Program Manager - Power Industry

Job Title: Program Manager - Power Industry
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $150000 - $162000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-09-26
Reference: JO-1909-97885
Contact Name: Tim Venn
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2019 14:19

Job Description

The Company
One of Australia's largest energy infrastructure asset owners which supplies more than one million homes and businesses

The Role
This is a fixed term (2 year contract) for a Program Manager with extensive experience in the Australian power sector.  The Program Manager will manage the technical work streams of a large scale safety upgrade involving the deployment of new technical equipment at strategic points on the network.  To ensure this is carried out in a compliant, timely and safe manner, the Program Manager will; 
  • Work closely with the various associated technical work streams to ensure agreed scope of works, schedule and resourcing
  • Take a governing overview of the program of works and identify risks in the component projects
  • Produce highly detailed status reports for both the internal Executive and external regulatory bodies such as ESV
  • Work closely with Work Schedulers, Financial Controllers, Engineers and Procurement on multiple concurrent projects across a large geographical area

The Requirements 
The successful Program Manager will have the following skills and experience; 
  • Demonstrated Program Management experience in the energy sector
  • A proven track record in coordinating multiple competing projects
  • The ability to produce highly detailed, accurate and timely reports on the progress of the program and any risk
  • A formal project management qualification and/or a degree in Engineering are highly desirable 

The Benefits
This is a once in a generation opportunity to play an integral role in the construction and commissioning of technology which is new to Australia and will bring immeasurable benefit to Victorians by mitigating the risk of bush fires and human harm from power.  The Program Manager will join and established and expert peer group of project professionals and report to the Executive

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Venn on 03 9929 9549, quoting ref no. JO-1909-97885. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at