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Senior Project Manager

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Disciplines: Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Maintenance

Remuneration: $An attractive and competitive remuneration package per annum

Location: Melbourne

Type: Full Time Permanent

Posted: 18/10/2018

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  • We support our people to learn, grow and reach their full potential
  • Collaborative, high-energy team environment
  • Access to flexible working arrangements

The organisation

Based in Melbourne’s CBD fringe, City West Water provides world-class clean drinking water and sewerage services to over 1 million customers and 40,000 businesses in Melbourne’s CBD and the growing western suburbs.

We are proud to serve the city that has been awarded world’s most liveable time and time again, and are working hard to support our customers through the challenges of population growth and a changing climate.

We are creating an organisation that is as vibrant and diverse as the community we serve, as we recognise that our people are our greatest asset.

The opportunity

The objective of this position is to provide Project Management leadership within the Renewals team in Project Delivery. This will require managing the delivery of programs of work, complex individual projects and supporting the development of project management capability within the team. This will ensure City West Water’s vision of being an exceptional service provider that puts customers first and benefits the community is strengthened and emphasises City West Water’s service for being customer centric.

This position lives and breathes safety and fosters and promotes safety through every interaction.  This will be achieved by driving a culture within Project Delivery that places customers first, focuses on high performance and develops our people.

This position will require strong project and contract management skills, along with knowledge around construction, asset, environment and heritage, and construction safety management. An extensive level of engagement with internal and external customers and stakeholders will be required to ensure success in the role.

What you’ll bring to the role

  • Extensive project and safety management experience
  • People leadership experience including managing contractors and field personnel
  • Exceptional communications skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to negotiate effectively at all levels within and outside the organisation
  • Previous experience using project management tools
  • Experience in financial and budget management
  • Experience in working with regulators such as Work Safe, Environmental Protection Authority and local, state and federal government departments
  • Experience managing construction contracts
  • A thorough understanding of the total project life cycle from project conception stage through all of the operational stages to completion and post-project review
  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering

What we offer in return:

  • An attractive and competitive remuneration package
  • Flexible working arrangements, including Work Life Balance and leave options
  • A focus on wellbeing (health insurance, flu vaccinations, skin checks)
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance
  • Commuter Club-discounted Myki
  • A centrally located office in vibrant Footscray, just 10 minute drive, or two train stops, from Melbourne’s CBD.

We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity at City West Water increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of the application so we can assist you through the recruitment process.

For a position description or to find out more about careers at City West Water and the opportunities we offer, please visit our careers page. You can watch our careers video to find out why City West Water is a great place to work.

Although applications for this role close at 11.59pm on 30 October 2018, you are encouraged to apply earlier as shortlisting will commence during the application process.
Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and have a satisfactory police check.

We exist for our customers and to benefit our community.