What makes Sunwater an exceptional workplace? 

We are dedicated to providing our employees with a dynamic and secure work atmosphere, accompanied by an array of attractive benefits including:  

  • Base salary starting from $156,360.29 (1 July EA rates)
  • 12.75% superannuation 
  • Access to Banked Time and TOIL
  • 17.5% leave loading
  • Genuine emphasis on work/life balance 
  • Access to Sunwater’s MyBenefits hosted by Reward Gateway 

About you:

Reporting to the General Manager South, you will put in place the necessary frameworks and work processes to achieve effective, efficient and sustainable delivery of capital upgrade and infrastructure improvement programs across the region and the state. The Program Delivery Manager will be responsible for managing the development and implementation of annual project schedules and budgets, completion of projects in accordance with business objectives, required timeframes and agreed customer expectations.  Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Development and effective management of the Project Delivery Team delivering high performance and a strongly motivated team committed to the effective and efficient delivery of programmed capital upgrade programs and works.
  • Lead/mentor staff and provide safety leadership, expert technical advice, drive innovation and deliver quality programs for improvements and upgrades to capital, renewal, maintenance and operational works in accordance with the expectations of the business, our shareholders and our customers.
  • Monitor and report on performance and drive Regional Renewals program completion and coordination across the Region.
  • In collaboration with Operations and Maintenance groups provide input into the development of Annual and 3-5 year Renewals Programs to ensure the business is resourced to deliver the program in accordance with business and customer expectations.

You will bring:

We are seeking a Program Delivery Manager with demonstrated experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams in carrying out all phases of project management and delivery in accordance with defined business budgets and deadlines.  You will have strong inter-personal, communication and negotiation skills with proven ability in cultivating and maintaining a diverse portfolio of relationships with clients, customers and stakeholders in regional communities and to professionally represent Sunwater and its interests. In addition, you will have:-

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering and/or Project Management based fields relatable to the objectives of the position
  • Post graduate training and/or qualifications in project or business management is preferable
  • Queensland unrestricted driver’s licence.
  • Adaptive leadership style to suit the needs of the team, situation and individual
  • Ability to drive a performance based culture, manage and motivate trade and technical teams with demonstrated commitment to a safe and stimulating workplace which observes the principles and practices of equal opportunity and workplace health and safety.


We strongly encourage applications from candidates who are seeking flexibility in their work arrangements. We understand the importance of work-life balance and value the diverse perspectives and experiences that individuals with flexible working needs bring to our team. We are committed to exploring possibilities that accommodate your needs whilst ensuring successful outcomes for Sunwater. Please feel free to discuss your desired flexibility during the application process, and we will strive to create a mutually beneficial work arrangement.  For further information visit 

Sunwater acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first peoples of this country and Traditional Custodians of the land and water we rely on. We respect and value their continued sacred connection to Country, including the diverse, rich traditions, languages and customs that are the longest living in the world.  We acknowledge their resilience in the face of significant and ongoing historical, cultural, and political change within Australia. We recognise and value the importance of truth-telling today, and our role to listen and learn. 

Please note that our recruitment process involves verifying references, conducting psychometric testing, performing background checks, and conducting a pre-employment medical evaluation. 

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