Local recruitment: Integrated Water Cycle Lead

Sydney Water

Parramatta NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

  • Job no: DFJB4
  • Category: Business Development, Western Sydney Development

Integrated Water Cycle Lead

  • Join a dynamic, diverse and high performing team on a ground breaking project in Sydney Water
  • One year fixed term role with Flexible hybrid working conditions, based at Parramatta close to transport
  • Proudly making a difference to establishing a best-in-class, customer centred, client organisation

At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities.

About us

We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. We see the world is changing so we are changing too. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve.

About the role

Sydney Water’s value proposition is to be the first choice for water servicing in Western Sydney. Essential to providing an integrated water cycle product offering, is the successful deployment of Stormwater Catchment Scheme Plans in the Aerotropolis. The Integrated Water Cycle Lead is a temporary position focussed on developing the deployment of the largest stormwater harvesting scheme in Australia. It requires close collaboration with internal stakeholders, local and state government agencies and private sector clients. The role works to position Sydney Water as a credible and trusted organisation to perform key waterway and integrated water cycle management outcomes for the community.

The duties include but are not limited to;

  • Oversee and guide Sydney Water’s role in the development of Stormwater Catchment Scheme Plans for the Mamre Road and Initial Aerotropolis Precincts
  • Provide technical expert advice to the Wianamatta Program Manager regarding the progress of stormwater planning and integration with recycled water distribution network.
  • Assist the Major Project Group to compile information for the Strategic Options Business Case to be submitted to NSW government in the second half of 2022.
  • Co-ordinate and run appropriate stakeholder workshops and meetings to meet project objectives.
  • Work with council partners at Liverpool and Penrith as well as developers to clarify timing and deployment of key drainage infrastructure.
  • Direct team members appropriately to complete milestones on-time and to budget.

About you

  • Tertiary degree in one of the following subject areas: Economics, Natural Resource Management, Environmental or Social Science, Engineering, Urban Planning or a related field.
  • Recognised leader and influencer of industry issues, integrated water management, urban waterway health or water sensitive city concepts with relevant research and best practice experience.
  • Ability to provide intelligent and innovative guidance regarding the current policy, regulation and standards for urban waterway management and urban water servicing.
  • Extensive experience in the development, implementation and management of waterways related strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of strategies, plans, submissions and reports relevant to waterways management.
  • Experience working with first nations people and ability to demonstrate culturally sympathetic outcomes that consider the Aboriginal community’s perspective..
  • Demonstrated organisational and project management skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities to meet tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others, including managing consultants and contractors to undertake various components of a complex project.
  • Pro-active in influencing decision-making processes with highly developed interpersonal skills, together with high level verbal and written communication skills in sensitive or complex circumstances.
  • Be a role model for demonstrating collaboration, have discernment and be able to read the room to be responsible to stakeholder concerns.
  • Experience in the engagement and management of contracts and consultants

Closing date: 03 May, 2022

Please see the position description for the roles full accountabilities.

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. For more information, you can contact [email protected]

Sydney Water welcomes you to apply if you feel you meet the selection criteria. The successful completion of a Criminal History Check and Medical Assessment form part of the application process.

Please advise if you require any adjustments to actively participate in the application and recruitment process.

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

As part of the application process, Sydney Water will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role. We will also use your personal information to establish a LiveHire talent profile in our Talent Community. We look at our Talent Community first when new opportunities come up when you apply for a role. Your personal information will be collected in accordance with LiveHire’s TermsPrivacy Policy and Sydney Water’s Privacy Collection Statement – Job Application

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