Manager Infrastructure

Job Type Contract
Reference JO-2009-101312_1605058969
Posted 2 months ago
  • Provide exceptional outcomes to the community
  • Focus on innovative ways to deliver infrastructure projects and maintain assets
  • A great place to live, work and explore

Central Goldfields Shire Council is situated right in the geographical centre of the state of Victoria within one hour's drive of the regional centres of Ballarat and Bendigo and just two hours from Melbourne. With a rich history and wonderful community feel, it boasts a vibrant and diverse culture with the benefits of a regional lifestyle. Steeped in goldmining history and nestled amongst a scenic state forest, the region is a popular and picturesque place and home to some of the finest recreation and sporting facilities in regional Victoria.

Having emerged from a period of restructure under administrators and with a new contemporary CEO at the helm, Central Goldfields Shire Council is set to become the next progressive, innovative "vibrant, thriving, inclusive" council in regional Victoria.

Committed to achieving the best outcomes for their local community, Central Goldfields Shire Council is seeking a passionate, innovative, and community minded leader who wants to make a difference to their residents and the region whilst balancing their lifestyle and career.

Reporting to the General Manager - Infrastructure, Assets and Planning, the Manager Infrastructure will form a key member of the Councils management team. Responsible for developing, maintaining and coordinating the effective delivery of infrastructure services for Central Goldfields Shire Council, including engineering and civil works, waste management, asset management, contract management and the development of Council's capital works program. Furthermore, the Manager Infrastructure will work collaboratively with all areas of Council, Councillors, community members, relevant external agencies and government departments and will contribute to the long term strategic and financial direction of Council.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity Central Goldfields Shire Council are seeking a highly motivated and innovative leader who has significant experience in civil works design and supervision, asset maintenance management and contract management. You bring significant technical expertise in all aspects of the design, development and delivery of civil infrastructure projects and have a thorough understanding of procurement, financial management, contracts and the relationship between planning, design and construction in a project delivery environment. You possess an engaging interpersonal style and the ability to build strong rapport and enhance relationships with various stakeholders including contractors, consultants, government agencies and the community. Whilst public sector experience is not essential, tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering are expected as you must be able to meet the registration requirements of the Professional Engineers Registration Act 2019.

Located in a stunning part of regional Victoria with an enviable lifestyle, Central Goldfields Shire Council is a place where you can truly progress your career and enjoy the best of what the region has to offer.

Central Goldfields Shire Council recognises that the strength of its workforce is enhanced by the diversity of its people and, as such, is open to considering flexible working arrangements.

For further information on the Central Goldfields Shire Council and to obtain a copy of the position description, please go to (copy and paste): To apply, please upload your CV via the "apply now" tab. (Note, a cover letter is not required). For further information, not covered in the microsite, please call Melanie Pecanek from Davidson Executive on 0408 898 734.