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Senior Investment - Program Manager

  • LocationParramatta, NSW 2150
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions3 Positions
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 5 days
    Published on 6 May 2022
  • Job no: 3QNG7
  • Category: Asset Lifecycle, Infrastructure Investment and Asset Performance
  • Full time, permanent role
  • Parramatta base location – with requirement to travel to other sites
  • Develop Sydney Water Infrastructure Portfolio and Programs

At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities.

About us

We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. We see the world is changing so we are changing too. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve.

About the role

Reporting to the Infrastructure Portfolio Director, the Senior Investment Program Manager will lead and successfully deliver program outcomes through the ‘right projects at the right time’, whilst ensuring the realisation of program benefits within scope, time, resource, quality, and budget constraints.

You will deliver infrastructure asset performance outcomes, effectively balancing cost (TotEx), risk, and performance in alignment with the Strategic Asset Management Plan and relevant strategic asset management frameworks.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Day-to-day management of the infrastructure program, including taking the program forward from appointment and defining, supervising, controlling and closing the program;
  • Effective coordination of the program, its projects and their interdependencies, managing and resolving any risks and other issues that may arise;
  • Managing the program’s budget, monitoring expenditures and costs against benefits as the program progresses, ensuring program-level forecasts are accurate;
  • Chair regular performance review with suppliers, delivery partners, team members and stakeholders; and
  • Ensuring that the delivery of outputs or services from the projects meets program requirements (outcomes) in line with the program business case.

About you

  • Relevant degree qualification (e.g., Finance, Business, Economics,) or experience deemed equivalent;
  • Circa 10+ years in a program management role related to building and renewing infrastructure assets, or similar;
  • Strong experience in resolving issues in a complex business environment involving multiple stakeholders;
  • Extensive experience in managing large program and project budgets;
  • Comprehensive understanding of best practice project and program management methodologies with demonstrated implementation experience; and
  • Working knowledge of SAP and Primavera (or equivalent ERP and PMS experience) desirable.

Closing date: 27 May 2022

Please see the position description for the role’s full accountabilities.

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. For more information, you can contact

Sydney Water welcomes you to apply if you feel you meet the selection criteria. The successful completion of a Criminal History Check and Medical Assessment form part of the application process.

Please advise if you require any adjustments to actively participate in the application and recruitment process.

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

As part of the application process, Sydney Water will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role. We will also use your personal information to establish a LiveHire talent profile in our Talent Community. We look at our Talent Community first when new opportunities come up when you apply for a role. Your personal information will be collected in accordance with LiveHire’s TermsPrivacy Policy and Sydney Water’s Privacy Collection Statement – Job Application


  • Closes in 5 days - 27 May 2022
  • Published on 06 May 2022, 7:52 AM