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Senior Project Officer

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

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000

Job Ref No:  46405
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $106086.0-$118816.0

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 Commercial, Procurement and Transformation


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 CPT.



The opportunity


Right now, we have multiple opportunities for experienced Senior Project Officer’s to join us in the Enterprise Transformation team.


Reporting to the Project Director, the primary purpose of the role is to perform project management and support activities to contribute to the development and delivery of a range of projects in line with established objectives.


  • Develop and execute Project Management plans including establishing appropriate Project Governance
  • Work with multiple work streams to clearly agree and document scope of delivery and work to drive execution in line with the agreed program of work
  • Work collaboratively and proactively to support the branch in its delivery of multiple high-priority initiatives


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



About you


You are an adaptable Senior Project Officer with demonstrated experience working proactively and collaboratively to support high-profile initiatives. You are able deal with ambiguity, changing business requirements, and you thrive working in values-driven teams.


You have proven ability in the achievement of tight deadlines. Ideally, you also have experience working in complex organisations or the Transport cluster, although this is not essential.



Salary and Benefits


The salary for this position is Grade 7A ($103,965.00) – 7E ($116, 441.00) 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.


Applications close: 11:59 PM, Wednesday 8th 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 Huy Huynh at HUY.HUYNH@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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