and full-time applicants and support flexible work 

The West Gate Tunnel Project, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (WGTP MTIA) has an opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join the Delivery team on the West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP).

The Project Manager, reporting into the Deputy Director Delivery, is responsible for leading a small team to manage the engineering aspects of a zone within the WGTP. The Project Manager will implement best practice project and contract management, in compliance with planning and environmental approvals, on a commercially sound basis and to the satisfaction of the key stakeholders and the community.

 What we offer you:

  • A unique working opportunity – A unique opportunity to work on the only current Public Private Partnership (PPP) toll road infrastructure project in Victoria. It will provide you the opportunity to grow and learn within a highly talented group of staff and will offer an exclusive opportunity to build PPP delivery experience.
  • Support of flexible working – including a mix of office and working from home and part time positions depending on your role.
  • Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity- Opportunity to work with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ and people with disability.

The successful candidate will have high level leadership and management skills, be proactive with issues resolution and have the capability to build and maintain effective and collaborative stakeholder relationships.

Please be advised that it is a requirement for all MTIA staff to be compliant with the MTIA COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (the Policy). The Policy stipulates that, unless an employee is an Excepted Person within the meaning of the Policy, in order to attend an MTIA workplace the employee must hold ‘up-to-date' vaccination status in accordance with ATAGI guidance, which for most includes their primary vaccination course and booster. Should you require further information about the Policy, please have a conversation with our Human Resources team.

How to apply

Applications including a cover letter and resume are to be submitted online by visiting Individual responses to the Key Selection Criteria are not required. Your cover letter should include a summary taking into account the KSC as a whole and why you are interested in the role. All documents should be attached as a Microsoft Office Word document.

WGTP MTIA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The WGTP MTIA offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Peter Protetto, Acting Deputy Director Delivery on 0438 661 891.


Applications close 11.59pm – 31 January 2023.

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