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Vacancy: Network Planning (Freight and Intermodal) Director

Published: 07/09/2017

Job Title

Network Planning (Freight and Intermodal) Director

Position Number



Level 8, $131,296.00 - $142,609.00 p.a. PSGOGA 2014


140 William Street, Perth, Western Australia

Close date

Thursday 21 September 2017

Working for the Department of Transport (DoT) gives you the opportunity to play a part in connecting the people of Western Australia. We are a progressive organisation.  We are leaders in providing safe, accessible, sustainable and efficient transport services and solutions that promote economic prosperity and enhance the lifestyles of all West Australians.

We’re looking for

 A strategic leader to direct our Network Planning (Freight and Intermodal) function.

Reporting to the Executive Director Integrated Transport Planning, you will provide leadership and strategic direction for integrated transport planning solutions of the State’s transport network, with a specific focus on planning and development of freight and intermodal networks in Perth and Regional WA.

You will be an outstanding communicator with extensive experience in transport strategy, network planning and implementation.  Qualifications in planning or an engineering discipline will be highly regarded.

This is a six (6) month fixed term contract opportunity, with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

We need someone who can

  • Direct and manage the delivery of strategic freight transport network plans
  • Provide high level advice and expertise on freight and intermodal networks
  • Build and maintain strong networks across the Transport Portfolio and with key state and local government stakeholders
  • Actively involve their team in setting realistic and challenging goals to achieve successful business outcomes
  • Empower, motivate and develop the diverse talents of their team 


You can expect

  • Exciting and challenging strategic projects that will shape the future of transport such as the planning associated with the Outer Harbour
  • Opportunities to collaborate across government agencies and with external stakeholders
  • The opportunity to fully utilise your expertise and develop your career within a dynamic and forward thinking organisation
  • A competitive salary, and 9.5% employer contributed superannuation and salary sacrifice options


How to apply

For further information and to apply, please refer to our job advert posted on the JobsWA website:


Contact Details

For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact Craig Wooldridge, A/Executive Director Integrated Transport Planning on (08) 6551 6082.


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