Aug 15, 2023

Head of Asset Performance

$194,000 - $228,000 yearly
  • TasWater
  • Hybrid
Full time Engineering Management


Who Is TasWater?

TasWater is Tasmania’s water and sewerage provider. We are a statewide team delivering essential services across Tasmania 24/7/365. We are interested in our communities, excited about the future and take pride in the work we do.

We are a values-driven organisation. We are looking for someone who can sign-up to working in a way that reflects our values, who builds respectful relationships and who delivers great results for our customers.

Click here to find out more about our values and what we do.

The Opportunity

Join TasWater’s Asset Performance team in a leadership role and contribute to the sustainable management of Tasmania's water and sewerage infrastructure. Your expertise and leadership will play a crucial role in ensuring the long-term reliability and performance of our assets, providing safe and reliable services to our customers and communities.

You will lead  the performance, reliability, and lifespan improvement of TasWater's infrastructure assets through the application of asset management and engineering principles, data analysis, and innovative strategies.

This is a permanent position that can be located in Hobart, Devonport or Launceston. Full time hours are offered with hybrid arrangements and flexible start/finish times available. Part time arrangement will also be considered.

The position attracts a total remuneration package ranging from $194K - $228K per annum (including superannuation).

Key Accountabilities

  • Actively participate as a senior leader in the organisation, including participation in various forums and championing culture change and the strategic direction for the Group
  • Provide high level leadership, guidance and supervision and apply TasWater’s people management practices to uphold a positive working environment that reflects our vision, values and behaviours
  • Lead asset performance analysis to complete detailed condition assessments and reliability analysis to determine the root cause of asset failure informing future plans
  • Lead the production of capital investment plans and maintenance strategies that reflect the needs of asset, system and respond to issues identified via analysis and stakeholders

Your Application

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria in the Position Description, summarised as follows:

  • Your qualifications or demonstrated experience in Engineering or Asset Management
  • Your experience in the utilities sector, and how this relates to water and waste water infrastructure management and investment.
  • Your ability to deploy a structured approach to problem solving, work practices and people leadership.
  • Your experience in managing budgetary and resource limits, with compliance and licence conditions.

  Why join the TasWater Team?

Our people ensure we achieve our vision to be trusted, respected and making a positive difference to Tasmania.

You can look forward to working in an exciting, stimulating workplace that provides a range of opportunities to make a real difference to the community. We encourage our people to grow their skills and careers in our unique, multi-industry environment, and bring their ideas and innovations to life. We understand the importance of work life balance and have included the specific flexible requirements specific to this role above.  Health, Safety & Wellbeing is our number one priority, so if there are any specific flexibility or accessibility requirements not mentioned, please apply and we can consider these.

We want a workplace where people feel empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We are committed to providing a workplace that actively includes and values contributions from any diverse characteristics, experiences and abilities. We look forward to hearing from you and how you would like to make a positive difference to our beautiful island.

We are proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180. View our benefits and policies and the great work we do via this link.

If you’re not already living in Tasmania, this role could lead to the best move of your life. TasWater has many team members that have relocated from interstate and internationally in search of a better way of living. Tasmania gives you the time and space to do what you've always wanted to do. You will live and work in a place where you feel part of a safe and welcoming community, plus experience a world-class urban environment, mild climate, amazing natural spaces, and an innovative business and arts community. Tasmania is a place you can really thrive, no matter at what stage of your career you are at.

How to apply

  • Visit our website to find out more about what we do.
  • View the position description here
  • If you have any questions about the position, contact Matt Derbyshire on 0488 083 997.
  • For assistance in applying, click here
  •  Make sure you follow the instructions in the ‘Your Application’ section above to give yourself the best chance of being selected for interview.
  •  Submit your application by the closing date of 10am 29 August 2023 via



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