First listed on: 09 October 2018

Manager Smart Infrastructure

About Us

At Unitywater we operate in a flexible, diverse and inclusive environment where no two days are ever the same. We provide essential water supply and utilities services to residents and businesses in the Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Noosa regions. We maintain more than $3.3 billion of essential infrastructure and deliver utilities services to 16% of Queensland’s population. Our priority is to provide safe, high quality and reliable water supply that is economically and environmentally sustainable with our customers at the heart of everything we do.

About the role

In this unique and business critical position as the Manager, Smart Infrastructure, you will manage all aspects of the technical development and implementation of infrastructure that will deliver cost reduction or income to achieve our corporate objectives. In collaboration with the Executive Manager Customer Delivery and the Executive Leadership Team, you will explore resource recovery opportunties at our Sewage Treatment Plants (STP’s) and various intelligence operations activities to support the execution of our self sustainable STP initiatives.  You will be accountable for taking concepts from conception and bringing them to fruition to achieve real business outcomes.  Additionally, you will prepare and present business cases to Unitywater’s Investment Steering Committee and Board to identify commercially viable opportunities to generate additional non regulated revenue.

Skills & Experience

With a commercial mind, you will bring an awareness of the water, sewer and / or energy sectors, with strong operational management and strategic planning at a senior management level.  You will have proven technical experience of resource recovery, STP operation, water and sewer network operation and optimisation and be adept to operating in a complex, highly regulated environment. Being a strategic thinker and delivery focused, you will be able to identify new opportunities.  Additionally, with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, you will bring your ability to collaborate across the business, developing key relationships at all levels.

What’s in it for you?

Unitywater is one of the largest employers in the region, offering continual investment in training, diverse career paths, health and wellness benefits, competitive remuneration and a hardworking and rewarding environment.

  • A rewarding and challenging senior position
  • Access to discounted health insurance, & employee wellbeing services
  • Diverse and growing team where diverse views are valued
  • Relocation assistance provided

We are looking for talented individuals to join our team and would love to hear from you! 
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Vacancy reference:
 2018-736   Applications close: Friday 12 October 2018              

To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate your eligibility and right to work in Australia.

Unitywater is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


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