Project Advisor

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/80010991B
Closing Date: 09-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: DoT PD Project Advisor VPS4 Nov 2021.pdf (PDF, 122KB)

Contact: Chris Hurley

Position Details

Project Advisor

  • Annual Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930 per annum plus superannuation
  • Tenure: Fixed Term (3 years)
  • Employment Type:  Full Time
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)


About the Team

X'Trapolis 2.0 (XT2.0) make up the Network Design and Integration Group in transforming network strategies and plans into deliverable transport solutions. It does this by delivering informed investment options through planning and delivering infrastructure and deployment of asset management processes, including property.


About the Opportunity

The Project Advisor role is part of the X'Trapolis 2.0 Project team which is delivering the Government's upcoming fleet of brand new X'Trapolis 2.0 trains (pre-existing transport knowledge is not a pre-requisite). More broadly, RSD is responsible for delivery of all of the Government's rolling stock delivery projects across trams, metro trains, and regional trains.


About You

Are you a great writer and communicator and want to work an exciting transport project?

Do you want to join a growing area of DoT delivering part of the Government's massive public transport investment program?

Do you want to build skills in preparing briefings and reports for senior executive and ministerial stakeholders?

If so, you should apply to join Rolling Stock Development (RSD) as Project Advisor.

The Project Advisor provides advice and strategic support, reporting to the Project Director, X'Trapolis. The role will work with the X'Trapolis 2.0 project team, adapting and presenting project information appropriately for external audiences. It requires a proactive self-starter with strong writing skills and an ability to work in a complex, sensitive and fast paced environment.

If this is you, we look forward to your application.


More information on the PD attached (for Seek applicants, click on “Apply Now” to access the PD)


Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network.  We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life. We are focused on providing a workplace environment that is rewarding, enjoyable, healthy and productive for all employees, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable.


How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and if you wish a covering letter.  Applications close 11.59pm on Thursday, 9 December 2021.

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please reach out to Chris Hurley - Project Director, X'Trapolis 2.0 Trains Project at 

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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