General Manager Asset Management Services

TasWater is a leading Tasmanian employer and values-driven organisation, Strategic leadership role reporting directly to the CEO, Launceston or Devonport location.

Who Is TasWater
TasWater is Tasmania’s water and sewerage provider, a state-wide utility delivering essential services across Tasmania 24/7/365. As a leading Tasmanian employer, they are interested in their communities, excited about the future, and take pride in the work that they do. TasWater is a values driven organisation and is seeking a leader who can sign-up to working in a way that reflects their values, who builds respectful relationships and who delivers great results for their customers.
The Opportunity
With a complex and diverse range of assets across more than 180 water and sewerage schemes, this is your opportunity to shape strategic asset management through innovation at TasWater to create vibrant social infrastructure for Tasmanian communities.
Reporting to the CEO and as a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the General Manager Asset Management Services will have significant responsibility to assist in shaping the direction of the business. You will develop and implement industry leading asset management policy, framework and strategies and development services plans in a manner that is aligned to the corporation’s strategy, vision and values.
Key objectives of the role include:

  • Implementation of asset lifecycle strategies that optimise the performance and resilience of TasWater’s water and waste water assets and services
  • Implementation of an asset data strategy
  • Collaboration with, and high levels of service delivery to, multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Taking a systems engineering approach, to prioritise and implement TasWater’s rolling annual capital and operational programs of work for asset upgrades, renewals and planned maintenance

Above all else, this is a leadership role where you be able to make a meaningful and palpable contribution to the leadership and culture of TasWater, building on their positive, customer focused and constructive culture.
This role can be located in Launceston or Devonport.  
Your Application
The successful applicant will demonstrate proven experience leading teams of people in a customer focused organisation and senior management experience with the operation of large scale major capital delivery programs and alliance models. A deep understanding of contemporary water industry asset management frameworks, experience in the development and operation of modern asset management systems, together with an understanding of the fundamentals of systems engineering is essential. Outstanding communication, relationship building and stakeholder management skills and the ability to successfully manage change in a complex environment is also required.
Why join the TasWater Team
TasWater recognises that it is their people who play a key role in helping them achieve their vision to be “a trusted and respected provider of essential services that is making a positive difference to Tasmania”.
TasWater provides an exciting, stimulating workplace that offers a range of opportunities to make a real difference to the community. They encourage their people to take part in comprehensive training and career development, with a focus on innovative thinking. They understand that a work life balance in today’s climate is important, offer flexible working arrangements and consider health and safety to be their number one priority.
TasWater cares about diversity and inclusion. That’s why they are working harder to create a workplace that reflects the communities they serve – a workplace where people feel empowered to bring their full authentic selves to work. They are committed to providing a workplace that actively includes and values contributions from all communities, and they welcome applicants of all types and from all backgrounds and with all abilities.
How to apply
by Wednesday, 19 May 2021.

03/05/2021 $0 Launceston & North East 1 CEO & General Management
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