Network Information Manager

Job title : Network Information Manager
Location : Oamaru
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Juanel Van Jaarsveld
Job reference : JV72313

​Based in the vibrant coastal town of Oamaru, Network Waitaki is the electricity distributor and energy business that powers their local community by bringing electricity from the national grid over to North Otago. RobLawMax Recruitment has exclusively partnered with them in the search of a Network Information Manager for their Network Team who are responsible for the effective lifecycle management & performance of their assets.

About the role:

​Reporting into the Asset Manager, you will be responsible for the ongoing development & management of asset information management systems including spatial (GIS), asset master data, condition, and performance data, in order to support and enable the safe & reliable operation of the network. This role provides the necessary insight & data to allow the business to understand the performance of their assets.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Be the business expert for the network asset information which includes geospatial information, condition & performance data

  • Integrate & co-ordinate sources of information which includes their Esri GIS system & SQL databases

  • Lead and develop the Information Management /GIS team to improve the overall capability of the team (4-5 team members)

  • Contribute to the production of the Asset Management plan & other regulatory outputs

About you:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in data analytics, information systems or equivalent practical experience

  • Expert knowledge in the use and development of ESRI GIS systems

  • Skilled in SQL databases, software for field data capture, GIS systems, common desktop PC applications and advanced applications relevant to power systems analysis.

  • Proven ability to manage people & relationships with stakeholders

  • Ability to analyse, understand and manage data to improve business outputs

​This role will require someone that will take responsibility for the management of the GIS & Asset Data Management systems and be involved in Project Teams to integrate the GIS/ Asset Data with other business systems as they are replaced & modified.

About the package:

In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary (based on experience) which includes:

  • Company health insurance

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Generous development opportunities

  • Relocation assistance

  • Working with a supportive manager & team to promote regional growth & well-being for their customers

​If you are in a similar role or ready for the next step in your career, then I want to hear from you.

​Oamaru is a great town that offers affordable housing, seas, mountains and awesome schools. You can read more on what the town has to offer here:


For more information on this role phone in confidence, Juanel on +64 4 471 6985, apply online or email your CV to Ref: JV72313