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Senior Project Manager

  • LocationParramatta, NSW 2150
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions2 Positions
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 5 hours
    Published on 9 Sep 2021
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Project management
  • Job no: YTGCP
  • Category: Asset Lifecycle, Major Projects

Senior Project Manager, Major Projects 

  • Manage the delivery of predominantly high risk/complexity projects to plan
  • Join a dynamic, diverse and high performing team in an exciting time of growth
  • Experience in Major Infrastructure project management is essential
  • Full-time permanent role located at our Head Office in Parramatta 

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 

The purpose of the position is to successfully manage the delivery of predominantly high risk/complexity projects to plan ($50m-$200m). The Program includes capital works including growth and compliance driven investments and major renewals.

The position leads collaboration across multi-disciplinary teams in Sydney Water and the Supply Chain to manage and resolve complex issues and risks to project delivery. The position is accountable to drive collaboration between Sydney Water and the Supply Chain, to manage risk proactively and to ensure integrated whole-life delivery.

The position is accountable to ensure consistency, accuracy and efficiency in project delivery, cost and risk management across all assigned projects within and across asset classes. The position contributes to the development of the program of work, and continuously challenges and identifies ways to improve the delivery of projects

Responsibilities include but are not limited to;  

  • Manage the successful delivery of predominantly high risk/ complexity projects from initiation through to close out and handover in accordance with NEC4 processes and within Major Projects project delivery framework.
  • Actively drive collaboration across multi-disciplinary teams in Sydney Water and the Supply Chain to ensure consistency, accuracy and efficiency in project delivery, cost and risk management across allocated projects.
  • Ensure Project Plans include clear targets, objectives, Key Performance Indicators, scope of work and deliverables which reflect the agreement between Sydney Water and the Supply Chain.
  • Prepare Business Cases for high risk/ complexity projects to meet client expectations, including options identification, analysis and recommendation.
  • Ensure project risks are effectively identified, mitigated and managed, including the proactive management of the early warning process, both in receiving notification from the delivery partners in our supply chain or issuing notification as the situation requires, in order to effective manage any matters that could impact the delivery of the project in scope, on-time and within budget.
  • Ensure project schedules are developed, updated, monitored and managed in line with the business case expectations, for all phases of the project, and that project schedule milestones are defined, measured, managed and met.
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on project status, including Key Performance Indicators, cost, schedule, risk etc against the Project Management Plan.

About you 

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant or related field or experience deemed equivalent 
  • Project management certification is essential
  • Proven project management experience, delivering large and multi-faceted projects, is essential
  • Takes responsibility for critical business decisions in a timely manner, considering all relevant data and information, and taking feedback from relevant parties.
  • Minimum 10+ years industry experience, including in:
  1. Working within and leading large, multi-disciplinary integrated teams and/or alliances
  2. Design and construction project delivery within the infrastructure/utilities sectors
  3. NEC contract management and administration
  4. Managing complex stakeholders
  5. Leading positive business change
  6. Program management and/or project management of multiple investment programs
  7. Delivery via a range of contracting models 
  8. Takes responsibility for critical business decisions in a timely manner, considering all relevant data and information, and taking feedback from relevant parties.

Please see the position description for the roles full accountabilities. 

Application closing date: 25 September, 2021

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 recruitment@sydneywater.com.au 

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 Terms, Privacy Policy and Sydney Water’s Privacy Collection Statement – Job Application 

  • Closes in 5 hours - 25 Sep 2021
  • Published on 09 Sep 2021, 9:54 PM