First listed on: 17 March 2023

Project Manager

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to be involved in an organisational step change in investment in our capital infrastructure to ensure our regional cities and small towns remain liveable into the future. 

Why join Coliban Water?

Like Goldilocks, Coliban Water offers a little bit of everything that’s just right.

You’ll love the people, because we love what we do. You’ll love our location in the middle of beautiful Bendigo and spanning a region that takes in 49 towns from Trentham to Echuca. You’ll love the office, with free parking and café-quality coffee that can transform your day. And you’ll love the flexibly to shape your work to suit your lifestyle.

At Coliban Water everyone gets the standard four weeks annual leave. Throw in accrued days off, time off over the Christmas break and the option to purchase additional leave, and there’ll be plenty of time for you.

Our commitment to inclusion means you’ll feel at home here no matter who you are, who you love, or what you stand for. We also offer generous parental and carer leave and workplace study policies.

At Coliban Water we balance a small team rhythm with the reach and resources of one of the largest Victorian regional urban water corporations.

What are you waiting for? We’d love you to join us.

About the Role

Our Project Manager will work in the Infrastructure team and be responsible for delivering a wide-range of projects and business as usual programs.

With the guidance of a Senior Project Manager you will ensure projects are delivered to specification, resources are efficiently and effectively managed and stakeholders appropriately engaged. The role will involve preparation of documentation, undertaking projects evaluations, risk management, tendering of projects, service agreements and feasibility analysis.

To be considered or this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in an appropriate engineer or scientific discipline
  • Experience in management and delivery of complex projects
  • Ability to establish project teams, project budgets, forecasts and timelines.

If you are a motivated and experienced project manager with a passion for the water industry we encourage you to apply.


The salary and conditions for this position will be as per the Coliban Water Enterprise Agreement 2021 Band 4, $89,915 – $108,511 base salary range will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with their skills and experience.


To discuss this position in more detail please contact People & Capability Advisor, Cass Cole on 0427 980 661.

To apply, click the red button below. You will be taken to the job posting on the Coliban Water Careers page where you will be able to access the Position Description. Apply by submitting your resume, cover letter and outline your suitabilityfor the position. Applications close by COB 12 April 2023.

We welcome applications from people with disability and aim to provide an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you need any help with the application process or would like to discuss your reasonable adjustments during interviews, please contact our People & Capability Advisor. 

Applicants may be required to undertake a Police Check, Working with Children Check, Pre-Employment Medicals or Psychometric testing where applicable. Applicants may also be required to produce evidence of their Right to Work in Australia and Covid-19 vaccination status.


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