Project Interface Manager - Third Parties
Job Summary
Division Name:
Network & Infrastructure

Position No:

Closing Date:
2022-07-21 5:00 PM

East Perth

Job Type:
Permanent - Full Time

Level 7, SOA, $127,050 - $144,777 pa plus 10.5% superannuation (effective 1 July 2022)
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.  Rail transport is vital for our continued success and growth through our many projects including METRONET to meet the public’s needs and expectations.  Moving millions of people needs the skill and commitment of a talented workforce.

The Role

The Project Interface Manager (Third Parties) provides an interface to third party major construction projects, safeguards PTA assets and coordinates the monitoring of systems and resources for protection against third parties. The role works near to PTA assets and contributes to the overall performance, reliability and compliance of the PTA network.

Duties include:

  • Providing technical advice and recommendations to stakeholders in the planning and implementation of the third party major projects on and around PTA assets.
  • Ensuring third party projects deliver according to PTA standards, reporting back to discipline leads where there are concerns over practices.
  • Proactively investigating and reporting on issues and potential risks to asset condition.

There is currently one permanent position available for immediate filling.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur for up to 12 months.

About you

You will have substantial experience providing engineering expertise and knowledge (preferably in Civil Engineering) in the planning, design and commissioning of construction works in a complex, transport related operational and asset intensive environment similar to rail.

Your substantial management and leadership experience coupled with your well-developed communication and interpersonal skills will be critical in managing the performance of resources and overseeing the work of third party contractors. Your extensive consultancy experience will allow you to foster and maintain strategic relationships, critical to project success.  

You will possess an Engineering Degree (preferably Civil Engineering) that would satisfy the admission requirement for Professional membership of the Institution of Engineers Australia (IEA) and have achieved (or willingness to work towards) chartered status in the IEA.

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.

Further Information

Please refer to the attached Job Description Form (JDF) for full details about the position, including any special requirements relevant to appointment.

Please contact Mr. Igor Čolić, Manager Third Parties on (08) 9326 3335 for specific information about the role.

For more information about the PTA, please visit

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to provide the following:

  1. A current CV with two work related referees;
  1. A written application addressing Selection Criteria 1, 3, 4 and 5 from the JDF, in no more than three pages;
  1. A copy of your Engineering Degree (preferably Civil Engineering); and
  1. A completed Integrity and Qualification Consent Form (attached) as all PTA positions are subject to ongoing integrity screening.

When addressing the selection criteria, applicants are encouraged to use examples to support their claims.

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.



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).