Program Delivery Manager

Job Description

  • Gladstone based senior position, relocation assistance on offer
  • Play a key role in delivering a critical portfolio of capital projects
  • Join an organisation on a transformation journey to improve systems & processes
About the Company
Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) is a commercial Statutory Authority constituted under the Water Act 2000 whose purpose is to supply bulk water in bulk to major consumers in the Gladstone Region. Gladstone Area Water Board manages a variety of assets ranging from major water storage through to pump stations, pipelines, storage tanks and water treatment plants. It takes measures to protect the quantity and quality of present and future water supplies and provides, operates and maintains recreational facilities and fish fingerling production facilities and stocking programs. The organisation is committed to the local and hands-on relationships with their customers and community to drive continued innovation. The company’s vision is to deliver safe and reliable water services to enhance the livability of the region.

About the Role
Reporting to the General Manager – Capital, the Program Delivery Manager is a key position that oversees GAWB’s Capital Projects Portfolio, ensuring capital work projects across the business are successfully executed in accordance with GAWB’s project management framework and compliant to all relevant guidelines and legislative requirements.

Overseeing a team of project managers, it will lead them across all functions throughout the project lifecycle ensuring governance requirements and business objectives are aligned for the project work’s entirety. The position will also provide specialist advice to key internal and external stakeholders and also take on the direct delivery of projects as required.  

Over the course of the next 12 months, there will be circa $25m worth of critical capital works projects to be delivered.

About You

You are an accomplished project management professional with experience leading and motivating a team and managing a portfolio of projects of varying scale and complexity. You will ideally have delivered mid to large capital projects in the utilities or engineering industries from inception/business case to completion. Ideally you will have done this from the client-side, managing external contractors to deliver works safely, to specifications and time/budget.

It will be beneficial for you to bring knowledge of water industry issues and technologies (although it is not essential), as well as appropriate undergraduate qualifications. Post-graduate qualifications in project management and/or Project Management Certification would be beneficial.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Wallis on 0439 817 992 or