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The Department for Infrastructure and Transport is one of South Australia’s largest organisations with assets in excess of $13 billion, an annual operating budget exceeding $1.1 billion and a capital program of $670 million with more than 3000 employees. We are delivering the biggest public transport investment in South Australia's history through a series of projects spanning 10 years.

The Department recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQ, people with disabilities and other diversity groups.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for each vacancy.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Current jobs available in the department are listed on this page.

Click on a job title for more information about each vacancy.

JOB TITLE SALARY DETAILS LOCATION TENURE OF VACANCY CLOSING DATE QUALIFICATIONS

Senior Contract Manager

PO4
$105,860 to $115,208 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple vacancies

Temporary appointment up to 24 months

28 January 2022

Yes

Vacancy No. 470058

The Senior Contract Manager role is part of a team of contract managers responsible for leading the development and implementation of controls and systems to ensure compliance with contractual obligations across a range of contracts. The Senior Contract Manager will provide expert specialised advice on contractual and commercial matters and leadership and contract management expertise to ensure the successful delivery of State-wide road maintenance and other associated contracts.

Requirements
Degree and/or post graduate qualification in civil engineering, providing eligibility for graduate membership as a Professional Engineer of the Institution of Engineers, Australia or similar.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel requiring overnight stays, may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Denise Hatzi
Manager, Contract Management

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2734

Email:
denise.hatzi@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Senior Contract Manager

ASO7
$103,387 to $111, 759 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple vacancies

Temporary appointment up to 24 months

28 January 2022

No

Vacancy No. 470055

The Senior Contract Manager role is part of a team of contract managers responsible for leading the development and implementation of controls and systems to ensure compliance with contractual obligations across a range of contracts. The Senior Contract Manager will provide expert specialised advice on contractual and commercial matters and leadership and contract management expertise to ensure the successful delivery of State-wide road maintenance and other associated contracts.

Requirements
A tertiary level qualification in Law, Finance, Economics, Business or related discipline will be highly regarded.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel requiring overnight stays, may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Denise Hatzi
Manager, Contract Management

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2734

Email:
denise.hatzi@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Data Analyst

ASO6
$94,176 to $99,615 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies

Ongoing and temporary appointments

27 January 2022

Yes

Vacancy No. 469810

The Data Analyst is responsible for analysing data using advanced statistical methods, generating new insights and preparing data visualisations to create solutions that meet business requirements. As part of performing in the role, the Data Analyst will be expected to:

  • Use analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyse, and interpret data;
  • Discover and exploit datasets using new analytical methods;
  • Process data and transform structured and unstructured data to maximise value;
  • Analyse large volumes of data to discover actionable trends and patterns;
  • Develop data-driven solutions to address business challenges and needs;
  • Create visualisations from analytical outputs to enable business insights;
  • Adhere to DataOps best practices in an Agile team setting.

Requirements
Tertiary qualification in business / analytics / IT / GIS or comparative equivalent experience.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Some out of hours and weekend, along with intra / interstate travel may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Mr Nick Weinmann
Manager, Visualisation

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2170

Email:
nick.weinmann@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Manager, Asset Insights

PO5
$119,013 to $124,563 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Ongoing Appointment

31 January 2022

Yes

Vacancy No. 469892

The Manager, Asset Insights is responsible for leading the establishment and integration of best practices in asset modelling and asset data management. This includes the development and overseeing the implementation of customer focused data products and services.

The successful candidate will apply their comprehensive knowledge of asset management to enable the improvement and transformation of existing asset management systems as part of ensuring that principles linked to international standards such as ISO 55000 are incorporated within the organisation; with the ultimate goal being to support decision-making processes across the asset life-cycle.

Key abilities leading to success in this role will include being able to:

  • Explore and understand asset data as part of generating insights linked to supporting decisions in the strategic, tactical and operational decision domains;
  • Lead the development and implementation of data collection and management strategies (as well as the transformation of supporting systems);
  • Foster customer relationships as part of developing an understanding of their requirements and processes.

Requirements
Degree in Engineering providing eligibility for graduate membership as a Professional Engineer of Engineers Australia.

A current driver’s license and willingness to drive is essential.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Some out of hours and weekend work, along with some intra/interstate travel may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Mr Nic Kaliszewski
Director, Transport Analytics

Telephone:
(08) 7109 7434

Email:
nicholas.kaliszewski@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Project Manager

ASO7
$103,387 to $111,759 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Temporary appointment up to 2 years

24 January 2022

Yes

Vacancy No. 468422

The Project Manager is responsible for a wide range of activities including leading and managing complex healthcare facility projects, and ensuring these projects are on time, on budget, and within scope.  The role is responsible for leading, influencing and motivating stakeholders during difficult and conflicting objectives and includes managing and developing staff performance. They will also supervise major healthcare building works contracts and contract administration services, including service provider relationship management. The Project Manager will focus on various aspects of project management,  resolving problems,  project risks and implementing innovative solutions,  whilst ensuring the delivery of cost effective, quality products or service excellence is achieved and is consistent with agency policies and objectives.

Requirements
Technical or construction related qualification is not essential but preferred; however, proven project management experience in health industry construction projects above $10m value is essential.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Healthcare sites have a range of end users and DHS Screening Unit clearances are required as part of this role.

Some out of hours and weekend work along with some intra/interstate travel may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Mr John Jenner

Telephone:
(08) 8343  2138

Email:
john.jenner@sa.gov.au 

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Project Manager

ASO6
$94,176 to $99,615 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Temporary appointment up to 2 years

24 January 2022

Desirable

Vacancy No.  468419

The Project Manager is responsible for a wide range of activities including  leading and managing complex healthcare facility projects, and ensuring these projects are on time, on budget, and within scope. They will also lead and contribute to various aspects of project management and coordinate and control major healthcare building works and contract administration services, including service provider relationship management. The Project Manager will focus on coordinating and motivating staff and stakeholders throughout the project, focusing on resolving problems and significant project risks,  and ensuring the delivery of cost effective, quality products or service excellence is achieved and is consistent with agency policies.

Requirements
Technical or construction related qualification is not essential but preferred; however, proven project management experience in health industry construction projects above $10m value is essential.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Healthcare sites have a range of end users and DHS Screening Unit clearances are required as part of this role.

Some out of hours and weekend work along with some intra/interstate travel may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Mr John Jenner
Principal Project Manager

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2138

Email:
john.jenner@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Project Manager

ASO5
$82,042 to $91,245 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Temporary appointment up to 12 months

24 January 2022

Desirable

Vacancy No.  468402

The Project Manager is responsible for planning, organising, and directing the completion of specific projects for the government and client agencies while ensuring these projects are on time, on budget, and within scope. The Project Manager will coordinate and motivate the team and stakeholders throughout the project, focusing on resolving problems and significant project risks,  ensuring the delivery of cost effective, quality products and that service excellence is achieved and is consistent with agency policies.

Requirements
Technical or construction related qualification is not essential but preferred.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with departmental policies and procedures.

Additional DHS Screening Unit clearances (i.e., Working with Children, Disability, Aged Care and Vulnerable People) may be required as part of this role.

Some out of hours and weekend work along with some intra/interstate travel may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Mr Bryon Andretzke 
Principal Project Manager

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2274

Email:
bryon.andretzke@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email: dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Principal Engagement Officer (Pool)

ASO7
$101,859 to $110,107 pa + Superannuation

Adelaide CBD

Multiple Vacancies
Temporary appointments

Applications are now being accepted

Desirable

Vacancy No. 426122

Exciting opportunities exist immediately for candidates with experience in coordinating and leading community and stakeholder engagement strategies. You will have superior communication skills and a strong background in communication and engagement systems.

The Department for Infrastructure and Transport plays a critically important role in South Australia, delivering the State's infrastructure projects and operating and maintaining the State’s transport networks. The Public Affairs Division works across our enterprise managing all community consultation and engagement, stakeholder relations, customer engagement, media management and public communications, as we work to deliver outcomes for the benefit of our economy and our community.

The Department is looking to establish a pool of high performing, motivated individuals with experience in stakeholder engagement on infrastructure and construction related projects. Successful candidates will be placed in the pool for a period of 12 months and may be appointed as opportunities arise, with a number of positions available for immediate start. Vacancies will be filled depending on the organisational needs and opportunities may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis. Vacancies for the pool are being advertised at the ASO7 classification level, please refer to the role statement for further information relating to selection criteria and expectations of the role.

If you are a passionate and dynamic leader with a proven track record of success, high integrity and demonstrated resilience in a changing environment, we want to hear from you.

Requirements
IAP2 qualifications are desirable.

Degree in Communications, Community Development, Social Planning or appropriate related discipline, and/or significant experience in stakeholder engagement on infrastructure, asset and transport related projects.

Special Conditions
This role is classified as a position of trust and will be subjected to a satisfactory criminal history record check in line with Departmental policies and procedures.

Some out of hours and weekend work will be required.

Some intra/interstate travel may be required.

Please Note
Applicants are required to submit an application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number and the Pre-Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Enquiries to:
Ms Jeanette Koukourou
Director, Engagement

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2906

Email:
jeanette.koukourou@sa.gov.au

Applications to:
Recruitment and Employment, (GPO Box 1533) Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone:
(08) 8343 2600

Email:
dit.recruitment@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply