City of Greater Geraldton
Manager Strategic Asset Management

Posted: 11 Jul
Closes: 26 Jul


Manager Strategic Asset Management (Ref: 1405)

About the position:

The Manager Strategic Asset Management is responsible for the integrated development and implementation of the City’s Corporate Asset Management System. The position will ensure the City is managing its assets strategically, responsibly, and accurately. It will provide leadership, advice, and work in collaboration with other business units for delivery of the Strategic Asset Management Plan to achieve advanced maturity when assessed against the National Asset Management Assessment Framework.

Key accountabilities:

  • Lead the development of the asset management function that delivers on the objectives of the Strategic Asset Management Plan, including ensuring long term financial sustainability, managing key business risks and driving step change in customer experience, zero waste and zero emissions.
  • Translate the asset management strategy into action by engaging and collaborating across the business, building asset management capabilities and competencies, and ensuring asset management plans are in place for each infrastructure asset category.
  • Optimise asset management capex and opex expenditure to meet customer performance standards and service levels at the lowest possible cost and risk profile.
  • Develop a clear picture of long-term asset management expenditure requirements to meet council and customer value expectations.

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To gain a better understanding of the role or to discuss the position qualification and experience requirements in more detail, please call Chris Lee, Director Infrastructure Services on 08 9956 6714.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will ideally hold a degree in Engineering or relevant field and relevant experience, or lesser qualification with significant experience in managing diverse infrastructure assets within the ISO55000 series framework. Additionally, have extensive knowledge of asset management strategy, accounting and applications such as Technology One.

Applicants who have comprehensive knowledge, skills and extensive experience in a similar role but do not have formal qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

This role is offered as a five (5) year fixed term contract. A salary package of up to $150,000 per annum will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 20.5% Superannuation (with superannuation co-contribution scheme)
  • 27 Annual Leave days
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

About the City

Overlooking the Indian Ocean, Geraldton is a thriving regional city at the heart of Australia's Coral Coast. With a growing population of over 41,000 people it offers a wide range of services and activities. Geraldton is recognised as one of WA's key growth areas and the opportunities in this regional city are plentiful. You can be part of working with us to deliver the best for our community and this region.

The City of Greater Geraldton actively welcomes, includes and values the unique contributions of all people in its workplace. The City welcomes applications from all age groups, people with a disability, and those from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer with strong commitment to fitness for work and safety in the workplace.

Interested in applying?

For information on how to apply for this position, visit the City’s website:

Applications close 4pm Thursday 25 July 2024.


Ross McKim