Broadspectrum Perth WA, Australia
The Company The Aroona Alliance is a partnership between Water Corporation, Suez Environment and Broadspectrum working as one team to deliver operations, maintenance and asset management of the Perth metropolitan water and wastewater production and treatment assets. Aroona’s vision is to drive operational performance and improve the water and wastewater services through its service objectives of Zero Harm, Value for Money, People Capability, Asset Management, Information Management and Water/Wastewater compliance. About the Role We are currently looking for a Lead Business Performance & Innovation to lead a team that ensures Aroona’s key improvement programs and innovation projects are delivered across the business. The Lead Business Performance and Innovation will be accountable for: Leading a team that is responsible for developing and/or assisting in the development and formalisation of business cases for improvement initiatives, ensuring these are established with clearly defined business impacts and outcomes for submission for approval, inclusive of resources and skills identification, timelines, benefits and risks. Driving an improved business performance and innovation culture by influencing senior business leaders to promote this culture. Identifying and selecting innovation projects that contribute to Aroona’s business improvement strategy, ensuring follow-up and execution by relevant Project Managers and Sponsors. Establishing strong relationships with business partners, industry counterparts and other key stakeholders to seek new opportunities for innovation and best practice to improve overall outcomes. Facilitating the delivery of Aroona Alliances Business Improvement Program (ABI), External Business Improvement Program (EBI) and Continuous Improvement Program. Managing various improvement programs (including pilot trials), coordinating Project Managers and overseeing business improvement/change projects to ensure these are delivered within scheduled time and budget according to relevant project management procedures. Organising and managing customised technical assistance missions from partners as a tool to confirm the interest and potential benefits of the implementation of selected solutions or technologies. Establishing and managing processes that measure and provide continuous reporting on business improvement benefits realisation as part of the implementation strategy of Aroona’s key improvement programs. The preparation of the annual Risk/Reward report which clearly describe Aroona’s key improvement programs and innovation projects and justifies the benefits for Water Corporation. Support annual risk and rewards audits by the Water Corporation to ensure justification and substantiation of project improvements and savings. Skills and Attributes High degree of organisational, time management and problem solving skills. Commercial acumen to analyse data and processes to understand practically how improvements may be achieved. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and influence internal and external stakeholders. Excellent communication, negotiation and stakeholder management and engagement skills. Demonstrated clear and concise presentation skills. High levels of personal responsibility and accountability with strong focus on results delivery. Qualifications and Experience Degree level qualification in business, commerce, engineering or related discipline. Project qualifications advantageous Demonstrated planning and project management skills delivered on time and on budget. Financial and commercial acumen with an advanced understanding of Profit & Loss accounts, Balance sheets and cash flow statements. Experience in implementing business improvement projects in a medium to large organisation. Aroona Alliance supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply. For people with disability, we are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment enabling full participation in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments. As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include a medical, police clearance and Australian working rights check. We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.