First listed on: 14 June 2024

Senior Manager Training & Development


Are you a strategic and results-oriented leader with a passion to build a high-performing training and development function? Do you thrive in a complex, collaborative environment and possess exceptional leadership skills? If so, we invite you to  consider this exciting opportunity at Queensland Rail. 

At Queensland Rail, our success hinges on the talent and dedication of our people. We're a diverse and inclusive team, united by a shared vision: connecting communities and driving positive change across Queensland. 

We understand the complexities of our industry and the importance of a skilled and competent workforce. In the newly created and critical role of Senior Manager Training and Development, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our workforce by leading and managing our training and development function. 

Here's how you'll make a significant impact: 

  • Develop and implement: Lead the creation of a strategic training and development plan, ensuring alignment with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.  
  • Drive innovation: Champion innovative approaches to training and development that position Queensland Rail as a leader in the rail industry.  
  • Subject matter expertise: Provide strategic advice and guidance on workforce competency and capability development across the organization.  
  • Governance and assurance: Lead the establishment and implementation of robust frameworks, policies, and reporting systems for training and development activities.  
  • Team leadership: Foster a high-performing and collaborative team environment focused on continuous improvement and customer service.  
  • Stakeholder engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure our training programs effectively address their needs. 

To excel in this role, you'll possess: 

  • A proven track record of leading and developing high-performing teams within a complex operational environment. 
  • Extensive knowledge of workforce development principles and practices, including experience in designing and implementing impactful training programs at an organisational level. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and address evolving business needs. 
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders and influence key decision-makers. 
  • Demonstrated project management expertise with a focus on change management and stakeholder engagement. 

To view the Position Description for this role click HERE 

If you're a passionate and strategic leader seeking to make a lasting impact on an  organisation, we encourage you to apply. Shape the future of our workforce and connect with a world-class organisation. Apply today! 

Please apply to Senior Manager Training & Development (7990) via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button by 11:59pm (GMT+10:00 Brisbane) Sunday 30th June 2024.


You must apply for vacancies via the internal People Connect solution – Click here for more information

External applicants applying for roles within Queensland Rail will be subject to Alcohol and Other Drugs pre-employment testing. The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake psychometric assessment, pre-employment health assessment and background checks that might also include criminal history and credit checks.  

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

Queensland Rail is committed to a diverse workforce that is reflective of the customers and communities we serve.
We are inclusive, collaborative, respectful, and value our differences.  We are 1TEAM, where everyone belongs.
If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please contact 
Kayley Gayton via the phone number or email below.

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Kayley Gayton with your specific enquiry at Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.

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