Deputy Director, Project Controls - Stations

Job posted: 05/07/2024
Applications close: 04/08/2024 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full Time - Fixed Term

Organisation: Suburban Rail Loop Authority

Salary: $279,239 - $401,017

Occupation: Accounting

Reference: 4864

Reference: 4864

Occupation: Accounting

Salary Range: $279,239 - $401,017

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) is an integrated transport infrastructure and precincts planning project that will deliver a 90km rail line linking every major train service from the Frankston Line to the Werribee Line via Melbourne Airport, as well as investment in the suburbs, better connecting Victorians to jobs, retail, education, health services and each other. Suburban Rail Loop Authority (SRLA) is the statutory body established to plan all elements of the project, procure builders, develop structure planning for SRL Precincts and oversee construction and the other changes that will help transform Melbourne and Victoria.

SRL is more than a rail project. It's a once-in-a-generation opportunity to plan for and prepare our city and state to meet the needs of future Victorians, and we can't do it alone. We are on the lookout for people with drive, expertise, fresh ideas and new perspectives to deliver Victoria's biggest ever infrastructure project. You will be part of history in the making, and while we're at it, we will be shaping your future too.


About the opportunity

Reporting to the Director, Project Controls, you will play a pivotal role in:

  • Leading and managing the Project Controls function across multiple Work Packages, ensuring successful delivery within the specified scope, time and budget through effective direction of planning and scheduling, cost planning, cost control and risk management functions.

  • Providing authoritative and timely strategic advice and response to the Package Directors, Project Controls Director, Executive General Managers, Chief Executive Officer and other senior stakeholders in government, on project cost, risk, schedule and change management including highly sensitive issues.

  • Leading and supporting the project team in establishing and maintaining effective project control systems and procedures, incorporating project control requirements into tender documentation, conducting detailed reviews of tender and contractor schedules, costs and risks to make informed recommendations using best practice techniques throughout the project.

  • Overseeing and implementing the Change Management procedure, ensuring all changes comply with Suburban Rail Loop Authority governance and Work Package requirements efficiently and promptly to achieve value for money and optimal project outcomes.

  • Providing accurate and timely reporting to meet the needs of the delivery team and consolidate into the wider Suburban Rail Loop Authority program reports, advising senior management on matters arising and recommending improvements and mitigating actions.

This is a 5-year fixed term, full-time role. You will work in a hybrid work model with access to a range of flexible working arrangements.

For more information, please refer to the position description.


About you

  • Extensive experience in the Project Controls domain, working on large-scale civil infrastructure projects in senior roles

  • Proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills, with a proven ability to foster and manage effective relationships across all organisational levels, including engaging with senior leadership on complex issues

  • Exceptional analytical skills to comprehend and solve complex, technical issues, offering clear, authoritative and effective advice to senior decision makers

  • Ability to lead multidisciplinary teams with a track record of success in people management

  • Strong organisational skills with the capability to navigate tight and often conflicting deadlines

  • Expertise in integrating project reporting processes, encompassing the aggregation of all inputs to fulfill external and internal monthly reporting requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Project Management or a relevant discipline

  • Expertise and/or experience using project controls systems, namely EcoSys™ (Hexagon), Power BI and Oracle software including Primavera P6 (desirable)


Why join us

  • Generous leave entitlements

  • An emphasis on work-life balance

  • High-performing team environment

  • Equal opportunity employer

  • Personal and professional development opportunities

  • Committed to safety and wellbeing

  • Training and development opportunities

Our People Strategy and Gender Equality Action Plan are designed to enhance diversity in our workplace through targeted attraction strategies. If you have any questions related to recruitment, please feel free to reach out to the recruitment adviser or hiring manager mentioned in the position description.

For individuals with disabilities requiring adjustments during the recruitment process, our Inclusion team is here to provide support. The inclusion mailbox (inclusion@srla.vic.gov.au) is specifically for those seeking further information about targeted recruitment strategies and for individuals with disabilities requiring adjustments. Please contact us, and we will ensure your needs are met during the application and recruitment process.

SRLA is committed to providing a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and partners consistent with its obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act). To support this, SRLA recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated.


How to apply

Please click Apply Now to submit your application online. Please include a resume and a one-page cover letter. We want to know why you want to work for the Suburban Rail Loop Authority, why you are interested in the role, and taking into account the key selection criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

Please note that appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment screening check.

Applications close Australian Eastern Standard Time 11:59pm Sunday 4 August 2024

Deputy Director, Project Controls - Stations

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amy.meng@srla.vic.gov.au - Amy Meng Talent Acquisition Project Lead - 03 8301 0511

Deputy Director, Project Controls - Stations