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Project Manager

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Projects
Job Location: 

North Sydney, NSW, AU, 2060

Job Ref No:  40566
Employment Type:  Fixed Term Full-Time
Salary Range:  $130623.0-$142750.0

About us


Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail, road and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.



About the team


The $1.18 billion incentivised target cost contract has been awarded to CPB Contractors and Downer EDI Works in a joint venture for the Warringah Freeway Upgrade.  

Early works are already underway with the main work to start early next year. Construction is expected to take approximately five years to complete, subject to the detailed design and construction program.


The Warringah Freeway upgrade includes:


  • Upgrade 4km of the Warringah Freeway, between High Street at North Sydney and Willoughby Road at Naremburn, to reduce the amount of merging required, and improve safety and traffic flow.
  • Improve interchanges with Falcon Street at Cammeray and High Street at North Sydney, including a new northbound on ramp at High Street which will ease pressure on the existing ramp at Berry Street.
  • Connections to the future Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link.
  • Improved public transport links, with a continuous southbound bus lane from Miller Street to the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
  • Around 2.5 kilometres of new and upgraded cycleways and pedestrian paths, integrated with public transport networks, including the future Victoria Cross metro station at North Sydney



The opportunity


We are currently looking for a Project Manager to join us on the Warringah Freeway Upgrade Project to assist us in developing and delivering this infrastructure project to the agreed budget, timeframes, quality standards and scope objectives.


This is a fixed term opportunity till 31/12/2025.


Your responsibilities would include:

  • Providing efficient and effective project and contract management services, including controlling project budgets and reporting on project progress, ensuring they meet the agreed standards, timeframes, budget, and Government and the Transport Agency joint objectives.
  • Work within the project management framework and implement and use the range of project tools available to manage infrastructure contracts, technical specifications and provide specific technical/development/construction advice. Developing and executing functional project briefs, including the preparation of  designs and accurate documentation to support cost or resource estimates for approval.
  • Ensure that the infrastructure project delivery is compliant with the relevant environmental approvals and with any applicable legislation and policy requirements.
  • Developing and implementing community and stakeholder involvement plans to ensure stakeholders are engaged throughout the project and project deliverables are met.
  • Leading and overseeing the administration and delivery of professional service and construction contracts.
  • Providing high-level support in program reviews to ensure variations, claims, and extensions are managed in a timely manner.
  • Analyse project completion performance and feedback information for use in continuous improvement of project planning, development, management and delivery.


Please click here to view a copy of the role description.



About you


To be successful in these positions you will have successfully completed a four-year civil engineering degree from an Australian university or an equivalent overseas qualification acceptable for professional recognition within Australia. Possess a current and valid Australian motor vehicle driver license and willingness to work outside normal working hours on occasion. Possess a can do attitude and eager to learn from our experienced multi-disciplinary team.


You will also have demonstrated experience in managing major infrastructure or other complex projects, such as road, bridge, maritime and where applicable tunnel projects, with a strong knowledge of either project implementation, including contract management, or project development, including environmental planning and assessment processes; 


Strong project Management as well as construction management as well as project management experience working within infrastructure projects would be essential to succeed in these roles.



Salary and benefits 


The salary for this position is Engineering level 3 ($130,623- $142,750) plus superannuation, depending on the level of experience


For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.





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.


Please check the internal role eligibility requirements or policy for your agency before applying for internally advertised roles.



Applications close: 11.59pm, Wednesday 8th December 2021




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. ​

For any enquiries, please email Rohit Anand at ROHIT.ANAND@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU. ​

Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us.

Check out this useful video series that will help you stand out from other applicants and navigate the recruitment process at Transport. View here​. ​ ​

All Transport workers are required to have:

  • at least one dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine by 6 December 2021 and two doses by 7 February 2022; or
  • an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

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