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Job Plan Lead

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

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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

Reporting to the Manager of Planning and Scheduling, this is a pivotal role within the Service Delivery Portfolio. As the Job Plan Lead you will be responsible for: the delivery planning and safe execution of all maintenance and minor capital field work across Water Supply, Sewerage, Drainage, Waterways and Catchments for Melbourne Water.  This role will be accountable for facilitating and ensuring the delivery of accurate, efficient and effective Job Plans.

  • Working closely with Melbourne Water’s asset teams, delivery teams and maintenance service providers to uplift Job Plans associated with built and natural assets. 
  • Auditing, monitoring and reporting on performance compared with Job Plans and leading the team in continuous improvement across the program. 
  • Identifying and implementing cost efficiency opportunities developed through review processes. 
  • Working across teams to assist in the development and monitor the implementation of maintenance budgets associated with the maintenance service provider(s).  
  • 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 have substantial knowledge and experience in the delivery of maintenance practices (Natural and Built).  
  • Demonstrated experience managing and influencing key stakeholders (internal and external) and can lead change both within your team and other teams in the organisation. 
  • You are able to lead a team of job plan developers and inspire them through role modelling of values, mind-sets and habits to bring to life our desired culture.  
  • Have a relevant trade or tertiary qualification with significant industry experience Professional Leadership mind-set and behaviour.  
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of maintenance and/or technical writing.  
  • High energy to take action and drive business results. 

This is a full-time role primarily based from Brooklyn Pumping Station, Brooklyn. 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 review the attached Role Mandate:  G3 - Role Mandate - Job Plan Lead (1).pdf

Why Join us:

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.  This role is 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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