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Program Manager

Advertiser: Snowy Hydro2.6 out of 52.6 overall rating (5 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
16 May 2019
Location
Tumut, Snowy & Monaro
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Engineering, Project Management

Program Manager

  • What an exciting time in our long history to join us
  • A role you can truly make your own

A leading provider of peak, renewable electricity, Snowy Hydro has a world class reputation in engineering innovation and technical expertise. Snowy Hydro owns and operates a powerful combination of generation assets, including the 4100 megawatt Snowy Mountains Scheme. We also provide clean, efficient electricity and gas to almost one million customers - households and businesses - across the country through our retail energy business.

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced Programme Manager to join our high performing team. This role is accountable for managing  concurrent, complex programmes of capital works across the organisation (including both studies and projects) and ensuring the development and compliance of appropriate risk and quality mitigation strategies.  In addition to effective people and safety leadership, this position also has a governance function to ensure that project delivery processes are safely applied as appropriate to the projects to ensure that they are delivered according to  business needs. The role will report to the Manager Capital Projects and is based in our Cooma head office.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Develop, plan and manage delivery of programmes of work comprising multiple projects within the capital budget. Establish and enact the appropriate project resources plan (internal and external) to ensure safe, cost effective and timely delivery;

  • Apply the appropriate project management and governance processes through the whole lifecycle of the project commensurate with the risk, complexity and needs of the project to ensure that it is delivered safely in accordance with the agreed KPIs. Identify and anticipate project related business risks assessment and ensure that appropriate controls are implemented and maintained;

  • Establish the delivery and procurement strategy for projects, working closely with procurement and relevant stakeholders;

  • Work closely with the project, construction and site managers in the planning of the execution of the works adopting a risk based approach to the development of the project management plan together with its supporting plans covering all aspects of the execution phase from contractor selection and ensuing management, site set up, through physical execution works to project handover and close out;

  • Frequently inspect and monitor works to achieve specific quality, specification and progress requirements. Derive and implement control strategies to mitigate or minimise the impact of issues as they arise during execution;

  • Undertake the role of Project Manager where required for high risk projects;

  • Provide accurate and timely reporting on project productivity and issues arising in a proactive and timely manner.

 

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • 10 years or more project management experience with direct experience in managing multiple concurrent projects ranging up to $10m;

  • An electrical background is mandatory;

  • Demonstrated safety leadership whilst achieving results, ensuring that work is done in a constructive, supportive manner;

  • Proven ability to negotiate with, manage and supervise external contractors and consultants;

  • The ability to work with autonomy and responsibility; and to work effectively both at site and remotely from site;

  • Strong communications/report writing skills;

  • Demonstrate a strong values set in how you behave and interact with others.

 

Applications for the role will close 16th June 2019. If you feel that you have what we're looking for, please apply now.  

A leading provider of peak, renewable electricity, Snowy Hydro has a world class reputation in engineering innovation and technical expertise. Snowy Hydro owns and operates a powerful combination of generation assets, including the 4100 megawatt Snowy Mountains Scheme. We also provide clean, efficient electricity and gas to almost one million customers - households and businesses - across the country through our retail energy business.

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced Programme Manager to join our high performing team. This role is accountable for managing  concurrent, complex programmes of capital works across the organisation (including both studies and projects) and ensuring the development and compliance of appropriate risk and quality mitigation strategies.  In addition to effective people and safety leadership, this position also has a governance function to ensure that project delivery processes are safely applied as appropriate to the projects to ensure that they are delivered according to  business needs. The role will report to the Manager Capital Projects and is based in our Cooma head office.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Develop, plan and manage delivery of programmes of work comprising multiple projects within the capital budget. Establish and enact the appropriate project resources plan (internal and external) to ensure safe, cost effective and timely delivery;

  • Apply the appropriate project management and governance processes through the whole lifecycle of the project commensurate with the risk, complexity and needs of the project to ensure that it is delivered safely in accordance with the agreed KPIs. Identify and anticipate project related business risks assessment and ensure that appropriate controls are implemented and maintained;

  • Establish the delivery and procurement strategy for projects, working closely with procurement and relevant stakeholders;

  • Work closely with the project, construction and site managers in the planning of the execution of the works adopting a risk based approach to the development of the project management plan together with its supporting plans covering all aspects of the execution phase from contractor selection and ensuing management, site set up, through physical execution works to project handover and close out;

  • Frequently inspect and monitor works to achieve specific quality, specification and progress requirements. Derive and implement control strategies to mitigate or minimise the impact of issues as they arise during execution;

  • Undertake the role of Project Manager where required for high risk projects;

  • Provide accurate and timely reporting on project productivity and issues arising in a proactive and timely manner.

 

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • 10 years or more project management experience with direct experience in managing multiple concurrent projects ranging up to $10m;

  • An electrical background is mandatory;

  • Demonstrated safety leadership whilst achieving results, ensuring that work is done in a constructive, supportive manner;

  • Proven ability to negotiate with, manage and supervise external contractors and consultants;

  • The ability to work with autonomy and responsibility; and to work effectively both at site and remotely from site;

  • Strong communications/report writing skills;

  • Demonstrate a strong values set in how you behave and interact with others.

 

Applications for the role will close 16th June 2019. If you feel that you have what we're looking for, please apply now.  

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