E867


Deputy Director-General, Transport Canberra and Business Services
Full-time Executive

Closes: 03 April 2020

Classification: Executive Level 3.2
Salary: $361,128 - $375,818 depending on current superannuation arrangements
Position No: E867
Directorate: Transport Canberra and City Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 12 March 2020
Contact Officer: Rosemary Hardham on +613 8648 6552


Details: Become the leader of Transport Canberra overseeing the delivery of record levels of investment in public transport by the ACT Government reporting to the Director-General TCCS and to the Minister for Transport. Bring your extensive experience in transport operations, planning and delivery to bear on the challenge of a public-sector integrated transport network.

The ACT Government has set ambitious challenges to Transport Canberra to continue to deliver significant patronage growth while transitioning the entire transport fleet to zero emissions technology by 2040. As a ‘city-state’ with the combined roles of state government and city council the role will require you to span across federal and state government relationships, operating a whole of city bus and light rail network through to instantly seeing the changes that you make matter on the ground to the lives of every Canberran.

Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) is a diverse directorate delivering essential services each day to Canberrans including public transport, roads, waste and recycling, open spaces, libraries and broader business services.  Its vision is to make Canberra attractive, safe and easy to move around.

As a key member of the TCCS Executive Board, you will provide high level strategic and operational oversight and planning to advance ACT Transport Network.  This will require you to lead the ongoing integration of existing and emerging public transport services, drive and implement strategies to achieve improved services and work closely with Ministers, Ministerial offices and senior officials.

A values-based leader, you demonstrate commitment and passion for fostering a culture of innovation and influencing positive change initiatives. With significant strategic experience and understanding of transport, business operations and policy you bring proven ability to engage with stakeholders across government, community agencies and peak bodies. Success in this role will require strategic skills, judgement, resilience, and business acumen. Sound like you?

The ACT Government is committed to creating great workplaces with positive cultures that demonstrate respect, equity and diversity for all employees.

Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $361,128 to $375,818 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $293,809.

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.

How to Apply: For further information and to apply visit rosemaryhardham.com.au or contact Rosemary Hardham on +613  8648 6552.

Career interest categories:

Executive and Statutory Offices
Leaders and Senior Management
Transport, Traffic Control and Road Safety