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Title:  HV Operations Manager

Job Number:  9787

Melbourne, AU

CYP Design & Construction Joint Venture (CYP D&C) has been contracted to design and build the tunnels and stations for the Metro Tunnel Project. 

CYP D&C brings together three of Australia's leading construction partners John Holland, Lendlease, and Bouygues Construction. 

The Metro Tunnel Project will untangle the City Loop by taking three of Melbourne’s busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city. It will create a new end-to-end train line from Sunbury to Cranbourne/Pakenham, with twin nine-kilometre tunnels and five new underground stations at Arden (to be renamed North Melbourne), Parkville, Anzac, and two new CBD stations - State Library and Town Hall - which will directly connect to the City Loop. 


We are looking for an HV Operations Manager to lead the successful T&C and first energisation of the HV and Traction assets on the Project.  This includes ensuring the subcontractor deliverables and the requirements of all Stakeholders are provisioned and executed in accordance with the Contract.

Responsibilities of the role include; 


  • Contribute to the overall delivery of the project, on or ahead of time with all client expectations met
  • Allocate subcontract resources to deliver the works within budget, time, quality and regulatory standards, monitor and guide workflow, setting daily, weekly, and long-term project goals
  • Manage the execution of T&C and energisation of HV and Traction assets
  • Review progress against plans, contractual arrangements and delivery milestones to ensure they are on schedule and within quality and cost estimates and take effective remedial action as required
  • Demonstrate leadership in health, safety and environmental management
  • Demonstrate leadership in risk management, compliance and auditing, and ensure legislative, pre-contract and commercial obligations are met
  • Stakeholder management: Ensure that stakeholders are actively engaged and that beneficial relationships between the project and the client, subcontractors, community and other external parties are developed and maintained
  • People management: Monitor staff and labour resourcing to ensure the project has the capability to achieve targets, supervise workforce, including subcontractors, and foster a high performance team within a positive employee relations environment
  • Contribute to new business, continuous improvement and broader business activities

To be successful in this key role, you must have: 


  •  Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Science, Building Construction or equivalent
  • Diploma of Project Management in Engineering Science, Building, Construction or equivalent Master’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • 10 -15 years of HV Project delivery experience
  • Management of multidisciplinary projects and project teams
  • Contemporary practices in design and construction methodology
  • Contractual, legal, commercial, industrial relations and legislative compliance management
  • Advanced financial and commercial management including cost reduction and meeting budgets
  • People and performance management including the performance of subcontractors
  • Client relationship and stakeholder management
  • Quantitative and qualitative safety, environment and quality risk assessment
  • Analysis of and reporting on project performance, compliance and defects and/or non-conformance
  • Management of up to $100m projects
  • Experience as Project Development Manager and/or New Business Manager
  • Experience in managing a variety of contracts, e.g. Joint Ventures, Alliances, Design & Construct.
  • Pre-contracts experience in managing tenders as a Bid Manager for a range of projects


CYP D&C companies are diverse, flexible and inclusive as employers of choice. We engage, enable and empower our people. Inclusion sets all of us up for success. 


Consideration for these roles will be given to applicants that are able to demonstrate the relevant background and experience outlined. 

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