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Program Lead Environment

  • Pin (2)Brooklyn VIC, Australia
  • Union - Yearly
  • Group (22) Management , Operations and tenance , Project Management , Natural Resources - Water

Posted : 13/05/24
Applications Close :20/05/24

About the Role

Reporting to the Manager of Delivery, these are pivotal roles within the Service Delivery Portfolio. As the Program Lead Environment you will be responsible for: supporting infield oversight to multiple work groups for delivery of Natural Resource Management maintenance and associated projects on Melbourne Water’s Waterway Land assets.  

  • Leading, mentoring and providing professional expertise to a skilled team responsible for ensuring safe, efficient and reliable delivery of multiple Natural Resource Management maintenance programs and projects.  
  • Front line operational direction including day-to-day activity planning for a number of work crews/ team members as well as external contractors. 
  • Ensure the delivery of works program is within the allocated budget and is optimised and continuously improved. 
  • Valid Driver’s Licence as this role requires occasional travel.
  • Help to foster a culture of Health, Safety & Wellbeing.

About you:

  • You have technical or practical experience and skills in delivering projects within Natural Resource Management, Civil Construction or Water Civil Maintenance industry. 
  • Experience with preparing and implementing project safety documents including site hazard identification and mitigation measure. 
  • Management of stakeholder interactions and change(s), including negotiation with stakeholders. 
  • A strong focus on effectively delivering project safety, quality, financial and environmental and reputational outcomes. 
  • A tertiary qualification in Engineering, Project Management or Natural Resource Management is highly desired. 

For more information, please review the attached Position Description:  Position Description - Program Lead Environment.pdf

We have two full time roles primarily based from Brooklyn Pumping Station.  You will be required to travel to other Melbourne Water locations and field sites within the North and West of Greater Melbourne. You will be allocated an operational work vehicle. 

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: Monday 20th May at 11:55pm AEST

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