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About us

Sydney Metro is a fully automated rapid transit system which offers a new generation of fast, safe and reliable train services. Sydney Metro also leads the development of vibrant station precincts to meet customer and community needs, transforming the way Sydney travels and helping shape the future of Australia’s largest city.

About the team

The Operations, Customer and Place-making team ensures Sydney Metro is equipped to deliver integrated, reliable, customer focused and efficient services. We are also managing large scale place-making projects, designing and developing thriving precincts where community members can gather, connect, shop, work and play. We are proud of what we have achieved so far and excited for the full vision of Sydney Metro to come to life.

The Opportunity

We have a very unique opportunity for a Manager, Transport Planning to join our Customer and Place-making team on for a fixed term contract until the 31st of December 2023. Reporting directly into the Senior Manager Transport Planning, the primary purpose of the role is to assist in the provision of high level transport planning and advisory with a focus on sustainable transport, transport modelling and traffic engineering. Some of the things you’ll be involved in include the following:

  • Lead an experienced team that’s delivering a variety of transport planning projects.
  • Think at the big picture level; entertain wide-ranging possibilities in developing a vision for the future.
  • Monitor external sources and identify underlying trends: develop, maintain and use a variety of systems, processes and sources to gather information.
  • Deal with concepts and complexity comfortably; use analytical and conceptual skills to reason through problems
  • Generate new ideas; draw on a range of information sources to identify new ways of doing things
  • Manage projects to ensure they are completed on time and within budget meeting all deliverable requirements
  • Implement and comply with Sydney Metro’s Quality Management system
  • Collaborate with multi-discipline teams and work with an energetic and motivated team of professionals in a supportive and encouraging environment

Please click here to view a copy of the role description.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will be someone who thrives in a fast paced, highly complex environment. You will have a sound understanding of the workings of Government, as well as a proven track record of providing high level Transport Planning Advise. Attention to detail, initiative and a can do approach are essential. You act with a high level of integrity and discretion as you will be handling highly confidential and commercial - in - confidence information.

You possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as a part of a team.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for this position is Grade 9 ($135,898- $152,204) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading. For more information on Employee Benefits at Sydney Metro please click here.


Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.

Application Close: 11:59pm on Sunday 25th July 2021

?We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options.

For any enquiries, please email James Clark at

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