Director Engineering Management (STS7)

Level Crossing Removal Project

Location: Melbourne, Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


About the role

Our Engineering and Program Services team are looking for a Director, Engineering Management, with particular skills in leading teams successfully and collaborating effectively across program wide, multi-disciplined engineering teams. This award-winning team are seeking a professional for this newly created role to assist the Director, Engineering by focusing on communications with the program alliances and improving the flow of information back and forth.

As the Director, Engineering Management you will be undertaking a crucial role, providing overall leadership, coordination, and management of engineering deliverables.

On a day-to-day basis, you will find yourself:

Engaging with high level engineering professionals in each of the five alliances, ensuring open and consistent communications between teams.

Challenging information when required and making decisions on an evidence-based basis.

Capturing, analysing and reporting of project metrics leading to a better understanding of current performance and the anticipated future state of the program of works.

This is a three (3) year fixed term position, paying a salary between $175,731 and $238,997 plus superannuation with hybrid working arrangement (a mix of office and home/remote based working). The office you will be working from is in the Melbourne CBD and you will also have the option to access flexible working arrangements if you need them – many LXRP employees work flexibly.

About you

You are someone that is passionate about your contribution and likes to own the role you perform. You will be comfortable thinking of the big picture whilst processing some of the detail. You will be able to assess integration and impacts and when to escalate problems and when not to. You might currently be a professional engineer (or willing to obtain this status) and be working in a senior engineering role in the engineering / construction sector. Or you may have transferrable skills and qualification that you think we should know about.

Let’s get technical – what attributes do we expect you to have?

  • Understanding of railway and roads, design and construction is highly regarded, especially in the context of a major multi-disciplinary program of works.
  • Experience of engaging at a strategic level with project stakeholders.
  • Capacity to identify technical issues and be able to undertake technical investigations and provide suitable recommendations and reports with appropriate resolutions.
  • Proven capability in the effective leadership of high performing teams in a program engineering / management capacity.

At LXRP we embrace diversity and inclusion. We actively strive to remove barriers and encourage applications from people of any age, or disability, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, culturally and linguistically diverse or LGBTIQA+. We will make adjustments to our recruitment process to ensure that you are able to participate to the best of your ability.

About LXRP

At LXRP we’re not only removing level crossings, but also removing barriers and creating a long-lasting legacy for our communities.

Inclusion is a priority for us, and we are committed to creating an employee community that reflects those in which we work. We value diverse representation at all levels of the organisation.

As leaders in the transport sector, we provide secure pathways into the industry for:

  • Women
  • People who identify as LGBTQIA+
  • People living with a disability
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Refugees or asylum seekers
  • People facing barriers to employment.

We offer and encourage flexible work and purchased leave arrangements for all employees to support wellbeing, family or carer commitments and other personal circumstances.

We also place great importance on professional development and growth through both formal training opportunities and lessons learnt.

Health, safety and wellbeing are at the heart of what we do. We aim to create a safe and healthy workplace for everyone, every day, everywhere.

What next?

To apply – just submit your CV. No need to submit a separate address of the key selection criteria, and no need for a cover letter.

Upon applying you will be asked to answer the following (assessed) questions:

  1. How do you ensure that you are holding yourself accountable for meeting your goals and responsibilities, and what steps do you take to evaluate your own performance and identify areas for improvement? (Max 200 words)
  2. What are the key principles or values that guide your leadership style, and how do you adapt your approach to meet the needs of different teams and situations? (Max 250 words)

After assessing your CV and answers to the above questions, the next steps will be a phone screen, followed by an interview that will include a short activity where you can showcase your skills and potential.

Please note: the successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which include national police checks and misconduct screening.

Need more information?

Click here for the Director, Engineering Management job description for further details on the role summary, accountabilities, capabilities and additional information.

For specifics about the role or the recruitment process entailed, or a confidential discussion around any special accommodations or adjustments to the recruitment process you may need in order to participate to the best of your ability, in the first instance, please contact Paul Stride, Senior Technical Recruitment Specialist on 0422 558 272 or connect with him on LinkedIn. Should Paul not be able to provide the assistance you require, he will refer your query to the Director, Engineering.

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