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Water PNG Limited is a Commercial Statutory Organization established by Parliament under the National Water Supply and Sanitation Act 2016. Its main business functions are to coordinate planning, design and construction of water supply and sewerage infrastructure; and manage and charge for supply of water and sewerage services. In line with our continuous growth and expansion in Papua New Guinea major urban towns and cities and in recent years into the rural district towns, the following job opportunities are now available to be filled immediately. Thus suitably qualified and experienced individuals who are keen to pursue a career opportunity with us in these roles are invited to apply accordingly.



 WATER OPERATORS (2x)                                            




Reporting to the Team Leader Water Productions, the position is responsible for providing assistance and support to the Team Leader Water Production in ensuring that all water productions systems from the source, treatment, storage, and distribution function efficiently and effectively. The incumbent will oversee and report any defects in water/sewerage plant, its structure and

other equipment; maintain and ensure that water supplied is safe and of high quality that meets the World Health Organization (WHO) standards and best practices; Further to that, he will ensure there is adequate water supply to meet customers’ demands; Ensure adequate supply of chemicals, fuel and testing reagents in stock; Ensure all equipment and materials are available and in operational mode at all times; Ensure all water supplied is safe for human consumption; Ensure scheduled equipment maintenance is carried out; Ensure effective preventative maintenance; procedures are strictly adhered to in order to mitigate breakdowns; Ensure Water treatment, and reservoir tank sites are clean and tidy; ●Ensure water treatment plant, reservoir tanks & offices are presentable and clean at all times; Ensure attire, work environment and equipment demonstrate a professional company image to the public; Ensure personal presentation is neat and tidy and maintain a healthy lifestyle.



Minimum Grade 12 Certificate with Sciences/Chemistry Majors; Certificate I- III in Water and Waste Operations; Ability to understand basic math and chemistry and being able to apply the knowledge to the water treatment process; Ability to understand mechanical problems and equipmentAbility to use common hand tools and other related equipment; Ability to read, write, compile, and analyse data and reports, on a daily basis; Good communication skills in reading, writing and verbal communication. At least 2-5x years of similar hands on experiences. Must have own accommodation in within Mt Hagen City.





Reporting to the Team Leader Water Distribution, the successful applicant will be required toensure that the Water Treatment Plant and Sewerage Pump Stations are operational and in good working condition at all times; The position includes overseeing and monitoring the operations and maintenance of the water and sewerage reticulation system; ensuring that the Water  distribution Team provide connections and perform services that satisfy the customers at all times; The incumbent will work closely with all team members to ensure they understand and meet set objectives and targets to increase Customer Base, increase new connections & reconnections, improve Debt Collection Process Disconnect water supply due to non-payment of accounts Reduce Operational Costs Detect & attend to illegal connections, Increase Production Capacity & Reduce NRW Reduce water leakages & NRW Improve Brand Image & Marketing Maintain fire hydrants;



PETT Certificate in Plumbing, Tradesman would be an advantage; Certificate III Waste Water Operations; Sound knowledge of water distribution and waste water disposal in residential, commercial and industrial buildings; Proven knowledge and experience in operating overflowing plants, dealing with blockages in sewer mains, pumps causing overflow at pump  station and the safety on handling pumps; Relevant knowledge of building codes, PNG legislation and regulations; Sound understanding of policies and procedures of installation and maintenance. Good communication skills, both written and verbal At least 2-5 years of hands on plumbing trade experiences.Must have own accommodation in within Mt Hagen City.





Reporting to the Team Leader Customer Success, the successful applicant will be required  to: manage both inward and outward stock movement whilst maintaining accuracy and integrity of the store’s inventory records including all associated documentation and record keeping for accounting purposes; ● The incumbent will develop and maintain a professional relationship with third party vendors, courier companies, and freight forwarders ensuring Water PNG Limited’s reputation and values are portrayed; Reduce Costs by determining ways to reduce waste & save costs; to improve Customer Satisfaction; ● responding promptly to customer enquiries; ● Improve Current Systems & Processes by ensuring processes are “cheaper, faster & better”; ● Improve Management of Materials & Equipment; Ensure all company materials and equipment are sourced and managed efficiently; Improve Efficiency & Reliability of Services; Eliminate manual systems to improve services; Improve Customer Communication; Respond promptly to customer enquiries; Improve & Increase Use of Technology; ● Eliminate manual processes & increase use of available tools & technology

REQUIREMENTS: Certificate in Business Management or a Diploma in Business Management with knowledge of stores Inventory would be a bonus; Current PNG Driver’s License; Sound knowledge and understanding of the role; Working knowledge of Supply Chain Management; Ability to work unsupervised and meet set deadlines; Good communication skills, both written and verbal; Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; ● Proficient with ERP systems viz. Pronto; Strong organization skills with attention to detail; Working knowledge in Stores Control, Plumbing, Welding and Treatment Plants; Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Stores or Procurement; Must be honest, trustworthy and reliable; Accountable and responsible; good knowledge of accounting, stocktaking and general stores management. Must have own accommodation in within Mt Hagen City.





 Reporting to the Team Leader Water Production; the position is responsible for all electrical and basic mechanical maintenance of breakdowns of electrical and mechanical equipment; The incumbent will ensure that all electrically driven pumps for both water and sewerage operate well 24/7; The incumbent will ensure that the standby generator set in the sewerage plant and newly installed generator set for main water plant and 3 bore hole pumps are operating well; Improve Efficiency & Reliability of Services; Ensure all electrical & mechanical equipment is in good operating condition; Improve Management of Materials & Equipment; Ensure sufficient chemicals, fuel and testing reagents are always in stock and on hand; Improve Efficiency & Reliability of Services; Ensure all electrical & mechanical equipment is in good operating condition; Improve Brand Image & Marketing; Ensure water and waste water treatment plants and reservoir tank sites are clean and tidy



The ideal candidate must possess; ●PETT Certificate in Electrical/Mechanical Fitting; Tradesman Certificate in Electrical & Maintenance Fitting; Licensed Electrician/mechanical fitting; Current PNG Drivers License; Sound understanding and knowledge of the role  Sound knowledge on valves and other electrical appliances; ● Highly skilled in identifying electrical faults, water faults, sewerage pump motors and controls; Good communication skills, both verbal and written; Good report writing skills; Conceptual problem-solving skills; Organization & analytical skills; Ability to work hard and put in long hours, as and when required; Ability to work with limited resources at times; Must have own accommodation in within Mt Hagen City.



To apply, please enquire at our Mt Hagen Business Centre or DOWNLOAD and complete our Job Application form, attach ONLY your detailed CV and email to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or drop off your applications at Mt Hagen Business Centre.


Attention to:

The Manager People & Culture

Water PNG Limited

Head Office, Port Moresby

National Capital District


Applications close at 4:30pm Wednesday 06th June, 2018




MANAGER LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT (1x)                                            

Location: Corporate, Head Office



Job summary

We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized  Strategic Planning Officer to provide technical, administrative, organizational and development support to Manager Strategic Planning in carrying out duties and responsibilities relevant to the Corporate Strategic Planning functions of the Executive Division in Water PNG Limited (WPNGL). 


Key Accountabilities

§  Provide relevant technical and administrative support in the implementation and monitoring of WPNGL strategic and operational planning process, including the development and coordination of the Long Term Strategic Plan, Medium Term Corporate Plan and Annual Business Plans;

§  Support Manager Strategic Planning in coordination of reviews and performance reporting of the annual Business Plans and Medium Term Corporate Plans as part of the ongoing role of the Corporate Planning function;

§  Support Manager Strategic Planning in the facilitation and management of Board & Management sub-committee meetings;

§  Provide administrative liaison and communication with key stakeholders and partners of WPNGL to ensure ongoing rapport and interest with external stakeholders;

§  Lead in administrative and logistical organization for conferences, workshops, meetings etc.. that the Corporate Strategy & Planning Unit is spearheading or responsible for;

§  Oversee the upkeep and management of all research and data/information relevant to Corporate Strategy & Planning;

§  Undertake economic and financial modeling of new and existing water and sewerage projects;

§  Undertake other duties as directed and/or delegated by Manager Strategic Planning.


Qualifications and Job Requirements

§  Appropriate tertiary qualification in Public Administration/Policy, Strategic/Business Management or Economics is essential.  (A Honors Degree or similar advanced degree would be a bonus);

§  Sound knowledge of the National Governments development strategies and policies,  including major  program development, implementation and management would be an advantage;

§  Demonstrate capability in strategic planning and business management;

§  Ability to meet demanding deadlines and work under pressure;

§  Demonstrate administration and logistics management skill;

§  Well developed skills in MS Applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Project and Power-point, and other PC knowledge and proficiencies in research & database programs;

§  Highly developed analytical and communication (oral & written) skills including research, surveys, and graphs is highly recommended;

§  Sound administrative and organizations skills.  Excellent facilitation skills are also required to arrange regular consultations, meetings, workshops, conferences, etc…

§  Relevant work experience of minimum 5 years in similar roles in strategic and commercial planning and business development environment, preferably with Government donor funded programs or commercial enterprise or organization.