First listed on: 14 May 2024

Project Delivery Coordinator Water Transfer


Who we are

At Melbourne Water, we're more than just a utility provider, we're the guardians of Melbourne's essential water and environmental resources. Our work is not just a job; it's a vital contribution to Melbourne's renowned lifestyle. More than 4.2 million people across Victoria rely on us every day for the supply of safe and reliable water to their homes and businesses. We employ more than 1,200 people across Victoria who are committed to delivering for our customers and community, today, tomorrow and for generations to come.

If you value making it count, diving in with curiosity, and doing what’s right, you're in the right place.

About the Role

Reporting to Area Lead, Program Delivery, this is a pivotal role within the Service Delivery Portfolio. As the Project Delivery Coordinator, you will be responsible for: Facilitating the effective end to end delivery of mechanical, electrical and civil minor capital projects while maintaining clear accountabilities between Melbourne Water and the Service Provider.

  • Providing robust governance on multiple minor capital projects on our Water and Sewerage Network and treatment plants. 
  • Coordination and scheduling of the program between internal operational teams and delivery service providers. 
  • Financial Management of projects including review of project estimates, variations, forecasting and closeout of projects.
  • Safety Leadership and taking care of own and colleagues Health and Safety through identification and reporting of hazards and active involvement in improvement initiatives. 
  • A valid Driver’s Licence as this role requires frequent travel.
  • Help to foster a culture of Health, Safety & Wellbeing.

About you:

  • You have a broad technical knowledge of the mechanical, electrical and civil maintenance disciplines and provide advice to internal teams and service providers to ensure safe, efficient and high-quality outcomes 
  • Have an understanding of contracts and contract management 
  • You have strong commercial acumen with experience in the preparation and monitoring of budgets 
  • Ability to undertake health and safety and quality assurance audits and have a Clear understanding of health and safety management systems and processes 
  • Proven ability to provide a high level of customer service, and contribute to a constructive, positive and supportive team environment 
  • Sound negotiation and problem-solving skills. 

For more information, please review the attached Position Description: MW2042 - Position Description - Project Delivery Coordinator Water Transferdocx.pdf

This role is based in Healesville and will have a requirement for a high level of travel to sites across Greater Melbourne and will be allocated an operational work vehicle.

Why Join us

Our culture is a reflection of our unwavering commitment to three core values that define us: Making it count, Diving in and Doing what's right are at the heart of everything you do.

At Melbourne Water, we're dedicated to doing what's right, and this commitment extends to the meaningful work we do in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents. We foster innovative and sustainable work practices.

We offer a range of employee benefits that will make your experience at Melbourne Water rewarding, both personally and professionally.

Melbourne Water’s long-standing commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, with an evolved focus on Belonging means that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTIQ+ individuals, people living with disability, mature age and young jobseekers from all cultures can apply with confidence knowing they are safe, affirmed and celebrated.

Research shows that many people apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, while others apply only when they check every box.  So, if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply or get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

How to Apply

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Closing date: Wednesday 22nd May at 11:55pm AEST

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