Senior Project Manager (VPS7)

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Up to 3 years

Organisation: North East Link Program

Salary: $173,134 - $235,465

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/28265

Reference: VG/28265

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: $173,134 - $235,465

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The North East Link Program will deliver the missing link in Melbourne's road network that will finally complete the Metropolitan Ring Road by connecting the M80 to the Eastern Freeway to improve outer north-south links for road freight movement and improve travel time and reliability. Drive successful project outcomes as a Senior Project Manager in the Delivery Freeways team.

  • Play a key role in supporting the delivery of Victoria's largest infrastructure project
  • Bring your management and leadership skills to enable growth and capability in your team
  • 3 years fixed term - $173,134 to $235,465 + super & benefits

About North East Link

North East Link is the biggest ever investment in Melbourne's north-east – changing the way people move around Melbourne.

Victoria's longest road tunnels will fix the missing link in our city's freeway network, take 15,000 trucks off local roads a day and slash travel times by up to 35 minutes. We'll also complete the Ring Road in Greensborough, overhaul the Eastern Freeway, build Melbourne's first dedicated busway and the North East Trail – more than 34km of walking and cycling paths.

About the Opportunity

Be part of a transformative infrastructure project for Victoria, with an exciting role in the North East Link Program's Delivery Freeways East Package of works.

As our Senior Project Manager, you will come on board to support the planning, procurement and delivery through an Alliance of the largest road project Victoria has seen!

As momentum for the project grows, the Senior Project Manager is pivotal in developing and overseeing project development, procurement, and delivery activities, assisting with strategic direction, and cultivating effective and collaborative stakeholder relationships. This role will provide high quality advice and lead the engineering and operational aspects relating to project design, development, procurement, delivery and commissioning within the designated specific scope, time, and budget. The role may also be embedded into an Alliance team to deliver the works in collaboration with industry partners.

Reporting to the Delivery Manager, you will play a vital role in directing and facilitating interactive tender workshops and contract discussions to decisively influence stakeholder groups, mitigate risks, and encourage information exchange to develop effective solutions that directly contribute to strategic business plans and objectives.

Travel and time spent at a future site office (Bulleen, Heidelberg or Watsonia) will be requirement of this position.

About You

In addition to your passion to improve the outcomes of a major infrastructure project, you will also be recognised by your:

  • Extensive experience in project management of major infrastructure projects, across a range of delivery models with a strong track record in achieving the delivery within the scheduled timeframes and budget
  • Detailed understanding and management of competing priorities, pressures, and opinions of all stakeholder groups within an Alliance setting
  • Exceptional communication skills that promote collaboration, business acumen that proactively identifies and responds to a wide range commercial complexity ideally during procurement stages of major Alliance contracts
  • Proven leadership, influence, and negotiation aptitude during complex project stages, ideally
  • Relevant qualification of an Engineering or Science related discipline is required, with proven track record of application within large, infrastructure projects including Alliances is favourable


Our commitment to creating a workplace that inspires you, engages you and grows you is strong – we want you to be a powerful contributor to this wonderfully diverse and dynamic organisation. Our offering continues to grow but here is what we already have in store for you:

  • Leave loading - 17.5% payment on top of your base salary when you take annual leave
  • Flexible work arrangements available (including ability to purchase additional leave)
  • Annual lump sum payments in recognition of the changing public service work environment in which we work
  • Incremental performance-based payments over the course of your career
  • Salary sacrifice of additional superannuation contributions and novated vehicle lease arrangements
  • Access to discounted public transport

How to Apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now! Applications must include a cover letter and resume. Please note it is not a requirement to respond to the Key Selection Criteria separately, but applicants should outline their relevant experience in their cover letter.

All interviews will be conducted virtually. For a confidential discussion contact Linda King on linda.king@northeastlink.vic.gov.au.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Wednesday, 17 August 2022.

Our advertisement is only intended for individuals interested in employment with NELP. Recruitment agencies need not contact.

We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our employees and in turn, encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability and others from under-represented backgrounds to apply.

Senior Project Manager (VPS7)

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Full time / Up to 3 years

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Linda King - Talent Acquisition Partner | linda.king@northeastlink.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Manager (VPS7)