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Senior Disaster Recovery Stimulus Manager

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

Wollongong, NSW, AU, 2500

Job Ref No:  64101
Employment Type:  Fixed Term Full-Time
Salary Range:  An attractive remuneration package

About us


Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and even active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.


We are a state government organisation made up of more than 28,000 people and we're in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia's history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions.


That means job opportunities in metropolitan and regional areas right across NSW – you have the chance to be part of creating a lasting legacy that will benefit generations to come.


  • Fixed term opportunity till June 2025
  • Location is flexible within the NSW Region South


The Division 

The Regional and Outer Metropolitan Division is focused on understanding the particular needs of regional communities across NSW and delivering customer-centred integrated transport services and infrastructure. In the Community and Place branch, we engage with customers, communities and stakeholders to ensure their needs are considered in the development and delivery of Transport’s plans, strategies, services and programs across NSW.


We do this by working with teams across Transport and sharing community and place insights.

This is to achieve our goal to improve access, quality of life, and sustainability and improve customer and community outcomes.


The Opportunity

Right now we have a fixed-term opportunity for a Senior Disaster Recovery and Stimulus Manager to join Community and Place Division. Based out of the South boundry, this role will provide strategic, operational and specialist support to management on the development, implementation and monitoring of work designed to deliver major disaster recovery and stimulus programs across Regional NSW whilst also delivering customer and community outcomes.


Leading and overseeing all aspects of program development and implantation across a portfolio in addition to preparing and assessing the financial scope and scheduling estimates for the various complex programs.


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


About you

In this critical role, you possess a wealth of program management experience paired with strong communication, analytical and people skills. problem-solving ability, you are well-versed in core program management competencies including scope management, budget management, stakeholder management, risk management, decision making.


You are a forward-thinking leader who thrives on creating structure and discipline. Persuasive by nature, you can articulate and gain trust through listening and openness. You understand the needs of your stakeholders and customers. You measure success in the impact of your programs and breadth of cross-functional contribution.


We have offices in Wollongong, Bega and Wagga Wagga. This role requires a commitment to travel to a large number of sites across the region due to the extent of damage experienced by councils.


Salary and Benefits

This role is a Transport Senior Service Manager (TSSM) with salary packages starting at $172K depending on experience.


For more information on the benefits of working with Transport for NSW, read our employee benefits guide



By 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.


Close date: Sunday 29 May 2022


For any enquiries, please reach out to Jackie Brillas on 0466 102 162

If you are an internal applicant, please check the internal role eligibility requirements or policy for your agency before applying for internally advertised roles.



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. 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. ​



We’re certified as a Family Inclusive Workplace

Our flexible work practices and policies for parental leave, employee and family wellbeing and family care enable us to provide genuine support for our people to thrive at work and at home.



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  • appropriate evidence of being fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine; or
  • an approved medical contraindication.

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