Jobs Board

The Victorian water industry offers employees exceptional challenges, leadership opportunities and the many possibilities to provide liveability services to the Victorian community. Our industry is committed to inspiring and encouraging each other to explore innovation and excel in your field.

Below we have listed a snapshot of current senior opportunities from across the Victorian water sector.
For more details or to apply, please follow the links supplied.

Manager Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Operations

The Manager Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Operations is accountable for the operation of all wastewater treatment plants across the Coliban Water region meeting not only compliance obligations but also the protection and improvement of the environment. The role is accountable to manage the quantity and quality of reclaimed product supplied to customers and the environment from treatment through to beneficial end use via the treatment of wastewater, reclaimed water and biosolids reuse, including odour management.

Effective management requires proactively monitoring and the identification of improvements, the application of a proactive, risk-based approach to delivery and protecting/improving public and environmental health outcomes.  The Manager Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Operations will deliver these outcomes by effectively prescribing outcomes and working with our strategic delivery partners. The role is required to work closely with and report to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and improve the overall working relationship by building trust in Coliban Water’s abilities and performance.

Key skills and experience:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in wastewater systems and recycled water systems, including treatment plants.
  • Proven excellence in a management position, ability to develop and mentor staff whilst creating a positive work environment that results in a high performing team.
  • Ability to understand and interpret organisational changing priorities whilst delivering to team and corporate deadlines.
  • Extensive ability to build effective working relationships with the ability to influence and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to perform duties as an incident Controller, acting independently or commitment to developing capabilities
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence

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Applications close 12 October 2021

Manager Financial Services

Reporting to the General Manager Business Services and Performance, the Manager Financial Services will provide leadership and management of LMW's finance and internal audit functions. Together with your team, you will bring a strong focus on continuous improvement including automating processes and systems as part of LMW's Business Transformation Program (BTP). This role will provide you with the opportunity to partner with the business to ensure financial service and reporting that strengthens the financial health of the organisation.

Key skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualification in a finance/commerce related discipline or demonstrated experience in a similar role.
  • Desirable – Current CPA or CA accredited qualifications
  • Strong skills in stakeholder management, change management, systems thinking, resource management, strategic planning, service excellence and organisational awareness.
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role in a service driven environment.
  • Previous experience managing a diverse and multi-disciplinary team.
  • A strong ability to build team culture, managing the strengths and weaknesses of team members.
  • Champions finance management performance reporting and leverages influencing and negotiation skills to embed change management culture.
  • Demonstrated capacity for dealing with complex issues, political nuances and working to deadlines
  • Proven background in the development and implementation of new systems with stakeholders in a collaborative and professional manner.
  • Ability to provide written communication in a highly professional manner that will be acceptable at a Board level.
  • The ability to think creatively and to recommend solutions that are user friendly to stakeholders and meet the expectations of customers.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of an organisation.
  • Develops meaningful, trusted and collaborative relationships with staff at all levels.
  • Demonstrated understanding of a regulated water service industry.

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Applications open

Senior Project Engineer

Fixed Term 2 years

The Senior Project Engineer will, as part of the Project Delivery team, contribute to the delivery of the GWMWater's capital works program.

As a Senior Project Engineer you will be primarily responsible for the project management, contract administration, construction supervision, stakeholder liaison and project close out activities for a wide variety of water and wastewater related projects.

Key skills and experience

  • The position also entails participation in planning and development, technical and economic evaluation, design and documentation, tender preparation and review and providing support to the wider Infrastructure and Service Delivery divisions within GWMWater.
  • Mentoring and management of other engineers within the Infrastructure Group will also be a key part of this role.

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Applications close 13 October 2021

Talent Acquisition Specialist - Technology

We are on the lookout for a Talent Acquisition Specialist who has a strong passion for delivering the end-to-end hiring process, whilst supporting our culture, diversity & inclusion strategy and company goals. You can expect to be working with knowledgeable and dedicated hiring managers who like to be involved in the process and offer support. Our technology group offers our largest portfolio as we progress through our transformation phase. This role will suit someone who has a passion and understanding for recruitment in the IT space, enjoys more strategic sourcing methods and has a high level of influence and time management skills.

Key skills and experience

  • 2+ years of experience in full lifecycle recruitment, specifically within IT
  • Demonstrated competency using HR systems (HRIS / Cornerstone preferred), LinkedIn Recruiter and Seek Talent Search
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills in dealing with key stakeholders including senior management, customers, consultants, contractors, regulators and committees
  • Demonstrated experience in managing all documents, policies and procedures, standards and specifications.
  • Experience in developing strategies, analysis, and efficiency improvements.
  • Tertiary qualification in HR desirable but not essential

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Applications close 5 October 2021

Senior Business Partner Lead

The Senior Business Partner provides strategic and operational human resources advice and support to South East Water. As a senior member of the People Partnerships team, you will be aligned to large, complex key stakeholder groups, to ensure seamless and strategic design, delivery and execution of a full range of HR initiatives.

Key skills and experience

  • 5-7 years of demonstrated experience operating at a Senior HR Business Partner level
  • A tertiary qualification in Human Resources, or similar
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a senior Business Partnering role in a unionised environment, experience in customer service or contact centre (beneficial but not essential)
  • Strategic thinker, with demonstrated experience translating strategic goals into operational deliverables
  • Ability to develop and execute People and Culture programs and strategies with ingenuity, creativity, and innovation
  • Track record of success working in a complex organisation, demonstrating influence and collaboration skills
  • Experience coaching and/or leading direct reports

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Applications close 30 September 2021

Transition Project Manager

As the Transition Project Manager, Field Services Panel you’ll be responsible for managing a small team whilst planning and managing the efficient and effective delivery of the end to end transition process from the existing arrangements to the new operating model.

The Field Services Panel covers the field services and field civil required to deliver the Waterways & Catchment Delivery program on Melbourne Water’s waterways, drainage network, water supply catchments and some water supply assets.

You will Oversee and develop tasks and responsibilities of the team to ensure a seamless contract transition and delivery, ensuring strong alignment with the Field Services Panel team delivering the procurement activity whilst working collaboratively with the 25 Service Providers to achieve customer, and regulatory objectives during the transition period.

*This role is a 12 month fixed term contract until October 2022*

Key skills and experience

  • Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
  • Extensive experience in the delivery of transition strategies that support the implementation of large, complex business transformation programs of work is essential
  • Demonstrated experience with transition and change management including process, system and business implementations for government organisations or large, complex private sectors with high value contract management.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills with exceptional time management and problem solving ability.
  • Tertiary qualification in either Engineering, Finance, Law, Economics or similar discipline relevant to contract and change management or equivalent experience

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Applications close 28 September 2021

Maintenance Electrician

To ensure the operational reliability of electrical installations associated with Wannon Water by means of fault finding, preventative maintenance, and asset improvements.

Key skills and experience

  • A sound knowledge and understanding of the operation, maintenance and installation of industrial electrical equipment and systems including motor control and protection, pump control VSDs and soft starters, sensors and flow meters
  • A working knowledge of acts and regulations relevant to the electrical industry
  • Working knowledge of asset and works management data systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of complex industrial control systems including instrumentation, PLCs, SCADA telemetry systems including CITECT software, remote telemetry units (RTUs), and radio communication systems
  • Registered A-Grade Electrician with industrial electrical maintenance and installation experience.
  • Current driver’s licence is required for the successful performance of duties

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Applications close 10 October 2021

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, you will report to Board, engage the staff across the state in the strategy and lead the ambitious transformation of both infrastructure and culture. Rich in stakeholders you will be an active leader across government, industry and community as the organisation works towards realising its potential and ensures water security for the state.

Regarded as a visionary leader, you have a proven track record achieving exceptional outcomes for communities and customers through the power of an engaged and inspired workforce. Experienced in executive roles across regulated utilities, you pride yourself on your exceptional stakeholder engagement skills and political acumen. Passionate about the community, you have an intrinsic drive to make a difference and see this as a once in a lifetime opportunity to leave a lasting legacy for the state of Tasmania.

Key skills and experience

  • Experience in a regulated utility, preferably water-related, regulated energy, regulated infrastructure
  • Experience working with a Board within a public sector / regulated environment setting
  • Track record of successful reform and proven and exceptional change management skills
  • Leadership experience in the development and delivery of a large-scale whole-of organisation strategy
  • Proven success managing the financial performance of an organisation
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a safety first operating culture
  • Experience in lifecycle asset management, capital delivery, and overseeing complex and strategically critical projects and programs involving large capital outlays and long-term investment horizons, often of state significance
  • Sound understanding of the digital world and associated opportunities, and experience in the implementation of digital transformation strategies and cyber security awareness at a corporate level
  • Exceptional commercial nous and financial acumen, and the ability to translate this into strategies for dealing with complex financial, operating, and commercial issues
  • Superior skills in communications and stakeholder management including federal, state, and local governments, industry participants and partners, boards, media, and community.

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Applications open

Business Transformation Manager

This leadership role exists to lead, design, manage and implement non-operational projects that will transform the Development Services Group to meet the needs of the business and customers and the Vision for Future Service Delivery at Melbourne Water. It is an internal and external facing role and will be responsible for improving risk mitigation and business sustainability, improving processes and systems, developing policies and procedures across the group as well as and leading the transformation of Melbourne Water Strategies and Policies into implementation and operations. The role also leads a team of project officers focused on business transformation and improvement as well as the team of Technical Coordinators who provide skilled administration advice and support to Development Services officers and customers. The role is primarily concerned with influencing, developing and motivating people and changing behaviour and involves inspiration and the creation of the right working climate to transform the Development Services business group and work collaboratively to support improvement across Waterways and Catchment Operations and Service Delivery.

Reporting directly to the Group Manager and working directly across to the Service Managers within the Group, as well as with business leaders from executive to team level across all of Melbourne Waters development and developer-related strategy and operations, the Business Transformation Manager must be able to act with high levels of autonomy. Critical to the role is the ability to provide change and project management and staff leadership so as to ensure implemented solutions are effective and can be maintained over the long term.

Keys Skills and Experience

  • Significant experience in the design and delivery of business improvements focussed on the achievement of a new business strategy;
  • Extensive experience in roles with senior level accountabilities in enterprise wide transformation or business improvement programs
  • Demonstrated experience managing business risk associated with transformation and improvement programs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to form robust and influential relationships across all core business practices;
  • Resilience and the ability to deliver outcomes in ambiguous and complex environments;
  • A rigorous approach to problem identification and a creative approach to problem solving is required together with a qualification in recognised business improvement, change management or project management methodology, or equivalent.

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Applications close 3 October 2021

Customer Metering Contract Manager

The Customer Metering Contract Manager will manage existing contracts and ensure smooth delivery of our customer metering planned maintenance programs, which may include meter replacements, meter renewals and meter testing programs. The role ensures that works are completed on time & on budget, to high standards of quality, provide support to contract partners, as well as timely and appropriate resolution to issues.

The role will also involve leading and/or participating in the procurement/tendering for new service contract. You will work closely with relevant Digital Metering team members to ensure a seamless running of the digital meter rollout program.

Keys Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Contract Management, Business, or equivalent
  • Advanced Project Management/Supervision experience, including auditing and compliance
  • Contract Management experience, with Contractor on-boarding and knowledge on maintenance contracts is desirable
  • Experience with Procurement and tendering, including running tenders and contract negotiation.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing internal and external stakeholders (Strong communication skills)
  • Desire and passion for solving problems
  • Strong customer focus, ability to establish customer service improvements
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret complex contractual arrangements, and negotiate/influence during contractual discussions

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Applications close 28 September 2021

Specialist Electrician

This exciting opportunity exists within our Infrastructure Delivery Services Division, based in Kerang. We are responsible for the strategic management of GMW’s infrastructure and assets to ensure appropriate asset management policy, planning and coordinated delivery of capital and maintenance programs is achieved.

The Specialist Electrician’s role is primarily responsible for the ongoing maintenance, installation and technical support of all Electrical Systems within GMW’s assets infrastructure.

Keys Skills and Experience

  • Significant experience in the design and delivery of business improvements focussed on the achievement of a new business strategy;
  • Extensive experience in roles with senior level accountabilities in enterprise wide transformation or business improvement programs
  • Demonstrated experience managing business risk associated with transformation and improvement programs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to form robust and influential relationships across all core business practices;
  • Resilience and the ability to deliver outcomes in ambiguous and complex environments;
  • A rigorous approach to problem identification and a creative approach to problem solving is required together with a qualification in recognised business improvement, change management or project management methodology, or equivalent.

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Applications close 6 October 2021

Policy Manager

Within this 12 month fixed term contract you will act as a senior policy lead and work collaboratively within the Melbourne Water’s Strategic Projects and Policy team, wider business and external stakeholders.  In this role you will provide the platform through which Melbourne Water maintains its license to operate and anticipate and influence changes to remit.

This role will see you:

  • Identify key government policy reform opportunities (impediments and enabling policy) that would result in significant benefit to our customers and community
  • Develop submissions, position papers and business cases to advocate or respond to potential government policy changes
  • Advise to Board, Leadership Team and Senior Management on Melbourne Water’s strategic position on key policy reforms with supporting evidence
  • Support effective leadership of the Government Affairs and Corporate Strategy team, by contributing to the team’s overall performance by demonstrating collaboration with colleagues in resolving issues and allocating resources and effort to priority areas.
  • Support, create and champion opportunities to encourage diversity of thinking,  ideas and approaches

Keys Skills and Experience

  • Strong stakeholder communication and engagement skills, adapted to a customer centric approach
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships
  • Competent in advocacy and facilitation
  • Experience working in government roles or roles associated with government
  • Experience in the water industry and highly developed networks
  • A strong understanding of political, policy and/ or regulatory processes
  • Ability to influence and advocate on an issue in a non-partisan manner
  • Tertiary Qualification in Business Administration, Public Policy or equivalent

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Applications close 3 October 2021

Operations & Maintenance - South West

Does working outdoors, in a hands on and rewarding job appeal to you?
Then this is a great opportunity to either start your career in the water industry or for an experienced operator to gain further skills and knowledge.

Keys Skills and Experience

  • You will be safety focussed, motivated and be able to work according to operating procedures and established guidelines.
  • Based in Seymour this role will require you to be part of a team, responsible for ensuring GVW meets its service delivery objectives.
  • As a water industry operative you will have the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a small team, be flexible to meet the standby roster requirements and have an enjoyment and understanding of technical maintenance in relation to the installation and repair of pipes and fittings.
  • Possession of, or willingness to obtain Cert 3 in Water Industry Operations is required.

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Applications close Friday 8 October 2021

Manager Finance

Our Strategy 2030 vision is to enable regional prosperity. In this senior role, you will be responsible for strong fiscal outcomes across treasury management, taxation, remuneration services, statutory reporting, financial business planning, budgeting, asset accounting and accounts payable functions.

A highly regarded professional with solid strategic experience, you’ll provide expert advice for financial sustainability across Barwon Water and Barwon Asset Solutions.

You will oversee the financial management of an annual operating budget of $275 million, annual capital expenditure of more than $80 million ($654 million over 5 years) and an infrastructure base of more than $3 billion.

Key skills and experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and Certified Practicing Accountant and/or Chartered Accountant membership.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing financial guidance and support to stakeholders, whilst driving financial accountability in the business
  • Substantial depth and range of financial management experience in diverse business settings.
  • High level of interpersonal, communicative, consultative and negotiation skills
  • High level leadership and ability in developing and fostering high performing teams
  • Skilled awareness of risk and compliance management
  • Sound knowledge of relevant governing legislation.
  • Exemplary communication, stakeholder engagement and presentation skills, along with excellent customer service and business partnering skills.

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Applications close 3 October 2021

Manager Gippsland Regional Organics

Gippsland Regional Organics is an EPA-licensed waste treatment and composting facility owned by Gippsland Water. It is one of the largest organics recycling facilities in the State and is poised to undergo an expansion.

This role is responsible for overseeing expansion, driving the organics business and ensuring its commercial success. The role will require good commercial skills including contract negotiations, and excellent people leadership.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager to lead and manage the operational and commercial performance of the Gippsland Regional Organics Facility, where two key purposes are to:

  • effectively manage Gippsland Waters’ internal waste streams in a safe, economical and efficient manner to achieve the required business, financial, environmental and safety outcomes;
  • generate external profitable revenue streams and position the business for expansion by accepting external organic wastes to manage, treat and produce AS4454 certified compost products for distribution and sale to markets such as: agriculture, rehabilitation, landscaping and land stabilisation.

Key skills and experience

  • Ability to communicate effectively and negotiate successful outcomes with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability in business development and exposure in a commercial environment managing sustainable financial outcomes.
  • Experience in contractor management and project delivery.
  • Experience in reviewing and implementing commercial arrangements.
  • Experience to successfully coordinate the commercial and operational readiness and technology development activities in support of expansionary growth.
  • Ability to identify challenges and dilemmas related to growth and diversification and the solutions required to overcome them.

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Applications close 11 October 2021

Graduate Electrical Engineer

Exciting career opportunity to be part of providing an essential service, and the chance to work on large and diverse projects and assets.

2 year fixed term contract, commencing in February 2022.

Dynamic role with a blend of developing functional designs for projects, supporting innovation and developing Technical Standards within our Technical Standards and Support Team.

Keys Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline of engineering
  • High level and effective oral and written communication skills (desired)
  • Passion for making a difference, a willingness to learn and who aligns with our values of excellence, honesty, accountability, courage and caring

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Applications close 20 October 2021

Infrastructure Planning Engineer

Join our organisation and play an important role in the long term planning of water and wastewater infrastructure for our service area.
You will be responsible for developing 20 year master plans for water industry infrastructure to maintain and improve service levels and identify upgrades.

Complementing degree qualifications in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering is your demonstrated experience in developing infrastructure policies, strategies and plans.

Keys Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in the water industry or similar
  • Proficiencies with hydraulic modelling and associated software
  • Passionate about collaboration and building key relationships with various stakeholders and through community engagement

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Applications close 1 October 2021

Operational Technology Team Leader

Leading a diverse and capable team, you will have a natural curiosity and a desire to inspire, enable and improve. You will be motivated by new ways of working with real-time operational data & technology and developing strong collaborative partnerships that deliver excellent outcomes.

If you are an adaptive leader with expertise in working with complex operational applications, capital programs and operational process intelligence systems then this role is for you.

Key skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated process improvement initiatives and experience.
  • Significant experience with Operational Technology applications and its infrastructure, including SCADA.
  • Innovative, self-starter with a proactive approach to resolving complex issues and problems.
  • Developed appreciation with emerging and new technologies in the areas of IT/OT convergence, intelligent networks, IOT and their role in contemporary operations.
  • Ability to lead and develop a diverse and capable multi-disciplinary team.

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Applications close 30 September 2021

Maintenance Planning Manager

GMW is seeking experienced practitioners in the area of asset maintenance planning and coordination, focusing on the optimisation of maintenance practices and delivery of services.

Based in Tatura, you’ll lead a team providing specialist support in the areas of planning, scheduling and reporting on minor capital, civil, electrical and mechanical works using IBM® Maximo. You will be providing services to a range of internal clients, including the Infrastructure Delivery Services, Water Delivery and Water Storage businesses.

Keys Skills and Experience

  • Highly competent in using IBM’s Maximo® enterprise asset management software
  • Extensive experience in maintenance/minor works planning and scheduling in a complex asset environment
  • Proven ability to allocate and communicate works packages to works teams
  • Proven ability to manage client and stakeholder requirements
  • Proven ability to lead a small team in a complex utility business (or similar)
  • Proven experience in the preparation, analysis and presentation of data using the suite of MS Office software.

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Applications close 5 October 2021

Director Media & Strategic Communications

The Director, Media and Strategic Communications is a key member of the executive leadership team within DELWP’s Digital and Customer Communications division, which is responsible for the delivery of specialist advisory support that enables DELWP to deliver to customers and communities across Victoria. As the Director, you will provide leadership for DELWP’s media and external communications team ensuring that the department delivers consistent and reliable high-quality communications for both internal and external customers. You will work with strategic communications directors and teams across portfolio entities and departments to ensure coordination and delivery of communication across the Victorian Government.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Digital and Customer Communications, you will lead, support and set short-, medium- and long-term strategic plans for integrated media, issues management, relationship building, stakeholder engagement and content creation. Your experience as a strategic communications leader and experience as a people leader, with a demonstrated track record in building strategy, shaping culture and delivering exceptional client service in a complex environment will be key to your success.

Key skills and experience

  • Extensive communications and issues management experience with previous government experience at a senior level
  • A strong track record of managing high-level strategic communications issues, lead critical incident management communications, whole of government advertising coordination and portfolio relationship management
  • Demonstrated experience, at a senior level in communications and engagement together with a wide range of contemporary communications and content marketing techniques
  • A current understanding of industry, state and national drivers and trends,
  • Experience in leading and engaging a high performing, capable and customer focused workforce aligned with DELWP values and achieving better outcomes for all Victorians.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in communications or public relations is essential.

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Applications close 30 September 2021

Senior Engineer Planning

3 year term

We are looking for a technically competent, energetic engineer who works effectively across multiple business groups, external contractors and consultants. A person who understands that thorough planning and stakeholder engagement leads to great outcomes for the business, customers and the community.

This position is responsible for the planning of asset replacement and upgrade projects, predominantly for urban water and wastewater treatment services. Working closely across multiple business groups, external contractors and consultants, the position ensures thorough technical analysis and engagement in project planning.

Keys Skills and Experience

  • An approved tertiary qualification in engineering
  • Ability to deliver engineering services and manage multiple planning projects using project teams, contractors and consultants.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of program and project management principles, procurement, contracting, quality, environment and safety systems
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and confidently, and effectively collaborate with staff, external organisations and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and effectively contribute to project teams.
  • Possess mentoring skills and experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organising and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks, develop procedures and systems for tracking progress, identify barriers and find effective ways to deal with them.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify then promote appropriate behavioural change in the workplace.
  • Ability to gain registration as a professional engineer under the Professional Engineers Registration Act 2019 (Victoria).

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Applications close 29 September 2021

Customer Metering Lead

The Customer Metering Lead will lead and manage the team that is responsible for efficiently and effectively planning and managing the end-to-end lifecycle of water meters, to ensure customers are accurately billed for their water usage. This includes partnering with relevant operational business functions, making decisions that balance the needs of our Customers and the efficient implementation of our meter replacement program.

The role has close interactions with the Digital Metering team, to ensure the end-to-end lifecycle management of digital meters, once they are implemented/rolled out across our service area.

Keys Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering, STEM, or Business-related fields
  • Demonstrated competency in leading and motivating teams to drive alignment, integration and change, with the ability to create opportunities to develop our people and build organisational capacity
  • Demonstrated competency in stakeholder management, with excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills in dealing with key stakeholders
  • Experience balancing complex priorities within a changing operational environment
  • Ability to interweave consideration of both internal and external drivers and risks into the delivery of the Divisions key functions
  • Competency in asset (meter) planning, management and operations.
  • The ability to manage consultants and contractors
  • Sound understanding of OHS law, obligations, and regulations
  • Be able to think outside the box, understand future trends, and look for new ways of working

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Applications close 28 September 2021

Dam Safety Systems Officer

3 year term

GWMWater is looking to engage an energetic and technically competent engineer who works effectively across multiple business groups, external contractors and consultants. A person who understands the importance of risk management, thorough planning and stakeholder engagement to ensure systems are developed to enable compliance and effective business processes.

The position is responsible for supporting dam safety monitoring, reporting and planning systems to continuously improve dam safety management across GWMWater’s dams portfolio.

Key skills and experience

  • An approved Civil Engineering or other appropriate engineering degree and demonstrated relevant experience
  • Communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively contribute to cross-functional project teams.
  • Demonstrated project management skills to effectively deliver against objectives and timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate policies, programs and strategies
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Possess excellent problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the duties and functions specified

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Applications close 29 September 2021

Manager Communications and Engagement

We are looking for a highly skilled and driven individual who will lead the transformation in our communications and engagement space, driving change in a highly dynamic and fast paced environment. Reporting directly to the General Manager Strategy and Performance, this position works closely with the Managing Director and Executive Leadership Team to manage and promote SRW’s business reputation.

As the Manager Communications and Engagement, you will be a key member of our Strategic Leadership Team and responsible for the management of a team of five communication and engagement professionals, driving proactive and productive outcomes for the business whilst working in an adaptive and fast paced environment. You will have exceptional communication skills, demonstrated experience managing a diverse communication portfolio and the ability to build and retain positive working relationships across various stakeholders.

Key skills and experience

  • Tertiary Degree qualified in a relevant discipline (Communications, Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, or Journalism) and extensive experience in a media or communication role.
  • Expertise in strategic engagement planning, developing, producing and implementing high-quality fit-for-purpose communications content across print and digital platforms.
  • Proven experience managing a team in a complex, issues rich, fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, consult and negotiate effectively across a wide range of stakeholders including regional media, Local and State Government representatives, Government departments and community networks.
  • Excellent time management skills, especially in relation to meeting deadlines and managing multiple tasks, maintaining focus under pressure.

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Applications close 3 October 2021

Accountant

If you like to be kept busy you will thrive in this position supporting the Financial Accountant and on occasions the Manager Finance across a range of accounting functions.

As an experienced accountant, you will step into this role and hit the ground running, proving to be a valuable and welcomed asset in your support.

Key skills and experience

  • Highly motivated, detail oriented and confident in your skills
  • Degree qualifications in Accounting, Finance or Economics.
  • Solid time management and organisation skills
  • Experience in systems, in particular, Microsoft Dynamics D365 will add significant value and input to assist the team to enhance customer service and achieve outstanding results

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Applications close 1 October 2021

Manager Customer Experience

Reporting to the General Manager People, Culture and Customer, this role will lead people in developing and implementing a whole of enterprise SGW Customer Experience Strategy. The Strategy is aimed broadly at delivering more of what SGW customers value in the way they interact with the organisation and access products and services, including a focus on a support program that responds to customers experiencing hardship and other barriers to accessing products and services. Integral to delivery of an improved customer experience is leadership of a multi-functional team and influencing across other organisational teams interacting with customers. You will constantly be looking to innovate and improve through sector collaboration, customer engagement and digitisation and increased self-service options that enhance customer experience, whilst delivering outcomes that reduce the cost to serve and build strong customer relationships.

Keys Skills and Experience

  • Significant experience delivering enterprise wide customer outcomes
  • An authentic leader who builds trust and credibility through your calm and open style
  • Experience building collaborative, high performing teams whilst leading them through change, including the delivery of policy, process and technology improvement projects that focus on the customer needs
  • You will have managed diverse internal and external stakeholder relationships across service delivery organisations such as customer service, billing, field and technical teams, community groups, government, industry and regulators.
  • Familiarity with billing or customer relationship management systems in aligned sector or environment would be highly regarded but not essential.

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Applications open

Senior Pricing & Regulatory Analyst

As the Senior Pricing & Regulatory Analyst you’ll lead the development of the Pricing Submission for the Essential Services Commission (ESC) in order to provide sufficient revenue to achieve Melbourne Water’s business and customer service goals.

Within the role you will also be responsible for provide economic, project evaluation and pricing advice along with being responsible for implementing economic, regulatory and industry policy reform. In addition, this role will conduct annual tariff adjustments consistent with price paths set out in the Pricing Submission, prepare updated annual regulatory accounts and support the preparation of the annual Corporate Plans through revenue and demand forecasting.

Key skills and experience:

  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills as well as a proven capacity to research and develop innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with senior management, internally and externally
  • Experience in preparing timely, clear and concise briefings and reports, as well as influential public submissions
  • Ability to understand complex technical issues and explain them to a non-technical audience
  • Resilience and the ability to deliver outcomes in ambiguous and complex environments
  • Tertiary qualification in Economics, Commerce or Finance

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Applications close 3 October 2021

Accountant / Financial System Administrator

A rare opportunity to join our organisation in this long held position awaits an experienced accounting professional.

We are eager to inject a team player who brings a positive vibe and will thrive on being responsible for the administration of the Corporation’s Financial Management Information System.

Keys Skills and Experience

  • Degree qualifications in Accounting (or equivalent)
  • Extensive Accounting or Finance industry experience
  • Strong system admin experience in a finance or related ERP system.
  • Drive business improvement and enhancing the delivery of financial services.

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Applications close 1 October 2021

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