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The following roles are currently available: 

Project Manager

  • Large infrastructure and innovative technologies
  • CBD location
The Victorian Government has provided substantial funding to support the procurement process and development of new infrastructure to divert more than 500,000 tonnes of residual municipal solid waste per year from landfill through advanced waste processing solutions in Melbourne. Largely pioneered in Europe, these technologies are new to Australia, but have critically received substantial government backing for development in Melbourne’s south east. The project will employ a comprehensive, multi-stage procurement that will rigorously investigate a range of technology options that have potential to meet urban requirements through a public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement. The capital investment that is to be made by industry on behalf of local government will be substantial and unprecedented in Victoria.

The Project Director currently seeks the support of an experienced Project Manager accountable for all objectives regarding project planning, scope, deadlines, cost/budget, quality, risk management, communication and procurement from commission through to build. You will manage key stakeholder relations and track and report project milestones. You will need to appreciate the nuances required in stakeholder negotiation across public and private sectors. This project encompasses the creation of new transactional structures; and the use complex contracting arrangements to facilitate project financing by industry to ensure the delivery of large-scale capital construction and the future operation of solutions by the private sector.  

Your background includes project management experience where you have been responsible from planning and commencement through to completion. A knowledge of contracts and procurement in a public sector setting would also be highly regarded. Tertiary qualified and ideally possessing capital project experience, you can harness both internal technical expertise as well as the considerable resources involved in this critical project. This is an outstanding opportunity to be at the forefront of emerging technologies and helping deliver the infrastructure to meet Melbourne’s environmental needs.

For a confidential discussion contact Andrew Telburn on 0412 342 073 or to obtain a copy of the Position Description email lyn@davidreddin.com

 

Strategic Engagement Manager

  • Innovative waste to energy solutions
  • CBD location
The Victorian Government has granted significant funding for MWRRG to develop a business case and infrastructure delivery plan for an advanced waste processing solution and more specifically to take the lead in the, highly contemporary waste to energy debate. The applicable solutions utilise sophisticated technologies pioneered in Europe but new to Australia. So, this is the opportunity to be at the forefront of strategy, discussion and technology.

The Strategic Engagement Manager will lead engagement and buy-in with councils, Sustainability Victoria, the EPA and several other critical stakeholders, developing work plans and actively securing resources to support engagement activities. You will also work with key stakeholders in developing the strategic overlay as well as commercial agreements, whilst understanding the various important political environments at play.

This is an outstanding opportunity to be integrally invested in preparing for Victoria’s infrastructure readiness and population growth, whilst also operating at the forefront of this research and technology revolution.

Degree qualified, you may come from a range of leadership experiences including local government and land use planning, implementing long-term plans and encompassing important stakeholder communication remits. You are an experienced people and project manager and a skilled writer keen to make a significant contribution to an organisation committed to the public interest.

For a confidential discussion contact Andrew Telburn on 0412 342 073 or to obtain a copy of the Position Description please email lyn@davidreddin.com

 

Technical Officer

  • Large infrastructure and innovative technologies
  • CBD location
The Victorian Government has provided substantial funding to support the procurement process and development of new infrastructure to divert more than 500,000 tonnes of residual municipal solid waste per year from landfill through advanced waste processing solutions in Melbourne. Largely pioneered in Europe, these technologies are new to Australia, but have critically received substantial government backing for development in Melbourne’s south east. The project will employ a comprehensive, multi-stage procurement that will rigorously investigate a range of technology options that have potential to meet urban requirements through a public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement. The capital investment that is to be made by industry on behalf of local government will be substantial and unprecedented in Victoria.

Working with both the Project Director and Project Manager, this is a rare opportunity to assist on a ground-breaking project for Victoria’s infrastructure, involving leveraging sophisticated technologies and contemporary thought leadership. You will provide dedicated assistance across data collection and analysis, interpretation of technical matters and research as well as written reports as directed. Your support will also encompass the development of performance standards, contract modelling, advocacy and procurement. 

Degree qualified in Science, Engineering or equivalent, you are developing your project management career and have a bent for data analysis and research. The experience gained on a project like this will last you a lifetime.

For a confidential discussion contact Andrew Telburn on 0412 342 073 or to obtain a copy of the Position Description please email lyn@davidreddin.com

 

Project Manager, Strategy

  • Infrastructure planning and strategy
  • CBD location
Taking a lead role across the state of Victoria, MWRRG have been substantially funded to implement a blueprint for a long-term safe and efficient recycling system for Victoria. This is a critical project under the Victorian Government’s Recycling Industry Strategic Plan and its key deliverables are a collaborative procurement project plan and consolidated local council agreements by 2022. As Project Manager, you’ll be accountable for realising the project’s purpose, objectives and scope and reporting against key project milestones.

Agreement of this magnitude will require high levels of communication, negotiation and strong relationship-building skills. You will constructively influence procurement outcomes, with the ability to write highly-detailed tender documentation, engaging with stakeholders including service providers, councils, government as well as a range of specialist advisors and regulators. Key will be to not lose sight of the end goal in a complex environment and to execute outcomes. You’ll be adept at managing risk with the emotional intelligence to understand the different environments affecting those outcomes.

Degree qualified, you have extensive experience managing, facilitating and delivering strategic procurement services, most likely with a government interface. Strong project management skills, combined with highly-advanced stakeholder collaboration will see you successfully deliver to a high-profile government strategy.

For a confidential discussion contact Andrew Telburn on 0412 342 073 or to obtain a copy of the Position Description please email lyn@davidreddin.com

 

Project Support Officer

  • Infrastructure planning and strategy
  • CBD location
Taking a lead role across the state of Victoria, MWRRG have been funded to implement a blueprint for a long-term safe and efficient recycling system for Victoria.  This is a critical project under the Victorian Government’s Recycling Industry Strategic Plan and its key deliverables are a collaborative procurement project plan and consolidated local council contracts by 2022. 

Providing critical support to the Project Manager, you will assist in all aspects of the project, including stakeholder engagement across councils, government, service providers, specialists and regulators. With your specialist administrative support to the project you will keep the project teams well-informed of complex issues arising within the project through the preparation of reports, briefs and correspondence. Therefore, you will interpret and apply contemporary policy standards and processes as well as maintain high levels of record-keeping and overall project coordination.

Degree qualified, you bring a sound knowledge of public sector procurement processes and well-developed interpersonal skills to engage with a very broad stakeholder base. The ability to prepare thorough briefs, reports and correspondence while keeping all stakeholders informed of progress against KPIs will see you provide first class support to a high profile, strategically critical state-wide project. This represents an ideal opportunity for a developing procurement specialist or project manager to play a significant role in government’s urban strategic plan.

For a confidential discussion contact Andrew Telburn on 0412 342 073 or to obtain a copy of the Position Description email lyn@davidreddin.com

 

Procurement Advisor

  • Large scale service delivery procurement
  • CBD location
The Procurement Advisor is responsible for facilitating procurements that secure large scale, long term service contracts on behalf of MWRRG as well as local councils. As the Contract Principal we engage with local councils to deliver economies of scale for key services and infrastructure projects including some critical strategic initiatives. Given contemporary debate around waste and the environment, a key priority will be projects delivered as part of the Victorian Government’s Recycling Industry Strategic Plan.

As Procurement Advisor, you will coordinate and facilitate end to end procurement processes including the establishment of business cases, tendering and contract negotiation. This requires production of high quality documentation and strong tender evaluation techniques. As a critical member of the Contract Management and Procurement Directorate, you will negotiate contracts in accordance with agreed plans and achieve best results for councils and also represent MWRRG at external forums as a trusted partner, facilitating positive and innovative collaborative solutions.  

Degree qualified, you are an experienced procurement professional or agile Project Manager, adept at coordinating and delivering end to end procurements for complex and large scale service delivery solutions. A knowledge of public tendering and competition processes would be well regarded to prepare you for this role, however, above all, you have the ability to develop and strengthen working relationships across a very broad stakeholder base, grounded on shared interests and trust. This represents a key leadership role, delivering to a strategic plan, advocating collaboration and achieving objectives for the environment, health and public interest.

For a confidential discussion contact Andrew Telburn on 0412 342 073 or for a copy of the Position Description please email lyn@davidreddin.com

 

Project Officer, Contract Management

  • Large scale contract management and procurement
  • CBD location
The Contract Management Project Officer manages a range of strategic procurement agreements. As the Contract Principal, MWRRG engages with local councils to deliver economies of scale for key services and infrastructure projects including some critical strategic initiatives. You will be delivering against a range of important projects identified in our strategic plan.

Your contract management responsibilities cover all stages of activity, from execution of contract documents, permits and approvals through to commissioning and operation of contracted services.  As you manage and administer these strategic projects you will also lead project work groups and participate in important policy implementation. Identifying and managing risk, you will collaborate and negotiate across a broad stakeholder base.

Degree qualified, you bring extensive contract management expertise and administration of large-scale projects from a procurement perspective with clear project plans. Whilst  a knowledge of public tendering and competition processes would be well regarded, critically, you have the ability to develop and strengthen working relationships based on shared interests and trust. This represents a key management role, delivering to a strategic plan and achieving objectives for the environment, health and public interest.

For a confidential discussion contact Andrew Telburn on 0412 342 073 or for a copy of the Position Description please email lyn@davidreddin.com

Last updated: 01/08/2019