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Director More Trains More Services

New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet - Sydney, NSW

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There are currently 2 jobs listed by Strategy, Portfolio and Investment Director More Trains More Services Organisation/Entity: Strategy, Portfolio and Investment Job Category:

  • Management | Director (M)
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 9736-34945434 Work Type: Full-Time Closing Date: 12/04/2021 - 11:59 PM

About us

Sydney Trains provides train services throughout the Sydney metropolitan area and was established in July 2013. Its vision is to keep Sydney moving by putting the customer at the centre of everything it does and delivering safe, reliable and clean rail services to the people of Sydney. The organisation is focused on providing sustainable, efficient and cost-effective services.

About the team

Network Growth Portfolio (NGP) coordinates and facilitates the work required by Sydney Trains in the introduction of new and altered infrastructure and fleet into the Sydney Trains and NSW Trains Networks.

Transport for NSW delivers the Network upgrades through programs of work. Sydney Trains supports the works enabling successful implementation of the programs and being business ready to operate and maintain the modified Network once the works are commissioned.

The opportunity

The Director is accountable for the end to end delivery of all the MTMS programs of work delivered by Sydney Trains as part of a larger Transport for NSW programs. The position provides overall coordination and facilitation the various MTMS program stages ensuring the business undertakes the allocated scope within agreed cost and time constraints.

The role ensures best practice processes are provided in the delivery of safe, successful and compliant programs on time, on budget, to specified scope and quality outcomes in line with the business readiness to operate and maintain a reliable and efficient passenger train services.

What you will do

  • Model good leadership, visible commitment and promotion of program to inspire direction and delivery, develop people, and drive change through whole program and project lifecycle.
  • Work with all Stakeholders to identify roles to support the delivery of the Program stages strategy including the IR strategy and consultation plans. In particular working closely with Workplace Relations, Communications, People and Change and technical specialists and engaging working groups.
  • Develop and coordinate the delivery of large scale multiple complex programs, building flexibility and commerciality into the program management and approach to ensure that the program can be clearly tracked for budget, schedule, resourcing, critical points of impact, cross over, sequencing and overall progress
  • Establish Customer and stakeholder strategy, integrate the needs and considerations from a client, customer, staff perspective with a sound knowledge and understanding of the project development to achieve timely and quality outcomes throughout the project phased in particular during procurement, design and delivery.
  • Identify and coordinate program interdependencies, risks, variations and issues for successful program delivery within cost, time, quality and agreed scope and meets requirements
  • Facilitate effective governance, develop operating plans and coordinate interface solutions including the facilitation of delivery and resolution of associated issues between the Transport Cluster program team and Sydney Trains and NSW Trains staff
  • Coordinate and facilitate the Operational Integration activities required for the Program.
  • Execute safety responsibilities, authorities and accountabilities consistent with Sydney Trains safety management system requirements.

About you

  • Team player, working as one team, strong people and communication skills, problem solver, practical and pragmatic
  • Resilient and ability to work in a complex matrix environment with multiple changes
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about what you do, strong stakeholder skills, you keep your finger on the pulse when negotiating with key stakeholders to agree change, implementation and adoption to the program.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in engineering, business management, built environment or demonstrated substantial industry experience in the delivery of major large-scale transport infrastructure related fields.
  • Qualification in Program Management, change management or equivalent practical experience.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Demonstrate resilience, determination, and an innate ability to think on your feet to adapt to and overcome the unexpected challenges that arise in large and ever-changing landscape of ours and operate in an industrially sensitive operational and matrix environment.
  • Put people at the centre of every decision you make, and draw satisfaction from the knowledge that you are making a real difference working on services that connect people and communities in NSW.

Want to know more?

Please click here to view a copy of the position description.

Salary and Benefits

This is a Transport Senior Service role (Level) offering an attractive remuneration package.

Sydney Trains offers its employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and work-life balance. Other benefits include:

  • Free travel on Government trains, buses and ferries
  • Flexible work practices

For more information on Employee Benefits at Transport please click here .

If you are ready to make a real difference in a forward thinking and dynamic work environment, we’d like to hear from you!

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

Describe your experience delivering complex and programs in a large scale and operational environments. How your skills and experience suit the role.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Great people come from all walks of life. At Transport for NSW, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call/text or email the contact person for this role.

Apply today to register your interest!

Find out more about Sydney Trains at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/sydneytrains/about-sydney-trains

Applications close: 11:59 12 April 2021

For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia. To be considered for these roles you must be 18 years of age. Applicants will need to complete merit based selection activities and will be subject to satisfactory medical, drug & alcohol and criminal record checks as part of the selection process. Please note that an eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list (where the vacancy is within 60 minutes travelling time). Transport for NSW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with a disability are encouraged to apply

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