Executive Level Director Business Cases And Projects, National Faster Rail Agency

Australian Government Department Of Infrastructure And Regional Development

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Title: Director Business Cases and Projects, National Faster Rail Agency Classification(s): Executive Level 2 Employment Type: Ongoing/Non-ongoing, Full Time Salary: $127,724- $143,532plus superannuation Note: the National Faster Rail Agency is an executiveAgency in the Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications portfolio. Employment terms and conditionswill be matched to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport,Regional Development and Communications Enterprise Agreement Business Division: National Faster Rail Agency Branch / Section: Business Case and Projects Location: Canberra Security Clearance: Baseline Vetting Job Reference No: 37408 Contact Officer: Greg Whalenon 0419 617 367 Closing Date: 11.59pm AEDT Sunday, 5 December 2021 The agency supports workplace diversity and values the contribution of people from diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, people with cultural and linguistic diversity, and LGBTIQ people. The agency is committed to achieving gender equality and, in particular, supporting women's progression into senior leadership. A little bit about us The National Faster Rail Agency (NFRA) is the Australian Government's Executive Agency responsible for delivering a faster more efficient and reliable rail journey along strategic corridors that link our major capital cities and growing regional centres. The NFRA will explore opportunities for faster passenger rail links to promote the integrated development of Australia's cities and regions by enabling services that improve access to employment, education, services, affordable housing and lifestyle amenities. For further information on the Agency please see www.nfra.gov.au. The opportunity we have available The Director, Business Case and Projects is responsible for the provision of expert advice to support key business cases that will be considered in the context of the government's wider infrastructure priorities and future budgets. You will effectively collaborate with industry stakeholders, Commonwealth and State and Territory agencies, and other experts to assist your team in the conversion of technical advice into policy briefing and development. This role includes being involved in detailed business cases, conducting detailed project assessments, reviewing cost estimation, economic analysis, procurement options, financing and commercial considerations, major project implementation, and investment risk analysis, all to inform the provision of advice to the NFRA and Government. You will have a good understanding of business cases and be able to leverage the experience of others. Who are we looking for? This role presents an opportunity for an experienced, high-performing and enthusiastic self-starter to join an Agency with a skilled and experienced team and conduct high-profile work with a strong level of autonomy. We are seeking a candidate who has extensive experience in transport and infrastructure projects, project planning, rail and business cases; who is considered, people oriented, outcomes focussed, curious, can think outside the box to get results, accountable, has sound judgement and a proven ability to deliver in a high-pressure environment with a high workload and tight timeframes. We are encouraging applications from candidates that may either have relevant private sector and/ or government experience. To be successful in our complex and dynamic operating environment, you will also need the following skills and experience: Proven management and leadership capabilities to deliver in an outcomes focussed role; Knowledge and experience in transport planning, rail and infrastructure projects generally; Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills; Project management skills and experience; Demonstrated experience working with a range of stakeholders, making evidence based decisions using high level analytical and critical reasoning skills, and optimising results through effective planning and project management; The ability to apply good judgement to deliver timely results and follow through with priorities; The ability to adapt to change showing resilience and effectively managing ambiguity; The ability to make evidence-based decisions using your strong analytical, research and problem solving skills; The ability to self-manage and develop others including to foster a culture in which people thrive; and The ability to communicate with influence and work collegiately with stakeholders and colleagues. Preference will be given for qualifications and/or significant relevant experience in the areas of transport infrastructure, economics, and/or land use. Eligibility requirements Employment with the National Faster Rail Agency is subject to conditions prescribed within the Public Service Act 1999 including: Citizenship: To be eligible for employment with the Agency, applicants must be an Australian citizen. Only in exceptional circumstances will the Agency consider waiving this requirement. Health assessment: The preferred applicant may be required to undergo a medical examination conducted by the Agency's preferred medical provider. Security clearance: The successful candidate must be able to obtain and/or maintain a security clearance at Baseline Clearance Level. You must be willing to disclose all relevant and required information. More information on the security clearance vetting process is available on the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) website. How to apply Applications for this opportunity close at 11.59pm AEDT Sunday, 5 December 2021. In applying for this position, you are not required to address individual selection criteria. Rather, you should provide a statement of no more than two pages outlining your background, capabilities and experiences, and how these align with the advertised role. You should also provide a CV, to a maximum of two pages. The capabilities and behaviours required to be successful for this role are identified in the Who are we looking for' section. Your application should be received through the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications online recruitment system. Applications via Indeed will not be accepted. If you experience any issues with the system please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6271 1283 or via email to recruitment@infrastructure.gov.au to discuss an alternative way to submit your application.

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Date posted
28 Nov 2021
Expiring date
27 Jan 2022
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$210k ~ $227k
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Full Time
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Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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