Design Manager

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is the Victorian Government body responsible for the delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, Melbourne Airport Rail and the Western Rail Plan including fast rail between key regional cities and Melbourne. RPV is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of the project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning. Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Rail Projects Victoria (RPV, MTIA), North East Link Project (NELP), West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV).
Job Details
Department: Rail Projects Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: PSE
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1618131A
Closing Date: 28-Jun-2022
Salary Range: $168,470 - $229,121
Job Duration: Up to 3 years
Attachments: RPV - PSE Design Manager (GFR)- Position Description.pdf (PDF, 201KB)

Contact: Bettina Monello, Senior HR Advisor

Position Details

About the opportunity

RPV, MTIA is seeking to engage a Design Manager. The Design Manager is responsible for client-side management of design, development and engineering across Rail Projects Victoria's (RPV) Geelong Fast Rail (GFR) package of works. The Design Interface Manager will provide technical advice and guidance across a range of engineering and design issues during project development and delivery. This role co-ordinates all technical and engineering support to the relevant work package, including the development of requirements and the review of designs for completeness, compliance to requirements, standards and constructability, drawing upon technical specialist advice from subject matter experts to resolve a range of engineering design challenges. The role will also be responsible for managing a team of technical advisors and provide expert technical advice and guidance across a range of engineering and design issues. This role will also be responsible for managing a team of technical advisors to prepare reference designs. The ability to build, maintain and influence strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders is fundamental to the success of this role. 

About you

You will be a highly focused and driven person who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public infrastructure, working within a high-performing project team to drive exceptional outcomes. You will be a qualified Engineer with experience working within large projects. You will enjoy a fast paced, performance focused workplace where you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and develop your career.

If you are looking to step up in your career, this might be just the right opportunity for you!

Why join us?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing
  • Training & development opportunities

How to apply

Please include a Cover Letter and CV. We want to know why you want to work for Rail Projects Victoria, why you are interested in the role, and how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role. If you are viewing this advertisement on Seek, please click “apply” to view the position description.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Bettina Monello, Senior HR Advisor at

Applications close 11:59 pm - Tuesday 28 June 2022

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