Corporate Strategy & Foresight Coordinator - 6 month contract

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Melbourne - Docklands
Strategy, Planning

Our Organisation

We love water and love life. What we do makes a vital contribution to Melbourne’s famous lifestyle. We achieve this by supplying high quality drinking water, providing outstanding sewerage services, integrating drainage systems, building resilience to flooding and by enhancing our waterway and land for greater community use. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live.

Reporting to the Team Leader Strategy and Foresight you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and add to our work environment, within a place where you can learn and perform to your fullest potential.

The Role

In this 6 month contract, as the Corporate Strategy and Foresight Coordinator you’ll be responsible for providing support the delivery of the 2022 Board Strategic Workshop, and the development/delivery of strategies.

The objectives of the role are to support the Strategy and Foresight Team to work with the business, Leadership Team and Board to:

  • Support the Leadership Team and Board to make informed and timely strategic decisions, in particular coordinate the meetings, briefings, minutes and logistics to prepare for the December Board Strategic Workshop
  • Deliver reports as required to inform strategic discussions with the Leadership Team and Board
  • Provide advice and guide the development of Melbourne Water’s strategies including leadership where appropriate
  • Facilitate the embedding of Melbourne Water’s Service Portfolio into business processes and systems
  • Support Melbourne Water's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting

Make an Impact

Become part of a talented and passionate team dedicated to enhancing life and liveability in Melbourne and beyond. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.

We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Melbourne Water both professionally and personally rewarding.


Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working. We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations, part time work and 9-day fortnights. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.

Growth & Development

We’re a curious bunch at Melbourne Water and relish any opportunity to learn something new. We are in the business of enhancing life and liveability, which lends itself to re-imagining what’s possible and challenging the status quo. We offer a variety of learning opportunities; from formal development programs, digital learning content and lunch & learns; to visiting our sites and getting to see our initiatives and projects first hand. We believe that learning happens every day, so we support our people to continuously learn and experiment in the flow of their work, designing their own development path.


Our people are passionate, welcoming and inclusive. We welcome applications from everyone, including people with disability, mature age and young job seekers, members of the LGBTI+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Melbourne Water welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Strong project management and organization
  • An understanding of strategic techniques including environmental scanning and scenario planning
  • Judgment working in a corporate environment with complex issues, programs and stakeholders
  • Capacity to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Experience working with senior executives and Board

Your ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is required together with a relevant Tertiary Qualification in Business Administration or equivalent.

For more information, please see the attached  Position Description

How to apply

Click on the "apply" button and complete the online application form.

Closing date: 21st August 2022 at 12:00pm AEST

Please note a Police Check / Health Assessment is required for this position.

Please note Melbourne Water employees, contractors/service providers who have worked with Melbourne Water for more than 12 months can apply for internal roles.

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