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Project Manager OR Senior Project Manager - Rolling Stock

Metro Trains Melbourne

Location: Docklands

Job Type: Full time


Metro is a multi-award-winning organisation, and we pride ourselves on our team of honest, high performing professionals who are talented, inclusive, safety focused and who are at the core of our success.
Rolling Stock are now seeking either a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager to support the delivery of the X’Trapolis 2.0 project.

Position Overview

Support the delivery the integration of the new X’Trapolis 2.0 fleet onto the Melbourne suburban train network including any associated network enabling works (Depot & Training Facilities. Ensure the X’Trapolis 2.0 program of works comply with Metro’s governance requirements and support the delivery of the enabling work packages to ensure delivery of scope on time and within budget.

Included in this is the development and maintenance of the project schedule as well as preparing regular project review documentation and present to project management.

This role is offered as a 23-month Max Term position based out of Metro Trains Docklands Head-office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the delivery of the program work streams and packages through the provision of high quality PMO support.
  • Ensure the new train program and child projects compliance with business & project governance structure
  • Maintain effective control of project budget and program schedule keeping all stakeholders informed.
  • Support the delivery of the program work streams and packages through the provision of high quality PMO support.
  • Liaise with DoT / client representatives to foster strong relationships and partnering.
  • Prepare regular project review documentation and present to project management.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in project management, engineering or equivalent
  • 10+ years’ experience in Engineering, Rail, Project Management and Rolling Stock
  • 2+ years leading and managing a large team, contractors and consultants
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement across multi - disciplinary organisations
  • Working knowledge of Metro, its operations and stakeholders


Click to submit your application by 5th February 2023 with shortlisting to commence upon application. If you don’t tick all the above boxes though, don't worry - we welcome all applicants whose values and career aspirations align with this exciting opportunity!

Our Commitment:

  • Attractive Remuneration: Excellent pay package with laptop and mobile phone
  • Career development support and opportunities to learn new skills within a multi-disciplinary environment
  • A collaborative team of passionate people who are dedicated to delivering projects that improve the safety and reliability of Melbourne’s rail network
  • MAX-Term Opportunity: Our ongoing involvement in the exciting pipeline of major rail projects
  • Benefits: Free Myki travel and other great corporate discounts
  • Work-Life Balance and Hybrid Working: While this role will be predominantly office based, MTM supports flexible working arrangements and has WFH options.

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This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the career you've developed to date and take it to the next level by making a tangible impact that matters.
Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please do note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.