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Senior Strategic Planning Advisor

  • LocationParramatta, NSW 2150
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 2 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 3XMC7
  • Category: Customer, Strategy and Engagement

Senior Strategic Planning Advisor

  • Permanent Position
  • Parramatta location – near train station

Hybrid working available in line with our Flexible Working - Our Way approach

About the role

As part of the Strategy and Enterprise Planning team you will work collaboratively with Sydney Water Executive, Board and Heads of Business to shape and execute the Sydney Water Strategy and supporting business plans and ensure alignment to our regulatory operating environment.

Support the development, implementation, monitoring and refinement of the Sydney Water Strategy and innovative strategic blueprints and plans, with a focus on high performance culture and successful and innovative business.

Collaborate across the organisation to develop and manage a robust enterprise business planning process and prepare an enterprise business plan and support the development of implementation and group delivery plans with the business, ensuring alignment to the organisation strategy, budget, enterprise risk management and the Contribution and Development processes.

The role will support strategic and business planning and support partnering with a nominated business group(s) to establish and maintain alignment of business plans and group delivery plans to Sydney Water’s Strategy.

On your average day you’ll be working with key stakeholders from across Sydney Water, to understand current and evolving opportunities and risks, and ensuring that targets and performance measures are being met.

Accountabilities & Deliverables

  • Develop and manage collaborative relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Analytics and insights, discovery of new and better ways of doing things
  • Think outside the square, and challenge the business to embrace innovation
  • Represent Sydney Water at key forums and government workshops, as required, to both learn from, and leverage its position as a thought leader
  • Identify emerging issues, undertake analysis and recommend opportunities to help resolve existing and new business challenges.


About you

  • A degree in relevant discipline (economics, engineering, mathematics or science). IT or business qualifications also well regarded.
  • An ability to think outside the square and to question the status quo
  • Experience setting direction and enabling the delivery and achievement of business outcomes.
  • Ability to influence where conflicting priorities exist
  • Effective facilitator that enables constructive, collaborative outcomes
  • Solution focussed, with an ability to break down ‘wicked problems’
  • Experience working in high performing teams in a positive and constructive environment.
  • An understanding Sydney Water’s operating and regulatory environment would be highly regarded.

Closing date: Monday 4th July 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

Please let us know 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


  • Closed 2 days ago - 04 Jul 2022