Rail Program Manager/ Senior PM

Job Title: Rail Program Manager/ Senior PM
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: $900-1000/day
Reference: 179946_1513573804
Contact Name: Vanessa Knispel
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2017 17:56

Job Description

About the Role
This organisation is looking for an experienced Program Manager / Senior Project Manager to work on the business case and delivery for possible new technology for the Rail part of the business.


  • Manage complex programs of work to deliver outcomes
  • Develop business case for new technology
  • Facilitate scoping and estimating for programs / projects.
  • Manage project team
  • Complete reviews and facilitate refinement of design prior to program kick off.
  • Develop project plans, schedules and resource plans
  • Provide accurate program/project reports on project cost, budgets, project status and performance
  • Track and report on program delivery
  • Certify, regulatory and organisational standards to facilitate compliance for all work.
  • Identify when change requests or variations are necessary
  • Manage Project Managers, as direct reports


  • Must be an experienced Program Manager / Senior Project Manager
  • Experienced in the Rail industry
  • Strong business case development skills for new technology
  • Understand rail and engineering concepts
  • Knowledge of safety and legislature
  • Ability to work with Vendor, Procurement and Governance
  • Need to be able to manage very senior stakeholders and their conflicting priorities
  • Significant experience managing and delivering multi-discipline projects and programs of works, in a engineering and operational environment
  • Strong project reporting skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and relationship skills
  • Commercial acumen and ability to lead negotiations, manage a contract and build a customer vendor relationship
  • Demonstrated experience in bringing together and leading a team to deliver successful project outcomes, including ability to coach and mentor team members.
  • Prefer Qualifications in Project Management or Engineering discipline

Please APPLY NOW to Vanessa Knispel with your full resume in Word format for consideration as this role closes soon

Only those located within Australia with work rights can be considered for this role

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