Manager Transport Services

Adelaide, Australia
$102,143 - $113,079 p.a. 
30 May 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Continuing | Full-Time at 1.0FTE 
  • Higher Education Officer Level 8 | $102,143 - $113,079 p.a. 
  • Location: Bedford Park 
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About the Property, Facilities and Development  

The Property, Facilities and Development (PFD) team works across all of Flinders’ places, spaces, and physical infrastructure. Working across four key areas: Strategic Planning and Sustainability; Capital Development; Customer and Site Services; and Strategic Projects, we are responsible for the planning, development, capital delivery, management, and maintenance of university spaces to ensure they are fit for purpose and support Flinders to deliver its strategic objectives. The PFD team is leading the planning, development, and delivery of four major strategic projects as the University strives to achieve its bold ambitions. 

About the Role 

We have an exciting newly created position in our Properties, Facilities and Development portfolio as the Manager, Transport Services. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the university’s transportation services are safe, efficient, and delivering an effective service to the university community. This covers a whole range of services including Fleet, EV-technology, Buses, Parking and non-powered mobility devices.

The role has a strong customer service focus and must understand the needs of the university and its stakeholders as well as an understanding of the regulations and laws that govern parking and transportation.

Some of the key responsibilities of the position are:

  • Working closely with the customer service team regarding customer feedback and suggestions to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction across all transport, fleet, and parking services.
  • Working closely with the strategic planners and asset manager to develop future investment priorities to enhance the campus transport and parking experience.
  • Providing support and advice on the planning and development of internal and external transport solutions and parking facilities on all University campuses in collaboration with state agencies, local government bodies and industry partners.
  • Organising and coordinating the procurement and optimised management of fleet, including alternate fuel solutions such as electric vehicles.
  • Maintaining a continuous improvement focus and high-level understanding of data management, reporting and analysis.

About You 

To be successful in this role, you are a self-motivated professional and can work well independently. You have high-level skills in liaising with various service providers and stakeholders. You are passionate about providing excellent service to our students, staff and visitors and are customer-solution focused.

As the ideal candidate, you are a creative thinker who can utilise available data to constantly think of ways of improvement and seeing the “bigger picture”. You are a “forward-thinker” who stays up to date with the latest trends and the technology in the field of transport as we are constantly working on ways to improve our services for the University.

Some of the crucial key position capabilities of the role include:

  • Progress towards postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training. 
  • Demonstrated high level knowledge of the legislative and regulatory framework that transport, traffic and parking systems operate within, and experience in managing risk.  
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer needs, and proven ability to provide high quality customer focussed service. 
  • Demonstrated experience in influencing a wide range of stakeholders and service providers.  
  • Demonstrated experience in transport, traffic, and parking management preferably in a university or similar institutional environment. 

Life at Flinders 

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world. 

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders? 

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services 
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff 
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia). 

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position. 
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy  

How to Apply and Information 

  • In addition to uploading your CV, please submit a Cover Letter, addressing the 5 Key position capabilities included in the body of the ad.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Jayne Preece

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted. 


Applications to be submitted before 10.00pm:

12 June 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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