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Project Development Manager

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

Wollongong, NSW, AU, 2500

Job Ref No:  29102
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $128887.0-$140851.0


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 the team


The Infrastructure and Place division is in the process of delivering a once-in-a generation multi-billion program of public infrastructure works which will ease congestion, improve safety, create new places and connect communities for generations to come. We are dedicated and passionate team that is proud of the work we do and the supportive and flexible team culture we have built.


The Development Branch within the Infrastructure and Place division is responsible for the development of transport and place solutions that facilitate broader economic, social and environmental outcomes.



The opportunity


Due to the unprecedented scale of investment in the Transport for NSW Future Transport strategy we have an exciting opportunity for a Project Development Manager to join our growing  Wollongong based Regional Infrastructure Development team working across southern regional NSW. You will be responsible for supporting the early development of road and bridge infrastructure projects through to completion of the concept design and environmental approval.


You will lead an interdisciplinary team of specialist and support staff to undertake and manage Development tasks such as:


  • Set and monitor procurement activities, including formulation of service briefs, tender and contract documentation, assessment and management
  • Contribute to delivery strategy and project business cases, leading and managing the implementation of project plans including scheduling of activities, key milestones, and deliverables within an agreed budget.
  • Manage consultant teams across a range of disciplines for the structure and master-planning phases of precinct renewal to achieve planning certainty in consultation with, or market testing of private sector schemes viability and the integrated transport solution.


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



About you


You will have relevant tertiary qualifications or extensive experience in planning, engineering, project management or a related discipline. With a proven project management background in developing large multi-disciplinary, complex infrastructure projects, whilst managing and leading multidisciplinary teams.


Essential requirements


  • Tertiary qualifications and experience in planning, civil engineering, project management or related discipline
  • Experience in managing the development of complex infrastructure projects
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate the delivery of environmental assessments and assess concept designs
  • The successful applicant may be required to work outside normal working hours or to travel on occasion


This is your opportunity to join a team that are helping unlock and improve numerous transport links between Sydney and the Illawarra Region, NSW South Coast and all the way down to the Victorian boarder. Greenfield and Brownfield projects that will support local communities, businesses and tourism by providing safer and more reliable journeys connections between towns and regional centres. Key projects under development include the Milton Ulladulla and Moruya bypass projects, Jervis Bay to Sussex Inlet Road upgrades and Picton Road to name just a few.



Salary and Benefits


Transport Service Grade USS 10 ($128,887 - $140,851 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.



Application closes: 11:59PM, Friday 29th October 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 Richard Pickford at RICHARD.PICKFORD@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.

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


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