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Graduate Project Manager

Apply now Job no: 494593
Work type: Full time
Location: CBD
Categories: Infrastructure Management

About this job
Keolis Downer is the proud operator of Yarra Trams, the oldest and largest light rail network in the world. Since 2009, Keolis Downer has significantly invested in Melbourne’s tram network and community. In September last year, the Victorian Government has awarded Keolis Downer the contract to run Yarra Trams until at least 2024. This is an exciting time for the team at Yarra Trams as we deliver our new franchise term.

In the next six years we will continue to bring our international expertise to Melbourne to ensure we continue to deliver even better, safer, more reliable passenger services and performance, while increasing the value of the tram network for Melburnians and the thousands of visitors to our city every day.

To deliver on these exciting new challenges, Yarra Trams requires the services of a Graduate Project Manager to ensure a ‘value for money’ outcome is delivered to maximise efficiency within the agreed budget, scope and timeframe including Legislative Standards to enhance the assets and increase operational efficiency.

What the role entails
This position is a great opportunity for an experienced Graduate Project Manager to assist the Project Manager on a range of technical projects that include but not limited to new equipment, capital works, asset improvement works including annual works program.

Reporting to the Project Manager – Infrastructure Projects, the role involves:
• Preparing Project documents including but not limited to the Project Brief, Project Management Plan, Contract and Tender Documents;
• Preparing reports in the manner and at intervals required by the Project Manager
• Good organisation, communication and negotiation skills;
• Demonstrating good analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills;
• Having good written and verbal communication as well as inter-personal skills;
• Having the ability to coordinate and liaise with external and internal stakeholders under the leadership of the Project Manager
• Using strong computer literacy skills in Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Powerpoint.

What you will need for this role
To be successful in this role, you will have:
• A tertiary qualification in a relevant Civil, Engineering discipline and/or associated experience in a project and/or construction environment.
• Basic knowledge of the application of the Project Management Systems
• Understanding of Project Management Processes Demonstrable experience in compiling and writing technical reports in plain English
• Basic understanding of Contracts Standards incl. AS2124, AS 4000 and AS 4122
• Demonstrated experience in undertaking project supervision during the occupation works
• Basic Knowledge in project administration and project/contract management of technical projects
• Basic knowledge of Road Traffic Regulations particularly relating to tram operations;
• Basic understanding of the relevant Acts, regulations and standards that impact upon a project including OH&S, Rail Safety Accreditation

Interested? To apply for this vacancy, please visit our careers website at and complete an online application form. Only completed online application forms will be accepted.

Yarra Trams is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity across our teams. In support of our Diversity & Inclusion Strategy, we encourage candidates with a disability, of all ages and people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander heritage to apply.

Applications close: 27 May 2019

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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