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Senior Manager Systems Engineering

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

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000

Job Ref No:  42421
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  An attractive remuneration package

About us


Sydney Metro is a fully automated rapid transit system which offers a new generation of fast, safe and reliable train services. Sydney Metro also leads the development of vibrant station precincts to meet customer and community needs, transforming the way Sydney travels and helping shape the future of Australia’s largest city.



About the team


The Systems Engineering and Assurance team is responsible for Systems Engineering activities in line with ISO 15288 and TfNSW Asset Management Branch (previously the Asset Standards Authority) Systems Engineering Standard T MU AM 06006 ST to ensure value for money through consideration of whole system, whole-of-life issue by managing the complexity resulting from demanding requirements, multidisciplinary technology, design development and delivery, systems integration and uncertainty of the construction process.



The opportunity


We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Manager Systems Engineering to join Australia’s biggest public transport infrastructure program, reshaping transport solutions and making a genuine difference for the people of NSW.


The role will see you support the management of the systems engineering effort and a team of engineering specialists to ensure the SM program and associated projects meet Sydney Metro standards and specifications and all legislative requirements through the design and delivery lifecycles of the program. The role supports the implementation of assurance, audit tools and processes to monitor and report on performance of projects including the implementation of regular assurance plans.


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



About you


  • Extensive experience in a similar role within the rail industry
  • A proven track record of providing technical leadership across highly integrated rail and transport infrastructure projects
  • Able to act professionally and build trusting and respectful relationships
  • Systematic, process orientated and structured thinker with a strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility, able to cope with a rapidly changing environment
  • Understand opportunities and obligations of working in a complex organisation
  • You will be passionate about people development, ensuring that we have excellent engineers and leaders coming through the business.
  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering and membership of the Institution of Engineers Australia or equivalent relevant professional body



Salary and Benefits


This is a Transport Senior Service role offering an attractive remuneration package. For more information on Employee Benefits at Sydney Metro 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


Please submit your resume and answer all questions within the online application process.


Applications close: 11:59pm, Monday 3rd Janaury 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 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 Namrita Sandhu at NAMRITA.SANDHU@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.

Find out more about Sydney Metro at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/sydney-metro. ​

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