GM Water Delivery Services - GMW

Job Title: GM Water Delivery Services - GMW
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shepparton
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-06-02
Reference: JO-1904-94962
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2019 15:54

Job Description

  • Leadership opportunity in Northern Victoria
  • Play a critical role in ensuring Australia’s future Food Security
  • Drive quality and affordability in water operation
Goulburn-Murray Water’s (GMW) role in delivering reliable, affordable water drives the regional economy and underpins its collective prosperity. The Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District (GMID) in northern Victoria is the irrigation powerhouse of Australia supporting the world’s best farmers. With such an array of opportunities, comes the challenge to ensure GMW continues to be fit-for-purpose and future ready. It is because of this GMW is on the verge of a new era. We are looking for the right executive team to reshape the organisation to ensure the next 100 years of regional prosperity in the GMID.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the GM Water Delivery Services will lead an efficient and affordable irrigation and groundwater service to a diverse customer base. The appointee will have responsibility for cost control and leading the development, implementation and management of strategies that drive operational efficiencies. Innovative continuous improvement solutions will drive quality and affordability in water operation through the use of technology and data, partnering opportunities, workforce productivity and improved services to customers. The incumbent will manage the day to day customer interface in the field with irrigation, diversion and groundwater customers to ensure sustainable decisions focused on efficiency, finance and assets.

Tertiary qualified in water or engineering or equivalent, your proven ability to think strategically, identify emerging issues, problem solve and apply creative solutions will underpin your extensive experience in the operation and maintenance of large utilities. Your strong financial and commercial acumen together with your comprehensive understanding of the regulatory and commercial aspects of running large irrigation infrastructure will enable you to add value for the business, customers and the community

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For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on (03) 9929 9589.

Goulburn Murray Water is an equal opportunity employer valuing all people, diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. GMW is open to considering this appointment on a part-time or full-time arrangement, in addition to flexible working arrangements.