Manager Projects, Major Road Projects Authority

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Transport / Logistics
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/023471
Closing Date: 18-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: PD - Manager Projects, Major Road Projects Authority - VPS 6.docx (Word, 128KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Peter Short, Director Metro Network Coordination
03 8392 9953

Position Details


  • $116,863 - $156,387 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term (3 years); Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of Manager Projects forms a part of the Network Development Branch in Asset and Networks Division within Transport for Victoria Group.

Reporting to the Director Metro Network Coordination, this position is responsible for providing oversight of the development and delivery of major road project initiatives to achieve an integrated transport network in Victoria bringing significant economic value across the State.

The position will integrate whole-of network TfV strategies with decision making in the planning, development, delivery and operationalisation of key road infrastructure programs and projects. This will include providing best practice, client centric investment program leadership through whole-of-network perspective and integration in managing key interfaces, interdependencies, risks, procurement, delivery and operationalisation.

The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team, enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across Transport for Victoria and portfolio partners including the Office of the Co-ordinator General, Public Transport Victoria, VicRoads, V/Line and other Government departments and a wide range of industry stakeholders including local councils and the community, as well as relevant Ministers and other DEDJTR Groups.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of the transport network, current transport network issues, key government priorities for its development.
  • Excellent project management skills to monitor performance against objectives and manage project risks and issues while ensuring that the project objectives are met.
  • A proven track record of developing constructive relationships by effectively managing the competing demands of diverse stakeholders, interest groups, the community and the Government and exercising sound judgement and discretion in responding to a multiplicity of sensitive, highly complex issues that attract strong community interest and media coverage.

For a confidential discussion, please call Peter Short, Director Metro Network Coordination on 03 8392 9953.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Applications close at midnight on 18 November 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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