Chief Metropolitan Surface Transport
- Lead the metropolitan integrated transport network
- Help Victorians connect in their journey
- Be part of legacy reform in the State.
The Chief Metropolitan Surface Transport is responsible for every single journey made by all forms of surface transport in the metropolitan Melbourne area. This includes accountability for the largest tram network in the world as well as freeways, arterial roads and bus services. The role will articulate the transport narrative to the public and lead the strategic planning process of the metropolitan train services division.
Reporting to the Head of Transport Services, the successful candidate will lead the commercial, asset management and project delivery teams and provide high level authoritative advice on strategic and tactical strategies. A strong and visible leadership style is desired and the ability to create a culture of high performance in line with department values is required.
The successful candidate will have operated in a similar role within a large and complex transport, logistics or infrastructure environment and have an unparalleled ability to navigate the ever-changing public sector environment. Stakeholder management and the ability to influence and negotiate, with government as well as project delivery agencies, and transport operators, is key to success in this role. Commercial nous is highly valued and experience of managing high value contracts in demanding environments.
The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria’s transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria’s prosperity and liveability.
We’re focused on outcomes that deliver more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.
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To apply – please go to www.fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference DOTcms0919, addressing key selection criteria in your cover letter and resume to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.