Manager Strategic Asset Management

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City of Greater Geraldton
Geraldton, Australia

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Manager Strategic Asset Management

Job ID: 13410
Job Views: 53
Location: Geraldton
Post Code: 6530
Category: Local Government, Management
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 11/07/2024


About the position:

The Manager Strategic Asset Management is responsible for the integrated development and implementation of the City’s Corporate Asset Management System. The position will ensure the City is managing its assets strategically, responsibly, and accurately. It will provide leadership, advice, and work in collaboration with other business units for delivery of the Strategic Asset Management Plan to achieve advanced maturity when assessed against the National Asset Management Assessment Framework.

Job Requirements:

Key accountabilities:

  • Lead the development of the asset management function that delivers on the objectives of the Strategic Asset Management Plan, including ensuring long term financial sustainability, managing key business risks and driving step change in customer experience, zero waste and zero emissions.
  • Translate the asset management strategy into action by engaging and collaborating across the business, building asset management capabilities and competencies, and ensuring asset management plans are in place for each infrastructure asset category.
  • Optimise asset management capex and opex expenditure to meet customer performance standards and service levels at the lowest possible cost and risk profile.
  • Develop a clear picture of long-term asset management expenditure requirements to meet council and customer value expectations.

For further information and to view the position description: Manager Strategic Asset Management (Ref: 1405)

To gain a better understanding of the role or to discuss the position qualification and experience requirements in more detail, please call Chris Lee, Director Infrastructure Services on 08 9956 6714.


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Position requirements:

The successful applicant will ideally hold a degree in Engineering or relevant field and relevant experience, or lesser qualification with significant experience in managing diverse infrastructure assets within the ISO55000 series framework. Additionally, have extensive knowledge of asset management strategy, accounting and applications such as Technology One.

Applicants who have comprehensive knowledge, skills and extensive experience in a similar role but do not have formal qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

This role is offered as a five (5) year fixed term contract. A salary package of up to $150,000 per annum will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 20.5% Superannuation (with superannuation co-contribution scheme)
  • 27 Annual Leave days
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

How to Apply:

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document (no more than two A4 pages) addressing each of the below items (please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for further details)
    1. Degree in Engineering or relevant field and relevant experience or lesser qualification with significant experience
    2. Demonstrated ability to implement and influence change, including strong project management skills via the implementation of Asset Management Framework and System
    3. Extensive experience in managing diverse infrastructure assets including (but not limited to); roads, stormwater drainage, parks, and buildings, within the ISO55000 series framework and Western Australian State Government Guidelines
    4. Extensive experience in the development and implementation of policy and strategic level asset management plans and systems across a multidisciplinary organisation
    5. Extensive knowledge of asset management principles and practices including (but not limited to); data registration, condition assessment, risk assessment, maintenance practices, levels of service, asset revaluation/depreciation, forward planning, asset management strategy, asset accounting and asset roles & responsibilities
    6. Demonstrated working knowledge of contemporary and emerging issues and trends in government-controlled assets in an environment of aging infrastructure

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Thursday 25 July 2024.


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