First listed on: 14 February 2019

Manager Asset Strategy

Who Is TasWater?

TasWater provides essential water and sewerage services to homes and businesses across Tasmania 24/7/365. Our core business is to provide:


  • The sourcing, treatment and reliable delivery of quality drinking water, and
  • The collection, transportation, treatment and safe return of the wastewater to the environment.  


Our vision is to be “a trusted and respected provider of essential services that is making a positive difference to Tasmania”. We do this by living our values and behaviours and making these the foundation of the way we work.

The Opportunity

You will lead the development of our Asset Management System to ensure the consistent management of water and sewerage network assets.  This position provides a dynamic environment that balances long term improvements related to strategic planning and overseeing the asset management system, with the short term needs of water supply security and capital works program planning. There is an opportunity to see real progress through identifying customer needs at the front end of the project lifecycle, and interacting with the new TasWater Capital Delivery Office to see the delivery of infrastructure and the corresponding customer benefit. This position can be located in Hobart, Launceston or Devonport.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the development and maintenance of the Asset Management System.
  • Develop asset management techniques for determining asset strategy for water, wastewater, network, treatment plant, pumping, and storage assets.
  • Lead the development of Growth and Capacity Plans.
  • Develop the consolidated 10 year Asset Management Plan.
  • Develop asset strategies to deliver the outcomes in the Corporate Plan.
  • Champion and role model the TasWater Values and Behaviours while proactively working to develop a positive culture in the team and the wider business.

Your Application

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria in the Position Description, summarised as follows:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or equivalent competency.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing asset management frameworks and systems (eg. ISO 55000 series or similar).
  • Significant practical experience in developing asset management plans and asset strategies, preferably in the water industry.
  • Proven experience successfully leading and managing a team to achieve department and corporate objectives.

Why join the TasWater Team?

We recognise that it is our people who play a key role in helping us achieve our vision to be “a trusted and respected provider of essential services that is making a positive difference to Tasmania”.

We look for highly talented and motivated people whose values align with our own. You can find out more about our values and what we do at

You can look forward to working in an exciting, stimulating and innovative workplace that provides a range of opportunities to make a real difference to the community. We encourage our people to take part in comprehensive training and career development, with a focus on innovative thinking. We understand that a work life balance in today's climate is important, offer flexible working arrangements and consider health and safety to be our number one priority.

How to apply?

For further information about this role please contact Tony Willmott, Department Manager Asset Strategy and Performance, on 03 6237 8528 or

Applications close 12 noon on 28 February 2019.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.


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