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Executive Branch Manager, Planning and Delivery

Job Title: Executive Branch Manager, Planning and Delivery
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-02-25
Reference: BH-28066
Contact Name: Tara Pospelyj
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 26, 2021 15:14

Job Description

Transport Canberra is seeking an experienced leader to lead the development of long-term strategies, plans, and policies, as well as delivering high-quality customer and community focussed engagement to continually improve the experience of ACT’s integrated public transport services.

The Executive Branch Manager Planning and Delivery will lead five teams responsible for the delivery of the program of initiatives which includes significant projects such as Next Generation Ticketing, Zero Emissions Transition, and planning for future stages of Light Rail. There are other projects in the pipeline that this position will also be responsible for. The Executive Branch Manager will manage a budget of over $200 million and will oversee around 30 permanent employees, as well as contractors and consultants.

This new position has been identified as a key leadership role in the Directorate and across ACT Government. The position requires a person with exceptional leadership and executive management skills including expertise in policy development, planning, delivery and providing advice to Government.

The successful candidate requires the ability to continue to build on the teams’ success, maintaining a positive team culture in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, and delivering outcomes for TCCS, the Government and the broader community. A leadership style that is collaborative and inclusive is essential.
The ideal candidate will be an energetic and enthusiastic leader, that has personal drive and integrity, likes working with people, is resilient and can deliver in a high-pressure environment, with excellent analytical skills, people skills and political astuteness.

Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $251,027 to $260,803 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $195,520.
Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance based contract for a period of up to five years. Prospective applicants should be aware that details of long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.

Candidate information:
Please click here to download a copy of the Position Description. For more information, please contact Kate Bromley or Andrew McEncroe at or call 02 9223 1855, reference #28066.

To apply:
Please submit an application of no more than two pages, as well as a current curriculum vitae and the name and contact details of two referees.

Closing date: 14 March 2021.