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Project Controls Coordinator

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

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000 Macquarie Park, NSW, AU, 2113

Job Ref No:  49202
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $138670.0-$155309.0

About us


Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and even active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.

We are a state government organisation made up of more than 28,000 people and we're in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia's history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions.

That means job opportunities in metropolitan and regional areas right across NSW – you have the chance to be part of creating a lasting legacy that will benefit generations to come.


The opportunity

Right now, we have numerous opportunities for project controls, scheduling and planning specialists to join Transport for NSW or Sydney Metro in 2022!
The Project Controls Coordinator or Planner will be responsible for providing management to project controls and reporting systems and/or maintaining schedules for a portfolio of projects. Depending on the role and project, this may cover different aspects such as resource management, financial management, cost control, planning and scheduling, as well as risk and assurance. We have numerous roles available ranging from permanent to fixed-term, depending on the requirements of the project/program.

Key accountabilities:

  • Support the implementation of TfNSW endorsed standards in the delivery of the practices to plan, monitor, and control project scope, costs, schedule, resource, risks and change management for the project, as required.

  • Provide input into development of strategies, processes and procedures relating to estimating, cost, schedule resource, change and risk management and reporting against predefined scope deliverables, as required.

  • Provide the project management team with integrated, accurate, and timely whole-of-project/program reports with analysis while providing strategies for mitigating variances relating to scheduling, resource and cost forecasting, as required.

  • Provide support to the Senior Manager, Project Controls or Director Project Controls in collaboration and engagement with stakeholders and staff to develop progress KPIs that are tracked and monitored, as well as prepare regular reports detailing project progress against plan, highlighting critical issues and monthly forecasts for project costs to complete against budgets and committed costs and cross-checking and validating data for anomalies, irregularities or inconsistencies, as required.

  • Provide input into the implementation and maintenance of an efficient and effective document management system, ensuring compliance across the project team.


About you

  • Demonstrated experience in a project controls management or project scheduling role.

  • Demonstrated qualitative and quantitative analytical skills, with the ability to assimilate information quickly and present findings in a concise and meaningful way.


Salary and benefits


The salary for this position is Transport Service Grade 9A ($138,670) – Grade 9E ($155,309) 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!

How to apply

To apply, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process. Your application will be saved in our Talent Pool, to which we will contact you should your application be shortlisted for any of the opportunities that arise.

Please submit your application by 11:59PM, Sunday 6 February 2022.


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. 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 Paul Cao at PAUL.CAO@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU. ​

We’re certified as a Family Inclusive Workplace

Our flexible work practices and policies for parental leave, employee and family wellbeing and family care enable us to provide genuine support for our people to thrive at work and at home.

Apply today to register your interest!

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

Take a look at our application tips video series for plenty of great information on navigating and acing the application and recruitment process here at Transport.

Our COVIDSafe Measures Policy

All Transport for NSW 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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