Australia and New Zealand nationals: Manager (Grid Oversight and Urban Water Markets)

Victoria Government

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Department:Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type:Ongoing – flexible
Job Function:Policy
Work Location:Melbourne – CBD
Closing Date:21-Jul-2021
Salary Range:$101,120 – $122,348
Job Duration:N/A
Attachments:PD_VPS5 ManagerGUWM_June2021_Backfill.docx (Word, 177KB)
Job Specification
Contact:Jess Nolan
0420 238 916

The Manager, Grid Oversight and Urban Water Markets is responsible for ensuring there is strong collaboration with water corporations and other key stakeholders, to conceptualize, scope and lead ways to better use the state water grid to share the water security benefits.

Position Details

We are looking for a strategic thinker with leadership and engagement skills who has a keen interest in delivering outcomes for Victoria’s water security.

The successful applicant will lead a high performing team in the delivery of the South-Central Market Trial and strategic oversight of the Victorian water grid.

The role suits someone who is self-motivated with proven skills in water resource management, policy development, and tackling complex, multi-disciplinary issues while engaging with a wide range of stakeholders.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in natural resource management, economics, science, engineering or other relevant disciplines is highly desirable.
  • A sound understanding of Victoria’s water entitlement framework and water markets would be well regarded.
  • Stakeholder management experience within the water sector is highly desirable.

This is an ongoing position.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 21 July 2021.  

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.