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Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson and Directors of the Victorian Rail Track

1603568429854 | Transport

Posted on 21 August 2023
Closed on 05 September 2023


Part-time, 2–3 years
Monthly, Half day meetings
Melbourne - CBD
Salary not specified

About the board

Victorian Rail Track (VicTrack) is a public entity established under the Transport Integration Act 2010 and is the custodial owner of rail-related transport land, infrastructure, and assets in Victoria. The VicTrack Board is responsible for overseeing the organisation's affairs, with all members being appointed by the Governor in Council. Find out more at Link .

New members are sought to join the VicTrack Board as Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson and as Directors.

About the role

These are paid, part-time, Victorian Government appointments based in Melbourne. Candidates can be appointed for terms of up to three years and are eligible for re-appointment. The Board meets monthly at the VicTrack offices in Docklands. Hybrid arrangements may be organised by request. Additional information about the roles, including remuneration, is available in the attached position descriptions.

Who we're looking for

People keen to bring their skills and experience to help VicTrack continue to effectively manage Victoria’s transport assets and meet Victoria’s transport goals should apply.

Previous Board experience is not essential. What is more important is a passion for sustainable development, integrity, and organisational performance. Applications from Victorian Traditional Owners and emerging and community leaders are strongly encouraged. We are looking for people who will bringing expertise in a range of disciplines such as asset management, transport infrastructure development and delivery, telecommunications, real estate management, human resource management, stakeholder management, environmental management along with technical skills in areas such as engineering, legal, risk management, accounting and procurement will be highly regarded. Prior experience working in or with the public sector will be highly valued.

We strongly encourage gender equity and diversity

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that government boards and committees reflect the rich diversity of the Victorian community. We encourage applications from women, people of all ages, Aboriginal people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ people, and people living in rural and regional Victoria. We will provide adjustments to the recruitment process upon request.

You do not have to disclose any personal information if you do not want to, but it can help us understand how we can support you through the recruitment process and beyond. We invite you to tell us if you identify as Aboriginal, a person with disability, from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, LGBTIQ+ or a young person, aged 25 years old or less. If you identify as any of the aforementioned, we would welcome the opportunity to contact you and discuss how we can support you through the recruitment process. Sharing this information will help you access support should you need it and will also help us to better understand the impact of our work.

Aboriginal Victorians
The Victorian Government has a commitment through the Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework 2018-2023 to increase Aboriginal leadership in positions across all sectors of government including board appointments.

Yani Bangal – First Peoples Careers in Transport Strategy commits the Department of Transport and Planning to increasing the number of Aboriginal Victorians on Victorian Government boards to embed Aboriginal leadership and decision making across Transport and Planning portfolio activities.

What you need to apply

Submit your resume, a summary of relevant experience addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description, and which position you are applying for at Link by 23:59 Tuesday 5 September, 2023.

If you are having any trouble viewing this advertisement, would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), or are difficulties with preparing the application paperwork, please do not hesitate to get in touch with David Coldebella on 0419 358 123, or through using the National Relay Service 133 677 if required, or through email at

Applicants shortlisted may be requested to submit additional documents and be subject to mandatory probity checks prior to their appointment.

To find out more about VicTrack please contact Michael Geary, Principal Adviser, Network Design and Integration, Department of Transport and Planning on 0423 781 760.

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