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Manager Assets

Job Title: Manager Assets
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Cooktown, Queensland
Classification: Infrastructure Services
Client: Cook Shire Council
Reference: BBBH698_1562026872
Job Published: 03 Jul 2019
Closing Date: 29 Jul 2019

Job Description

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The Cook Shire Council is a progressive and forward-thinking organisation with a rich blend of culture and community connections and collaboration. The Council offers tremendous positive opportunities and provides for a bright, healthy and sustainable future for the Shire, its residents and the communities. Become a part of a flourishing and innovative Council and help drive and shape the future development of Cook Shire.

The Manager Assets leads Council's asset management function and provides asset management services by developing, implementing and reviewing asset management policies, processes, strategies, plans and programs. You will also provide guidance and advice for asset life cycle management to support Council's Vision and Mission.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience in or demonstrated ability in leading a team and managing operations within a Local Government civil engineering environment;
  • Expertise in sustainable Asset Management practices and project delivery;
  • The ability to lead, develop and manage a team;
  • Experience in the development and management of budgets;
  • The ability to innovate and and bring best practice to your work;
  • A genuine desire to live and work in North Queensland; and
  • High level communication skills in both written and verbal formats.

Experience and Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher qualification in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification in a related field together with Asset Management experience;
  • Asset Management and or Project Management qualifications - desirable;
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar role;
  • Experience in the development and management of budgets; and
  • C Class open driver's License.

Council is offering an excellent salary package and conditions including generous superannuation and significant salary sacrifice options.

Apply with covering letter addressing the Position section of this information pack.

The application period for this role ends on Monday 29th July 2019 at 5pm.