• Melbourne Water
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Planning and Scheduling Lead North West and South East

  • Pin (2)Brooklyn VIC, Australia
  • Union - Yearly
  • Group (22) Engineering , Engineering Process , Operations and tenance , Water Treatment

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Applications Close :15/05/24

Who we are

At Melbourne Water, we're more than just a utility provider, we're the guardians of Melbourne's essential water and environmental resources. Our work is not just a job; it's a vital contribution to Melbourne's renowned lifestyle. More than 4.2 million people across Victoria rely on us every day for the supply of safe and reliable water to their homes and businesses. We employ more than 1,200 people across Victoria who are committed to delivering for our customers and community, today, tomorrow and for generations to come.​

If you value making it count, diving in with curiosity, and doing what’s right, you're in the right place.

About the Role

We are recruiting for two Planning and Scheduling Leads, one to cover the North West region and one covering the South East. Reporting to the Manager of Planning and Scheduling, these roles are pivotal within the Service Delivery Portfolio. You will be responsible for: leading a team of professionals including program planners, schedulers and coordinators, to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of a large program of work, using internal and external partner resources, for natural and built assets.

  • You will work cohesively across service delivery portfolio, tracking performance against KPI’s, and identifying, implementing, improvements and efficiencies across planning and scheduling.
  • Ensure safety and environmental aspects considered across planning, scheduling and coordination activities.
  • Provide leadership to support personal and professional development.
  • Help to foster a culture of Health, Safety & Wellbeing.
  • A valid Driver’s Licence is required as this role requires occasional travel.

About you:

  • You will be experienced in leading, managing, and motivating employees and teams to deliver results.  
  • Have developed interpersonal skills and a high level of influencing and negotiation skills.  
  • Be experienced in the planning, management, development and execution of delivery programs.  
  • Have a strong sense of commercial and financial business acumen.  

These are full-time positions primarily based from Brooklyn Pumping Station. You will be required on occasions to travel to other Melbourne Water locations and will have access to an operational Pool vehicle.

For more information, please see the attached Role Mandate.

Our culture is a reflection of our unwavering commitment to three core values that define us: Making it count, Diving in and Doing what's right are at the heart of everything you do.

At Melbourne Water, we're dedicated to doing what's right, and this commitment extends to the meaningful work we do in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents. We foster innovative and sustainable work practices.

We offer a range of employee benefits that will make your experience at Melbourne Water rewarding, both personally and professionally.

Melbourne Water’s long-standing commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, with an evolved focus on Belonging means that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTIQ+ individuals, people living with disability, mature age and young jobseekers from all cultures can apply with confidence knowing they are safe, affirmed and celebrated.

Research shows that many people apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, while others apply only when they check every box.  So, if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply or get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

How to Apply

Click the 'Apply Now' button below and complete our online application form.

Closing date: Wednesday 15th May at 11:55pm AEST

The Security of Critical Infrastructure (SoCI) Act 2018 requires Melbourne Water, as an operator of critical infrastructure, to prepare a Critical Infrastructure Risk Management Program (CIRMP), which has been undertaken and managed by the Security and Emergency Management Team.

Melbourne Water are required to assess roles across Melbourne Water to determine what roles are critical under the Act. All employees working in a role deemed SOCI critical will require additional background checks via AusCheck.  These roles are deemed critical and the preferred applicant will be asked to undertake an AusCheck.

The AusCheck process is outlined clearly in this presentation provided by AusCheck CI Critical Worker: Getting Started Guide | Rise 360 (articulate.com). This guide steps through each of the below steps in detail.

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