Jul 20, 2021

Industry Lead – Water

  • KBR
  • Melbourne
Full time Engineering


Is the future as exciting to you as it is to us?

A career with KBR could change your life……

Creativity, collaboration, and excellence are at the heart of KBR’s vision. Does this resonate with you?

We value an inclusive and diverse work environment and are working together to build a culture that embraces each other’s unique strengths and experiences.

Our people are important to us and you will play a key role in contributing to the success of our business. We believe in empowering our employees, nurturing development within a culture of trust. We are looking for someone that is willing to step up and build upon opportunities. We will encourage and empower you to work in a way that suits your style and look forward to discussing the ways in which we can build success.


The Opportunity

As an Industry Lead, Water you will be responsible for assisting the Water Market Sector Leader to develop and implement a growth and delivery strategy for a variety of exciting Victorian water projects. You’ll be a key member of our Water and Environment team, who has secured a variety of challenging projects. This includes supporting Melbourne Water in delivering better outcomes for the industry, community and environment through its latest Engineering Services Panel. KBR is part of a team (known as Water4Good) that is striving to create a positive legacy through supporting social and sustainable initiatives on projects.

You will develop and maintain strong client relationships and keep up to date with the latest industry knowledge. You communicate proactively with clients to maintain a pipeline of leads and secure sustainable and profitable water engineering & consulting projects

You will also contribute as a member of the project team, or act as a technical specialist during the project execution phase. You will provide leadership and guidance to project and bid teams on assigned consulting opportunities. In addition to assisting with delivery, you will supervise project work to ensure compliance with technical and quality assurance standards for our clients. 


Who are you?

You are passionate about delivering projects that support the community and you are excited about contributing to the growth of our team at KBR. You enjoy working with people and collaborating with a team. You have a result driven mindset, commercial acumen and a strong understanding of service and client delivery.

You will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience.

  • Hold relevant and accredited degree in engineering or environmental science
  • Extensive experience in a water consulting environment
  • Demonstrated experience in a Sales / Marketing Leader or Business Management role.
  • Strong contacts within the water engineering and construction industry.
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills.


Benefits of KBR

  • We offer flexible and family friendly working arrangements including flexibility with hours as well as your work location
  • KBR will sponsor your professional membership
  • Employees may benefit from up to 8 additional hours of accrued flexible leave every 4 weeks
  • A global business with a local feel
  • A variety of work across a wide range of projects and market sectors
  • An opportunity to work with technically eminent professionals


About Us

KBR have been established for over 100 years and we pride ourselves on being an innovative and forward-thinking company with a reputation for delivering on challenging and complex engineering projects. We deliver science, technology and engineering solutions to governments and companies around the world.

So how do I apply?

If what you've read resonates with your values, experience and career aspirations then we want to hear from you! Just click apply and upload your resume and cover letter.

KBR values an inclusive and diverse work environment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Our hiring decisions are based on the key requirements of each role and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and experiences.



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