Executive Director Transport Assets – Department of Transport

Job Title: Executive Director Transport Assets – Department of Transport
Location: Melbourne C B D
Salary: To be discussed
Start Date: 2019-11-14
Reference: JO-1911-98509
Contact Name: Olivia O’Shea
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 14, 2019 13:06

Job Description

  • Accountable for whole of life asset management across the transport network
  • Integral member of the Network Planning leadership team
  • EO2 Salary Classification $214,883 - $343,938

About the Department of Transport
The Department of Transport (DoT) brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. DoT’s job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability.
DoT are focused on outcomes that deliver more choice, connections and confidence in Victoria’s travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes. (Find out more here:
About the Role
Reporting to the Deputy Secretary Network Planning, the Executive Director Transport Assets will understand and maximise the capacity of the existing network, plan for future needs and work towards creating a more integrated transport network that delivers better outcomes for all users. Leading a medium sized team with accountability for a whole of life asset management approach to the State’s transport network, you will promote a culture that drives innovation and is focused on maximising value for the organisation and community. Key deliverables will include the delivery of a whole-of-transport sustainable asset management strategy and asset plans, the development of a framework for DoT Asset Condition, Investment and Modelling Project, and ensuring investment in high risk transport assets to future-proof the network needs. The Transport Assets team is responsible for developing asset strategies across the network including the whole-of-government Transport Asset Strategy and plans for new assets and renewal, including investment prioritization.
About You
Critical to the success in this role will be the Executive Director, Transport Assets’ ability to  build strong links with other divisions within DoT including the Policy and Innovation, Transport Services, Investment and Technology and Network Integration divisions and with external customers including MTIA, other agencies and government departments. You bring extensive experience in leading an asset management function from a whole of life perspective in a large complex organisation. You have experience in developing business cases for asset maintenance investments and are well regarded for providing direction and advice to executive teams. You possess an engaging interpersonal style, the ability to build strong rapport and you are committed to enhancing relationships with the Senior Executives, Contractors and key government stakeholders.  
To Apply
To apply for this role, please email, quoting reference number JO-1911-98509 in the subject line of your email, applications will be closing by Sunday 1st December 2019. For a copy of the detailed position description, please email or for a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on (03) 9929 9589 or Melanie Pecanek on (03) 9929 9587 from Davidson Executive who are managing this recruitment on behalf of Department of Transport.
Please note
DoT is committed to building a culture where they say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, provide personal and professional development programs and support ways of working that help employees balance work and life. The department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including veterans, people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, have a disability, are from varied cultural backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTI. The department provides workplace adjustments for applicants with disabilities.