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Manager Spatial Data

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Help shape decisions that will develop & sustain WA’s water sources
  • A permanent leadership opportunity from $142,438 + Super + Benefits
  • Join our Data & Analytics 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 for a Manager Spatial Data to join our wider Data & Analytics team. You’ll lead Water Corporation’s approach and ongoing management of spatial data across a complex ecosystem. This includes collaborating with key stakeholders to develop processes and workflows for the delivery of production grade spatial data. This role is based in Leederville reporting to the Manager Spatial Intelligence.

You’ll be part of a team that plays a vital role that enables Water Corporation to support future generations. Help us work towards our sustainability goals by building highly automated, reliable and hyper productive end to end organisational systems, ensuring teams have the data and supporting analytics capabilities they need.

At Water Corporation we offer flexible working, providing you an opportunity to work a mix of both home and at our office in Leederville, creating a better balance for you.

What the role will involve

    Lead and manage a technical team of geospatial data specialists to deliver and maintain enterprise wide, production grade spatial data

      Lead the data planning, scheduling, delivery, risk management and support process for production grade spatial data

        Accountability for the education of spatial data for all Water Corporation employees to ensure spatial data is protected, managed and valued as an asset.

          Lead the development of the Statement of Work and Data Sharing agreements to engage third party vendors and external agencies.

            Provide technical leadership and mentoring to team within subject matter expertise and innovation through the introduction of new technology

              Provide technical leadership to the corporation on the sourcing, processing and storage of spatial data capabilities

              Key skills and experience

              You’ll have a degree in Geospatial Information Systems, Information management, or related discipline, along with substantial experience developing and delivering data and products utilising cloud based environments, and GIS tooling (ESRI, GE Smallworld). Knowledge of complex data environments including 3rd party data workflows and downstream processes is highly desirable. Your demonstrated leadership, and previous team management, and ability to collaborate, negotiate and influence both internally and externally 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 Sunday 28th May 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