Project Manager/Senior Project Manager
Job Summary
Division Name:
Network & Infrastructure

Position No:
Pool Ref 35792

Closing Date:
2021-07-08 5:00 PM

East Perth

Job Type:
Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Full Time

Level 5 or 6, SOA, $93,234 - $127,612 pa plus 9.5% superannuation
About the Job

The Public Transport Authority’s (PTA) vision is to be recognised as a leader in providing world-class public transport services and solutions.  As a fast growing economy, Western Australia’s public transport system is recognised as the best in Australia and is one of the most efficient, clean and safe networks in the world.  Efficient public transport is vital for the continued growth of the Western Australian economy and with investment in expansion of the urban rail network continuing via programs such as METRONET, the PTA needs the skill and commitment of a talented workforce.

The Role

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly skilled Project Manager or Senior Project Manager to immediately join our team in the Program and Projects Branch (P&P) and drive the strategic progression of our program of 100+ active projects across the organisation in the Business Transformation and Technology space. 

To be considered for this role, you will be expected to have demonstrated experience in leading and delivering projects relating specifically to ICT and business transformation.  Furthermore you will need to have proven ability to motivate and empower project team members to accomplish strategic goals and also be able to create an environment that promotes and can sustain change.

To be appointed as a Senior Project Manager you will have significant experience managing medium to highly complex, multi-disciplined projects. You will also have qualifications in project management or equivalent experience to meet the requirements of Professional Membership of the Australian Institute of Project Management

There is currently one permanent position available for filling.


Suitable applicants will be placed into a pool for 12 months from which fixed term or permanent appointments may be made at the level commensurate with the level of competency.

Further Information

For further information on this position, please refer to the attached Job Description Form (JDF). You can also gain more detailed information on the role and responsibilities by contacting Ms Jemma Gifford, Program Manager, Business Transformation and Tech on (08) 9326 3325.

For more information on the PTA please refer to the Job Application Package or visit

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to provide the following:

  1. A current CV with two work related referees;
  2. A covering letter outlining your relevant skills, abilities and suitability for the position as per the JDF in no more than two (2) pages; and
  3. A completed Integrity and Qualification Consent Form (attached) as all PTA positions are subject to ongoing integrity screening.

Applicants are requested to apply online using the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the top/bottom of the screen.  Please note the closing date and time, as no emailed, late or pro forma applications will be accepted.

The PTA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.


About the PTA
The Public Transport Authority of Western Australia (PTA) is responsible for the operation of all bus, train and ferry public transport services in the greater metropolitan area under the Transperth brand. It also operates public transport services in regional centres, operates road coach and rail passenger services to regional area under the Transwa brand, and administers School Bus Services (SBS).