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Senior Project Manager x2

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

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000

Job Ref No:  74583
Employment Type:  Fixed Term Full-Time
Salary Range:  An attractive remuneration package

About us


Sydney Metro is Australia's biggest public transport project and first fully-automated metro rail network, connecting customers and transforming the way Sydney travels. Our new generation of driverless trains are fast, safe and reliable, and link with Sydney's existing public transport network to provide seamless journeys. Our 46 state of the art, fully accessible metro stations and precincts are designed to meet the evolving needs of our customers and communities.

With the Northwest line already in operation and works well underway on the City & Southwest, West and Western Sydney Airport lines, Sydney will enjoy a fully operational Metro network by 2030.



About the team


The Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport (SMWSA) project team is responsible for delivering the city-shaping project that will become the transport spine for the Greater Western Sydney region.  


The new $11 billion railway will connect travellers from the new Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport to the rest of Sydney’s public transport system with a fast, safe and easy metro service. The project is a key commitment of the Western Sydney City Deal. Both the Australian and NSW governments have a shared objective of having SMWSA operational when the airport opens for passenger services. 


This exciting project is set to breathe new life into Western Sydney, fuelling growth for generations to come and connecting communities with the new airport, jobs and services, delivering better access to employment opportunities, health and education facilities and leisure activities across Greater Sydney.



The Opportunity


We now have multiple opportunities for experienced Senior Project Managers to join us in the SMWSA project team. These are fixed-term roles until March 2027.


As a key member of the senior leadership team, you will be responsible for managing the delivery of a key contract package of a key contract package within an integrated project team environment. As Senior Project Manager, you will be a key part of the team delivering this truly game changing transport project for Sydney by providing senior management and technical leadership in the delivery of infrastructure works.


Your role will commence in the delivery phase, managing and working in partnership with state and local government agencies, contractors and service providers. To support and monitor progress of detail designs, procurement and construction activities, you will adopt a collaborative and cooperative manner to ensure the timely and effective delivery of public infrastructure works to the required standards and in accordance with safe work methods and environmental practices.


 What you will be involved in:

  • Ensuring the works are delivered safely and de-risked through innovation and expertise in planning, design and delivery methodologies

  • Managing the processes for, and the monitoring and compliance with, the project and contract requirements and associated assurances, certification, interfaces and handovers

  • Tracking and controlling construction schedules and associated costs for achieving project completion within the budget and time allotted, and value for money outcomes when viewed on the basis of effective risk management, certainty of delivery and whole-of-life cost

  • Monitoring the effects and significances of, but not limited to, noise and vibration, air quality, traffic and transport, heritage, waste, water and energy management to minimise impacts on the environment

  • Planning and organising schedule of works to optimise safe and timely delivery, and minimise disruption, delay and inconvenience to customers and other affected public, road and public transport users, adjacent businesses, stakeholders, and the community.


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



About you


You are a seasoned project manager with an appropriate tertiary qualifications and solid experience, including a proven record of project delivery. You'll be a collabortive leader with experience in management and delivery of a key contract package within a complex interfacing-contract environment. 



Salary and Benefits


This is a Transport Senior Service Manager (1A) 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


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


Applications close:  11:59pm, Thursday 18th August 2022.  


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We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and are proud to be recognised as a FlexReady Certified employer for our flexible work policies, offerings and practices. 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.
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