Contract Delivery Manager - Ferries

Job title : Contract Delivery Manager - Ferries
Location : Brisbane
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Job reference : 1164431
  • Australia’s largest Council
  • Oversee and manage the contract for Brisbane’s flagship ferry services
  • Highly visible and critical position
About the Organisation
Brisbane is a great place to live and work with an enviable lifestyle. It's a vibrant, green, prosperous, and safe city that nurtures opportunity, innovation, values sustainability and supports strong economic growth. In achieving this vision, Brisbane City Council needs dynamic, passionate and forward-thinking leaders to help guide the organisation. As Australia’s largest local government with more than 9,000 employees, an annual budget of more than $3.6 billion and assets in excess of $32.4 billion, Council is dedicated to ensuring Brisbane remains a great place to live and work and maintains its enviable lifestyle.

Council employees are responsible for delivering on the plan to shape Brisbane into a city that residents will be proud of, support an economy where businesses can thrive, and design a world-class destination for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

About the Position
Reporting to the Manager - Commercial and Contract Services in the Transport for Brisbane branch, this position will be responsible for managing the contract for the operation and maintenance of the high-profile and critical Brisbane Ferry and CityCat services, as well as associated asset management activities. Currently the fleet provides public transportation for thousands of Brisbane residents each day at Council’s terminals.

The position will oversee a small team of professionals and be responsible for developing and maintaining strong ongoing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to obtain best possible outcomes and add value, through ensuring the provision of a high-level quality strategic and operational management and contract delivery.

Transport for Brisbane continues to evolve, embracing new technology and transportation solutions for the people of Brisbane.  To be successful in this role you will be committed to continual improvement and contribute significantly to the evolution of Brisbane’s future transportation needs.

About the Person
We are seeking an emotionally intelligent, agile and highly experienced contract and operations management professional with the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders. You will be able to demonstrate success in administering and managing complex high-profile contracts and operations, which include oversight of a portfolio of assets. You will be a values-driven leader who can develop a customer-focused workforce who can coach and develop your people and put in place systems, processes and tools to deliver an effective service.  Key to success will be demonstrating significant experience in applying best practice governance of contracts, and a strong understanding of risk management and ideally exposure to asset management. You will also hold appropriate qualifications befitting a role of this seniority.  
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Wallis on 0439 817 992 or