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Manager Asset Management and Planning

  • Pin (2)Werribee VIC, Australia
  • Union - AU$160,000 Yearly
  • Group (22) Finance

Posted : 3/06/24
Applications Close :3/07/24

Manager Asset Management and Planning

Full Time Ongoing

Total Remuneration Package commencing at $160,000 inclusive of superannuation

Location: Werribee

About Southern Rural Water
Southern Rural Water (SRW) is a Victorian water corporation with nearly 170 staff, managing major dams, weirs, water licencing and more from Mallacoota through to the South Australian border. At SRW, we believe that diversity makes us stronger, and we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels respected, valued, and empowered to thrive and contribute to collective success. Through providing a flexible, always safe workplace and promoting employee development, we empower employees to contribute to our strategy of great value for customers and community through excellence in rural water management.

How We Support You

At Southern Rural Water, we recognise and prioritise the wellbeing and fulfillment of our staff members. Here's what we offer to ensure a balanced and rewarding work experience:

  • Embrace flexibility: We support various working arrangements including WFH, 9-day fortnights, tailored work schedule to accommodate for school pick up hours.
  • Generous leave provisions: 15 days sick leave and 14 weeks paid parental leave to support you during life’s important moments!
  • Professional development: We support your growth through a range of internal and external training initiatives and offer study assistance programs to empower you to reach your full potential.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Receive comprehensive support for yourself and your family through our employee assistance program.
  • Salary sacrifice: Salary sacrifice options for vehicles, equipment, and superannuation to enhance your financial benefits.
  • See what else we can offer you on our Careers Page!

About the Role

Are you looking to challenge yourself and seek a rewarding leadership opportunity where you can guide a team towards success? If yes, the Manager Asset Management and Planning may be the perfect role for you!

Southern Rural Water are currently seeking a passionate, motivated, and skilled individual to fill the role of Manager Asset Management and Planning. This position plays a pivotal role in leading and guiding engineers and consultants to effectively manage SRW Assets.

The Manager Asset Management and Planning will lead the development of both long-term and short-term capital expenditure plans and budgets, aligning them with SRW’s evolving business priorities and changing economic landscape.

Through the implementation of best practice strategies, this role will ensure optimal outcomes, enhance operational efficiency, and cultivate streamlined processes for SRW.

As the Manager Asset Management and Planning, some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the implementation of SRW’s asset management improvement program.
  • Direct and review the long term (25 year) capital investment plan and project prioritisation for the annual Corporate Plan and the five-year Price Submission.
  • Championing business sustainability and risk management by identifying sustainable asset solutions that prioritise safety, customer requirements, operational feasibility, climate resilience, and cost effectiveness.
  • Oversee the Asset Management Framework and its key components, processes, and outcomes.

About you

The successful candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate some of the desired experience and abilities below:

  • A tertiary qualification: In an Engineering discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in engineering practice: Expertise in asset management, project management, and strategic infrastructure planning being desirable.
  • Strong leadership skills: Ability to empower, guide, and inspire teams while providing clear direction to cultivate a dynamic work environment.
  • Strong judgement and decision making skills: Characterised by a collaborative approach to consult and seek advice from internal and external stakeholders when navigating complex decision making processes.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement: Capacity to assess the effectiveness of current practices and develop innovative approaches.

If you are a self motivated individual committed to achieving results and taking on new challenges, we would love to hear from you!

How to Apply

Applications should be made online by clicking 'Apply' before midnight Sunday 9 June 2024 or by visiting our website: www.srw.com.au

Please take the time to describe how your knowledge, skills and abilities would make you a suitable candidate for this role as part of your cover letter.

A Position Description for this position can be obtained from this link.

Southern Rural Water is committed to diversity and inclusion in employment and is proud to encourage applications from people of different backgrounds, abilities, ages, genders, gender identities and/or sexual orientations.

Southern Rural Water acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters we work with and within, and pay respects to Elders past and present.

We welcome applications from people with disability and aim to provide an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you need any help with the application process or would like to discuss your reasonable adjustments during interviews, please contact: peopleandculture@srw.com.au

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