Senior Director - Commercial

$200,140 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 24 Jun, 2022
Full time Executive and Management Strategy and Planning Transportation Services

Job Description

Classification: Infrastructure Manager/Specialist 3
Salary: $200,140 plus superannuation
Position No: 57778
Directorate: Major Projects Canberra
Advertised (Gazettal date): 23 June 2022
Contact Officer: Ashley Cahif on Ashley.Cahif@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 1212

Details: Major Projects Canberra is responsible for the planning and delivery of light rail infrastructure for the people of Canberra. A dedicated light rail team within the directorate, led by the Light Rail Project Director, progresses light rail development activities on behalf of the ACT Government.

Light rail aims to facilitate public transport usage and help manage congestion caused by population growth along the project corridor and across Canberra more broadly. Integrating light rail with urban development activities will maximize the broader economic and social benefits of the ACT Government’s investment in light rail.

The Senior Director, Commercial, is one of the key senior roles within Light Rail project team. This person will be responsible to the Chief Projects Officer, Deputy Chief Projects Officer and Project Director for all aspects of the project’s commercial, legal, financial and procurement activities.

The role will require building and owning strategic relationships with advisers, suppliers and contractors through the procurement and delivery stages of the project. In addition, the Senior Director, Commercial will work collaboratively with multiple branches of the ACT Government and provide advice at the highest levels of government which may include Cabinet, Ministers, Directors-General, senior ACTPS executives and the Light Rail Project Board.

The Senior Director, Commercial will represent Major Projects Canberra and the ACT Government in significant and complex commercial negotiations, the evaluation of project submissions, Legislative Assembly hearings, industry briefings, the media, and other public forums. They will provide strategic, commercial and technical leadership within a dynamic, high profile and high-pressure working environment.

Attraction and Retention Incentive

Depending on the skills and experience of the candidate, the position may attract an Attraction and Retention Incentive (ARIn). The total combined salary package range is between $200,140 – $220,140 excluding superannuation.

This ARIn is reviewable under the terms of the ACTPS ARIn Policy. At the two year point a further comprehensive review may be undertaken in line with the duration of the Project providing the position continues to meet the eligibility criteria, including consideration of relevant market rates/and or changes to the operational requirements of the business unit.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply. As part of the ACTPS Engineering Workforce Plan, women are also encouraged to apply

Compliance Requirements / Qualifications

Mandatory:

Positions classified as Infrastructure Manager/Specialist require the occupant to hold recognised qualifications and/or experience in one or more of the following fields:

  • Engineering – a four year degree or higher qualification accredited by Engineers Australia or Professionals Australia for recognition as a Professional Engineer (including recognition of equivalent overseas Engineering qualifications) and a minimum of ten years relevant experience in Engineering; or
  • Architecture – a three year degree or higher qualification accredited by an Australian State or Territory Architecture authority for recognition as a Professional Architect (including recognition of equivalent overseas qualifications) and a minimum of ten years relevant experience in Architecture; or
  • Project Management – either:
    1. a Diploma in Project Management accredited by an Australian State or Territory tertiary education institution (or an equivalent overseas qualification that is eligible for reciprocal recognition in Australia) and a minimum of ten years relevant experience in Project Management; or
    2. certification by a professional body, such as the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), to the level of Certified Practicing Project Director (CPPD) or Certified Practicing Portfolio Executive (CPPE), in addition to a relevant Degree or higher qualification issued by an Australian State or Territory tertiary education institution (or an equivalent overseas qualification that is eligible for reciprocal recognition in Australia) and a minimum of ten years relevant experience in Project Management; or
    3. have a least 10 years relevant experience in Project Management.

Desirable

  • A degree or diploma in a relevant commercial, legal or technical field (a copy needs to be provided with your application) – or demonstrated relevant equivalent experience; and
  • Demonstrated relevant experience of managing significant projects.
  • Experience in delivering significant infrastructure projects in PPP or collaborative contracting environments; and
  • Experience in the delivery of transport projects.

Notes: Attraction and Retention Incentive

Depending on the skills and experience of the candidate, the position may attract an Attraction and Retention Incentive (ARIn). The total combined salary package range is between $200,140 – $220,140 excluding superannuation.

This ARIn is reviewable under the terms of the ACTPS ARIn Policy. At the two year point a further comprehensive review may be undertaken in line with the duration of the Project providing the position continues to meet the eligibility criteria, including consideration of relevant market rates/and or changes to the operational requirements of the business unit.

An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: If the above role sounds like you and you want to be part of a dynamic and dedicated team please submit no more than two pages addressing your suitability against the Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge as well as Behavioural capabilities, a current curriculum vitae and contact details of two referees.

Please provide copies of relevant degree and qualifications.

Job Closing Date

11 Jul, 2022