First listed on: 09 November 2023

Integrated Water Resources Modelling Manager

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Integrated Water Resources Modelling Manager (Full-Time)to join our team.  

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.  

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career. 

Our perks and Benefits:

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelinesthat’s why we offer a load of benefits.  

  • Flexible working  
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave  
  • Fertility leave  
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance  
  • Professional development and educational assistance  
  • Attractive remuneration
  • And so much more! 

What you’ll do: 

  • Program Management: Implement effective program controls and governance, and coordinating submissions for external grants and funding opportunities to ensure projects are identified, prioritised, and resourced to deliver agreed outcomes on time and on budget. 
  • Modelling: Lead the delivery of complex water quality, land use, hydrology, and hydraulic modelling systems, including consideration of climate scenarios to inform long term risk and strategy development.
  • Climate Change Advice: Deliver insights into the climate vulnerabilities and interdependencies of existing water supply system. Lead technical input relating to application of climate model data for long term planning of assets and water delivery services and the integration of climate model data into the application of a strategic suite of ‘water’ models, in line with NSW government policy.
  • System Resilience: Provide strategic leadership for the development of systems and tools to optimise and inform water supply system’s resilience and adaptation strategies, improving theoretical system understanding of impacts to water supply and long-term performance, including water quality and quantity, under all conditions, including drought and flood. 
  • Continuous Improvement: review and improve procedures and processes for analysis, evaluation, and mitigation of risk in model development and operation. 

What we are looking for:  

  • Relevant Tertiary Engineering qualifications and expert knowledge in hydrology and water quality through post graduate studies or through demonstrated extensive experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading the development of hydrological/water quality modelling solutions and the use of analytical techniques to solve business problems and providing key insights to support business decision making.
  • Demonstrated successful delivery of complex projects/program of works, including, preparing business cases, budget tracking and forecasting and identifying and managing project risk. 
  • Strong understanding of catchment health and integrated water resources management principles, with knowledge of the water industry operating environment and its regulatory requirements.
  • High level understanding of climate change assessment related to modelling application, with understanding of water quality and quantity issues confronting the water sector.

How we will support you: 

At WaterNSW, we embrace the opportunity to integrate work into our life by having full ownership of our work week. We value getting the job done rather than looking at your work hours. 

We are proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities for women.Visit our WORK180 page to access our benefits and career development opportunities 

More about our team / culture: 

We communicate openly and honestly while maintaining respect for each other. This means we get things done. We understand that everyone is different, and this is what we value as part of our inclusive culture. 

Who is WaterNSW? 

When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind - and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information. 

For more information, please reach out to: Azmine Amer on

Please note applications for this position will close on 28th November 2023.

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You must have full work rights in Australia to qualify for all positions at WaterNSW.

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. 

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