Job title: General Manager Infrastructure and Operations
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Government & Public Sector
Job published: 12-11-2020
Job ID: 46757

Job Description

Ranked in the top 10 most liveable cities in the world, the City of Perth covers the Perth City Centre and surrounding suburbs.  


As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, you will be responsible for the development of a vibrant, connected and progressive city through the successful delivery of the City’s capital infrastructure projects and programs.   


With the announcement of a $1.5 billion partnership between the City of Perth, Commonwealth Government and State Government, this role is uniquely placed to deliver outcomes to re-energise Perth, bring government and private investment into the city and create economic and community lifestyle benefits and opportunities in and around the City of Perth.


This role will lead the Infrastructure and Operations Alliance, comprised of capital construction projects, building and infrastructure management and maintenance; parks and garden management, maintenance and beautification; waste and fleet management service and currently the City of Perth Parking team. 


The successful candidate will possess:


  • Significant experience at a senior level, managing a complex portfolio of projects and operations in a politically nuanced and/or commercial environment;
  • Experience engaging with and achieving results through multi-disciplinary teams, delivering a high standard of customer service;
  • Proven experience in aligning resources effectively, managing budgets, complex decision making and proactively collaborating with a network of stakeholders.


Credibility within the government or industry in leading the delivery of major projects, programs within regulatory frameworks is highly regarded.


This role will appeal to a candidate with the capacity to dynamically manage concurrent projects whilst engaging with high performing teams delivering services and programs.  You will require extensive project management, corporate and governance compliance experience and commercial acumen. 


The full-time role attracts a competitive remuneration package with benefits.


To apply, please submit a comprehensive CV and cover letter of no more than three (3) pages via the 'I'm Interested' button. 

The application should detail your interest in the role and your key competencies in relation to the responsibilities.  For the position description or further information please contact Vanessa Warden, Principal Consultant - Beilby Downing Teal on 0438 741 224 or


Applications close at 5.00 pm WST on Tuesday 8 December 2020