Senior Manager Operations Planning

Last updated 9 days ago
Job Type:Full Time


About us

Sydney Metro is a fully automated rapid transit system which offers a new generation of fast, safe and reliable train services. Sydney Metro also leads the development of vibrant station precincts to meet customer and community needs, transforming the way Sydney travels and helping shape the future of Australia’s largest city.

About the team

The Operations Planning team sits within the Customer and Service Planning branch of the Operations Customer & Place-making division of Sydney Metro. Working within Sydney Metro’s matrix structure the team of operations and maintenance specialists support the development, delivery and implementation of Sydney Metro projects.

The opportunity

We have an opportunity for Senior Manager Operations Planning to join Australia’s biggest public transport infrastructure program, reshaping transport solutions and making a genuine difference for the people of NSW.
The role will see you manage the provision of subject matter expert advice in relation to rail service specification and operations planning for Sydney Metro. The role supports the Associated Director Operations Planning as an advocate for overall metro operating outcomes.

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About you

  • Ability to undertake and assist with options identification and assessment in relation to rail service specification and operations planning to drive value for money decisions
  • As an experienced team leader, you will be adept in understanding and dealing with technical and relationship challenges. Finding solutions and leading resolution.
  • Using proven communication and stakeholder management skills you will be developing trusted and productive internal and external business relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience in rail/metro service specification and/or operations planning
  • The role requires tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or relevant professional experience and demonstrated professional self-development.

Salary and Benefits

This is a Transport Senior Service role offering an attractive remuneration package.

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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!

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.

Applications close: 11:59pm, Monday 8th March 2021

The way we work is evolving, and we want to enable our people to work in ways that work for them. We’re moving from predominantly office-based work to a more flexible approach that supports working from different locations, including regionally. If you’re interested in working from a location not listed in the job ad, please get in touch with the Talent Specialist to discuss what’s possible.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Great people come from all walks of life. At Transport for NSW, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call/text or email the contact person for this role.

For any enquiries, please email Namrita Sandhu at NAMRITA.SANDHU@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU .

Apply today to register your interest!

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