May 18, 2018

Senior Project Manager

  • City West Water
  • Footscray VIC, Australia
Full time Engineering


Senior Project Manager


  • We support our people to learn, grow and reach their full potential
  • Collaborative, high-energy team environment
  • Access to flexible working arrangements

The organisation

Based in Melbourne’s CBD fringe, City West Water provides world-class clean drinking water and sewerage services to over 1 million customers and 40,000 businesses in Melbourne’s CBD and the growing western suburbs. We are proud to serve the city that has been awarded world’s most liveable time and time again, and are working hard to support our customers through the challenges of population growth and a changing climate.

We are creating an organisation that is as vibrant and diverse as the community we serve, as we recognise that our people are our greatest asset.


The opportunity

This position exists to provide leadership in the delivery and completion of a number of City West Water’s major programmed works projects.

The role delivers on our non-negotiables of project delivery (safety, compliance with WSAA, Australian Standards and industry best practice for quality and environmental protection) while also positioning City West Water to be leaders in the water industry.

The position supports the Major Programmed Works Team Leader and the Project Delivery Manager to drive a culture that places customers first, focuses on high performance and developing our people, and is a leader across the Group as we transform City West Water’s services from asset centric to customer centric.


What you’ll bring to the role

Experience in:

  • managing contractors and field personnel
  • design and construction of assets
  • management of construction contracts
  • managing safety on construction sites and/or maintenance workplaces
  • working with regulators such as local councils, VicRoads, state and federal government departments, DELWP and AAV
  • using project management tools
  • financial and budget management.

You will have excellent communication skills and an ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders. Your ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and be agile in adapting and responding to project needs will ensure your success. You will have a qualification in an Engineering discipline.


What we offer in return:

  • An attractive and competitive remuneration package
  • Flexible working arrangements, including Work Life Balance and leave options
  • A focus on wellbeing (health insurance, flu vaccinations, skin checks)
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance
  • Commuter Club-discounted Myki
  • A centrally located office in vibrant Footscray, just 10 minute drive, or two train stops, from Melbourne’s CBD.

We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity at City West Water increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

Although applications for this role close at 11.59pm on 29 May 2018, you are encouraged to apply earlier as shortlisting will commence during the application process. 

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and have a satisfactory police check.

For a position description or to find out more about careers at City West Water and the opportunities we offer, please visit our careers page. You can watch our careers video to find out why City West Water is a great place to work.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of the application so we can assist you through the recruitment process.

We exist for our customers and to benefit our community.


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