Managing Director - Lower Murray Water

Job Title: Managing Director - Lower Murray Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mildura
Salary: $200000 - $280000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-14
Reference: JO-1811-92224-2
Contact Name: Georgie Minas
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 15, 2019 09:00

Job Description

  • Lead critical services contributing to the economy
  • Work with a dynamic Board and strong executive team
  • Career opportunity and a regional lifestyle in Mildura
Lower Murray Water (LMW) is a large regional organisation headquartered in Mildura, servicing diverse communities across the region, stretching from Kerang to the South Australian border. A unique organisation, LMW operates both urban and rural water businesses which support domestic and commercial customers from households through to large-scale irrigation operations. As a leader within the region LMW has established itself as a major contributor to enhancing regional prosperity, directly impacting social, environmental and economic benefits. 

As Managing Director you will report to a highly engaged and ambitious Board, being accountable for leading and empowering the organisation in the delivery of the Corporate Plan. As a high-profile position within the region you will take an active role both internally and externally within the community, engaging with the diverse range of stakeholders, being visible, building trust and credibility, and furthering the existing strong partnerships in place. With a significant capital works program, you will ensure all measures are in place to see that these are delivered on time and within budget whilst also keeping key stakeholders, including the Department, informed on progress.     

As a well-regarded leader, you appreciate and have experience working within regional areas and are personally committed to being active within the community. You have significant experience working with Boards / Councils and have a track record at executive levels within essential services or other regulated industries. You pride yourself on your stakeholder engagement skills being as comfortable in speaking to the Premier as you are with an Irrigator on a farm in regional Victoria. A natural leader, you are empathetic, engaging and bring a sense of energy and enthusiasm to all that you do.     

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To apply for this exciting opportunity with Lower Murray Water, please click apply now. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Jarrod McLauchlan on (03) 9929 9515 or Seamus Scanlon on (03) 9929 9589.

Applications close Thursday, 31 January 2019.