Manager Timetable Assurance (Fixed term contract - 12 Months) (VPSG6.1)

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 30/03/2023 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $129,379 - $151,259

Occupation: Transport/Logistics

Reference: VG/80004807

Reference: VG/80004807

Occupation: Transport/Logistics

Salary Range: $129,379 - $151,259

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Transport and Planning oversees key planning, transport and land use policy decisions and management across the State. A life-cycle approach to planning, building, connecting and sustaining communities means our people can come together to; improve services, deliver sustainable projects, focus on customer engagement, streamline regulatory approval pathways, facilitate community consultation and better realise local economic opportunities for more liveable communities across Victoria. Transport Services is a group within the Department of Transport and Planning that operates to deliver transport services across all modes that provides a single user interface to the transport network.

About the Role

The Manager, Timetable Assurance is responsible for reviewing network Service Specifications for Performance & Contract Management Division and oversee Multi modal timetable development alignment of timetables, the meeting of coordination specification requirements, and delivery to schedule to support service changes. The manager will lead a team of analysts to coordinate service changes, support operational readiness and facilitate engagement with operators and other stakeholders on proposed service changes for input to final service specifications to facilitate well informed and quality service changes.


The ideal candidate will possess high level project management and communication/interpersonal skills where they can lead technical and non-technical team members to ensure key accountabilities are met within the programme plan. It will also be beneficial to have knowledge on key public transport issues, preferably in a government setting and with this knowledge providing strategic advice on these issues. The team is also seeking an individual who has the ability to inform and influence strategic planning in relation to network design, timetable coordination and interchange hubs.


Position Outcomes (day to day operations)


  • Management and leadership of the Timetable Assurance team to ensure day to day guidance and direction is provided and that opportunities for development and training are identified and provided. 
  • Oversee Multi modal timetable development alignment of timetables, the meeting of coordination specification requirements, and delivery to schedule to support multi modal changes
  • Monitor timetable development against budget allocation, inform proposed timetable exceptions to specification, brief line Manager on any issues and inform decisions on final design to ensure optimal outcomes
  • Continuous review and reporting of multi modal timetable development against programs to ensure alignment
  • Coordination of timetable development and reviews against specification and alignment with rail timetables for all bus network and timetable changes
  • Coordinate issues log and resolution process on timetable change issues to allow coordinated and controlled recording and response to change issues
  • Coordinate network audits to validate rollout of network change information to inform issues log, speedy rectification of issues, and quality and accurate information on the network.

Qualifications and Experience


  • A tertiary qualification or equivalent experience in Transport Planning, Project Management or a related field.


Cultural Values


At DTP, we are commited to building a safe,inclusive and high performance culture through shared actions and behaviours - aligned to our strategy and direction, that empowers our people to deliver on our goals in a constructive way.

To do this we engaged our people in a co-design process to create our own meaningful and fit-for- purpose values. Our Cultural Values are a true reflection of what values and behaviours our people told us matter to them in the workplace and within our strategy and unique mission. We are commited to living Our Cultural Values – and these are reflected in our internal processes and all people focused programs. As part of the VPS, we also uphold the VPS values, which are reflected in the VPS Code of Conduct.

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter.  Applications close 11.59pm on Thursday 30 March. For further information about the role please contact Gavin Vosti – Associate Director Network Service Change via gavin.vosti@transport.vic.gov.au or David O'Brien - Senior Manager  - Implementation via david.obrien@transport.vic.gov.au information pertaining to the role can be found within the attached Position Description.

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. To be considered up to date vaccinated, you must have been administered COVID-19 vaccines as determined by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI). DTP is requiring all staff to be Vaccinated and to have had Booster Vaccination (Triple vaccinated as a minimum).

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

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

Manager Timetable Assurance (Fixed term contract - 12 Months) (VPSG6.1)

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Gavin Vosti | gavin.vosti@transport.vic.gov.au

Manager Timetable Assurance (Fixed term contract - 12 Months) (VPSG6.1)