High profile leadership and advocacy role supporting excellence and efficiency
Advise on design and engineering aspects of major project delivery
Collaborate with industry, government and academia
About the organisation
The Office of Projects Victoria (OPV) leads and influences excellence in project delivery so projects are delivered on time and on budget, and the full benefits of the investment are realised for Victorians. OPV does this by providing trusted independent advice to the Victorian Government. The organisation provides project portfolio oversight and assurance, improvements to how projects are delivered, independent advice and targeted support, training and advice to project leaders.
About the role
The Victorian Chief Engineer is responsible for championing engineering and project delivery efficiency and excellence while acting as a key resource for advice to Government on major infrastructure matters across Victoria. Reporting to the OPV CEO, the role will also work collaboratively with industry, academic experts and delivery agencies on technical, design and engineering aspects of government service and project delivery. A recognised leader in the planning, design and management of complex infrastructure projects, the Victorian Chief Engineer provides strategic input to high value, high risk assessments on design, project scope and engineering standards.
You are a qualified engineer with considerable industry profile and a strong understanding of both engineering and design issues and commercial and design risk, through all phases of the infrastructure project lifecycle. Your reputation within the sector has been built through your close involvement with major infrastructure projects through all stages of planning, design and delivery, and through your broader thought leadership within the sector. A senior leader with exceptional stakeholder engagement skills, you have proven skill in navigating the dynamics of Government, private sector stakeholders and decision-making in this context. As the Victorian Chief Engineer, you will relish the opportunity to play a pivotal role in shaping Victoria's future.
For more information, please contact Matthew Belleghem or Penny Wilson at SHK on +61 3 8620 8037 or to apply go to shk.com.au and click ‘Apply for this job'. Please submit your CV (resume) in Microsoft Word format. Direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to SHK. Applications close 11:59 pm – Sunday 19 July 2021. Please note, appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.