Principal Strategic Programs

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Join our Future Water Solutions team based in Leederville
  • Shape decisions that will direct & sustain WA’s water services
  • Permanent opportunity with flexible work arrangements from $146,711 + Super

About the role

We have a permanent opportunity for a Principal Strategic Programs joining our Future Water Solutions team. You’ll lead and deliver strategic projects and programs across the business working with senior internal & external stakeholders. The role will be based in our Leederville office and will report to our Senior Principal Strategic Programs.

At Water Corporation we offer a number of employee benefits, development & training, and flexible working, providing you an opportunity to work a mix of both home and at our office in Leederville. We also have 9 day fortnight options available, creating a better balance for you.

What the role will involve

    Be part of the newly formed Future Water Solutions to guide the business with long term plans to evolve the water service provision into the future

      Manage and deliver complex executive programs and projects to address long term risks to the provision of water services

        Manage and deliver complex strategic programs and projects to develop plans with emerging opportunities to the provision of existing or new water services

          Manage and deliver trials of new servicing solutions to determine viability and requirements for operationalisation

            Collaborate with other State agencies and the community to identify customer needs, priorities, preferred solutions, and design relevant program objectives and scope

              Monitor and review program and project progress, providing performance reports to management, executive, the board and other relevant stakeholders

              Key skills and experience

              You’ll have a degree level qualification in engineering, project management or relevant discipline, along with substantial experience planning, design, delivery or operational delivery of water and wastewater infrastructure assets. You’ll have substantial knowledge of the challenges and opportunities faced by the water industry through climate change, resource recovery & reuse as well as community expectation.

              You’ll have experience in analysing existing and proposed infrastructure systems to evaluate engineering and economic effectiveness. Your demonstrated leadership, and ability to collaborate, negotiate and influence both senior internal and external 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 29th September 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

              Diversity and inclusion are more than words. They guide us on building a thriving workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community.

              We encourage applications from every background, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth, LGBTQIA+ folks and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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

              To read our diversity and inclusion statement, please visit our website

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