First listed on: 22 May 2018

  Outstanding Career & Lifestyle Opportunity

 Wannon Water is a vibrant government-owned water corporation that has a strategic focus of going “beyond water for stronger communities”. We are known as having a contemporary, inclusive culture that provides our employees with a range of benefits that include leading flexible work practices and training and development opportunities. The position is located in picturesque Warrnambool, close to the Great Ocean Road, approximately 280km south-west of Melbourne. This is a perfect opportunity to enjoy beach and country lifestyles, take advantage of the regional cost of living and provides a great place to raise a family. With a population of 33,500, the city offers an enviable lifestyle with impressive services and facilities at your fingertips including a university, hospitals and schools.


Wannon Water is seeking a highly skilled, energetic and qualified professional to join our People & Resilience Branch in an influential management role.

Leading the People & Wellbeing team, you will support the Branch Manager People & Resilience to lead and develop a contemporary performance culture that enables, influences and empowers our employees to love working at Wannon Water.

The People & Wellbeing Team are responsible for delivering and supporting a number of portfolios and functions including human resource management, industrial relations, occupational health and safety, training and development, inclusion & diversity and health & wellbeing.

This position provides an outstanding career & lifestyle opportunity. The right candidate will help shape the role based on their own unique strengths and passions.

We invite positive “can do” people who:

  • are tertiary qualified with extensive experience in HR Management, Industrial Relations or Occupational Health and Safety
  • have successfully lead, managed and developed high performing teams
  • are passionate about people
  • are committed to long term sustainable success of the organisation
  • display strong ethics aligned to Wannon Water’s values
  • are able to present and relate well to others and a diverse workforce

Demonstrated experience in the water or a related industry is desirable, but not necessary. Some experience in organisational development and workforce planning, data and analytics, and emerging technologies would be highly advantageous.

This position is offering a progressive contemporary culture, leading flexible work practices and a generous remuneration package. Salary range $106,628 – $121,480 p.a, including superannuation.

A contribution is available to assist successful applicants to relocate from outside the Wannon Water region.

Wannon Water embraces all forms of diversity and promotes family friendly working hours and leave arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we serve.

Enquiries regarding the position may be directed to Jeremy Dixon (Branch Manager People & Resilience) on 1300 926 666 or email

For more information please visit our employment page for a position description and more information on Wannon Water at

All applications, together with a comprehensive resume should be submitted via email to:

Applications close: Friday 8th June 2018


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