Principal Project Specialist, Rail

The North East Link Authority (NELA) is an Administrative Office established in relation to the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) to lead the development and delivery of the North East Link.

The project will deliver the missing link in Melbourne's road network that will finally complete the Metropolitan Ring Road by connecting the M80 to the Eastern Freeway to improve outer north-south links for road freight movement and improve travel time and reliability.
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Department: North East Link Authority
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: EO2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/024085
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $210,670 - $337,194
Job Duration: up to 3 years
Attachments: NELA - EO2- Principal Project Specialist, Rail - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 815KB)


Contact: Victor Lorena
Project Manager - 03 9655 6333

Position Details

  • Iconic major infrastructure project – Be part of Victoria's biggest road project!
  • Newly created position; make your mark on this brand-new role
  • Total remuneration package will be commensurate with experience

About North East Link Authority

The North East Link Authority was established in December 2016. The project will deliver the missing link in Melbourne's road network that will finally complete the Metropolitan Ring Road by connecting the M80 to either Eastlink or the Eastern freeway to improve outer north‐south links for road freight movement and improve travel time and reliability.

About the opportunity

An exceptional opportunity exists for an experienced rail specialist in the provisioning of technical leadership in design, development and delivery of all rail-related work across the key stakeholders of the project.

Reporting to the Project Director, this role will be responsible for leading and coordinating technical rail-related design activities, peer reviewing design briefs and design outputs, liaising with rail stakeholders, negotiating and finalising rail stakeholder technical requirements, provide technical advice on rail related issues and provide technical support to the delivery team to coordinate and deliver rail related work within the approved scope, time and budget of the North East Link Project.

Key to your application will be your proven experience in providing specialist leadership and support in all forms of rail related advice for all phases of the project lifecycle as well as forming and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders through influence and negotiation. Your collaborative attitude and ability to provide professional guidance and work well within a team environment will see you succeed in this role.

Benefits

Our commitment to creating a workplace that inspires you, engages you and grows you is strong – we want you to be a powerful contributor to this wonderfully diverse and dynamic organisation. Our offering continues to grow but here is what we already have in store for you:

  • Wellbeing program
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Team benefits discount card at a variety of restaurants and cafes
  • Melbourne CBD location
  • Access to discounted public transport

How to apply

To apply please submit a cover letter and CV via https://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au/jobs/VG-024085.

For a confidential discussion contact Victor Lorena, Project Manager, 03 9655 6333.
Applications close at 11:59pm on Monday 17 December 2018.

North East Link Authority is committed to sustaining a diverse workforce. We invite applications from men and women of all ages including people with a disability and indigenous Australians to apply.


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