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Senior Project Manager

South East Water

Location: Frankston

Job Type: Full time


Who are we?

At South East Water (SEW), we deliver healthy water for life. We’re here to help people live well and create a better and more sustainable future. We support healthy and liveable communities by delivering water, sewerage and recycled water services to 1.77 million people who rely on us every day and every night. Fresh thinking and collaboration are at the heart of our organisation. We are constantly learning, embracing the challenges of today and excited by the opportunities that tomorrow will bring.

The role

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the delivery of internal and external projects to approved time, budget and scope, whilst meeting quality and auditable standards and managing risk. They will lead and manage the delivery of projects to meet business outcomes, using varied project methodology. This includes but is not limited to managing the administrative aspects of the project management, including budget and schedule management and managing project delivery, including the management of stakeholders, vendors, communication, team, risk, schedule and budget. The Senior Project Manager will clearly understand the business needs of the project stakeholders and effectively deliver an outcome which maximises South East Water's investment.

Who are you?

In order to be considered for this role candidates will have the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience in a similar role working in a medium to large organisation
  • Experience with project governance, methodology and processes
  • A strong ability to communicate with influence and build healthy stakeholder relationships
  • Degree-level qualifications in Information Technology or an appropriate related discipline.
  • Programme and Project Management certifications are desirable.
  • Project Methodology certification such as PMBoK, Agile etc. would be highly valued.

What's in it for you?

  • A commitment to work-life balance, with truly flexible working arrangements, including hybrid working, leave purchasing and RDO options
  • A range of benefits, including free on-site parking and cultural leave.
  • A great culture working in collaborative teams with strong work ethics.
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • The opportunity to be part of an organisation committed to environmental initiatives.
  • Enjoy modern office facilities with panoramic beachfront views.

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We're for everyone

We do meaningful work, but how we do it is just as important. We’re here to help people live well, protect the environment, and keep healthy water and resources accessible and affordable for all.  We know to make a positive difference we need to support our people to be their very best. Flexibility and innovation are at the heart of how we work.  But it’s our people’s collective ambition, authenticity and differences that bring our culture to life. 

Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. Everyone brings a unique voice and a refreshing perspective that keeps us innovating. It makes us better learners, thinkers and collaborators, helping create better outcomes for our customers. Even though we’re all different, we still share a common goal to deliver healthy water for life. 

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, members of the LGBTIQ+ community, people with disability and from culturally diverse backgrounds. We aim to provide an inclusive and accessible workplace for everyone. If you need any help with the application process or would like to discuss your reasonable adjustments during interviews, or to learn more about the role, please contact:

Keen to make an impact?

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Applications for the role of Senior Project Manager must be submitted by no later than Sunday 5 February 2023.