Manager Operational Policy

RMS Sydney

Job Type:Full Time
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  • Develop and manage complex policies and projects to improve the safe, sustainable and connected movement of road freight in NSW
  • Dynamic, innovative and highly collaborative team
  • On-going full-time position located in Parramatta

The opportunity

We are looking for a highly capable Manager Operational Policy to be a part of our Regional and Freight Division at Roads and Maritime Services.

Reporting to the Senior Manager Network Management, the primary focus of this role will be to lead and manage a team to develop, deliver and implement a portfolio of operational policy initiatives and projects related to Heavy Vehicle National Law that supports the movement of freight and other restricted access vehicles in NSW.

You will liaise with internal and external stakeholders to develop operational policies that are evidentiary based; meet the needs of stakeholders; and meet all obligations under State and National legislation and strategic policy. Your ability to develop positive, professional relationships and provide customer focused service will be critical when engaging with and influencing various stakeholders.

You are resilient and calm in the face of numerous changes and challenges of work pressure, a quick thinker and most importantly, a people’s person. If this sounds like you, then a fantastic role in a busy team and numerous career progression opportunities await you!

Please click here to view a copy of the position description.

About us

Roads and Maritime Services is one of Australia's leading public sector agencies, with more than 5,800 employees and an annual budget of $6.5 billion. As part of Transport for NSW we are responsible for implementing strategic and essential frontline services to the people of NSW who use roads, harbours and waterways.

We offer diverse and challenging career opportunities for professional and technical specialists, trades, and people interested in making a difference to transport operations and road safety in New South Wales.


When you join Roads and Maritime Services, you become part of a forward-thinking organisation that offers generous working conditions, flexible working options and a real commitment to developing your skills.

For more information on Employee Benefits, please click here.

The salary for this position is RMS USS 11 ($135,443 - $144,521), plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Essential requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or demonstrated relevant professional experience in public policy, public administration or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading the development, implementation and management of large scale operational policies and in delivering complex strategic policy programs.
  • Proven experience in the interpretation and application of legislation and the compliance framework in a transport portfolio.
  • Strong experience in managing and conducting research and analysis of information and data and clearly communicating the findings through effective negotiation of complex policy development and implementation in a national regulatory environment.
  • Highly developed understanding of restricted access vehicles and the needs of the road freight industry

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

a) The reason for your interest, and

b) How your skills and experience suit the role

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here or for more information on site Roads & Maritime please click on link provided.

For any enquiries, please contact Swathy Mohan on 0437 826 135

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 28th October 2018.

Key Application Responses

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

a) The reason for your interest, and

b) How your skills and experience suit the role