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Project Manager

Job No: WaterNSW1606
Location: Parramatta

We are NSW’s bulk water supplier, river operator and your one-stop shop for licensing, water trades and water information.  We supply two thirds of water used in NSW from our 42 dams, rivers and pipelines to regional towns, irrigators, Sydney Water and local water utilities. We also own and operate the largest surface and groundwater monitoring network in the southern hemisphere and build, maintain and operate essential infrastructure. 

We are looking for an experienced  Project Manager to manage the planning and delivery of a portfolio of projects to meet time, cost and quality objectives using WaterNSW’s project delivery framework and tools. You will control project performance through monitoring all aspects of project delivery and proactively managing risks that could impact on project outcomes. Provide accurate forecasts, regular and timely reporting on project parameters including progress against project plan, risks and issues and on project performance.

We are looking for: 

  • Tertiary Qualification in Project Management or demonstrated equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience in Project Management
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering a portfolio of projects. Noting that WaterNSW core asset base is diverse and ranges from dams, water regulating structures, bridges, roads, canals, embankments, buildings and other assets. Experience in Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls projects will be looked at favourably.
  • Ability to identify, assess and proactively manage various risks across the project
  • Understanding of regulatory and planning requirements as they relate to the delivery of capital projects
  • Experience in successfully managing contracts, consultant engagements and construction contractors to efficiently and effectively deliver desired outcomes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PMBOK or Prince 2 methodologies will be advantageous
  • Proven ability to manage a range of different stakeholders and their potentially conflicting needs to obtain agreement on actions and outcomes
  • Strong commercial acumen to identify benefits, opportunities and trade-offs to be made when formulating and executing business cases, project plans and contract negotiations
  • lifecycle
  • Current NSW driver’s Licence     

This is a fantastic opportunity for a high performing collaborative Project Manager who can manage multiple projects, enjoys working across the full delivery cycle, and is able to undertake regular travel around NSW.

In Return:

  • 9 day fortnight
  • Base office in Parramatta NSW with flexible work arrangements available
  • Diverse and supportive team environment
  • Excellent chance to grow in a high profile organisation and role 

We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. 

WaterNSW is committed to the safety of employees and wider community, as such, full vaccination against COVID-19 will be a condition of entry to all our workplaces. All applicants will need to meet this condition.

Probity Checks:

The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including a National police check and Medical check. Any offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance of these checks. 

For further information regarding this position, please refer to the attached Position Description .Queries can be directed to

Please complete your personal details and submit a cover letter and resume below. All applications must be submitted online.

Please note  - Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications close on 20th May 2022









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