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.

Chief Executive Officer

The Victorian Water Industry Association (VicWater) is a highly regarded peak industry association representing the 18 State Government owned water corporations in Victoria. Collaboration lies at the heart of VicWater's value proposition. We know our members are better together, whether influencing government, promoting best practice and industry thought leadership, planning for future challenges, or generating shared value through the efficient use of resources. VicWater provides an effective vehicle for members to benefit from shared learnings, commitments, investments, experimentation, risk sharing, achieving real dollar industry efficiencies, developing a common voice with stakeholders on key industry issues and progressing future focusses strategic industry initiatives.

Reporting to the Chair and working with a newly elected board from across the sector, the CEO will play a key role in leading the organisation into the next stage of its development. Leading a small team, as well as harnessing an engaged workforce of hundreds of individuals from across the membership base, the organisation is looking to take member engagement to new heights and explore new partnerships and opportunities to further improve the water industry's intergenerational future footprint.

With a strong focus on innovation in the member engagement space, the CEO will drive a positive culture and lead, inspire and develop collaborative, cross sector working groups and teams to achieve collective outcomes for the sector. The CEO will have a strong business acumen and be involved in key stakeholder and partner engagement as well as advocacy efforts to benefit the membership.

You will be a highly regarded and proven leader with the ability to influence, advocate and build strong stakeholder relationships, both internally and externally. As a strong communicator with an approachable style, you have extensive leadership experience within an organisation with a strong customer focus and have had exposure reporting to a Board. Innovative, strategic and working with a collective mindset will be key strengths you bring to this outcome focused role and are excited by this opportunity which will advance your career.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Significant experience at senior level
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of general organisational management incorporating business administration, human resource management, governance, communications and stakeholder engagement
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in strategic development and business change management aimed at improving business performance
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in industry communications with social media, executive facilitation, presentations, and large oratorial settings
  • Knowledge and understanding of the machinery of government, regulatory and compliance frameworks
  • Developed interpersonal skills that develop influential and constructive relationships with members, particularly boards and executives, and with regulators and senior Government personnel
  • Experience in the successful implementation of new business initiatives which provide expanded services and make the most effective use of resources
  • Knowledge and understanding of water industry operations highly regarded
  • Experience in leading and/or managing a similar sized team or for-purpose organisation highly regarded
  • Tertiary qualification in related discipline highly regarded.

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For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on 0455 118 868 or Aleisha Cajaglis on 0439 910 866 at Davidson Search & Advisory.

Manager Digital & Business Transformation

The Manager Digital and Business Transformation carries responsibility for establishing and implementing a strategic approach to technology solutions across North East Water. This includes delivering business-enabling systems across the current and emerging needs of North East Water and our customers. The position requires expertise in all aspects of management in a business systems environment, coupled with strong strategic planning and execution, and project management experience. The Manager Digital and Business Transformation will provide highly-valued leadership, as well as analytical, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.

You will be a proven people leader with embedded experience managing ICT functions; with a strong focus on employee safety and wellbeing and a good understanding of the importance of legislative compliance, reporting and data analysis. You’ll be able to develop exceptional relationships, give and receive constructive feedback, provide excellent report writing and presentation capabilities and support your team in the delivery of organisational objectives.

Key Skills and Experience

  • A proven people leader with a strong focus on employee safety and wellbeing and the ability to develop exceptional internal and external stakeholder relationships based on trust and respect.
  • Experience with whole of business digital transformation.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills, with a good understanding of the importance of legislative compliance, reporting and data analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and continuous improvement that ensures the ICT function remains contemporary and future focused.
  • A formal qualification in Information Technology and substantial experience in a business systems environment at a senior level.

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Applications close Monday 30 May 2022

Data Governance Analyst

Sitting within the Business Technology Services (BTS) branch of South East Water (SEW) and reporting to the Information & Analytics Team Leader, this exciting new role will work across a range of business, technology, and project stakeholders to progress the implementation of data governance framework, tools, and processes in a modern technology environment. This will be achieved through providing data management expertise to help effectively manage data for efficiency, compliance and protect the data of our customers. The role will also be an integral part of the SEW Data and Analytics Platform (SDAP) project and get exposure to tools and technologies being introduced to provide SEW’s advanced analytics environment.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology or relevant equivalent
  • Proficient with MS Office productivity tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. and MS Power BI
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Information Architecture principles and data management techniques would be preferable.
  • Understand database technologies, in particular Azure, SQL Server and Oracle
  • Understand Data Governance principles and data information security practices
  • Experience with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence
  • Solid track record in successful stakeholder management and business engagement
  • Demonstrated experience working in an Agile project delivery model environment

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Applications close Sunday 29 May 2022

Integrated Water Management Planner

Working as part of the Water Services Planning team you will work on delivering large scale IWM projects, at all stages of project development, from initiation to implementation and delivery. Including developing IWM plans and business cases to progressing core objectives and obligations related to alternative water targets and Health Waterway Strategy outcomes.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Strong understanding and interest in Integrated Water Management and the role it can play in delivering liveability, water security and waterway health outcomes
  • Proficient in exploring innovative opportunities across the water cycle, within areas such as stormwater, wastewater, waterway and catchment management planning, in an integrated water system context.
  • Demonstrated experience with embracing ambiguity, able to act on or define next steps without knowing all the detail, can effectively cope with change and handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Demonstrated behaviours of empathy, active listening, courage and integrity that encourage positive conversations and achieve development of shared outcomes.
  • Strong experience in problem solving and applying advanced techniques and knowledge to deliver IWM solutions. Desired skills include, but are not limited to, multi criteria assessment, cost benefit analysis, modelling and analysis.
  • Ability to adapt, determine your own priorities and operate with greater independence in dynamic environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivery of project management; planning and implementation, preparation of strategic plans and major business cases, submissions and reports

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Applications close Sunday 19 June 2022

Security Engineer

Sitting within the Business and Technology Services (BTS) division and reporting to the Cyber Security Team Lead, this stimulating new role will be responsible for deploying, administrating, monitoring, managing and patching appliances and operating systems. Ensuring that resilience metrics are met and exceeded, the role will also be responsible for ensuring that playbooks, processes and plans remain up-to-date and current, along with the continuous improvement of the cyber security posture.

Key Skills and Experience

  • A tertiary qualification in an IT discipline and/or 8+ years' work experience in an IT related role that included security functions and duties
  • Industry specific certification in Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Relevant technology certifications across the Infrastructure landscape (Cisco, Microsoft Azure)
  • Experience in enterprise and hybrid technology environments
  • Good understanding of Cyber Security Frameworks
  • Ability to understand and disseminate industry terminology and concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience within IT and OT environments highly desired
  • Working knowledge in uplift and maintenance of SIEM platforms
  • Experience in vulnerability management platforms and strategies to mitigate vulnerabilities
  • Excellent understanding of security within the different layers of the IT Landscape

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Applications close Friday 10 June 2022

Communications & Media Manager

This full time, ongoing role will develop and maintain industry leading capability that harnesses both emerging and existing communication channels and continually looks at new, innovative and interactive ways to communicate and engage with customers, our people and our key stakeholders. The incumbent will use their skills to ensure South East Water's impact is clearly articulated, understood and embraced internally and externally.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Experience and training in issues and crisis management
  • Strong project management skills, as well as a proven track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience working with and delivering in an environment undergoing significant digital transformation and/or disruption
  • Solid communication skills with an ability to challenge the status quo
  • Proven leadership skills and demonstrated success in driving high engagement
  • Exceptional written skills, with experience in preparing Board and Executive Level papers and reports
  • Ability to distil complex messages into simple, relevant and meaningful communications
  • Politically astute, strategically agile and accustomed to senior level leadership advisory and decision making.

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Applications close Sunday 29 May 2022

Senior Project Officer

Demonstrating proficient project management skills, you will coordinate the project planning, community and stakeholder engagement and the management of significant work programs for the review and development of groundwater resource management plans.

Key Skills and Experience

  • White Card or equivalent industry Safety Induction Card
  • Substantial experience in delivery of civil construction projects
  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering and/or Project Management
  • Excellent computing skills in Word, Excel and MS Project
  • Contract administration in Australian Standard or Government Service Contracts (desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience in tendering and pricing of civil construction and maintenance works (desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience in management and delivery of construction projects (desirable)
  • Leadership and Management Training (desirable)
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status
  • Police check
  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Australian Working Rights

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Applications close Monday 6 June 2022

Senior Asset Manager Planning Water & Sewerage

Working in a team of highly motivated asset managers, you will be responsible for planning and driving prudent and efficient asset management outcomes for our water supply and sewerage services. A key requirement is an ability to understand the longer-term strategies of the water and sewerage systems, as well as the risk appetite of the business, to ensure our decisions are incrementally moving the business towards these goals.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge and application of general asset management processes and risk assessment techniques related to large scale infrastructure management.
  • Proven history of working as a collaborative team member and working in a constructive culture to achieve customer centric outcomes.
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to prioritise and perform complex professional/technical work with limited supervision and exercise professional/technical judgement.
  • Knowledge and experience in Whole of Life Asset Management and large scale infrastructure planning.
  • Ability to influence decision making and provide guidance for your asset portfolios.
  • Experience with corporate IT systems (e.g., MS Office, Maximo, MapInfo etc)
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight in relation to complex works, projects and programs
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to self-prioritise and perform/develop competencies in complex professional/technical work under limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated and proactive Health and Safety leadership and a personal commitment to Health and Safety procedures, polices and plans.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

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Applications close Sunday 12 June 2022

Administration & Systems Support Officer

As the Administration & Systems Support Officer you’ll be responsible for providing an efficient and effective administration and coordination function to the Eastern Treatment Plant. Your customer service and administration experience will see you excel in this role.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Proven administration experience
  • Experience with financial reporting system and TechOne will be highly regarded
  • High level of organisational skills
  • Proven customer service experience with both internal and external customers
  • A demonstrated ability to achieve objectives and meet deadlines within resource restraints
  • Proven awareness in identifying possible hazards in your workplace and act accordingly, including prompt reporting and, if possible, rectifying those hazards.

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Applications close Sunday 12 June 2022

Senior Environmental Management System Coordinator

The position exists to provide technical expertise on implementation and maintaining the environmental management system under ISO 14001:2015 for Greater Western Water. The Senior Environmental Management System Coordinator is responsible for integrating two environmental management systems into one, providing technical guidance across the business to ensure best industry environmental management system practice is at the forefront of what we do at GWW.

Key Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years industry experience in leading a certified EMS or HSEQ management system.
  • Current technical knowledge and experience in the application of environmental legislation, regulations and standards.
  • Demonstrated experience in environmental change management.
  • Efficient and effective communication and engagement skills in leading training packages across different levels of an organization.
  • Minimum five years industry experience risk mitigation and management.
  • Effective prioritization and time management skills to deliver long term objectives and day-to-day challenges.
  • Demonstrated experience in the utilisation and development of digital platforms.

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Applications close Sunday 5 June 2022

IT Agile Change & Release Manager

The IT Change Management function contributes to the uplift of the ITIL Change and Release Management Life Cycle incorporating DevOps and Agile approaches. In this opportunity, you will work closely with the business to introduce standard changes, as well as be able to Automate changes. The role reports through to the Senior Service Delivery Manager Service Management, and you will have responsibility for driving the program to uplift the skills of our technology teams executing the IT Change Management process.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Must have ITIL certifications and ServiceNow experience
  • Proven experience moving from legacy change management practices to Agile change/release frameworks (focussing on Cloud platform changes).
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating concurrent releases as part of a hybrid Scaled Agile / Waterfall delivery process within a large organisation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and build trusted relationships with remote / distributed Business and Technology teams.

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Applications close Tuesday 7 June 2022

Water Systems Operator

This ongoing position oversees part of GMW’s irrigation network, schedules irrigation orders, manages asset issues and is the first point of contact for customers via Waterline.

The role requires someone who is able to work flexibly within a roster, and can be available for additional shifts at short notice.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Adhere to GMW’s Records Management Policy and Procedures to ensure compliance to the Public Records Act 1973
  • Complete all applicable training requirements
  • Be responsible for maintaining the security of information and information assets in accordance with GMW’s Information Security Policy and Procedures
  • Ability to dependably attend shift work
  • Adheres to GMW’s OH&S and environmental policies, standards and practices
  • Proficient understanding of, and ability to use, water management system software (e.g. IPM, SCADA, SPM, Waterline)(desirable)
  • Proficient knowledge of the GMW water management system and the role of water delivery as part of the business (desirable)
  • Proficient knowledge of the gravity and pumped distribution network (desirable)
  • Proficient understanding of hydrology and/ or hydrogeology (e.g. flow rates, water level requirements, water behaviour (travel time) (desirable)

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Applications close Tuesday 14 June 2022

Water Systems Shift Supervisor

Along with another supervisor, this ongoing position conjointly oversees a team of 20 FTE in the monitoring of the SCADA network, scheduling of irrigation orders and Waterline contact for customers.

The team operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week for nine months of the irrigation season with varying rosters that are managed to meet customer’s needs.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Adhere to GMW’s Records Management Policy and Procedures to ensure compliance to the Public Records Act 1973
  • Complete all applicable training requirements
  • Be responsible for maintaining the security of information and information assets in accordance with GMW’s Information Security Policy and Procedures
  • Ability to dependably attend shift work (4 on 4 off Rostering & 12 hour shifts)
  • In depth understanding of, and ability to use, water management system software (e.g. IPM, SCADA, Waterline) (desirable)
  • Creditable knowledge of the GMW water management system and the role of water delivery as part of the business (desirable)
  • Proficient knowledge of the gravity and pumped distribution network (desirable)
  • Possesses basic data analysis and interpretation skills (desirable)
  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge of customer charter and customer service requirements (desirable)
  • Demonstrates and applies proficient understanding of water and property entitlements (e.g. delivery shares, carryover). (desirable)

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Applications close Tuesday 7 June 2022

Manager Digital & Business Transformation

The position requires expertise in all aspects of management in a business systems environment, coupled with strong strategic planning and execution, and project management experience. The Manager Digital and Business Transformation will provide highly-valued leadership, as well as analytical, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.

You will be a proven people leader with embedded experience managing ICT functions; with a strong focus on employee safety and wellbeing and a good understanding of the importance of legislative compliance, reporting and data analysis. You’ll be able to develop exceptional relationships, give and receive constructive feedback, provide excellent report writing and presentation capabilities and support your team in the delivery of organisational objectives.

Key Skills and Experience

  • A proven people leader with a strong focus on employee safety and wellbeing and the ability to develop exceptional internal and external stakeholder relationships based on trust and respect.
  • Experience with whole of business digital transformation.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills, with a good understanding of the importance of legislative compliance, reporting and data analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and continuous improvement that ensures the ICT function remains contemporary and future focused.
  • A formal qualification in Information Technology and substantial experience in a business systems environment at a senior level.

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Applications close Monday 30 May 2022

Enterprise Data Architect

As the Enterprise Data Architect you’ll be responsible for providing architectural leadership, including planning and governance, to enable the effective implementation and use of data.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Architecture knowledge and skills such as strong understanding of data management for operational and informational purposes – including: reference and master data management; data integration methods and technologies; and data architectures to support information, analytics and insights
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision and a high level of initiative
  • Strong consulting skills and an ability to discuss IT requirements with the business in non-technical terms when required
  • Sophisticated and conceptual analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Able to think strategically, to 'see the big picture' and understand the context of detail

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Applications close Monday 30 May 2022

Senior Engineer

As the Senior Engineer you’ll be responsible for developing and implementing innovative technical solutions associated with Melbourne Water’s emission reduction targets, energy strategy, and resource recovery services (including waste to energy). Specifically this role will support the development of a Future Onsite Renewable Energy Plan for the Eastern Treatment Plant.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable practical experience and high level technical knowledge in the area/s of renewable energy generation and storage, electricity markets, greenhouse gas emissions, and resource recovery. Supported by high level knowledge of the regulatory environment, guidelines, safety issues
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to aggressively pursue agreed objectives and use sound problem solving skills to overcome obstacles
  • Engineering options assessment including stakeholder and customer requirements, economic, environmental, operational and functional considerations, and safety and risk management
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding across several areas of the project lifecycle, including planning, construction, commissioning, operation and optimisation. Supported by an awareness of complex and large scale engineering project implementation and delivery activities
  • Strong written, presentation, and oral communication skills

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Applications close Thursday 9 June 2022

Process & Performance Improvement Specialist

Work closely with Treatment & Network O&M staff as well as leadership teams to drive treatment process improvement projects as they arise and to meet increasing regulatory requirements. By developing and implementing Process Management Plans, you will lead the application of risk management principals to de-construct challenges, scope improvement initiative, facilitating an agreeable solution and managing roll out from end-to-end.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Experienced water industry professional
  • Skilled in process mapping techniques
  • Experience managing complex and competing priorities will support us to meet the needs of internal and external customers
  • We are looking for the right person who can demonstrate alignment with our values and a willingness to contribute to the ongoing success of the organisation

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Applications close Sunday 19 June 2022

Senior and Principal Engineers, Development Engineering & Planning Services

The land development engineering role regulates and collaborates with the development industry and private landowners in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to investigate and design new stormwater assets required to meet the needs of Victoria’s population growth. This role is a key part of Melbourne Water’s Development Services Scheme (DSS) program, a type of developer-funded infrastructure contribution plan which manages, and quality assures the delivery of land and new assets to enable the development of new jobs and homes for Melbourne, predominantly in Greenfield areas.

These are roles that provide technical knowledge and case management function for the service in their allocated area. and facilitates progression between Enterprise Bargaining Agreement banding levels commensurate with skill and experience over time, subject to performance. The holder will progress from having guidance to being largely technically independent and can be relied upon to provide, act with and deliver accurate and competent advice and services for most types of technical matter.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions using experienced engineering judgement and planning decision services in a high volume setting to deliver Key Performance Indicators and Performance Standards and Measures within an inclusive culture.
  • Extensive demonstrated understanding and continuous professional development in development engineering, the development industry as they relate to development planning and subdivision matters,  floodplain management, waterway management and drainage, waterway health and waterway liveability.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills with knowledge of the development industry to be able to make ‘on the spot’ decisions providing support to Case Managers through complex issues and ambiguous situations with financial implications
  • Demonstrated experience in the application and review of civil engineering specifications, documentation, and tenders in relation to flood modelling, engineering and environmental assessment reports.
  • Your ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is required together with a qualification in Engineering

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Applications close Sunday 5 June 2022

Business Partner

The role of the People Partnerships Business Partner is to provide operational and strategic human resources advice and support. As a key member of the People Partnerships team, the Business Partner will be aligned to key stakeholder groups to ensure seamless design, delivery and execution of a full range of HR initiatives, thus supporting the delivery of the South East Water Safety, People and Wellbeing Strategy.

Opportunities now exist for two part-time Business Partners (0.8 & 0.7 FTE) to provide a high level of professional operational HR advice and support.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in providing Human Resources/IR/ER advice in a unionised environment within a medium to large sized organisation
  • Experience managing industrial related employee cases including disciplinary processes, investigations and grievance resolution
  • Experience in supporting restructures
  • Significant knowledge and direct application of employment legislation including the ability to interpret legislation, Awards and Industrial Agreements together with policies and procedures
  • A high level of initiative with an ability to proactively anticipate stakeholder needs and identify opportunities
  • Ability to develop highly effective working relationships by building capability, respect and rapport
  • Innovative approach with proven ability to identify opportunities, analyse data and use this information to design solutions
  • Ability to manage competing, high-priority demands, managing operational workload with delivery of initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (written and verbal) with impact
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel and systems relating to human resource management e.g. SuccessFactors, performance management, payroll/HRIS.

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Applications close Sunday 29 May 2022

Branch Manager Asset Systems

In this senior role, you will support the General Manager Assets & Service Delivery by coordinating and developing Wannon Water's Integrated Asset Management System, and improving and implementing the Corporate Asset Management Strategy.

You will also be responsible for developing and monitoring key performance indicators to meet the regulatory requirements of the Assets Department.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in successfully leading, managing and developing a high performing team
  • Superior drive and enthusiasm and a firm commitment to the success of Wannon Water
  • Strong ethics aligned to Wannon Water's values
  • A tertiary qualification in Engineering (or suitable other equivalent) with at least 5 years' experience in a management role
  • Demonstrated experience in asset management
  • Demonstrated experience in the water sector or a related industry is desirable, but not necessary.

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Applications close Sunday 5 June 2022

Barwon Water

Customer Channels Lead

Reporting directly to the Manager Customer Experience, this role is accountable for the operational performance of Barwon Water’s Contact Centre, Customer Support delivery and customer contact channels including phone, front counter, email, and other correspondence. The role will set the strategic direction for Barwon Water’s customer channels, to ensure a culture of fit for purpose, customer centricity, continuous improvement, operational excellence and employee engagement. Successful leadership of this function will also involve implementation of relevant strategy and management of the Customer Support Program, ensuring alignment to the Customer Experience Strategy and Barwon Water’s Voice of the Customer program, including complaints and customer insights.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Extensive relevant and practical experience as a senior leader in a contact centre or similar commercial environment, paired with experience in managing customer experience programs, is
    required
  • Qualifications relevant to this role which could include:
    • Degree and/or Masters in Commerce or a related field
    • Extensive leadership experience in a contact centre or
      similar commercial environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver corporate targets and objectives
  • Project / Change Management utilising process improvement tools
  • Experience in strategic and operational planning
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the utilities and contact centre industries
  • Exceptional people leadership and coaching capability
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making ability
  • Ability to uncover and understand technology requirements and capabilities to
    deliver on customer experience and business excellence
  • Exceptional communication skills (written, presentation and verbal) and knowledge
    sharing abilities
  • Exceptional relationship building/interpersonal management skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships with a wide range of staff and internal and external stakeholders.

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Applications close Friday 27 May 2022

Manager Reactive Maintenance

Reporting into the Asset and Field Services Divisional Manager, our Manager Reactive Maintenance will lead a high performing team to deliver efficient and effective emergency, unplanned and selected planned maintenance services. Reactive Maintenance covers civil and mechanical and electrical assets across water, recycled water and sewerage services. You'll help support the delivery of our social procurement strategies for diversity, inclusion and environmental stewardship, through our delivery partners.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Ability to quickly build effective working rapport with others to influence decision making, negotiate positive outcomes and ensure business and customer expectations are achieved
  • Ability to work comfortably with ambiguity, create clarity and reach high quality decisions
  • Well-developed written and verbal communications skills
  • A proven track record of effectively managing complex commercial partnerships
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Contract Management, Project Management, Business, Engineering, Science or equivalent experience.

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Applications close Friday 10 June 2022

Training & Quality Specialist

This position is for a proactive, technical, highly organised Training and Quality specialist to develop, prepare and deliver training to small groups and to large external audiences of industry professionals.

The role supports the Development Services division within the Retail Services Group and the wider business as required. The successful candidate will be a fast learner, confident and self-assured in their ability to retain and deliver knowledge, as well as being a great team player who is comfortable collaborating on projects and challenging issues. The easyACCESS Support team is seen by the business as the subject matter experts in our field.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Review business policies, processes and documentation, so they remain up-to-date
  • Implement improvements to processes and systems for land development
  • Support the business with solving complex land development enquiries
  • ability to communicate technical concepts to all levels in the organisation both written and verbal
  • Tertiary qualification desired but not essential
  • Previous experience in the building, construction or land development industry is desirable, not essential
  • A level of technical understanding of building/plumbing and site plan would be an added advantage
  • Sound IT system knowledge

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Applications close Monday 6 June 2022

Manager Major Infrastructure Program Delivery

Davidson Recruitment, partnering with Greater Western Water, is looking for a dynamic major infrastructure delivery leader in a newly created role managing the delivery of major critical community infrastructure.

GWW is embarking on a significant asset delivery transformation and in this role you will be part of a caring, committed and collaborative leadership team focused on evolving our capability to meet the growing needs of our community.

Reporting to the General Manager, Growth and Infrastructure and working with a committed and purpose-driven team of leaders, you will lead a high-performance culture that enables our people and partners to thrive.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Safety leadership in construction/ maintenance delivery/ field services
  • Proven ability to proactively respond to change, overcome obstacles and support others to adapt to change
  • Advanced skills in communicating with influence to a range of audiences including Executive teams, Board
  • Relevant tertiary degree (e.g Engineering)
  • Proven ability to retain, recruit and develop a diverse and capable workforce
  • Significant leadership experience in complex, asset intensive industries
  • Advanced stakeholder and relationship management skills including the ability to form extensive internal & external networks and using strategic relationships to get best outcomes
  • Proven ability to consistency drive for results within constraints and challenging environments
  • Commercial and industry awareness
  • Management of financial resources, suppliers, partners to achieve performance outcomes

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Applications close unspecified

Team Leader - Operations Centre

This role leads our operations control centre where all of our faults and emergency calls are received. This is a role where we can genuinely say that no two days are ever the same.

Using your strong leadership skills, you will proactively lead and motivate our busy Operations Centre to deliver great customer experiences to our community.

To be successful in this role you will be an agile problem solver with great people skills and the ability to adapt to a fast paced and ever changing environment.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in a leadership role and experience in a call centre or faults and emergency environment
  • Experience in driving and implementing changes in process and procedures to gain efficiencies
  • Strong communication skill with the ability to influence and engage with internal and external stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge of computer systems and Microsoft Suite
  • Previous experience in Project Management would be an advantage

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Applications close 11.59pm Sunday 29 May 2022

Manager Electrical & Mechanical Services

The Manager Electrical & Mechanical Services leads a team of 35FTE in the provision of electrical and mechanical maintenance services to the GMW Water Delivery Services and Water Storages Services groups. The role is responsible for the delivery of >5000 Maintenance Work Orders annually, via Maximo, and manages an annual budget of around $6M.

The Electrical and Mechanical Services team comprises Automation Technician, Electrician and Mechanical Workshop teams, and provides specialist electrical, mechanical and irrigation automation services to GMW teams.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or Electrical Trade Qualifications (Licenced Electrician)
  • Demonstrated high safety record
  • Highly competent in stakeholder management
  • Experience in maintenance of mechanical and electrical infrastructure at a large utility, mining or mining or manufacturing companies in Australia
  • Experience in leading mechanical and electrical maintenance teams
  • Experience in electrical and mechanical automation systems and SCADA systems
  • Management of $M annual expenditure budgets
  • Experience with work scheduling software products

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Applications close Friday 3 June 2022

Yarra-Valley-Water

Senior Project Manager: Reconciliation (Identified Role)

We are seeking a Reconciliation Senior Project Manager to join our Community Inclusion Division. In this role, you will manage and champion our reconciliation action plan to ensure we successfully deliver on our commitments and grow our maturity and contribution to reconciliation right across the organisation. Building relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations is a critical part of the role as well as working in partnership with Aboriginal communities in our service area.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Strong connections with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and a high level of understanding and awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, cultures, and matters including cultural safety and social issues.
  • Managing reconciliation action plans and related initiatives and/or partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities or organisations.
  • Project management with demonstrated ability to successfully deliver outcomes on time and with high standards.
  • Communication, including verbal and written skills - enabling delivery of reporting and sharing of progress, results and learnings.
  • Monitoring, evaluating and learning to track progress and measure impact.
  • Demonstrated commitment, understanding and awareness of issues relating to equity and inclusion, and enthusiasm to seek creative solutions to influence positive change.
  • Stakeholder management, to work effectively with and engage a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders, including people who experience barriers to participation.

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Applications close Monday 13 June 2022

Water Quality Project Administrator

No two days will be the same in this supporting role that ensures the performance of water treatment plants and quality systems are compliant with the Safe Drinking Water Act. An inquisitive nature allows you to assist with investigations of water quality events and incidents to ensure the delivery of safe drinking water for the communities we service.

With a good balance of field and administrative tasks, you will work with a competent team who are passionate about the work they do. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to be innovative with water quality projects.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Certificate IV in Water Treatment Operations or equivalent
  • Degree in Engineering or Science and completion of a recognised leadership program is preferred
  • Experience with Water Treatment Plant Operations and process optimisation
  • Experience with Information Database Management, Quality Management Systems, process optimisation and water and health legislation
  • Ability to liaise effectively and build rapport with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong administrative skills associated with project delivery including procurement and water treatment technical aptitude
  • Previous experience in managing competing priorities, workloads, and budgets
  • Strong organisational, self-management and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written and presentation skills
  • Highly capable in liaising with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Strong OHS commitment and focus
  • Committed to contributing positively to your team and the organisation
  • A current driver's licence
  • COVID-19 Vaccinated or Exemption

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Applications close Friday 3 June 2022

Goulburn-Valley-Water

Asset Accounting & Reporting Officer

If you like to be kept busy you will thrive in this fixed term position supporting the asset accounting and reporting functions in the Finance team.

A great opportunity for an accounting professional or recent accounting graduate who understands, or previous experience with, asset accounting and reporting along with other accounting practices.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Minimum Year 12 Education
  • Cert IV or above in Finance or Business (or currently studying)
  • High level knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Understanding of financial systems;
    *Experience using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations (desirable)
  • Proven ability to engage collaboratively, influence and negotiate with a range of stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills across all levels
  • Possess a drive to succeed
  • Ability to work autonomously, high standard of accuracy and manage your time effectively
  • Get a buzz out of problem solving and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Beyond passionate about providing a positive customer experience
  • High level computer, administrative and report writing skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong OHS commitment and focus
  • A current motor vehicle licence is essential
  • COVID-19 Vaccinated or Exemption

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Applications close Friday 3 June 2022

Goulburn Murray Water

Communications & Engagement Officer

Demonstrating exceptional interpersonal skills, you will support in the development, implementation and evaluation of GMW’s internal and external communication and engagement plans, while providing expert advice and service to key business stakeholders.

Key Skills and Experience

  • A communication degree, specialising in Public Relations/Journalism and / or a minimum of three years’ working in communications/PR and engagement, or related role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours to ensure customer needs are met
  • Knowledge of the water industry would be an advantage (desirable)
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status
  • Police check
  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Australian Working Rights

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Applications close Friday 3 June 2022

Senior Dam Safety Engineer

Surveillance and Risk

Contribute to the development, maintenance and implementation of best practice business systems to guide the delivery of all aspects of dam safety management. This includes the monitoring, surveillance and reporting of behaviour; the appraisal and management of dam safety related risks; and the auditing of compliance with agreed standards, for all of the Corporation’s dams and related assets.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Completion of a Degree in Civil Engineering leading to admission to Corporate Membership of the Institution of Engineers Australia
  • Possess experience in inspection, investigation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of large dams and appurtenant equipment
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the fundamentals of dam safety risk assessment and management
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status
  • Police check
  • Australian drivers licence (mandatory)
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Experience in underground, confined space and height related asset inspections

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Applications close Friday 27 May 2022

Financial Performance & Analysis Lead

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Financial Performance and Analysis Lead fills a key role within the department, providing functional support to a team of business partners and a business analyst.

Tasked with preparing monthly reports, quarterly government submissions, and coordinating the annual five-yearly Corporate Plan, an eye for detail will be crucial. You have highly effective planning processes and high-level communication skills. You will be expected to proactively bring solutions to the business and you’ll be empowered to find efficiencies, assist with systems and process improvements and supported to enact change.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Solutions orientated leader adopting a commercial and practical approach, proven in your ability to lead teams in development and capability enhancement
  • Demonstrated business acumen, with a strategic mindset and strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to provide financial guidance and support to stakeholders, whilst driving financial accountability in the business
  • Collaborative leader who works extremely well in dedicated and matrix team environments
  • Exemplary communication, stakeholder engagement and influencing skills, along with excellent customer service and business partnering skills
  • Outstanding written presentation skills and with demonstrated experience in preparing presentation papers on financial and business performance
  • Outstanding verbal presentation skills with significant experience in presenting proposals to management teams, Boards and external stakeholders.

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Applications close Sunday 26 June 2022

Process Improvement Lead

The Process Improvement Lead is primarily responsible for re-designing & facilitating the re-designing of various processes within Greater Western Water. This role will also lead a significant shift / uplift in Greater Western Water's process and process management maturity, focusing on up-to-date enterprise-wide process improvement, and various enablers such as systems & technology, governance and controls.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Extensive Business Process Re-engineering experience in a Utilities or similar organisation.
  • Previous experience working in an agile environment, preferably across operational or service areas.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to engage key stakeholders around the business.
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent industry experience
  • A working understanding of BPMN2.0 Standards.
  • Qualifications in a continuous improvement methodology such as Six Sigma, Lean Methodology, Agile or Human Centred Design will be advantageous.

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Applications close Thursday 2 June 2022

Gippsland Water

Manager Water Treatment & Quality

In this role you’ll care about the water we supply, our community and importantly your team, as they strive to maintain an uninterrupted supply of water to Gippsland. With such a fabulously diverse portfolio to work with you will often find yourself inspired by the types of engagements, especially around people, strategy and risk.

Our regulated and dynamic business environment will require your ability to cut through the noise, meet the demands of the clients serviced by your team, whilst constantly and consistently identifying, managing and mitigating risk in a proactive way.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary degree in an appropriate discipline or significant relevant and demonstrated experience in a similar field.
  • Demonstrated experience in the successful leadership of people and the development of high performing teams in a change environment
  • Current knowledge of contemporary water treatment and water quality governance issues
  • Demonstrated highly developed communication skills with the ability to negotiate and tailor messaging to suit the required audience
  • Demonstrated highly developed management and leadership skills providing strategic direction for a critical group of staff
  • Demonstrated sound understanding and knowledge of Government Policy and Regulations in relation to Drinking Water and Environment Protection
  • Possess a sound understanding of safety and environmental, obligations and regulations
  • Demonstrated understanding of Emergency Management and business continuity processes as they apply to Water Industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of significant service/supply contracts and the ability to develop and negotiate satisfactory outcomes for the organisation
  • Demonstrated sound financial and business acumen.

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Applications close 8 June 2022

Asset Investment Program Coordinator - Water Delivery

This ongoing position will provide technical expertise in the management of GMW’s Water Delivery Asset portfolio.

The candidate will administer GMW’s capital program business system, to ensure all Water Delivery capital projects are tracked through the necessary approval steps and budget controls.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Experience in asset management systems
  • High level and effective oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in budgeting of asset driven capital projects
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status
  • Police check
  • Australian Drivers Licence (mandatory)
  • Australian Working Rights

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Applications close Tuesday 31 May 2022

GWMWater

Senior Engineer Dams & Structures

We are seeking an experienced Dam Safety Engineer to apply their expertise in the whole of life management for the corporation's civil structures, water storages and portfolio of dams. To be proficient in the role you will need to have considerable experience with dams, be a technically competent and experienced civil or structural engineer, methodical, organised and detail focused. If this sounds like you, here is an opportunity you're not going to want to miss.

Key Skills and Experience

  • An approved Civil Engineering or other appropriate engineering degree and demonstrated relevant experience
  • Registered Professional Engineer (Civil) in accordance with the Professional Engineers Registration Act 2019 or be in the process of obtaining registration
  • Communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and effectively contribute to project teams
  • Demonstrated project management skills in earthworks and/or dam construction
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate policies, programs and strategies
  • Possess high level presentation skills
  • Possess excellent problem solving skills
  • Possess a strong background achieving service excellence
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the duties and functions specified
  • Significant experience in major earthworks or dam construction (desirable)
  • Post graduate qualifications in engineering (desirable)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change and a proven track record in achieving objectives (desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of new technologies (desirable)
  • Demonstrated ability to set technical standards (desirable)
  • Experience in land-use planning and strategy development (desirable)

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Applications close 1 June 2022

General Manager - Strategy & Partnerships

Reporting to the Managing Director, the GM Strategy and Partnerships will play a critical leadership role as part of the executive team in shaping an organisation that achieves its vision of Thriving people and Country. You will lead the execution of Greater Western Water's strategy, and develop, continuously review and put in place plans and partnerships to ensure the organisation delivers value for its customers, is meeting the long-term challenges to provide high quality and reliable water services, supports the diverse communities it is in to thrive, and is working in respectful partnership with Traditional Owners to heal and care for Country.

Key Skills and Experience

  • A well-rounded leader, ideally with experience at the executive level partnering with leadership teams and Boards to inform strategic decisions
  • Able to respond to rapid growth, the challenge of climate change and pandemic recovery
  • An adaptive leader in a complex and dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated success in developing and delivering strategy to support organisational growth and transformation within a utility or other business subject to economic and service delivery regulation
  • Proven ability in recruiting, developing and leading highly engaged, capable and diverse teams
  • Able to influence and build long term relationships and partnerships with industry, government and the community
  • An understanding of the water sector or public sector would be highly desired but not essential.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline across business, economics, finance, economics or law essential

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Applications close date unspecified

Gippsland Water

Coordinator Field Services

The Coordinator Field Services provides support to the Senior Coordinator Field Services by ensuring the day to day operation, maintenance and emergency activities undertaken of Gippsland Water’s water and wastewater reticulation assets by the team for which they are responsible are carried out efficiently, effectively, safely and environmentally responsible manner.

The Field Services department is the custodian of Gippsland Waters’ physical network assets and are responsible for potable water reticulation systems and sewerage collection systems, which contain assets such as pipes, pump stations, valves, maintenance holes, pressure control stations, and storage tanks/basins.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Experience in supervising or coordinating maintenance works in both planned and reactive operational environments
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate options and think laterally in a dynamic operational environment;
  • Ability to problem solve technical issues
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Competency in the effective use of electronic business tools

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Applications close 5pm Tuesday 31 May 2022

Gippsland Water

Fleet and Facilities Lead

Gippsland Water is an agile organisation which provides an inclusive and responsible culture where we offer a range of excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance. As a part of the Commercial Services team you will be passionate about providing exceptional customer service and provide specialist and expert advice as well as planning to manage the end-to-end fleet operation and building maintenance. This role has operational and strategic functions that has a primary focus on the coordination of contracts, upgrading of policies and development of procedures for vehicle management and building maintenance and improvements.

You will have a drive for innovation and continuous improvement. You will also enjoy capturing and analysing building and fleet metrics, to initiate improvements, assess options and make recommendations to ensure best value service, contract conditions and compliance standards are achieved for our business.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Proven experience in the management of fleet and facilities
  • A desire to bring improvement and initiatives to processes, policy and management of the fleet and facility functions of the organisation
  • Demonstrated experience in the supervision of service contracts in building maintenance;
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills including ability to interface with stakeholders and suppliers at all levels
  • The ability to connect, adapt, show resilience, and engage at all levels in the business;
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and the ability to coordinate several tasks with competing priorities
  • An analytical focus to provide evidence based recommendations and achieve the best value outcomes for our business

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Applications close 5pm Tuesday 31 May 2022

Barwon Water

Cyber Security Lead

The Cyber Security Lead will provide leadership to a small team and work closely with the Technology Operations team to ensure the ongoing security of both information and operational systems.

This role is vital to meeting our legislative compliance and requirements of critical infrastructure in relation to cyber security ensuring our ability to deliver essential services to our customers and community. The role will champion cyber security across the business, and will be key to engaging with stakeholders and subject experts. It will ensure that cyber security risk is understood by all areas of the business, and business continuity and response plans are robust.

With an emphasis on the development and implementation of information management and cyber security strategy, policies, standards, and related processes, this role will build a culture and systems that embed security and information management as part of the way we work.

Experienced in cyber security technology and risk assessment, you’ll ensure system designs and practices make it easy for our users to be compliant to state and federal legislation.

Key Skills and Experience

  • You will have an excellent working knowledge of risk management, security architecture and vulnerability profiles
  • Responsible for leading a small team, your communication style will support your influence across the broader business as you seek to educate and advise others
  • You are an experienced leader, who builds trust and credibility through your engaging style
  • A relevant tertiary qualification is required
  • Extensive, relevant and practical experience in managing, implementing and/or operating security technologies
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of information security principles, standards and frameworks
  • Excellent report writing and presenting skills
  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership and stakeholder management
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Ability to work flexible working hours according to business requirements

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Applications close Sunday 12 June 2022

Barwon Water

Risk and Security Specialist

The Risk and Security Specialist will be an expert within risk management, compliance and legislative obligations. An engaging collaborator, your history in bringing business improvements will be paramount to your success.

As the Risk and Security Specialist, you will challenge the status quo and seek opportunities for the organisation to grow and evolve. As someone who thrives on collaboration and the challenge of highlighting enhancements, your communication style and attention to detail will naturally influence others.

You will have a strong working knowledge of governance frameworks, risk mitigation and assessments and business continuity planning. Those with a keen interest in cyber security risks will be highly sought after.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge in interpreting security controls with relevant compliance, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Extensive experience in reviewing contracts to identify security risks of new solutions and supporting appropriate mitigation
  • Experience in auditing, monitoring and investigating risks
  • Extensive knowledge of Enterprise Risk Management Frameworks, business processes, security governance, audit compliance and risk assessment
  • Commercially astute with strong business acumen, excellent judgement and decision making skills.
  • Collaborative leader, who works extremely well in dedicated and matrix team environment and cross functionally
  • Relevant experience in risk management, business continuity planning and organisational response and recovery
  • Proven ability to provide guidance and support to stakeholders, developing relationships, trust and rapport at all levels
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Tertiary qualifications in Commerce, Risk Management, Engineering or similar.

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Applications close Friday 3 June 2022

North East Water

Independent Aboriginal delegate

Have you ever considered being on a Victorian Water Board?

North East Water is offering a opportunity for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to become an Independent Aboriginal Delegate of the North East Water Board.

The one-year, part-time role would enable the successful applicant to develop the skills and experience to be a candidate for a full directorship within the water sector. During the period of the role, there would also be the opportunity to provide insight into matters relating to urban water management and its connection to the Aboriginal community and Traditional Owners.

The role will provide the opportunity to develop skills in the areas of strategic planning, managing risk, governance and oversight of the Corporations operations.

Previous Board experience is not a requirement, and people of all ages are encouraged to apply. This development opportunity will come with the appropriate support, development training, and mentorship in line with the successful applicant’s experience.

The role runs from August 2022 until July 2023, with a significant induction offered.

If you would like to express your interest for this opportunity, please provide your CV and a letter addressing the significance of this opportunity for you to Jo Murdoch ([email protected]), and your existing experience or interest in developing skills in any of the following areas:

  • Financial and commercial management
  • Community engagement
  • Land and water management
  • Climate change
  • Strategy and business management
  • Infrastructure and project management
  • Corporate governance

For further details contact Managing Director, Jo Murdoch, during business hours on 0439 904 995.

Expressions of Interest close 5pm Monday 30 May 2022

This is an Aboriginal Designated Position, classified under ‘special measures’ of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 . Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

Goulburn Murray Water

Statutory Planner

GMW is a referral authority for 28 local government areas. The position provides exposure to a wide variety of land use and development planning permit applications across a diverse region, and has a strong environmental and asset planning focus.

If you enjoy working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, have a strong customer service.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Completion of a tertiary qualification relevant to the position, recognised by a relevant professional body
  • Extensive relevant experience in regional and rural planning (special water supply catchments and GMI) and/or environmental health
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination
  • Police check
  • Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Australian Working Rights

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Applications close Wednesday 1 June 2022

Manager Wastewater Treatment

The Manager Wastewater Treatment plays a significant strategic leadership role in the operation and maintenance of Gippsland Water’s wastewater treatment facilities and resources including the operation of the Gippsland Water Factory (GWF) and the management of commercial trade waste customers.

The GWF is unique in its application of industry leading treatment technologies. It is a complex urban pulp and paper trade waste treatment facility, that has the capability of also producing very high quality recycled water for industrial use. The GWF workgroup functions within a heavily regulated and continually changing business environment under strict operational and regulatory objectives. The role ensures the provision of continuous levels of service to both the major industry of the Latrobe Valley and a key wastewater treatment facility operated by Gippsland Water through achievement of requisite business.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary degree in an appropriate discipline or significant relevant and demonstrated experience in a similar field
  • Demonstrated successful leadership of people and the development of high performing teams, including in pressure and time limited situations
  • Current knowledge of contemporary wastewater and recycled water governance issues
  • Extensive experience in the management of wastewater treatment facilities and the application of technical principals
  • Demonstrated experience and capacity to influence at a Senior Management Level.
  • Demonstrated highly developed communication skills, including simplifying complex issues, with the ability to negotiate and tailor messaging to suit the required audience
  • Possess a sound understanding of safety and environmental, obligations and regulations
  • Possess a sound knowledge of Government regulations and Government policy in the water industry including wastewater, recycled water and trade waste
  • A sound understanding of and experience with the use of risk management, environmental management and emergency management/business continuity systems within the water industry or similar.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships, communicate effectively and negotiate outcomes with the regulators, suppliers, customers and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated sound financial and business acumen
  • To meet our obligations under the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions proof of current COVID-19 vaccination status is required.

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Applications close Monday 30 May 2022

Manager Environment & Healthy Country

The purpose of the Manager Environment and Healthy Country is to provide leadership and management to the Environmental workgroup. The role has the overarching responsibility for:

  • Environmental Management, Sustainability and Compliance
  • Catchment, Climate and Biodiversity
  • Healthy Country and Traditional Owner Values and Partnerships
  • Project Planning and Delivery
  • Building effective internal and external relationships.

The Manager will oversee the environmental workgroup functions within a heavily regulated and continually changing business environment under strict operational and regulatory objectives, as well as a changing policy environment.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary degree in an appropriate discipline or significant relevant and demonstrated experience in a similar field
  • Demonstrated successful leadership of people and the development of high performing teams in a change and time pressure environment
  • Extensive experience in:
    • Environmental Management, Sustainability and Compliance
    • Catchment, Climate and Biodiversity
    • Healthy Country and Traditional Owner Values and Partnerships
    • Project Planning and Delivery
    • Building effective internal and external relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate, negotiate and influence at a Senior Management Level
  • Ability to build and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with peers, regulators, suppliers, customers, industry and stakeholders
  • Highly developed communication skills with the ability to tailor messaging to suit the required audience
  • Understanding of safety, environmental obligations and regulations
  • Demonstrated sound financial and business acumen
  • A sound understanding of environmental risk management principles and emergency response, particularly in application to the ISO14000 series of environmental management standards. • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of environmental legislation applicable to the Victorian water industry, in particular, the Environment Protection Act 2017, including the General Environmental Duty (GED)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage technical projects and apply scientific principles and expertise applicable to environmental management within the water industry
  • To meet our obligations under the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions proof of current COVID-19 vaccination status is required.

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Applications close Monday 30 May 2022

Senior Engineer Capital Planning

You will bring solid project management skills and the ability to deliver projects within scope, cost and schedule with a safety-first mindset. You will be able to make quality decisions with the ability to communicate effectively with consultants and other key stakeholders to provide project and contract management to assist in coordination and planning of allocated capital projects.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project engineering and design
  • Experience in the planning and design of capital projects for water industry infrastructure or equivalent including approval of governance documentation
  • Experience in project planning and design to ensure compliance with technical specifications, risk management, quality control, safety and financial management against assigned budgets
  • Ability to interpret complex technical information, understand and interpret policies, industry codes, regulations, Australian standards and legislation
  • High level of creative and analytical thinking, coupled with strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to influence varying audiences to obtain agreement and approvals
  • Ability to present and deliver information with influence to key stakeholders across the organisation and external consultants.

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Applications close Friday 17 June 2022

Asset Planning Manager - Water Delivery

This ongoing position will lead a team who provide technical expertise in the management of GMW’s Water Delivery Asset portfolio.

We are looking for a strategic thinking and technically minded person to undertake detailed planning to drive the capital investment program across our irrigation supply regions.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Experience in irrigation and drainage assets function and management
  • Engineering or technical capability
  • Familiarity with GIS and Maximo or similar asset management systems
  • Strong report writing skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders across asset condition monitoring
  • Ability to undertake technical evaluations and to oversee detailed planning of the retail business segment capital program
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status
  • Police check
  • Australian Drivers Licence (mandatory)
  • Australian Working Rights

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Applications close Tuesday 31 May 2022

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