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Specialist - Strategy

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Be part of our Strategy and Performance Team
  • Flexible working options like a 9-day fortnight

About the role:

We have an exciting role to join the Strategy and Performance team on a permanent basis. Based in Leederville, you will be responsible for managing elements of the corporate strategy process including working with the leadership team and executive to coordinate the setting of corporate objectives. This role will involve leading and reporting of strategy and planning related information and data to monitor performance and support critical decision making in the formulation, development and delivery of strategy, planning and analytics for the business.

What the role will involve:

  • Be central to the research, analysis and presentation of the strategic options available to the Executive and Senior Management team to develop a single view of the strategic options afforded to the Corporation.
  • Providing essential coordination and analysis to set corporate objectives and KPI, assisting in the cascade of KPIs through the business.
  • Assisting the Unit to facilitate the strategy development process with the Board, Executive and Senior Management team.
  • Stakeholder management and engagement to monitor and report on business performance
  • Leading specific strategic investigations, reviews and projects.
  • Interacting with other processes to achieve an integrated outcome.
  • Cascading of Strategy into planning and being able to monitor and review results.
  • Data management and analysis.

Key skills and experience:

  • Degree level qualification in business, commerce or an analytical discipline
  • Excellent stakeholder manager skills and experience and in working with and advising a multidisciplinary workforce.
  • Ability to analyse, interpret date and present meaningful information and recommendations to support strategies, plans, programs, systems and change initiatives.
  • Considerable experience in the management of projects with experience influencing others to achieve a common goal.
  • Relevant experience operating at the strategic level of an organisation, providing insightful analysis and thinking to the most senior level of debate / conversations within the Corporation.
  • Broad communication, negotiation and facilitation skills will be important when undertaking this role.
  • Demonstrates skills and sound knowledge of strategic research methods and data analysis principles and techniques, including the preparation of and understanding of statistics to inform business decisions.

Apply: If you are interested in the above opportunity, please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Applications close 2nd of December 2022.

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete Pre-Employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace:

Water Corporation is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community. How we will achieve this is outlined in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and People and Safety Strategy.

We acknowledge the different skills, experiences and perspectives that people from diverse backgrounds including, race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation bring to the workplace, will only strengthen our workforce.

We are committed to ensuring that our workplace is inclusive, where all our people feel that they belong, are valued, respected and have equal access to opportunities and resources.

We encourage applications from our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment to enable people with disability to participate fully in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments including adjustments in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.”

Applicants with disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process, or alternative methods of communication, can contact a Recruitment Officer at or 9420 2000.

To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit our website.