Design Manager (VPSG6)

Job posted: 24/06/2021
Applications close: 29/07/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Major Road Projects Victoria

Salary: $124,033 - $165,983

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/040129

Reference: VG/040129

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,983

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

In this role you will be providing coordination and oversight of the design activities across multiple road related projects.

About MRPV

Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV) was established to deliver a multi-billion-dollar pipeline of key road projects across Victoria, including new roads, road widenings, new bridges and major freeway upgrades. MRPV manages complex and strategically important road projects from business case development through to completion connecting local communities and supporting Victoria's growing economy.

The Role

Reporting to the Engineer Manager, you will be providing coordination and oversight of the design activities across multiple road related projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with MRPV's Delivery team, work with the nominated Contractor and its Design Consultants to develop cost effective design solutions, which provide time and cost certainty and can be delivered with minimal impact on stakeholders, traffic and the community. 
  • Ensure the Contractors produce designs which meet the State's scope and specification requirements and can be easily accepted and maintained by the Department of Transport (DOT) at completion.
  • Provide technical advice on road and civil infrastructure solutions to Contractors on design options and issues that will achieve acceptable outcomes for MRPV.
  • Engage with MRPV's Technical Advisor for support in development of design solutions, and actively manage their deliverables and outputs to ensure tasks are completed to the desired quality, timeline and budget.
  • Coordinate and liaise with DOT to facilitate project scope requirements, technical departures, and successful project handover.
  • Provide high level technical advice to MRPV's project delivery team on complex engineering issues, related to road design, civil structures, drainage, pavements and other civil infrastructure disciplines, including the identification and management of technical risks.
  • Support MRPV's Delivery team and Contractors in management and resolution of technical risks related to key stakeholders and third parties, including other government agencies, utility providers, and local councils.

About you

  • Proven and sound interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to negotiate effectively, resolve complex design issues and build strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong technical expertise in road design and design management/coordination.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, functional design and design delivery of major civil infrastructure projects (ideally locally). 
  • A solid technical background, with demonstrated understanding of design and engineering issues through all phases of the project lifecycle.
  • Ability to anticipate the broader potential outcomes/consequences of design engineering on projects and implement immediate mitigating strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of co-ordination and management skills to resolve design and engineering issues with stakeholders, such as: MTIA, DoT, government agencies, design consultants, contractors or utilities authorities.
  • Tertiary qualification (Bachelor's Degree) in an Engineering or Science related discipline is mandatory.



MRPV believes in promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace and encourage people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.

To find out more about MRPV please visit https://roadprojects.vic.gov.au/. 

Applications close midnight, Thursday 29 July, 2021

Design Manager (VPSG6)

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Jeff Glew | jeff.glew@roadprojects.vic.gov.au

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Design Manager (VPSG6)