Regional Director North Eastern - Regional Roads Victoria

Job Title: Regional Director North Eastern - Regional Roads Victoria
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-01-11
Reference: JO-1901-92818
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2019 14:07

Job Description

  • Seeking Inspirational and Transformative leader with a desire to make a difference
  • Ensure regional Victoria is supported economically, connected and livable
  • Benalla based - EO3 Salary Classification ( $178,500, $231,439)

Roads are the lifeblood of our regional communities; they connect people to their places of work, schools, shops and businesses, friends and family. For many country Victorians, their way of life, health and livelihood relies on roads that work. We know that Victoria’s regional roads need work, and that’s why Regional Roads Victoria (RRV) has been created. RRV is a new division of VicRoads focused on providing safer and better roads that support regional communities’ growth and prosperity now and in the future. With a $941m investment, more than 1,500kms of road will be rebuilt, and resurfaced. In addition to delivering a major maintenance package, RRV will drive improvements in safety, support tourism and freight, and focus on future planning and economic prosperity.
RRV is focused both on engaging with regional communities and industries so we can better understand and prioritise their needs, and turning their concerns into actions and delivery of road works. RRV works with regional Victorian communities and stakeholders every step of the way, to plan, maintain and advocate for the regional road network. 
Regional Director North Eastern (Benalla based)  
RRV manages the roads across its 5 regions; Eastern Victoria, North Eastern Victoria, Northern Victoria, South Western Victoria & Western Victoria. We are seeking applications for a Regional Director North Eastern Victoria to join the newly formed RRV leadership team reporting to the Chief Regional Roads Officer.
The Regional Director will lead, engage and harness the talent of a regional workforce that is trusted to understand and advocate for our customers to deliver high quality & safe transport options which are vital for social and economic inclusion and prosperity, environmental sustainability and the integration of transport and land use. Providing strategic leadership the role will ensure the workforce is empowered to deliver on the significant program of work whilst also delivering its transformational agenda for regional Victoria. Working closely with key stakeholders, the role will oversee the delivery road improvements, maintenance work, road safety projects and planning for the future needs of the region to further improve the regional arterial road network in North Eastern Victoria.
To be considered for this role, you bring proven experience leading project delivery teams and the ability to enhance culture, performance and collaboration to deliver improved benefit to the Victorian community. You bring significant expertise in all aspects of the design, development and delivery of a range of projects and have a thorough understanding of procurement, financial management, contracts and the relationship between planning, design, construction and operations of long life assets. You possess an engaging interpersonal style, the ability to build strong rapport and a commitment to enhancing relationships with the community, government and other key stakeholders.
To apply for this role, please go to who are managing the recruitment process on behalf of VicRoads. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on (03) 9929 9589 or 0455 118 868. For a detailed position description, please email