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.

Financial Analyst

A unique opportunity is now available for a results focused individual to join our Finance Team. As we enter into a new phase of future planning, this role is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to long term business efficiency, and ongoing success of our organisation.
The Financial Analyst will take a lead role in the effective analysis of financial information and data to influence decision making, identify and recommend areas for improvement efficiencies across the business.
Based at our Bairnsdale Head Office, this ongoing position provides crucial support to the organisation, providing input into opportunities for performance improvements, and to review and maintain internal reporting requirements including implementation and roll out business-wide Business Intelligence tools to support internal stakeholders based on their unique requirements.

Key skills and experience:

  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to interpret data to identify efficiencies and develop evidence-based recommendations
  • Strong problem solving and Project Management skills
  • Ability to quickly analyse and learn new systems
  • Experience in Developing, customising and preparing quality strategic financial reports and documentation
  • Interpretation of financial and operational information and communicating information across the business
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying, capturing and measuring productivity initiatives
  • A knowledge of Accounting Standards, regulations and business planning
  • Budget preparation and monitoring; reconciliations and auditing
  • Have a hands-on approach to seeing projects come to fruition

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Applications close 9 May 2021

Team Leader Flood Information

As the Team Leader, Flood Information you’ll be responsible for Leading a team of six hydrologic and hydraulic modelling professionals that manages, improves and maintains Melbourne Waters flood information and provide expert advice on flood risks.

The team will ensure Melbourne Water’s flood information is developed and maintained to agreed standards (in line with the Port Phillip and Westernport Flood Strategy) including initiation of new flood studies as determined by through risk based assessments or customer needs.

Key skills and experience:

  • This is an extremely customer focused role that requires extensive experience in developing effective networks in a diverse and complex multiagency delivery environment.
  • Extensive experience in delivering complex OPEX and CAPEX programs
  • Experience in managing consultants to deliver excellent projects and programs of works.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategies and improvement plans that align with broader business strategic direction to drive customer and commercial value.
  • Extensive coordination, prioritisation and time management skills to deliver agreed, long-term objectives while managing day-to-day challenges and work unsupervised.

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Applications close 9 May 2021

Senior Control Systems & Asset Manager Project Development

As a Senior Control Systems & Asset Manager within the OT Project Development team, you’ll be responsible for providing analysis of service performance and insights to Asset Managers working across the Service Delivery Lifecycle to deliver and drive innovative, effective and efficient asset management outcomes for the business through project development.

In addition you will provide technical leadership in Operational Technology (OT) Assets, co-ordination and oversight of their complex program of technical projects and discipline(s) in collaboration with the broader business and consistently driving for results in challenging environments.

We currently have two roles available to lead the development of asset renewal and optimisation business cases for Capital Projects to meet business requirements and budgets, by:

  • taking a service and long term (3-5 years) view across the asset renewable program,
  • working collaboratively with Team Leaders, Asset Management Principals and asset management interfaces leads across Melbourne Water to ensure effective end-to-end program development, prioritization and delivery of programs

Key skills and experience:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of SCADA and PLC control systems including their development, coding and testing.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of one or more of the following:
    • Siemens S7 series PLCs, Touch-panel, PCS7 and WinCC Operator interface/SCADA systems,
    • Rockwell Control Logix/SLC/MicroLogix series PLCs, Touch-panel and FactoryTalk Operator interface/SCADA systems
    • GE/Emerson Genius I/O and Rx3i PLC’s, Quick-Panel systems
    • and other large vendor systems and their application (other PLC or DCS experience may be an acceptable alternative).
  • Knowledge of Operating system lifecycles, virtualised environments, Ethernet and Fieldbus networks.
  • Knowledge and proven experience in Whole of Life Asset Management and large scale infrastructure planning.
  • Proven experience in the design development and/or maintenance of complex electrical, automation and instrumentation systems.
  • You will have the ability to facilitate training sessions and coach and mentor others in Control & Security Assets and Asset Management process.
  • A knowledge of RTUs, CCTV and Industrial Control System Networks would also be an advantage

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Applications close 2 May 2021

IT Project Management Team Leader

As the IT Project Management Team Manager you’ll be responsible for providing IT project management capability that enables efficient delivery of value to our business customers; to ensure successful implementation of IT projects within agreed time, cost, quality and customer requirements.

In addition you will provide direct leadership to a team of 10, you will act as an escalation point to help resolve problems and maintain documentation related to the IT project management environment, working with various technical and business stakeholders you will have the responsibility for team coordination and resource allocation of the IT project managers.

Key skills and experience:

  • Previous experience leading and developing a diverse team.
  • Demonstrated high degree of program/project management skills and extensive achievements successfully delivering large, complex digital and information technology projects.
  • Demonstrated success in developing & tracking detailed master portfolio/program/project schedules using project management tools containing major deliverables and activities, critical path, dependencies and resources.
  • Demonstrated experience and success on project implementations with hands on experience and success achieving quality business outcomes within budget.
  • Proven capacity to contribute to and implement change initiatives, including the capability to plan, manage change, improve performance and uplift project management capability
  • Experience managing large and complex vendor contracts, including vendor

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Applications close 26 April 2021

Business / Portfolio Analyst

The Business Analyst will work to provide proactive, strategic business analysis services, with an emphasis on full product development lifecycle experience across small to large projects and programs of work which cover commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products, new development, and enhancements to existing systems.

We are looking for someone who has exceptional facilitation, negotiation, and organisational skills, whilst being able to communicate complex ideas in a clear and concise manner. It is important that the successful candidate is able to align their vision, plan and execution to the strategic outcomes of initiatives.

The role will specifically focus on portfolio & program management (PPM) capability across the business within scope, time, and budget. Knowledge of the PPM domain is required (product & implementation) together with experience in both Waterfall and Agile delivery methodologies.

Key skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 7+ years' experience in a Senior Busines Analysis role
  • Demonstrated experience in in Agile and SDLC methodologies, tools and techniques
  • At least 5+ years' experience in PMBOK and Prince2 methodologies
  • At least 5+ years' experience with BABOK
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and good lateral thinking abilities - a strategic "big picture" thinker.

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Applications close 25 April 2021

Water Resources Information Officer

Readvertised

The Water Resources Information Officer is responsible for supporting the Water Resources Division and broader GWMWater business through the analysis and quality control of water resource data, and by maintaining computerised systems for the storage and analysis of water resource data and information.

The incumbent will also assist with the monitoring and operation of headworks and catchment systems, bulk entitlement procedures, provision of routine Storage Manager information, surface and groundwater monitoring activities and assist with the broader reporting and compliance requirements of the Division.

Key skills and experience:

  • A degree or tertiary qualification in science, engineering or related discipline, or demonstrated equivalent industry experience.
  • Experience or demonstrated aptitude for data analysis and data management activities.
  • Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to identify issues and recommend solutions.
  • An understanding of surface water and groundwater systems and associated data.
  • An ability to understand complex systems.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Self organisation and planning skills.

Desirable

  • An understanding of hydrometric data and hydrographic principles.
  • Experience in the collection and/or analysis of data relating to water quality, surface water flows, groundwater bore levels and related water resource data.
  • Experience in scripting and/or coding
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

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Applications close 5 May 2021

Asset Performance Engineer

The Asset Performance Engineer is part of a team responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of GWMWater’s asset management system which supports the affordability and reliability of services to our region. The role provides opportunities to contribute to all aspects of asset management, and focusses on maintenance and renewal strategy development. The successful candidate will utilise data analytics and asset lifecycle modelling to optimise the balance of risk, cost and performance for a diverse range of infrastructure.

Applicants with a focus on customer outcomes and proven data analytics and problem-solving abilities are encouraged to apply.

Skills and experience:

  • A degree in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Sound computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the duties and functions specified
  • Experience in physical asset management
  • Experience in data analytics
  • Experience with strategic asset management software and TechnologyOne asset management software
  • Experience with asset maintenance and performance analytic tools and methods such as FMECA, RCM or Root Cause Analysis

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Applications close 28 April 2021

Senior Customer Support and Credit Program Manager

We are currently seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and passionate customer focused person to join SGW as a Senior Customer Support and Credit Program Officer.

Key skills and experience:

  • Maintenance of effective debt collection and customer support programs including working with relevant external agencies for the purpose of referral and support
  • Preparing analysis and reporting debt management performance and application and effectiveness of customer support programs
  • Oversight of customer debt reports and cases and identifying where action is required
  • Action through applying debt collection processes and customer support program options where customers are eligible
  • Complying with all applicable SGW Policies and Procedures
  • Contributing to continuous improvement of Customer Service Team processes, systems and communications
  • Ensuring reasonable care is taken for own health and safety as well as the health and safety of others. Operate consistent with SGW Occupational Health and Safety policy and procedures at all times
  • At all times adhere to the Victorian Public Sector (VPS) Code of Conduct and model the South Gippsland Water Behaviours for Growth

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Applications close 22 April 2021

Developer Segment Lead

As the Developer Segment Lead you’ll be responsible for developing and delivering strategic oversight and leadership to the Developer and Direct Services customer segments. Within this role you will be managing both internal and external stakeholder relationships, and ensuring strong working relationships are maintained and developed. By having a customer-centric approach you will ensure that all priorities are met, and that Melbourne Water’s Customer and Community Strategy is implemented.

The role will also see you driving outcomes and continuous improvement in an environment of complexity, ambiguity and change. You will have proven experience in effectively leading others to deliver program priorities and targets.

Key skills and experience:

  • Proven judgment working in a large corporate environment with complexity and ambiguity
  • Capability to influence and lead external and internal stakeholders
  • Advanced stakeholder communication and engagement skills, adapted to a customer centric approach
  • A strong understanding of customer drivers and key processes
  • Proven experience in leading a customer change focus.
  • Previous experience working with, or within, the development sector will be advantageous. This includes exposure to organisations such as the Victorian Planning Authority, DELWP Planning, Urban Development Institute of Australia or the Property Council of Australia.
  • Capacity to continuously improve our processes and services to improve customer and stakeholder relationships
  • Proven experience in effectively leading others to deliver program priorities and targets and experience in driving change/transformation programs
  • Capacity to continuously improve our processes and services to improve customer and stakeholder relationships
  • Your ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is required together with a tertiary qualification in a related industry.

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Applications close 2 May 2021

Manager People Partnerships

You will be joining a leadership team where empowerment is just the way we work. You’ll have ownership of and accountability for all operational HR matters and be relied upon for your technical expertise, especially in Industrial and Employee Relations. You’ll of course work closely with the General Manager People and Safety, but also directly with our fantastic Managing Director and the Board of Directors on relevant HR matters. Your advice, knowledge and expertise will be actively sought out and respected by these key stakeholders, other members of the Executive team and People Leaders across the organisation.

Your team of Business Partners are highly engaged, keen and great to work with. They will look to you for coaching and an engaging leadership style that will continue to challenge them and grow their capability.

The role won’t be without its challenges. We have some way to go in increasing trust in the broader People and Safety group across the organisation. We are still trying to find that balance where we enable flexibility for our team while also ensuring the business gets advice and support when they need it. And the quality of peer relationships will continue to be critical for collaboration and alignment, particularly in areas where functional responsibility overlaps, for example in case management (Wellbeing).

Key skills and experience:

  • demonstrated experience leading and engaging teams, along with;
    •  Strong knowledge in ER/IR , keeping up to date with legislative and policy changes, as well as best practice in this space.
    • Clear and kind communication, to model the honest two-way conversations
    • Experience in developing strategic papers and presenting at executive level

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Applications close 29 April 2021

General Manager Service Delivery

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager Service Delivery is central to providing strategic leadership across the organisation and is responsible for the operational management of SRW's irrigation, headworks operations, groundwater and rivers business streams to achieve the required safety, financial, business and environmental outcomes. Overseeing a large operational workforce and will have responsibility for leading the development, implementation and management of strategies that drive efficiencies. You will bring a focus on innovative continuous improvement solutions that will drive quality and affordability in water operation through the use of technology and data, partnering opportunities, workforce productivity and improved services to customers.

Key skills and experience:

  • proven ability to think strategically
  • ability to identify emerging issues, problem solve and apply creative solutions
  • experience in asset intensive operational environments
  • strong financial and commercial acumen
  • comprehensive understanding of the regulatory and commercial aspects of running irrigation infrastructure

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Applications close date not specified

General Manager Asset Futures

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager Asset Futures will lead the strategic management and development of SRW's asset base including planning, controlling, capital delivery expenditure, asset optimisation and dam safety. SRW has a diverse capital projects portfolio to deliver efficient services to meet customer needs for the future. The GM will ensure all capital infrastructure and associated services are managed through an efficient delivery framework of high-performing teams, processes and systems to support the organisation's vision of providing value for customers and community through excellence in rural water management.

Key skills and experience:

  • extensive experience in strategic management within an infrastructure and resource management portfolio
  • drive performance outcomes and achieve results within a highly regulated operating environment
  • extensive technical expertise in operational services planning or asset management
  • development and implementation of strategies, systems and transformational projects

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Applications close date not specified

Senior Project Manager - PPM Adoption

This Senior Project Manager role will specifically focus on delivering portfolio & program management (PPM) capability across the business within scope, time, and budget. Knowledge of the PPM domain is required (product & implementation) together with experience in both Waterfall and Agile delivery methodologies.

Key skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in IT or relevant Business discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience as a Senior Project Manager
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills in dealing with stakeholders including senior management, customers, consultants, contractors, regulators, and committees
  • Experience in managing all documents, policies, and procedures, standards, and specifications
  • Experience in developing strategies, analysis, and efficiency improvements
  • Current PRINCE2 or PMBOK project management certification
  • Willingness to embrace and support YVW's corporate culture of open communication, personal initiative, individual respect, and inclusiveness

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Applications close 25 April 2021

Treatment Plant Projects - Senior Project Manager

The Senior Project Manager plays a pivotal role in the TPP team. The Senior PM is responsible for the delivery of critical projects (whether it be high value and/or high risk), mentoring and development of other Project Managers within the team and leading continuous improvement with the internal Project Management/Specialist group.

The Senior PM will meet regularly with their Project Management/Specialist cohort to discuss opportunities for improvement and optimisation as well as ideas for the monthly internal learning forum. This role poses an opportunity to demonstrate and develop your strong communication skills through liaising with multiple internal and external stakeholders including, local councils, the EPA, operations and our design and delivery partners.

An upcoming project that this role would likely be responsible for delivering is the Brushy Creek Treatment Plant Aeration Upgrade. This project will enhance safe and efficient operation of the plant and ensure compliance with environmental and community expectations, and as one of the largest plant upgrade projects for Yarra Valley Water will be delivered over the next couple of years.

Key skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering and or Project Management
  • Valid Victorian driver's license
  • Solid experience in Project Management of design and/or construction of water/sewage treatment infrastructure
  • Experience in mentoring and developing employees
  • Success driving continuous improvement within treatment plant delivery
  • Strong communication skills and ability to act as a spokesperson for team in internal learning forums

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Applications close 23 April 2021

Strategic Wastewater Systems Manager

Public Sector People is proudly and exclusively partnering again with South East Water to appoint a Strategic Wastewater Systems Planner. Reporting directly to the Manager Waste Strategy, the role will have a clear mandate to develop strategic regional approaches for managing sewerage systems growth, including industrial waste, whilst continuing to reduce systems impacts in an increasingly carbon constrained world.

Regarded as an Individual Contributor within the business, a key accountability will be:

  • Lead long term strategic planning for the sewerage systems,
  • Drive sewerage and resource (product) quality strategy development and
  • Influence regional factors across the water and related resources sectors.

Key skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering with chemical, or civil or environmental engineering preferred
  • broad planning experience with complex systems, associated to the broader water cycle and waste systems
  • ability to lead and represent in steering groups and industry workshops with sound personal presentation communication skills
  • key analytical skills, excel capability, use of GIS and other relevant modelling tools required

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Applications open

Integrated Water Management (IWM) Engineer or Scientist

Public Sector People is proudly and exclusively partnering again with South East Water to appoint an Integrated Water Management Engineer or Scientist. Reporting directly to the Integrated Water Manager, the role will have a clear mandate for current and future urban developments and issues by identifying and leading activities in Integrated Water Management.

Regarded as an Individual Contributor within the business, a key accountability will be to facilitate the delivery of Fisherman’s Bend IWM Strategy and future IWM urban development projects. Further for success in the role, you will:-

  • Manage and deliver IWM projects, activities and outcomes working with key stakeholders,
  • Contribute significantly to delivering through technical solutions and skills to develop new and innovative outcomes for customers,
  • Understand and leverage trends to assist in developing a strategic position within the IWM space and use insights to develop appropriate long-term community solutions,
  • Develop productive relationships and networks, enabling the transition from strategy to implementation,
  • Develop new approaches, solutions, outcomes to ensure ongoing continual progress,
  • Provide direction to support influencing government policies and regulation with IWM external activities,
  • Support the IWM team to facilitate improvements to policies, procedures and regulations,
  • Support stakeholders to transition their activities to facilitate IWM developer applications and overlays

Key skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or Science and/or environmental engineering
  • possess sound program and project management skills, with the ability to deliver frameworks and projects
  • work with closely with stakeholders on key issues
  • use supportive and emerging technologies
  • develop timely solutions to complex problems
  • have great personal presentation and communication skills
  • proven knowledge of IWM strategies in the Water sector coupled with a pragmatic and well organised mindset to run multi-tiered projects ongoing

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Applications open

Project Engagement Lead

The Project Engagement Lead is responsible for developing and implementing high-quality community engagement plans, programs and activities that advocate for great outcomes for CWW’s customers and community.

The focus of this 3-year fixed-term role is to lead strategic communication and engagement planning and delivery for City West Water’s Price Submission. This role partners with CWW’s Price Submission project team to deliver best-practice community engagement, provide authoritative advice and influence outcomes to ensure that customer expectations and community values are incorporated into CWW’s project planning and implementation.

The role requires strong planning and evaluation skills, as well as deep understanding of and demonstrated experience in delivering communications and engagement activities to support successful project implementation.

Key skills and experience:

  • IAP2 trained/qualified and relevant degree qualifications
  • Experience in developing and executing community and stakeholder engagement programs
  • Negotiation and influencing skills with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to provide specialist advice on engagement opportunities
  • Demonstrated experience working with hard-to-reach groups, using innovation and a co-design approach
  • - Experience in analysis, reporting and evaluation of engagement processes and programs
  • The use of online consultation platforms
  • Experience in face-to-face consultation activities
  • Experience in planning deliberative processes
  • Experience within a public sector and/or regulated business would be desirable.

Applications are via Hope & Glory Recruitment

Senior Integration Developer - Mulesoft

The Senior Integration Developer will support the design, development and continual improvement of high performance, scalable, quality architected integration solutions for the applications in line with business objectives. You will use your knowledge and experience in to Mulesoft to:

  • Analyse business requirements and design integration solutions aligned with the architecture strategy
  • Develop integration solutions and related implementation activities including standards

Key skills and experience

  • Minimum of 5 years integration design and development experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Mulesoft API Management platform and Salesforce
  • Certified Mulesoft 4 Developer
  • Experience in designing, developing, implementing integration solutions using Java
  • Implemented CI/CD pipelines on previous projects
  • Extensive experience in Web API and layered architecture
  • Experience in Integration testing using a mix of tools using appropriate tools such as Silk, Selenium, Mocha, and others as required
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to share best practice and integrated solutions with Mulesoft

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Applications close 28 April 2021

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