Manager Program Management - Lower Murray Water

About Lower Murray Water

Based in Mildura, VIC, Lower Murray Water (LMW) is dedicated to meeting the present and future needs of their customers and the community by providing reliable and secure water services to both urban and rural areas.

Servicing a population of approximately 50,000 - 60,000 people, the LMW team consists of around 200 permanent staff plus contractors when required, and together they deliver around $15 - $20 million worth of infrastructure each year.

About the Opportunity

Lower Murray Water has an opportunity for an experienced and hands-on Manager Program Management to join their team on a full-time basis (5 year contract). You will be working from their head office in Mildura, VIC, with some travel to other offices or sites on an adhoc basis.

Reporting to the Executive Manager (Delivery) your main responsibilities will be to manage a team of people, contractors and the delivery of LMW's capital works program, including urban water and wastewater, and rural irrigation and drainage infrastructure.

More specifically, some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Ensuring allocated projects are planned, executed, and delivered on time and within budget;
  • Overseeing safety and investigating incidents as required, with support from the OHS coordinator;
  • Handing over completed construction works to the Operations team and ensuring they are involved with key decisions that may impact asset operational performance;
  • Ensuring compliance with project plan, construction, and quality standards;
  • Setting expectations, goals and KPI's for teams and self, and managing staff performance; and
  • Developing and maintaining close working relationships through regular communications with individuals and teams.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will receive an attractive remuneration package including a vehicle (negotiable based on your experience and qualifications), plus super, a laptop, and Relocation Assistance.

As a preferred employer in the area, Lower Murray Water is proud of their low staff turnover and inclusive environment, with a diverse, supportive team and a commitment to investing in their employees. They offer financial support and significant internal and external training opportunities, in addition to a strong commitment to internal promotions and career growth.

You will enjoy working on projects and in environments unique to the Murray River Area, and can take advantage of the fantastic, family-friendly lifestyle that Mildura offers with flexible work arrangements to meet outside work commitments

This is a great opportunity to escape the city and support a friendly regional community with a fantastic, diverse organisation - Apply Now!