First listed on: 28 September 2018

Strategic Asset Planner

Strategic Asset Planner

$120, 240 per year plus 15% superannuation

Do you like a challenge? Do you have a passion for innovation? Do you challenge existing thinking? Do you want to make a big impact?

As the Strategic Asset Planner, you will work in a collaborative and challenging environment to create a future strategy for our sewer assets and support the future development of Canberra.
Canberra is Australia’s capital and a modern and cosmopolitan home to over 400,000 residents, with all the services and lifestyle amenities of a world-class city. Canberra boasts a great food and wine culture, and a very family-friendly lifestyle, with progressive education, healthcare, a pristine natural environment and a safe, relaxed atmosphere.

Icon Water owns and operates Canberra’s network of water and wastewater infrastructure and assets, including dams, reservoirs, water and sewage treatment plants and pumping stations, to ensure the delivery of safe drinking water and reliable sewerage services to the community. Icon Water is a leading Canberra employer with a wide range of employee benefits including flexible working arrangements, competitive pay and income protection, health and well-being benefits such as free gym membership, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Icon Water has been part of the Canberra community for 100 years.

About your role

• You will lead the development of asset strategies, to prepare for a range of future scenarios and present strategies to our Executives.
• Provide asset and strategic growth planning advice and recommendations to our trusted partners.
• Collaborating with others, you will develop growth service plans for future urban and regional growth.
• Investigate and provide advice to Icon Water on long term technological innovations.
• As the expert, you will be the project sponsor for sewer system projects across the business.

To be successful, you will have:

• Relevant tertiary qualifications (Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Science or similar).
• Experience in asset strategy development, asset management system operation and asset lifecycle management.
• Validated strong communication and interpersonal skills, with ease in building and maintaining positive relationships.
• Demonstrate an openness to new ideas and trying new things, with a focus on continuous improvement.
• A knowledge of ISO 5500X requirements and regulatory and legislative requirements in a utility.
• Experience in presenting strategies and ideas that are tailored to different audiences.

If this sounds like the next exciting role for you, we would love to hear from you!


To apply, log onto our recruitment portal and submit your cover letter and resume outlining your experience, capabilities and successes that you can bring to the role. We encourage you to address the selection criteria to let us understand how you can contribute to our team. Applications close date. To learn more about this great opportunity, please contact Katherine Larkings on (02) 6180 6095.



Icon Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and all ages. We also have a strong focus on gender balance within the organisation and encourage women to apply.
Icon Water offers our employees attractive benefits including:
Pay progression scheme Generous superannuation Salary sacrifice
Flexible working arrangements Income protection Free gym membership

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