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Manager Infrastructure - City of Kingston

Job Title: Manager Infrastructure - City of Kingston
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2003-99918_1586304608
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email: paris.plompen@davidsonwp.com
Job Published: April 08, 2020 10:10

Job Description

  • Exciting time to lead at Kingston
  • Make improvements and work towards exceptional
  • Be involved in exciting projects

The City of Kingston, 20km south of Melbourne's CBD has a unique make-up of beautiful beaches, world-class golf courses, bushlands and reserves, tranquil wetlands, recreation trails and top retail outlets. It also has one of the largest and most concentrated industrial sectors in Victoria and a growing multicultural community of 162,500 residents. With a new, visionary CEO at the helm and an organisation that is high performing, highly engaged and extremely committed to their local community, this is a great place to live, work and explore.

Find out more about the City of Kingston here: https://www.kingston.vic.gov.au

Reporting to the General Manager City Assets and Environment, the Manager Infrastructure will manage one of the biggest and most significant departments across Council. As such, this is a critical role for Council, responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership to a team responsible for the planning, creation, development and maintenance of Council's civil infrastructure assets and waste management as well as emergency management response and preparedness. The Manager Infrastructure will build trusted relationships and provide strategic advice to internal and external stakeholders on opportunities to respond to an evolving community in its physical and social structures.

A well-established portfolio offers the Manager the opportunity to bring a continuous improvement lens and best practice and leading-edge solutions to project management, capital delivery and asset management.

This is a demanding role with a large team and potential for the portfolio to expand further so to be considered, the City of Kingston are seeking a proven leader with experience leading large complex portfolio's and multi-disciplinary teams incorporating civil engineering design, construction and delivery; asset management; project and contract management within Local Government or the broader public sector.

You hold tertiary qualifications in civil engineering or equivalent and demonstrate exceptional stakeholder engagement skills with a proven capability to engage with your community; your Councillors and across council.

You are highly regarded for your inspirational staff leadership and ability to drive ground-breaking continuous improvement through contemporary technology, systems and processes. Furthermore, you align to Kingston's values of Future Orientated; Accountable; Expert; Celebrate; Community Centric; Dynamic and embrace the pillars of change moving "Towards Exceptional".

For further information or a confidential conversation, please contact Clare McCartin on 03 9929 9518 or Melanie Pecanek on 03 9929 9587. To apply, please click the "Apply Now" button and upload your resume.