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Title:  Alliance General Manager

Job Number:  9584
Location: 

Mascot, NSW, AU, 2020

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. 

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.  Are you up for the challenge?

About the Role

This Alliance General Manager role is a senior leadership role within John Holland to oversee the operations and continued development of our large and dynamic Rail Alliance in NSW.

This role will suit established and career focused, senior construction professionals with a strong and consistent track record in Rail Infrastructure projects.  Your deomstrated leadership skills and ambition to take on this senior role will be highly valued.

John Holland has an enviable reputation for quality and innovation, staff development and career paths for its staff in addition to and exciting order book.  With NSW leading the way with government expenditure John Holland is in growth and development mode.

As Rail Operations Manager you will:

  • Manage a diverse project list, covering operations, performance, client relationships and HSE behaviours.
  • Have knowledge, skills and experience in Rail Infrastructure and construction projects, ideally in large and complex, Alliance, Joint Venture or Consortium projects.
  • Be able to lead a large and dynamic team across construction, design and commercial. 
  • Lead and develop your management team (Project Director, Project Manager, Commercial Manager, Contracts Managers, HSE Managers) to deliver against John Holland behaviours, polices, processes and systems.
  • Have the skills to lead financial reviews, commercial performance, audits, project reviews
  • Have significant stakeholder management skills, team building and leadership experience.  Building and managing key relationships with clients, sub-contractors, business partners and the broader community.

Some of the benefits of the role include:

  • Joining an established and successful business working throughout Australia and New Zealand
  • Being part of a high performing team of committed and talent delivery experts
  • John Holland is ‘people first’ company we will work on you’re the development of your career and also provide a very competitive salary package and employer benefits program.

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.


This is career defining opportunity for a senior and ambitious Rail Operations Manager looking to join a large, successful, and growing National business.

For a confidential discussion please contact Michael Freis, Group Resourcing Manager on 0438579476