Land 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: Land Management
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/032892C
Closing Date: 08-Apr-2020
Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511
Job Duration: Up To 3 Years
Attachments: WGTP - PD - Land Manager.docx (Word, 2.16MB)

Contact: Natalie Lawlor
9938 0506

Position Details

Construction is underway on the West Gate Tunnel Project and the project is due to open to motorists in 2022. For further information on this exciting project visit:

About the role

  • Exciting opportunity to join the West Gate Tunnel Project
  • Be part of a high performing team
  • City Shaping Major Transport project

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

The Land Manager, reporting to the Deputy Director Land and Property, is responsible for the delivery of the land acquisition and compensation programs. The major focus of the Land Manager will be delivery of land for project purposes within strictly defined timeframe however, there may also be some property management services, particularly where land is acquired and then held pending commencement of works.

The successful applicant will have property knowledge, high level project management and stakeholder engagement skills to enable access to private, public and Crown land required for the Project.

 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 Natalie Lawlor, Deputy Director Land and Property on 03 9938 0506.

Applications close 11.59pm – 8 April 2020.

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