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Project Leader

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Permanent opportunity with flexible work arrangements offered – $105,754 + Super
  • Help shape decisions that will develop & sustain WA’s water sources
  • Join our IT Project Management team in Leederville

We’re embracing technology.

Care to join us on our journey to innovation?

Different backgrounds. Different experiences. Different areas of expertise. It’s our diverse mix of people that makes Water Corporation such a hugely rewarding place to work. As the principal supplier of water, wastewater and drainage services across Western Australia, we offer exciting career opportunities state-wide. Needless to say, we welcome ambitious new job seekers who share our commitment to providing excellent customer service for West Australians.

About the role

We have a permanent opportunity within out IT Project Management team for a Project Leader . Project manage and coordinate the execution of allocated tasks within large and complex projects & portfolios. You’ll undertake analysis, reporting and liaison services to ensure the delivery of business capabilities. Based in our Leederville office, this role will report to the Manager, IT Project Management.

What the role will involve

  • Manage resources in the preparation of the Approval to Deliver Business Case and Financial Impact Statement for all allocated projects
  • Responsible for financial and business performance of allocated projects including costs, efficient use of resources and meeting performance targets and objectives
  • Coordinate and assist in performing analysis of schedules, dependencies, resource, costs, risks, and issues to ensure accurate health reporting of projects
  • In collaboration with the Commercial Team, coordinate the necessary procurement activities and contractual documents.
  • Support the Portfolio Directors and (Senior) Project Managers to manage portfolio level risks and eliminate blockers
  • Monitor and maintain relevant controls, identify risks and work with the Manager of Project Management to mitigate risks and maintain operational delivery

Key skills and experience

You’ll have a degree in IT, Project Management, or equivalent, or considerable experience managing small to medium projects in a similar role. Knowledge of project management (PRINCE2, PMP, Agile) along with experience in tendering, commercial review, contract award and management, and demonstrated ability to collaborate with key external and internal stakeholders will ensure success in this role.

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 Friday 24th March 2023

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.

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