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Careers at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Working as “one team”, we have created an operational environment where our greatest resource – our people – will more effectively bring to bear their collective wealth of core skills and attributes to improve transport safety across the aviation, rail and marine transport sectors.

The ATSB's function is to improve safety and public confidence in the aviation, marine and rail modes of transport through excellence in:

  • independent investigation of transport accidents and other safety occurrences;
  • safety data recording, analysis and research; and
  • fostering safety awareness, knowledge and action.

Should you require further assistance in terms of submitting your application, please contact our Recruitment Officer on 02 6274 6687 or via email to: recruitment@atsb.gov.au


Current position vacant

Title:Director of Program Management
Classification:Executive Level 2
Position number:2018/04
Tenure:Non-ongoing (potential to become ongoing)
Salary:$116,767 - $143,512
Branch:Transport Safety
Security clearance:Baseline
Close date:29 April 2018
Contact officer:Nat Nagy on (02) 6274 6472

About the position

The Transport Safety Division is responsible for the conduct of all investigation activities within the ATSB. As the Director of Program Management you will work closely to support the Executive Director in the business operations of the division and will undertake a range of tasks including:

  • Support the Executive Director in improving the performance of the Transport Safety Division through the development and implementation of an evolving future operating model
  • Develop, implement and operate an integrated program managed approach to managing investigations
  • Develop the internal capability of the Transport Safety Division to apply contemporary project management approaches to the management of investigations
  • Develop and implement an investigation program performance measurement framework
  • Ensure an ongoing robust view of investigation program performance is available to the ATSB senior executive and commission
  • Coordination, prioritisation and resource allocation at the whole of division level, and work with managers to ensure their staff members are appropriately allocated to prioritised tasks
  • Support the Executive Director with issues management
  • Support the Executive Director with ensuring a clearly coordinated approach to stakeholder management and communications
  • Support the Executive Director in the management of all Transport Safety Division relevant risks.

The successful candidate will have broad experience in a range of program management, business process improvement and organisational change areas, including working with a highly technical or operational workforce. Candidates should enjoy working in a small agency and in a team environment.

Relevant project management qualifications (e.g. Prince2, MSP) or >10 years of program and project management experience is highly desirable.

Application kit: (including position description and selection criteria)

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Applicant coversheet: (Attachment A)

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Last update 09 February 2018