Connection Project Manager

Contribute to the strategic objectives of the team, Provide expert project management support, Deliver commercial efficiencies and improved connection experience.

About the role

We are seeking a commercially-focussed project management professional to join TasNetworks Major Project Development team.

The Connection Project Manager role is to conceptualise, initiate and successfully develop new connection activities from initial customer contact through to commencement of construction, including concept design, tendering, contractor selection, negotiation of contracts with connecting generators and delivery of early works, with ongoing commercial management throughout the delivery phase of the project. You will play a key role in setting these projects up for success, enabling us to successfully deliver transmission lines, substations and other electrical infrastructure to facilitate the connection of renewable energy projects to the network. You will act as a crucial change agent with our business for the strategic transformation of our unregulated connection services.

This role will see you ensure effective management of major customer-initiated projects including financial performance, monitoring of improved key performance indicators and risk assessment and management.

The Connection Project Manager will be joining TasNetworks during an exciting time for the Tasmanian energy industry, which is seeing increasing interest from energy developers, attracted by the quality of renewable resources available in Tasmania.

About the Business

At TasNetworks, we own, operate and maintain the electricity transmission and distribution network in Tasmania. We deliver a safe, cost-effective and reliable electricity supply to more than 285,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers.

As well as operating the regulated network, TasNetworks provides competitive transmission services, including designing, building, owning and operating the assets that connect large-scale renewable generators to the grid. TasNetworks unregulated infrastructure portfolio includes high voltage transmission lines and other transmission connection assets.

About you

As an experienced project manager you will bring to the role forward thinking and improvement focus with demonstrated experience delivering infrastructure, business development or customer related projects. Exposure to the utilities sector, infrastructure projects and a working understanding of the connections process under the National Electricity Rules would be advantageous but are not essential. You will have a willingness to further learn and stay updated on industry trends as well as negotiating and contract management experience.

What's on offer

This is a full timerole currently available on a permanent basis. We offer a strong career path, excellent benefits, flexible working arrangements and employee assistance programs designed to guide you in reaching your full potential. For those looking for a lifestyle change and a relocation to Tasmania, TasNetworks will support the move by offering relocation assistance. "It takes a myriad of people to bring power to Tasmanians and we are proud to be a diverse workforce contributing to the future of our state" Lance Balcombe, CEO. At TasNetworks we will support you to be yourself.

Can you see yourself living here

Based in Tasmanias capital, historic Hobart will be a great base for the successful incumbent to reside in order to take up this role.The region is situated on the scenic river Derwent with stunning world heritage wilderness areas just a stones throw away.Enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with easy access toworld-class events like Mona Foma, Taste of Tasmania and Wooden Boat festival.

How to apply

If this role andworking at TasNetworksis of interest we look forward to hearing from you. Please ensure you attach a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience are aligned with this role, and an up to date resume. For more information about this opportunity and to obtain a position description, please clickhere

Applications close 11:59pm 12 January 2020

02/12/2019 $0 Hobart 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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