Network Lifecycle Manager

Job title : Network Lifecycle Manager
Location : Oamaru
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Juanel Van Jaarsveld
Job reference : JV73466

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 Lifecycle Manager for their Network Team who are responsible for the effective lifecycle management & performance of their assets.

About the role:

As the Network Lifecycle Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that the network asset fleets are managed in accordance with best industry asset management practices and principles, to deliver the safe and reliable operation of their electricity network to meet their customer service levels. You will also deliver on effective network asset performance and lifecycle solutions, by developing, implementing, and overseeing systems that support the network’s asset management strategy.

Other key tasks include:

  • Provide modern leadership to the Asset Engineering team

  • Provide direction for asset management and programme delivery activities

  • Ensure safety and performance of assets and the lifecycle efficiency of the asset maintenance and renewal programmes

  • Ensure the safe and compliant operations of network assets, adhering to all regulatory requirements and company policies

About you:

  • Tertiary qualified in Engineering or Asset Management or similar

  • Senior level experience in asset management, lifecycle management, or project managing electrical engineering projects or work programmes, with 5 years at a senior level (preferably in the Electricity Transmission or Distribution Industry)

  • Experience and track record of primary and secondary plant project management/engineering

  • Experience in leading teams driven by results

  • Knowledge of the Commerce Commission’s information disclosure requirements for Electricity Distribution Businesses relating to their assets

This newly created role is a great opportunity for someone who is in a similar role wanting to move away from the hustle and bustle to work for a smaller sized company and make a definite impact in the company. This would also suit someone that is looking for a step up, to showcase your skills and develop within a company that is investing in upgrading, revamping and implementing new systems - if you like being involved in developing and delivering that scope of work, then this role is ideal for you.

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

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: JV73466