Manager - Office of the CEO

The Western Distributor Authority (WDA) is responsible for the delivery of the West Gate Tunnel Project, Monash Freeway Upgrade and Webb Dock access improvements. Being delivered in partnership with Transurban, The West Gate Tunnel will provide a much-needed alternative to the West Gate Bridge with a second major river crossing. It will reduce travel time, improve freight access to the Port of Melbourne and remove thousands of trucks from local streets. In addition, it will create around 6000 jobs and deliver an approximate $11 billion boost to Victoria’s economy. The WDA is an Administrative Office established in relation to the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR).
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Department: Western Distributor Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Strategic Management
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/032914
Closing Date: 30-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $111,484 - $149,188
Job Duration: up to 3 years
Attachments: PD - Manager Office of the CEO.docx (Word, 791KB)

Candidate Application Form - Manager Office of the CEO.docx (Word, 515KB)

Contact: Katrina Rio
03 9938 0523

Position Details


  • Newly created position
  • $111,484 - $149,188 plus superannuation
  • Full time, Fixed Term (up to three years)

The Manager – Office of the CEO, will play a key role to support the efficient and effective functioning of the CEO’s office and the Western Distributor Authority (WDA) executive team.

The Manager – Office of the CEO will be responsible for liaising with senior departmental stakeholders to ensure smooth interactions of the WDA team with its government agency and project partners, high levels of customer service and to be a central point of contact.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Victorian Government processes in relation to Cabinet and other decision-making processes for the delivery of major infrastructure projects, and demonstrate an ability to develop practical, well-considered solutions to emerging issues.  The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, outstanding levels of organisation and coordination, high levels of communication and stakeholder management skills, and a reputation for collaboration and teamwork.

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter, a resume and a completed candidate application form. Individual responses to the Key Selection Criteria are not required.  Applications not submitted in full may not be considered. Applications must be submitted via

Additional information about the project can be obtained at

For a confidential discussion, please contact Katrina Rio, Manager People and Executive Services on 03 9938 0523.

Applications close 11.59pm – 30 April 2017

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