As one of Australia's largest services businesses, we have a strong, inclusive culture that values our people and provides clear direction in our professional activities and our personal behaviours. We pride ourselves on safely delivering a high level of services for our clients.
About the project
Ventia’s water capabilities span the full water cycle from supply catchments and waterways to distribution. We operate and maintain desalination, potable water treatment, sewage treatment and recycle plants and associated water and sewer networks.
Ventia are supporting Yarra Valley Water in delivering their commitment to customer service and the safe delivery of sustainable water and sewerage services. On this project, we provide integrated civil, mechanical and electrical maintenance services across YVW water and sewage network.
Anchored by our values, we have a strong focus on Yarra Valley Water’s priorities for improving business, environmental and customer service outcomes, as well as improving whole-of-life asset management through our service methodology, use of technology and innovation.
About the role
As part of the Yarra Valley Water senior management team and reporting to the Project Director, you will Project Manage the delivery of integrated civil, mechanical and electrical maintenance services for reactive and scheduled works on the project.
Your remit will add value to the project for both YVW and Ventia through;
Mentoring delivery teams to drive improvement in productivity and efficiency without compromising safety, environmental and quality objectives
Managing the audit regimes in regards to subcontractors, procurement and statutory maintenance activities
Fostering an environment to enhance performance, job satisfaction and productivity of all our people
Monitoring, analysing and reporting on performance (KPI) data to ensure timely delivery of all services
To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced Operations Manager with demonstrable tenure in a similar tier 1 contractor environment.
You will be a strategist with excellent stakeholder engagement kills, strong business acumen and an ability to deliver key objectives through encouraging productivity and cost awareness.
You will have the ability to confidently negotiate, influence and lead from the front while building lasting internal and external business relationships.
The ideal candidate will be accountable, act decisively and not be afraid to challenge the status quo.
Essential and preferred skills include:
Diploma in Project Management or equivalent
Minimum 10 years Operations Management experience
Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Water Industry
Demonstrated strong leadership skills, knowledge and understanding
Demonstrated strong operational experience in delivering complex projects
Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to influence at all levels essential
Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team essential
Strong verbal and written communication skills, along with demonstrated negotiation and analytical skills are critical.
What Ventia can offer
Apply today to join an organisation that delivers innovative, safety-focussed and performance driven solutions that can provide genuine opportunities for growth and development of your career.
Ventia is one of the largest infrastructure service providers in Australasia.
We have a rich history and solid track record of delivering services that provide the best outcomes for our clients.
Our purpose is to make infrastructure work for our communities. It’s at the heart of who we are and is what unites and excites us. As is our vision – to lead the way in infrastructure services by harnessing the power of technology.
We aim to inspire confidence, grounded by the services we deliver each and every day. It’s why our clients renew our contracts and why our future clients want to work with us. It’s our humble way of saying we always get the job done.
Because our clients can never switch off, we don’t either. We bring our can-do attitude and the technology required to get the job done. Done safely. Done cost effectively. Done together.
Behind the scenes, we are proud to provide the services that keep infrastructure working for our communities.
The Ventia story
Following the merger of Leighton Contractors Services, Thiess Services, and Visionstream in 2015, we’ve combined more than 30 years’ of industry knowledge and know-how in the creation of Ventia.
We provide long-term operation, maintenance, and management of critical public and private assets and infrastructure across telecommunications, transport, local government, water, power generation, electricity, gas, healthcare, education, resources and defence industries.
Our strong commitment and approach to emerging technology allows us to craft solutions for our clients that are reliable, forward-thinking and show how passionate we are about what we do.
We believe we contribute to stronger communities by making them safer and more sustainable.
We have an exciting future, building on the capabilities of our 14,000+ team members, and delivering for clients and the community who know they can count on us to get the job done.