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
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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
We have been supplying Canberra with top quality water and wastewater services for 100 years.
At Icon Water we promise to continue enhancing the lives of Canberrans to ensure prosperity in the community for generations to come.
You can expect us to be reliable, efficient and helpful. We'll take care of the essentials, so you can take care of the rest of life.
What we do
Icon Water protects and supports the community and the environment by providing high quality drinking water and wastewater services to the ACT and surrounding regions. Our water and sewerage network is over 6440 kilometres of pipeline delivering more than 100 megalitres of water each day and treating over 29 gigalitres of wastewater each year. We promise to continue to support our community for generations to come.
Sustainability and environment
Sustainability is at the core of what we do. We work towards delivering safe, secure and sustainable water and sewerage services to more than 390,000 customers, including households, developers, local businesses, government, research organisations and academic institutions, community and catchment groups.
Simply, sustainability at Icon Water is about:
Enriching our neighbourhood
Caring for tomorrow.
Who are we?
Icon Water Limited is an unlisted public company owned by the ACT Government. The company’s voting shareholders are the ACT Chief Minister, Andrew Barr MLA and the Minister for the Environment and Heritage Mick Gentleman MLA.
Icon Water owns and manages the assets and operation of water and sewerage services to the ACT and bulk water to Queanbeyan. Icon Water also has an investment in the ACT’s energy distributor and retailer ActewAGL, through a joint venture of two partnerships with each of Jemena Limited and AGL Energy Limited.
Icon Water has corporate reporting and compliance obligations under Corporations Law, and complies with a total of 73 Acts, Regulations and Codes. This includes the Utilities Act 2000, Water Resources Act 2007, Environment Protection Act 1997, Water and Sewerage Act 2000 and Public Health Act 1997.