Manager Safety (vpsg6)

West Gate Tunnel Authority

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 1/12/2019

The West Gate Tunnel Authority (WGTA) is responsible for the management of the West Gate Tunnel Project on behalf of the Victorian Government. Contracts to build the project were signed in December 2017 and WGTA is working in a Public Private Partnership with Transurban. The West Gate Tunnel will provide a much-needed alternative to the West Gate Bridge. It will reduce travel time, improve freight access to the Port of Melbourne and remove thousands of trucks from local streets. In addition, it will create around 6000 jobs and deliver an approximate $11 billion boost to Victoria's economy. The WGTA was established in June 2016 as an Administrative Office within the Department of Transport (DET).

Construction is underway on the West Gate Tunnel Project and the project is due to open to motorists in 2022. For further information on this exciting project visit:

About the role

  • City Shaping Major Transport project
  • Be part of a high peforming team

The West Gate Tunnel Authority (WGTA) has an opportunity for an experienced Manager Safety to join the Safety team on the West Gate Tunnel Project.

The Manager Safety facilitates the implementation of the health and safety management programs and strategy at WGTA. The Manager Safety will work closely with executive staff, other senior managers and relevant stakeholders to facilitate the implementation of the desired systems, frameworks and certifications.

The successful candidate will manage health and safety within the organisation and provide coaching and mentoring to assist the Executive in the development and management of health and safety programs.

How to apply

Applications including a cover letter and resume are to be submitted online by visiting Individual responses to the Key Selection Criteria are not required. Your cover letter should include a summary taking into account the KSC as a whole and why you are interested in the role. All documents should be attached as a Microsoft Office Word document.

The WGTA is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The WGTA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The WGTA offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Andrew Foster, Deputy Director People and Performance on 03 9938 0523.

Applications close 11.59pm – 15 January 2019

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