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Project Development Manager

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

Parramatta, NSW, AU, 2150

Job Ref No:  31422
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $145203.0-$154934.0


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 Infrastructure and Place division is in the process of delivering an ambitious and once-in-a generation multi-billion program of public infrastructure works which will ease congestion, improve safety, create new places and connect communities for generations to come. We are dedicated and passionate team that is proud of the work we do and the supportive and flexible team culture we have built.

The Development Branch within the Infrastructure and Place division is responsible for the development of transport and place solutions that facilitate broader economic, social and environmental outcomes.



The opportunity


Due to the unprecedented scale of investment in the Transport for NSW Future Transport strategy we have a number exciting opportunity for Project Development Manager to join our Western Parklands Infrastructure Development team. 


Project Development Managers are a critical part of the development team. This role is a lead position within the team and is responsible for leading major project development through infrastructure design, project business cases and environmental approvals, helping Transport for NSW deliver on our customers’ needs.


What you will be involved in: Based in Parramatta, you will manage an interdisciplinary project team of specialist and support staff to develop projects for our customers on behalf of our client.


  • Deliver detailed project scoping and project development activities to ensure major infrastructure projects meet objectives.
  • Monitor design and other work quality completed by professional service contractors or internal service providers to ensure it meets agreed criteria, benefits and user requirements.
  • Manage an interdisciplinary project team including specialist and support staff. The role reporting lines vary depending on the nature of the projects and region/location of the role.
  • Ensure project resources are procured cost-effectively and outputs are implemented to agreed time, cost, quality and health & safety requirements and are consistent with operational and maintenance requirements.
  • Manage project environmental impact assessment preparation including Review of Environmental Factors (REF) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to ensure compliance with legislation
  • Develop and implement community engagement plans to ensure effective stakeholder consultation in project development phases.
  • Provide expert advice on major infrastructure development projects to ensure clients, stakeholders and staff understand project details and limitations


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



About you


You will have relevant tertiary qualifications or extensive experience in planning, engineering, project management or a related discipline. With a proven project management background in developing large multi-disciplinary, complex infrastructure road and bridge projects, whilst managing and leading multidisciplinary teams.



Essential requirements


  • Tertiary qualifications and extensive experience in planning, civil engineering, project management or related discipline.
  • Experience in managing complex infrastructure project development such as road, bridge and/or tunnel projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate environmental assessment delivery and assess road concept designs.
  • It is a prerequisite that applicants possess a current motor vehicle driver licence.
  • The successful applicant may be required to work outside normal working hours or to travel on occasion.



Salary and Benefits


The salary for this position is Grade USS 11 ($145,203 - $ 154,934) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading. 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!


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



Application closes: 11:59PM, Monday 1st November 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 Richard Pickford at RICHARD.PICKFORD@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.

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


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