Manager - Road Engineering Standards

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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/80012494
Closing Date: 06-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Manager, Road Engineering Standards.pdf (PDF, 184KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Evan Coulson, Senior Manager, Engineering
0459 889 760

Position Details

Manager, Road Engineering Standards          

  • VPS6: $127,467 to $170,579 per annum plus superannuation
  • Ongoing, Full Time
  • Melbourne CBD / Kew (the department provides flexible working arrangements)

About the Division

Assets and Engineering is a division of Network Design and Integration and is responsible for enabling DoT to effectively plan, deliver and maintain a safe, resilient and fit-for-purpose Victorian transport system through trusted, systematic and disciplined technical excellence.

About the opportunity

The role is responsible for 6 staff members and for the leading the delivery, development and maintenance of the agreed program of engineering standards within the Department of Transport.

Key Accountabilities

  • Road Standards Program Delivery – Develops, agrees and delivers on the program for road engineering standards, on time and to quality, and with a high level of proficiency and expertise.
  • Standards Framework Maintenance – Maintained and delivered standards framework, demonstrably to the expectations of senior management and relevant stakeholders.
  • Enhanced Collaboration – There is greater consistency and efficiency between Engineering, Project Integration, Transport Assets and roads subject matter experts.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Critical thinking and Problem Solving (leading) - Considers a broad range of topics (beyond immediate area of work), works across government and at senior levels to develop and deliver sustainable solutions.
  • Project Delivery (Accomplished) – Translates strategies into programs or projects that enables achievement of outcomes require; Defines governance e.g. success measures, roles and responsibilities, progress monitoring) required to manage risks and maximise probability of success.
  • Stakeholder Management (Accomplished) – Identifies issues in common for one or more clients or stakeholders and uses them to build mutually beneficial partnerships; Identifies and responds to stakeholder's underlying needs; Uses understanding of the stakeholder's organisational context to ensure outcomes are achieved.

For complete list of Key Accountabilities and Key Selection Criteria for position, please refer to the attached 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.

How to apply:

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter. Applications close 11.59pm on Wednesday 06 July 2022

For a confidential discussion, please contact Evan Coulson, Senior Manager, Engineering Standards on 0459 889 760

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.


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