Wednesday , April 17 2024

Geelong Jobs – Manager

Website Geelong Council

Job Description:

We encourage great people from all backgrounds to join us. We encourage authenticity, because inclusion makes us stronger.
If you’re excited about working together to create a Clever and Creative Greater Geelong, and joining a workplace where all people can thrive, then hit apply – we’d love to meet you!
We particularly welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Within City Services, as the Manager Engineering Services you will be leading a large, diverse team to provide the most important services to the Greater Geelong community and creating clever solutions to challenging projects that make a difference to peoples’ wellbeing.
You will provide leadership and manage the development of the City’s infrastructure asset management systems as well as the formulation and implementation of asset maintenance and civil infrastructure capital works programs. You will effectively manage Engineering Services and deliver best practice and customer focused services in an environment that encourages positive outcomes. Our vision is to enhance the quality of both built and natural environments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and guide the Engineering Services team (circa 100 employees) driving positive cultural change and community focus
  • Provide motivation, management, leadership, as well as personal and career development of an expanding and diverse team of engineering professionals
  • Develop and foster a positive and collaborative working culture.
  • Effective development and management of infrastructure — related asset information systems to provide consistent and relevant data for decision making.
  • Strategic planning and development of asset acquisition, disposal and management programs relating to roads and traffic, drainage and flooding functions.
  • Effective management of the City’s infrastructure through planning, appropriate maintenance, and renewal programs in consultation with service program management and user groups.
  • Management and implementation of civil infrastructure capital works, maintenance and renewal programs including the associated project management and contract management.
  • Identify and embed best practices in the provision of engineering service

Job Requirements:

  • Highly developed customer relations and interpersonal skills, including negotiation and influencing and, extensive experience with working with a range of people to deliver high quality outcomes
  • Extensive experience in contract management and project management
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in a complex, highly scrutinised environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment and positively contribute to the ‘can do’ attitude of the organisation
  • Proven track record in managing time, setting priorities and delegating tasks.
  • Extensive experience in the management of assets, budgets and a complex mix of human resources
  • Understanding of contemporary leadership and team building practices to develop and sustain a culture of continuous improvement
  • Proven ability to set goals and implement strategies, work methods and best practices to achieve organisational goals

Job Details:

Company: Geelong Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: South Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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