Commercial and Business Development Lead

Job Location: Ballarat & Central Highlands
Employer: Central Highlands Water

Help us to develop our business!! 

Exciting Opportunity in Ballarat!


Commercial and Business Development Lead

Attractive salary package (3 years Fixed Term)


Central Highlands Water is a major regional employer, and we want you to join us!


At CHW we provide drinking water, sewerage, trade waste and recycled water services to residents and businesses in the Central Highlands region of Victoria. We are a public sector employer with a proud history spanning more than 150 years, of supporting regional prosperity through service excellence.


In everything we do, we strive to make a real difference to the lives of the people and communities we serve, and we share a common goal of making Ballarat and the Central Highlands region a great place to live.


About us

At CHW, we understand that you spend a lot of time at work so we focus on making your time with us as enjoyable and rewarding as we possibly can. We are a great bunch of people that are passionate about what we do.


We offer stable, employment in a fun and supportive environment. We also offer a huge range of employee benefits like flexible working arrangements, RDOs, generous Leave options, ongoing professional development, a health and wellbeing program, and much more.


The Role

As a key member of the Infrastructure Planning & Operations division you will seek ensure CHW’s key commercial activities and opportunities are realised to add increased value to the business and our customers.


About you

Safety is our No. 1 priority and we expect you will actively contribute to, and foster a ‘safety first’ culture that supports our aspiration of zero harm.


Commercial and Business Development Lead

You will look to achieve this through diversification of CHW’s products and services, improving the effectiveness and efficiency of major existing and new contractual relationships, supporting the Executive Management Team through ensuring commercial acumen is incorporated into key strategic and business planning decisions and providing expert advice on new and viable business opportunities.

If you have:

  • Relevant qualifications and/or experience.
  • Relevant leadership and contract management skills and experience. 
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact and negotiate effectively with stakeholders. 
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal communication skills) and prepare and deliver commercial and business information to varied audiences in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of business focused analysis, strategic advice and support across the organisation, with a focus on identifying and driving business improvements.


we’d love to hear from you! 



If you have the above skills, experience and/or knowledge for this position click on APPLY NOW to be redirected to our website and attach your CV. 

While you are on our website, take a look around. You won’t be disappointed!


Applications close 9:00am, Friday 26 November 2021

Got Questions?

Contact Renee Glasson via email [email protected] or call direct on 0402 658 435

Central Highlands Water is proud to be an inclusive and an equal opportunity employer.

We offer a range of flexible work arrangements and people of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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