Director of Infrastructure - MOPT

Job Title: Director of Infrastructure - MOPT
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2002-99585_1582598808
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 25, 2020 14:06

Job Description

  • Manage Assets for One of the World's Largest Sporting & Entertainment Precinct
  • Further Enhance Infrastructure Systems & Processes
  • Be Part of an Impressive Leadership Team

The Melbourne & Olympic Parks Trust (M&OP) manages one of the world's greatest and most loved sporting, entertainment and community precincts for the benefit of all Victorians. As a precinct spanning 40 hectares, Melbourne & Olympic Parks boasts world class venues such as Rod Laver Arena, AAMI Park, Margaret Court Arena and Melbourne Arena.

Reporting to the COO and being a vital part of the M&OP leadership team, this role is responsible for the strategic and operational oversight of all activities related to the planning and delivery of M&OP's facilities maintenance, asset management, major capital works and environmental sustainability. Overseeing one of the world's largest entertainment precincts, you will drive performance excellence in infrastructure management to maximise value for the organisation and community. You will leverage relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders including contractors, service providers and venue hirers to deliver outcomes and ensure compliance with the asset management framework.

A recognised and respected Infrastructure leader you bring extensive experience in leading an infrastructure or asset management function in an environment with significant visitation. You pride yourself on your technical expertise in all aspects of design, development and delivery of construction and facilities maintenance and have a thorough understanding of procurement, financial management, contracts and the relationship between planning, design, construction and environmental management in a project delivery environment. You have experience in developing business cases for asset maintenance investments and are well regarded for providing direction and strategic reporting and advice to executive teams and boards.

The successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check and Working with Children Check. M&OP reserves the right to withdraw an employment offer in the event of an unsatisfactory Check Certificate.

Melbourne & Olympic Park is an equal opportunity employer, celebrating diversity and a commitment to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The M&OP precinct welcomes more than 2.5 million people annually, notably hosting the Australian Open and the city's most celebrated national and international sports and entertainment events. It is home to ten national sporting teams, upwards of 900 community activities and 470 contracted days across its venues each year.

If you are excited about the opportunity to build and lead an Infrastructure team to meet the needs of this thriving precinct and its diverse stakeholders, we would welcome your application. To apply please go to and search for this position. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on (03) 9929 9589 or Jarrod McLauchlan on (03) 9929 9515.