Project Manager (Congestion Management)
People need to get to work, home and everywhere in between and businesses rely on our roads. With a rich history dating back to 1926 and exciting future ahead, Main Roads Western Australia is the WA State Government agency responsible for managing the State's road network safely, connecting people and places. Main Roads is not just about roads. It’s about people.
Why we need you
This position, based in our world class Road Network Operations Centre in Victoria Avenue Perth, will see you become an integral part of an experienced project team where you will manage the delivery of complex projects contributing to the improvement of road journeys across the metropolitan area.
To be successful you will:
- Have experience managing finances, resources and contracts in a project/contract environment using established Project Management frameworks (e.g. Prince2)
- Have a strong ability to research, analyse and problem solve.
- Have experience and exposure to scoping, development, design, delivery and review of projects
- Have proven experience in developing positive, professional working relationships
About the Role
The Project Manager (Congestion Management) role is part of our Network Operations Directorate, which is responsible for real time management, operation and productivity of the Western Australian State road network and provision of traffic management services focussing on the safe movement of people and freight.
This is an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager with experience in delivering complex projects to join a dynamic and exciting team. This role is part of the Congestion Management team, which delivers high impact, low cost projects that contribute to improving road journeys across the Perth metropolitan area.
The role will be required to lead a variety of congestion improvement projects to successful completion from a range of disciplines including civil engineering (such as road widening, line marking), Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), control and data systems, roadside technology and people capability.
What We Offer
At Main Roads you can have a challenging, flexible and rewarding career that takes you exactly where you want to go with an organisation who supports a healthy work-life balance to help with what’s important to you.
In addition to rewarding work, the security of a permanent position, our competitive salary and 9.5% superannuation, some of the benefits to working with Main Roads include:
- Flexible working arrangements
- Attractive leave provisions
- Training and development opportunities
- Health and wellbeing focus
The road ahead starts with a single step
Please submit the following as part of your application:
- A comprehensive CV demonstrating your relevant skills and abilities
- A copy of required licences and qualifications listed in the Job Role Statement
- A statement outlining your substantial skill, knowledge and experience in the following three (3) criteria in no more than three (3) pages:
- Research, analysis and problem solving
- Project management relating to contemporary congestion management
- Knowledge of transport evaluation principles and practices
For questions about the role, contact Matthew Prindiville on (08) 9323 5844.
For any general enquires, contact John McKelvie on (08) 9323 6173 or email email@example.com.
Once you are ready, click the ‘apply’ button. Allow plenty of time to submit your application as late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace
As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce and in line with our commitment to improve diversity, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.
If you have any support or access needs that may require adjustments to allow you to fully participate in this selection process, please contact John Mckelvie on (08) 9323 6173 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All selection criteria listed in the Job Role Statement will be tested throughout the selection process.
You will need to complete a medical questionnaire and obtain a national police clearance to be appointed to this position.
Subject to business requirements and your suitability for this role, we may consider you for appointment to similar vacancies.
To help us find the best candidate we may undertake an executive search.
The position is open to Australian Citizens as well as those with the permanent right to work in Australia
As the role is based in Perth, you will need to consider the impact of ongoing and unpredictable COVID-19 travel disruptions if you are applying from outside Western Australia.
Alternatives to in person interviews will be considered where appropriate/if required.