Jan 13, 2022

Manager Infrastructure Planning and Logistics

  • Icon Water Limited
  • 12 Hoskins Street, Mitchell ACT, Australia
Full time Engineering Engineering (electrical) Engineering (civil/structural) Engineering (mechanical)


Manager Infrastructure Planning and Logistics

  • Ongoing Full-Time position
  • Generous salary package commencing from $200K plus superannuation

If you are looking for your next leadership challenge, Icon Water’s Infrastructure Services Management Team requires a proactive, strategic and highly engaged Manager Infrastructure Planning and Logistics to lead a strong and diverse team. 

You will be responsible for maintenance and project planning, training, and supply chain management to ensure the continued safe, effective, reliable and efficient operations of our water and wastewater assets. The team is also responsible for compliance and monitoring activities in our water and wastewater plants and networks. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which values diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and all ages. We also have a strong focus on gender balance within the organisation and encourage women to apply.

As the Manager Infrastructure Planning and Logistics, you will:

  • Provide strategic direction and prioritisation of Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Branch improvement opportunities including motivating, communicating, and leading change within the Branch to foster a team with a learning mindset and an environment of continuous improvement
  • Work proactively and collaboratively as a member of the Infrastructure Services Management Team to aid in the development and execution of Group and Organisational business strategy
  • Establish and maintain systems, process and capability to support the development and implementation of long-term asset maintenance plans, water and sewage quality management frameworks, logistics and supply chain strategies and associated infrastructure projects that support Icon Water’s Asset Management Plans and operations and maintenance delivery teams.
  • Develop, manage and monitor Branch financial budget and planned activities and deliverables as well as ongoing asset reliability and achievement of annual maintenance programs 
  • Utilise information, technology and data to support and explore new ways of working and to assist our teams to make great operational decisions for the benefit of our customers
  • Foster a safety-first culture within the Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Branch and in the development of works programs to ensure all legislative obligations and Icon Water’s policies and procedures are followed


Icon Water Limited

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Degree targeted

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in engineering (mechanical, civil, electrical) are strongly desirable
  • Significant experience in a senior management role or managing technical operations and/or maintenance planning and/or logistics management with a preference for works within the utility sector
  • Experience with compliance requirements (e.g. Australian Drinking Water Guidelines) and associated quality management frameworks
  • Significant experience as a manager or leader in an industrial and operational environment, including demonstrated dispute resolution and mediation skills as well as demonstrated ability in building solid working relationships with all levels of the organisation and encouraging and improving team performance
  • Experience in strategic relationship and contract management
  • Experience in preparing and presenting complex business issues and project business cases combined with the ability to engage and influence a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant Workplace Health and Safety legislation, regulations, obligations and requirements as well as familiarity with process safety discipline 
  • Experience in influencing and communicating at all levels of management in a complex and technically innovative organisation
  • Demonstrated experience with implementing and managing workplace change.

Bonus if you have:

  • Asset management expertise and demonstrated understanding of ISO 55000
  • Project management expertise including industry recognised certification. In particular, experience in early-stage projects including options assessment and development of engineering solutions is desirable

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