GM Strategy & Service Planning - GMW

Job Title: GM Strategy & Service Planning - GMW
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shepparton
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-06
Reference: JO-1904-94967
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 07, 2019 09:23

Job Description

  • Leadership opportunity in Northern Victoria
  • Play a critical role in ensuring Australia’s future Food Security
  • Critical part of the leadership team, working closely with the Board and the executive team to define business strategy

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 Strategy & Service Delivery will lead the development and implementation of the Services Planning Strategy and the Organisational strategic direction, across the whole organisation. As a critical part of the leadership team, you will work closely with the Board and the executive team to define business strategy and drive improvement projects and improvement plans to secure assets for future sustainability and viable customers. You will prepare the organisation to address medium and long term challenges through strategic asset management. The appointee will forward plan service requirements as well as future asset design and management information delivery/data governance whilst facilitating the strategic plan, pricing submission, corporate plan and transformation program management.

As a highly regarded professional with solid strategic experience, you will be tertiary qualified ideally in business administration, resource management or engineering. Your extensive technical expertise in operational services planning or asset management, including the development and implementation of strategies, systems and transformational projects will underpin your ability to be successful in this role. You are an articulate leader with sound judgment and recognised for your engagement and strategic outcomes for the community, stakeholders and the business. 

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For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on (03) 9929 9589 or Jarrod McLauchlan on (03) 9929 9515.

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.