Manager Assets and Projects

Manager Assets and Projects

Job Title: Manager Assets and Projects
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: St George, Queensland
Salary: Incl Vehicle Use, Housing Assistance + 12% Super
Reference: 1514
Contact Name: Rob Maxwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 21, 2022 13:48

Job Description

Manager Assets and Projects | Balonne Shire Council | St George, Qld

  • Lead project delivery and asset management strategies
  • Contribute to the future development of the Balonne region
  • Take the next step in your management career

Balonne Shire Council is seeking a Manager Assets and Projects to lead and manage the delivery of major infrastructure projects and oversee management of Council's facility maintenance and GIS services. As the Manager Assets and Projects, you will guide and develop the operational team to build capability, encourage a positive safety culture and promote continuous improvements for best practice policies and procedures.

Opportunities and Challenges:

  • Influence and lead project steering teams for infrastructure projects.
  • Develop, implement and maintain asset management plans.
  • Manage project planning to ensure adequate resources are allocated for the operational team, contractors, plant and equipment.
  • Inspire, manage and lead change initiatives to develop the operational team's capabilities.
  • Establish positive work relationships across the organisation, contractors, industry stakeholders and the community
  • Deliver projects on time and meet budget and quality guidelines.

Qualifications, skills and attributes:

  • Demonstrated experience in infrastructure project management within Local Government or related entity.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in contemporary asset management principles, processes and systems.
  • Diploma in Project Management (or higher) and experience in a similar role.
  • Formal qualifications in Civil Engineering - highly regarded. (not essential)
  • High level of customer service and communication skills.

Take the next step in your management career and play a key role in the strategic delivery and maintenance of council's assets and infrastructure. Council is offering a competitive remuneration package that includes up to 12% superannuation, housing assistance, private use vehicle, relocation assistance and continuous career development.

Work/life balance

Proud of its arts and culture, Balonne Shire Council promotes sustainable communities and healthy lifestyles. It's time to swap the long commutes and traffic jams for a tree change in a vibrant and friendly community.

How to Apply

Please  download the
candidate information package to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting your application.

Applications close 5pm Monday 21 February 2022.