Director Metro Central - VicRoads

Job Title: Director Metro Central - VicRoads
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $175000 - $230000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-05
Reference: JO-1902-93348
Contact Name: Georgie Minas
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 05, 2019 16:21

Job Description

  • Be part of a state-wide integrated transport network
  • Contribute to the future of Victoria’s liveability
  • EO3 Salary Classification ( $178,500, $231,439)
Victoria has embarked on a once in a generation transformation of Victoria’s roads to sustain growth in our population and economy, to meet the aspirations of Victorians for an integrated transport network. With a million more people set to call Victoria home in the next 10 years, the work of VicRoads in meeting the demands of population growth and successfully connecting communities will be vital to ensuring the liveability of Victoria. Roads touch everyone’s lives, every day. They are vital to the movement of freight that helps Victoria’s economy thrive. They play a key role in jobs growth, productivity, economic development and community connectedness.
Metropolitan Operations is a new division of VicRoads that delivers services to Victoria’s Metropolitan areas and provides for a better planned, maintained and integrated road and transport network. Metropolitan Operations will focus on addressing urban congestion, engaging with community and stakeholders to understand their needs and operating, maintaining and improving the metropolitan road network as part of an integrated transport network.
Reporting to the Chief Metropolitan Roads Officer, the Director Metro Central will be critical to the creation and implementation of the Metropolitan Operations division and deliver on its transformational agenda for Victoria’s Metropolitan transport network. Leading engagement with key stakeholders, the role will ensure the delivery of road improvements, maintenance work and road safety projects, improve the road network and connect people as part of an integrated transport system. Providing strategic leadership the role will ensure the diverse workforce is empowered to deliver on the significant program of work whilst minimising disruption to the community.
To be considered for this role, you bring proven experience leading and directing the development and delivery of strategies, programs, projects and initiatives to deliver improved benefit to the community. You have led diverse teams across 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. You possess an engaging interpersonal style, the ability to build strong rapport and a commitment to enhancing relationships with the community to understand and advocate for their needs to government and other key stakeholders.
To apply for this role, please go to who are managing the recruitment of this opportunity on behalf of VicRoads. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on (03) 9929 9589 or 0455 118 868 or Sandra Kerr on (03) 9929 9528 or 0412 503 099. For a detailed position description, please email