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Design Delivery Manager

Organisation/Entity:  Sydney Trains
Job Category:  Engineering
Job Location: 

Auburn, NSW, AU, 2144

Job Ref No:  38786
Employment Type:  Fixed Term Full-Time
Salary Range:  $124057.0-$137940.0


About us


At Sydney Trains our vision is to keep Sydney moving by putting the customer at the centre of everything we do. We work at the heart of local communities and integrate cutting edge technology to deliver efficient rail services which exceed expectations and support a rapidly growing economy.


About The Team


ESI keeps Sydney moving by providing design and engineering services to Sydney Trains and the TfNSW cluster. ESI are also the technical leaders responsible for ensuring system safety and integrity. The team works collaboratively with stakeholders to provide technical expertise and assurance, acting as Sydney Trains’ interface with the Asset Standards Authority and hold Sydney Trains’ Authorised Engineering Organisation (AEO) accreditation.


The opportunity


We have an exciting opportunity for a Design Delivery Manager to be part of Engineering System Integrity team within Sydney Trains. This is a critical interface role responsible for project managing the end-to-end project design life cycle. The position must ensure that single or multi-discipline engineering projects are delivered in accordance with specification including time, cost and quality.


This position is a central point of contact in Engineering System Integrity, coordinating and interfacing with all internal and external stakeholders.


The role will be based in our Clyde Hub and is a temporary full time opportunity until 23rd May 2022 with flexible working arrangements available.


What you will be involved in:


Reporting to the Senior Design Delivery Manager, your key responsibilities are but not limited to:


  • Develop the Project Design Brief with specific attention to Design Scope, site specific conditions, project integration, risks to be addressed, interdisciplinary requirements and delivery strategy. Communicate with subject matter experts to ensure clarity of scope and ensure that the Brief reflects customer requirements.
  • Project cost control including preparing estimates, ensuring funding availability before commencing any activity or awarding contracts, tracking budget vs actual expenditure, and required reporting.
  • As necessary, ensure effective contract management including developing Project Order, managing tendering process (tender evaluation and award), stakeholder management, contract administration, contractor performance management.
  • Identify and manage timely provision of design inputs


About you


You will hold tertiary qualifications (degree) in engineering, project management or relevant experience.


Demonstrated experience in the rail environment will be highly desirable with exposure to managing multi-disciplinary engineering projects.


You will be result-oriented with a good understanding, knowledge and success in the areas of stakeholder, client and supplier relationship management coupled with demonstrated experience in contract management and contract administration.


High level of PC literacy, including MS Office suite and Primavera / MS Project.


Want to know more?


For more information on this position, view the position description here.


Salary and benefits


The salary for this position is RC6 ($127,559 - $141,442) per annum plus shift overtime, superannuation and leave loading.


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, please click here


We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options




Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!


How to apply


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.


Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday 24th October 2021


For any enquiries, please email Toni Muirhead at Toni.Muirhead@transport.nsw.gov.au


Apply today to register your interest!


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


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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