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Asset Management Specialist

Date: 19-Feb-2021

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: metrotrain

Metro is a multi-award winning organisation, and we pride ourselves on our team of honest, high performing professionals who are talented, inclusive and safety focused and who are at the core of our success. You will be joining an organisation that is known as a global leader in its field but also prides itself on being dynamic, embracing new technologies and focused on customer service. Our aim is to promote work/life balance, allow team members to bring their best to work and to truly be focused on a common goal which is to provide a world-class railway service.


To coordinate lifecycle cost (LCC) asset models across all infrastructure asset types. Provide strategic advice to Asset Managers to develop, refine and improve asset class lifecycle strategies and infrastructure works plans based on outputs from the models. This position is the central subject matter expert on LCC, and is responsible for the building and continuous enhancement of the lifecycle cost model framework.


Functional responsibilities:

  • Provide subject matter expertise to relevant Asset Strategy Specialists on whole of life asset class strategies. Contribute to supporting strategic operational planning, assessment and forecasting
  • Actively seek and manage stakeholder expectations, internal and external, to ensure the whole of life cost model outputs creates opportunities for the business, with the right balance of controls and risk mitigation
  • Support and guide stakeholders through the annual works program data updates to ensure the asset management data is fit for purpose.
  • Make recommendations to the Asset Management & Compliance Manager on opportunities for improvement, especially regarding models and capabilities, especially for re-occurring matters and matters where the specialist has been heavily involved and or devising the proposed changes
  • Be the conduit between the infrastructure delivery managers and asset strategists to ensure robust mechanisms and lines of communication exist relating to data quality, change approvals and benefit realisation
  • Monitor overall asset condition deterioration curves and develop more sophisticated modelling capabilities.
  • Work with the other parts of the business to raise awareness of whole of life cost management


Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Experience in developing and implementing lifecycle cost models across a range of asset types
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications and modelling software
  • Drive and passion to create and maintain methodical and efficient processes and deliver accurate information
  • Effective influencing, persuading and negotiation skills
  • Skilled in the collection, analysis and written presentation of complex asset information
  • Ability to schedule work priorities to ensure deadlines are strictly adhered to
  • Ability to relate with a diverse range of stakeholders, hold constructive conversations and earn stakeholder trust and cooperation
  • Autonomous, resilient, inclusive and focussed working style

This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the career you've developed to date and take it to the next level by making a tangible impact that matters.

If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you!


Please submit your applications by 5pm Sunday 7th March 2021

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please do note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.