Project Manager - Water

Job Title: Project Manager - Water
Contract Type: Contract
Location: New South Wales
Salary: $550.00 - $600.00 per day
Start Date: 2019-09-09
Reference: JO-1909-533903
Contact Name: Deqa Omer
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 09, 2019 18:43

Job Description

Project Manager | Water | Local Council
  • Position: Water Project Manager
  • Pay Rate: $550 - $600/  Per Day
  • ASAP Start - 6 month contract with a view to extend
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION is to effectively coordinate and lead operational water management of the City's parks and open spaces to meet the City's water targets, deliver on the parks water savings action plan and contribute to the City being a leading environmental performer in line with the Sydney 2030 strategy.

The major objectives to be achieved by the Water Project Manager are to;
  • Develop, implement and manage water projects to enable responsible, holistic water management of the City's parks.
  • Ensure projects are effectively planned, designed, procured, managed, constructed and completed at the highest possible quality standards, using best practice project and asset management principles and delivered within the constraints of adopted time frames and budgets.
  • Develop and manage ongoing service contracts relating to water management within parks (operational and maintenance of recycled water and irrigation systems) to drive reductions in potable water use.
  • Ensure operations and assets are managed efficiently, best practice approaches to water management and innovation are embedded in contracts and outcomes are monitored and measured.
  • Drive a reduction in parks potable water use to meet organisational targets.
  • Coordinate delivery of holistic water management across City parks through engagement with internal and external operational staff. 
  • Implement process improvements to standardise processes and increase capability of operational staff.
  • To act as an interface with internal and external stakeholders, establish and maintain cooperative partnerships, ensure comprehensive communication and consultation.
  • Champion best practice standards, through client side roles, for efficient parks water use and ensure asset management, service delivery and strategic requirements are achieved.
Essential Criteria:
  • Tertiary qualifications at degree level in Engineering, Sustainability or Environmental Management or a similar engineering or science discipline with experience in water management.  
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and monitoring water projects and strategies to meet organisational objectives.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, managing and controlling multiple projects and contracts that provide value for money, are delivered on time and achieve corporate objectives.
  • Project management experience and a track record in managing all stages of the project lifecycle including feasibility, consultants and contractors, documentation, authority approvals, procurement processes, contract administration, process development and implementation, risk management and handover.
  • Class C NSW driver's licence or equivalent.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity, Work, Health and Safety and Cultural Diversity principles.
  • Desirable Criteria: Demonstrated knowledge of the functions, obligations and operations of Local Government.
If you would be interested in this role please submit your application to in Word format only, or by clicking the "APPLY NOW" button below.