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Australian water association
AUSTRALIAN WATER ASSOCIATION
PO Box 222, St Leonards NSW 1590
Tel: 1300 361 426

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Working at AWA
  • Current Vacancies

    NATIONAL MANAGER - INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT

    AWA develops and implements a diverse range of programs and projects designed to foster Australia’s water management knowledge and expertise, encourage export growth, assist with industry growth, stimulate innovation, and promote the water sector nationally and internationally.


    As a part of the Senior Management Team and reporting to the CEO, this position will lead a team in fostering relationships with AWA members and stakeholders for engagement activities to facilitate networking, knowledge-sharing, and investment and export opportunities.

    The successful applicant will have commercial acumen, high level communication skills and awareness of the domestic and international trade environments. Five to ten years’ commercial experience and a tertiary qualification in Management, Law or Business is required.

    Selection criteria:

     

    • Commercial acumen and management skills
    • Proven experience in obtaining clear outcomes within challenging timeframes
    • Awareness of domestic and international trade environments
    • Experience in developing export markets.
    • Highly developed stakeholder management skills
    • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
    • Experience in facilitating and leading workshops and discussions with senior managers and cross-functional technical teams

      

     Salary: Up to $120k

     

     View the position description

     

    Written applications addressing the selection criteria along with supporting CV should be emailed to vacancies@awa.asn.au

    For further information contact Amanda White on 02 9436 0055.

     

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    Policy Analyst

    This role provides policy advice to staff and members to produce reports, submissions and briefs on water policy issues – both state and federal.

     

    The successful applicant will be experienced in collating, analysing and reporting on policy issues and data, and will have an understanding of issues impacting on the water sector.

     

    The successful applicant ideally will have experience in the water or resources sector, excellent written communication skills and have an understanding of State and Federal Government policy development processes. A tertiary qualification is required, preferably in Public Policy, Business, Science or Economics.

     

     

     Selection criteria:

     

    • A high level of knowledge, or the ability to quickly acquire a high level of knowledge, of policy and regulatory issues affecting the water sector
    • Highly developed analytical, conceptual and policy analysis skills, including a demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking and legislative analysis
    • Strong project management skills
    • Highly developed stakeholder management skills
    • Highly developed written and oral communication skills

     

      

     Salary: $75 - $80k depending on experience. 

     
     View the position description

     
    Written applications addressing the selection criteria along with supporting CV should be emailed to vacancies@awa.asn.au  

    For further information contact Amanda White on 02 9436 0055.

     


    AWA VALUES

    What is our Culture? How do we do things at AWA?

     AWA members, employees and stakeholders share a set of values to help guide behaviours in terms of how we treat each other as well as those in the broader community. These values are part of the AWA culture,

    In everything the Association does, we will:


    • Respect and respond to the needs of our members and stakeholders, striving to continually improve the quality of our services.
    • Be open and accessible, fair and equitable, acting with honesty and integrity, building trust and confidence.
    • Acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of our members, volunteers and employees.
    • Encourage a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and inclusiveness to build enduring relationships and unity.
    • Be creative, innovative, agile and change oriented.
    • Do what is best for our members and community for a sustainable water future.

    Exciting career opportunities...

    Australia is leading the world in adapting to a rapidly drying climate, therefore our water industry is experiencing a period of change and expansion. The industry is growing and it is anticipated that there will be approximately $30 billion invested in infrastructure over the next ten years.


    There is a unique advantage for Australia's current and future water workers:

     

    • There will be demand for 40,000 new water workers by 2018 according to research reports AND
    • The reputation of Australia's water workers has led to increasing international demand for their expertise


    Careers in water can also offer the following benefits:


    • Career stability
    • Training
    • Flexibility
    • Good working conditions
    • Challenging and satisfying work
    • A whole world of opportunity

     

    For more information about careers or to search for job opportunities in the water sector, visit the H2Oz careers in water website.

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