Manager (Water Sensitive Cities)

Water Corporation

Perth, , AU

We’re recognised worldwide for our performance and innovation to secure water supplies for Western Australia in a changing climate. We’re driven to make our state a great place to live and we have career opportunities to help make it happen. 
A career at Water Corporation can unlock the door to ongoing long term career development opportunities; we also support training and development, flexible work arrangements, health and lifestyle programs and generous company benefits.
If you share our commitment to WA then consider Water Corporation as the next step in your career.
About the role
We have an opportunity for a Manager – Water Sensitive Cities within our Assets Planning Group. You will lead the Water Sensitive Cities section to effectively and efficiently manage program planning, investment decision frameworks and consistently deliver organisational requirements, expected outcomes and benefits. This position is based in our Leederville office and will report to Head of Asset Investment Planning.
What the role will offer
  • Development of strategies and objectives to support the transition of Perth to become the most Water Sensitive City within Australia   
  • Manage external relationships to further the Corporation’s strategic objectives related to Water Sensitive Cities portfolio
  • Manage delivery of plans that enable optimum decisions around timing and scope of investment, management of risk and customer service
  • Undertake business performance reviews and provide strategic advice on individual investment and/or program proposals
  • Responsibility for monitoring and managing the scope, budget and schedule of Water Sensitive Cities projects and programs    
  • Optimising management, development and deployment of all team members ensuring they have the capability to consistently deliver expected outcomes
  • Participate in the development of Group strategic plans, and then working to that plan, develop and implement operational and tactical plans to achieve section objectives and outcomes 
 Key skills and experience
  • Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Significant demonstrated leadership experience in a management or supervisory position
  • Proven ability to manage people to maximise their potential and work contribution
  • Proven experience in managing, organising and reporting functional activities to deliver organisational outcomes
  • Considerable experience in the planning, design, acquisition or operational delivery of an investment program
  • Ongoing professional development, particularly in organisational management, people management and change management
If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.
Applications close on Thursday 4th January 2018.
Our commitment to an inclusive workplace
Through our Equity and Diversity Management Plan and People Strategy, Water Corporation is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace of the future. We understand that unique perspectives, ideas and contributions only strengthen our workforce and are recognised and valued.
We encourage applications supporting our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women and people with disability.
For people with disability, we are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment enabling full participation in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments.
As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include a medical, police clearance and Australian working rights check.
We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.