Senior Specialist Asset Management

Job Description

Mackay Regional Council is looking for a Senior Specialist to join our Asset Management Team.

About this opportunity:

This role focuses on advancing and refining asset management practices throughout the organisation. Key responsibilities include the continuous development and implementation of the MRC Strategic Asset Management Plan and the Digital Asset Management Plans. With strong leadership in place, it's an exciting time to join the Asset Management team and contribute to enhancing MRC's asset management capabilities.

Our ideal candidate is someone who can:

  • Engage with stakeholders to present optimal scenarios and outcomes for MRC.
  • Lead and drive outcomes through established governance groups within the organisation.
  • Continuously assess MRC's maturity using established assessment models.
  • Manage indirect reports, including members of the Senior Leadership team, to achieve their asset management maturity targets.
  • Foster a culture of service excellence, ensuring stakeholders understand expectations while encouraging their input in decision-making, goal setting, and performance management.
  • Represent the Asset Management Program at functions, meetings, and seminars, effectively conveying a positive image of the program, Directorate, and Council.
  • Provide direction, clarity, and coaching, ensuring stakeholders have clear work objectives, regular reviews, feedback, and are positively engaged in the asset management process.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualification in Engineering, Asset Management or equivalent
  • Current QLD Manual Car 'C' Class Open Driver's Licence.
  • Asset Management Certificate such as CAAM (Certified Associate in Asset Management)
  • Significant experience in lifecycle asset management of a range of asset classes
  • Experience in ISO 55000, PAS55 or similar asset management frameworks, systems and techniques.
  • Experience in leading and managing small teams and/or project teams.

Why work for Mackay Regional Council?

At Mackay Regional Council, we believe that we can create opportunities to help our region become the best region for liveability and livelihood. You will be home with your family every night and gain the work/life balance and job security you've been searching for!

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In addition to the above, we also offer the following benefits:

  • Base annual salary of $107,820 - $118,403 + applicable allowances (dependent on experience and qualifications of the successful applicants) .
  • Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply).
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks' annual leave with 17.5% leave loading.
  • Flexible working arrangements with a RDO
  • Up to $10,000.00 Relocation Allowance
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options.
  • Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts.
  • Study and assistance programs for career development.
  • Learning and career development opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives.
  • Active Social Clubs.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are asked to submit an up-to-date resume and cover letter outlining your experience.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity, the position may close earlier than expected with interviews occurring as soon as possible. Submit your application today to avoid missing out on this fantastic career prospect.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated fairly and respectfully and have equal access to all available opportunities. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises our employees' unique contributions and perspectives, working together to deliver extraordinary results.