Senior Advisor Supply Chain Job at Department of Transport – in Melbourne City Centre VIC

Job Description

  • Annual Salary Range: $125,893 – $168,473 per annum plus superannuation
  • Tenure: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

About the Team

The Rolling Stock Development Division falls under the Network Design and Integration Group which transforms network strategies and plans into deliverable transport solutions.

The Rolling Stock Development Division supports the delivery of new rolling stock, major refurbishments and upgrades, while supporting local jobs and industry. The division provides advice on rolling stock, related infrastructure, and systems to ensure Victoria’s fleets meet current and future requirements

The Industry Engagement team is part of the Industry Engagement and Capital Projects group. It supports all manner of transport related projects with a particular focus on rolling stock manufacture and maintenance.

About the Opportunity

The Senior Advisor, Supply Chain is responsible for engagement strategies for the development of the Victorian rolling stock industry and supply chain which includes advice concerning high value and complex rolling stock procurement. In this role, you’ll also assist in the design and execution of initiatives and processes for the development of the rolling stock industry and manage the day-to-day execution of supply chain mapping activities.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience and detailed knowledge of the structure of the transport manufacturing sector in Victoria and nationally.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to build effective relationships and work productively with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to think at the big picture level particularly at both a governmental and private sector; entertains wide-ranging possibilities in developing a vision for the future.
  • Stong ability to consult, liaise with and influence key stakeholders in both the public and private sectors.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of complex briefs, letters, emails, cabinet submissions and reports using clear, concise and grammatically correct language.
  • Knowledge of the Public Sector. Understands the institutions of government in Victoria, how these institutions interrelate and how they are governed.


  • Relevant tertiary degree
  • Extensive strategic engagement and communications with industry
  • Experience in scoping, preparing and delivering international trade missions, both inbound and outbound
  • Experience in a complex manufacturing sector
  • Experience at a senior level government position

More information on the PD attached (for Seek applicants, click on “apply now” to access the PD).

Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network. We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life. We are focused on providing a workplace environment that is rewarding, enjoyable, healthy and productive for all employees, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable.

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and if you wish a covering letter. Applications close 11.59pm on Sunday, 30 January 2022.

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please reach out to Christopher Wong, Senior Advisor Industry Engagement at [email protected]

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

About Company

Company: Department of Transport –

Company Location:  Melbourne City Centre VIC

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