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Senior Manager Portfolio Development

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Senior Executive
Job Location: 

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000

Job Ref No:  42849
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  An attractive remuneration package

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 Corporate Services


Commercial, Procurement and Transformation (CPT) provides strategic advice, planning, analysis and support to stakeholders across the Transport cluster. Through collaboration and innovation, we help set direction, define business strategies, solve complex challenges, and drive outcomes.

We have established a strong reputation as commercially-focused, trusted advisors who partner with stakeholders to drive excellence and ensure an economically, socially and people focused approach in procurement and transformation.

Our team of dedicated and committed professionals bring a systems-thinking approach to challenges and opportunities, drawing on adaptive and inclusive leadership and a high performance culture, to deliver real and lasting benefits to our organisation and the wider NSW community.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can realise your potential and add value in a dynamic, collaborative environment, we welcome you to Corporate Services



The opportunity


The role is responsible for partnering across the business to generate and gain visibility of the various transformation programs and projects occurring and in development. It is responsible for understanding the pipeline of transformation programs and projects through maintaining an

Effective interface with divisions and the various program and project leads and will provide clear visibility of the pipeline of transformation activities to relevant parties, including the various teams within the branch and division that will support and enable these activities. 


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



About you


  • Extensive experience in Portfolio Management at an Enterprise level
  • Experience in leading and managing transformation projects and programs in multidisciplinary entities, with a strong focus on planning and pipeline development.
  • Outstanding communicator who excels in relationship management
  • Tertiary qualifications relating to business management, portfolio/program/project management and/or demonstrated equivalent experience. 



Salary and Benefits


This role is a fantastic opportunity to be at the forefront of once-in-a-generation landmark projects which will leave an amazing legacy for years to come to the people of New South Wales. 


This is a Transport Senior Manager role offering an attractive remuneration package.


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!


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





Please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process to apply for this position.


Applications close: 11.59 PM, Sunday 5th 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 Lauren Ilieff at LAUREN.ILIEFF@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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