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Program Delivery Manager


Location: Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Job Expectations

Build your career and Australia’s future.

Not many people can say they are working on building Australia’s future. With us you’ll be doing just that, leaving a legacy for all Australians. Plus, there’s equal employment, great training, and true flexible working arrangements.

The Program Delivery Manager is accountable for governing the build program with our industry partners in line with the relevant contract for demand driven works, including New Developments, Business Segment, Relocations, Held Orders, Augmentation & Serviceability.

This role is a key senior delivery role managing the program performance of our partners for both Design and Construction functions, actively lifting their capability to meet our customer’s expectations. Using key leading indicator metric dashboards plus data & analytics, the Program Delivery Manager will use their strategic capabilities to improve performance and customer outcomes.

A bit about your role

You will build develop and maintain a strategic high-performance relationship with our Delivery Partners (DP) and be accountable for maintaining a strong program delivery focus across the end-to-end design and construction project life cycle. You will proactively identify and implement improvement plans related to DP performance and capability across network design and construction.

This role will be heavily involved in managing relationships with external and internal groups focusing on delivering a positive customer experience. You will govern the delivery of an end-to-end serviceable network to required time, cost, quality and safety, including design, build and handover to Connect & Assure.

A bit about you

You have previous experience in delivering against plans within complex environments and have a background in project/program management with a demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders to achieve desired delivery and cost outcomes.

Your experience in an infrastructure construction or telecommunications environment, along with a strong understanding of the key technologies used by nbn will also see you succeed in this role.

Life at nbn

Please note that this role will be a Permanent and applications for this role will close at midnight Sunday, 27 November 2022

At nbn our people have a clear and shared purpose - empowering Australians to redefine the way they live, work and play into the future. As one of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australian history, you’ll be part of a team building a brighter future for the country.

In your personal career, you’ll benefit from technical training for professional development, leadership programs and access to the latest technology, as well as being led by a diverse executive team.

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace where everyone can feel valued, respected and have equal opportunity to thrive and succeed. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures - including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI+ community and people living with disability. We're happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – we encourage you to advise us at the time of the application via

We actively focus on our people having a fair go at reaching their career aspirations. We’re committed to equal opportunities for all employees. With initiatives like Women’s Leadership Programs, a commitment to equal pay, flexibility and market leading parental leave, we truly are paving the way for true equality in the workplace.

Continue the conversation

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

At nbn, health, safety and wellbeing will always be our highest priority and we are committed to protecting our employees, families, partner workforces, and the customers and communities we serve. nbn recognises that vaccinations against COVID-19 are critical and necessary for our future. As such certain workers are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a valid medical exemption is provided. For further information please refer to our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy.

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

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