Project Manager - ITS (Intelligent Transport System)

The North East Link Program 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 Program
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: VPS6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1663161
Closing Date: 03-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: Up to 3 Years
Attachments: NELP - VPS 6 - Project Manager - ITS - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 448KB)

Contact: Linda King - Talent Acquisition Partner

Position Details

  • Exciting new role to help deliver the ITS (Intelligent Transport System) requirements for Delivery Freeways
  • Work with experienced specialists on this iconic program of works
  • 3 years fixed term - $127,467 - $170,579 + super & benefits

About North East Link

North East Link is the biggest ever investment in Melbourne's north-east – changing the way people move around Melbourne.

Victoria's longest road tunnels will fix the missing link in our city's freeway network, take 15,000 trucks off local roads a day and slash travel times by up to 35 minutes. We'll also complete the Ring Road in Greensborough, overhaul the Eastern Freeway, build Melbourne's first dedicated busway and the North East Trail – more than 34km of walking and cycling paths.

About the Opportunity

Be part of a transformative infrastructure project for Victoria, with an exciting role in the North East Link Program's Delivery Freeways!

As our Project Manager – ITS, you will be responsible for ensuring that all engineering and operational aspects of the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) for the North and South Package are effectively designed, delivered, commissioned and integrated with the State's Operating System within the designated specific scope, time and budget. 

Reporting to the Manager Delivery, North, you will play a vital role in ensuring that design, procurement, delivery and handover considerations are implemented according to relevant legislations and project specifications. 

This role supports the North and South Packages working alongside the Freeways Design Operations and Integration team as part of a multi-disciplinary team environment.

As the project progresses, this position will be expected to work as part of the Alliance.

Travel and time spent at a future site office (Bulleen, Heidelberg, Watsonia or other) will be requirement of this position.

About You

You are an experienced Project Management professional with a relevant tertiary qualification and demonstrated achievement in traffic engineering and the delivery of ITS projects in major projects.

  • Ability to collaborate and negotiate with both internal and external stakeholders across project teams, contractors, multiple levels of Government and the community.
  • Understands how to present and provide advice and recommendations to senior management to inform key project decisions and clearly communicate any impacts or risk associated to the project.
  • An effective role model and leader in the management of safety across the project, ensuring the highest ethical standards are adhered to at all times.


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:

  • Leave loading - 17.5% payment on top of your base salary when you take annual leave
  • Flexible work arrangements available (including ability to purchase additional leave)
  • Annual lump sum payments in recognition of the changing public service work environment in which we work
  • Incremental performance-based payments over the course of your career
  • Salary sacrifice of additional superannuation contributions and novated vehicle lease arrangements
  • Access to discounted public transport

What Next?

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now! Applications must include a cover letter and resume. There is no need to provide any type of response to Key Selection Criteria separately, but we do encourage you to outline relevant experience or information in your cover letter.

All initial interviews will be conducted virtually, and all successful candidates will undergo pre-employment screening as part of the recruitment process. You can read more on that here

Applications close at 11:59pm on Monday, 3 October 2022.

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