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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.


 MANAGER LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT (1x)                                            

Location: Corporate, Head Office


Reporting to the Chief Corporate Officer, the Manager Learning & Development (MLD) will be required to: ●support the business by overseeing all Learning & Development responsibilities by delivery of business-wide training initiatives that drive the business’s growth strategies and the development, coordination, delivery, tracking and reporting of employee training programs in the organization. ●The successful incumbent should be passionate about helping employees learn and grow and must be efficient and have the willingness to champion organizational change. ●Further accountabilities also include the execution of learning strategies and programs;     ●Evaluate individual and organizational development needs; ●Implement various learning methods companywide (e.g. coaching, job-shadowing, online training); ●Design and deliver e-learning courses, workshops and other trainings; ●Assess the success of development plans and support employees make the most of learning opportunities; ●Assist managers develop their team members through career path-ways; ●Track budgets and negotiate contracts; ●Hire and oversee training and L&D Specialists; ●Plan departmental/functional training budgets, forecast costs and delegate numbers as required by organizational planning and budgeting systems; ●Organize training venues, logistics, transport, accommodation as required, to achieve efficient training attendance and delivery; ●Ensure all training activities and materials meet with relevant organizational and statutory policies, including health and safety, employment and equality laws; ●Monitor and report on activities, costs, performance, etc., as required.


Must possess a● bachelor’s degree in Training & Development; ●Psychology, Education, Human Resources, Business, or related field; ●Proven experience as an L&D Manager, Training Manager or similar; ●Proficient in MS Office and Learning Management Systems (LMS), and experience in adult learning, performance measurement, and training needs assessment; ●Excellent communication and negotiation skills; sharp business acumen; ●Experience in preparing various training materials and draw reports  on the performance and progress of training programs and initiatives that are presented to senior management to aid in strategy formulation and informed decision-making; ●Proven ability to pinpoint, analyse, assess training needs within the business, translating those needs into actionable training initiatives, and have the ability to assess the performance of existent training programs identifying points to improvement and developing new improved strategies and initiatives; Have an ability to work both independently and in a group setting, work comfortably in a high collaborative setting, have keen attention to detail, be proactive going beyond his/her call of duty, have strong sense of personal accountability, and demonstrate composure in times of uncertainty; ●Familiarity with-learning platforms and practices; ●Experience in project management and budgeting; ●Have 5-10 years of experience in a similar role.


Location: Corporate Division, Head Office


We are seeking detail-oriented, thorough, and organized Senior Human Resource Officers (SHROs), who will provide a wide variety of HR support services to the line departments in the assigned specific roles. They will be primary the human resources point of contact to support in the areas of employee / industrial relations and benefits / compensation management.  In addition to the SHROs responsibilities, each SHRO will have responsibilities for overall management of the respective functions to ensure consistency, effectiveness and continuous improvement in the People & Culture unit and include responsibilities to; ● manage employment conditions and related issues; ●encourage employees and employers to work towards the development of effective organizational practices; ●represent industrial, commercial, union, employer or other organizations in industrial negotiations; ● support the daily administration of Water PNG Limited benefit programs; ●provide administrative support in compensation; ●assist employees with various benefit related issues, concerns or requests for service in accordance with established policies and regulations, while maintaining a very high degree of confidentiality.


 ● Bachelors’ Degree required from accredited university , with preference for concentration in human resources or business management; ●MBA or Masters preferred; Minimum 5+ years’ experience in Human Resources, preferably in water and/or commercial enterprise or organization; ●Excellent communication skills to assure clear and effective in all situations with great interpersonal know-how; ●Strong computer skills, to include MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and PRONTO and time and access systems; ●Ability to interpret and understand policies and procedures and apply them in ambiguous situations; ●Ability to work with minimum supervision; ●Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of human resource administration including strong knowledge of wage and hour, employment and labour laws and regulations; ●Knowledge of Benefits Administration including knowledge of Healthcare Laws; ●Strong facilitation and coaching skills, strong employee relations skills with the proven ability to; ●drive and influence change, manage conflict, and foster an environment of positive employee relations at all levels of the organization; ●Strong professional presence and high ethical standards of conduct, ability to handle confidential information with great sensibility; ●Strong preference for experience and/or focused education in specialty area for which this roles will be assigned (compensation, organizational development or employee / industrial relations).


Location: Internal Audit, Executive Division -Head Office


Reporting to the Manager Internal Audit, the Risk Officer (RO) is to; ●provide a methodology to identify and analyze the financial impact of loss to the organization, employees, the public, and the environment.  ●Communicate risk policies and processes for Water PNG Limited (WPNGL).  ●Provide hands-on development of risk models involving market, credit and operational risk, ●assure controls are operating effectively, ●provide research and analytical support.  The RO must have excellent quantitative and analytical skills, along with the ability to apply those skills across a variety of business processes. ●execute the risk and governance program by maintaining a risk register based on the identified applicable laws and regulations, fraud schemes, and Anti Money Laundering (AML) considerations; ●maintain an inventory of internal controls an map them to key risk areas; ●Track the progress of remediation of control weakness identified by Internal Audit, self-testing, or control assessment; ●Assist in the execution of the corporate compliance, fraud, and bank secrecy act (BSA) risk assessments by identifying the key risks and assessing mitigating controls to determine the risk profile for the organization; ●Assist in the development and monitoring of key risk indicators (KRIs) that are mapped to various risks to determine elevations in risk and proactively implement risk mitigation measures; ●Identify emerging risks that present new regulatory, fraud, or money laundering risks. 


● Must possess a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or equivalent; ●MBA a plus, with strong skills in spreadsheets and in analyzing large volumes of data; ●Demonstrate strong knowledge of risks identification, assessment, and management frameworks; ●Strong knowledge of control frameworks and the ability to design and evaluate effectiveness of controls embedded within business processes; ●Provide hands-on development of risk models involving market, credit and operational risk, assure controls are operating effectively, and provide research and analytical support; Excellent communication skills to assure clear and effective in all situations with great interpersonal know-how; ●Technically competent/qualified risk management and compliance professional; ●Strong computer skills, to include MS Office (word, Excel, Outlook) and PRONTO; ● Minimum 5+ years’ experience in risk management, preferably in water and/or commercial enterprise or organization; Strong professional presence and high ethical standards of conduct, ability to handle confidential  information with great sensibility.


Location: Corporate Division, Head Office


Reporting to the Manager People & Culture, the Lands & Property Officer (LPO) acts as a liaison with Land Owners, building owners, contractors, security providers, service companies and Water PNG Ltd staff in organizing maintenance of all Water PNG Ltd office properties such as company houses,  Vehicles and organization of storage facilities. The LPO takes the lead in communication and organization in obtaining maintenance quotes, identifying contract details, provides regular maintenance status reports, works with and continually updates maintenance work plan. The LPO is to ensure that buildings are structurally sound, safe, free from health hazards, comfortable and appealing. The LPO will also be required to oversee and coordinate all WPNGL property and building maintenance, ensuring that maintenance requirements and requests are completed in a timely manner; Liaising with Land Owners on behalf of WPNGL on Land issues; Act as a liaison with contractors to arrange lawn maintenance, landscaping, Working with building owners to assist with any maintenance matters; Oversee vehicle fleet maintenance records and schedules, ensures vehicle documentation is updated and vehicle booking system functions efficiently; Assists administration in updating Lease Agreements between building/Land owners and WPNGL; Perform or schedule repairs, adjustments or component replacements, when required; Proactively anticipating needs/issues and providing solutions; regular inspection of building structures and properties in all WPNGL locations to identify defective components and recommend maintenance.


Must have at least three (3) years of successful employment experience in Land and Property Management and maintenance role;  A minimum of 2 a year college diploma in Administration, Building Maintenance or related field of study is required; Demonstrating knowledge of the lands and property building operations and systems;  Knowledge and proficiency of computer software with eg. MS-Excel and MS-Word, digital file management, and Internet research skills desired; Knowledge of relevant PNG Land Legislation Maturity and confidence when dealing with difficult issues or conflict; ●Strong negotiations ability to develop positive and professional relationships using strong verbal and written communication skills; Strong communication and people skills, including a proven ability to build relationships; Experience in accounting, budgeting, in relation to maintenance and buildings systems; Strong mathematical skills and documentation skills;An assertive self-starter with the ability to work independently under minimal supervision;  Strong organization and time management skills, detail oriented with exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities; Ability to construct, execute and continuously update an annual work plan; Demonstrated ability to prepare narrative and statistical reports; Excellent planning and organization, problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and leadership skills.


Location: Corporate Division, Head Office


Reporting to the Chief Corporate Officer, the Manager ICT & BA will be required to: ●lead and manage Team Information & Business Applications, ensuring Information Technology and Business Applications is deployed efficiently within the business and in line with the organization’s key Strategic Objectives; ●Provide expertise for the organizations Management Information System (MIS) and associated software applications; ●Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key customers at all levels to understand their business drivers and work with the systems analyst to understand requirements and promote and deliver technical solutions, as appropriate; ●Develop Service Level Agreements with internal customers and suppliers ensuring customer satisfaction is guaranteed; ●Maintain quality service by establishing, encouraging and enforcing organization standards and values; ●Maintain organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies; Deliver outputs set by Senior Management to acceptable time, quality and cost; ●Build and manage relationships with key IT Suppliers viz. Pronto, File Director DMS, LMS etc.; ●Manage supplier relations and end users ensuring existing applications or new modules within existing applications are optimized to meet business needs; Manage change control for all business applications ensuring thorough user acceptance testing (UAT) prior to a full and controlled release; Assist Team People & Culture.


● Bachelor of Science is a minimum requirement; Master of Science will be highly regarded; ●Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP); ●Cisco Certified (CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate); ●VMware Certification; ●ITIL Certification; ●Project Management Professional (PMP); ●Strong leadership and decision-making skills; ●Effective management skills ; ●Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; ●Understanding of ERP systems viz. Pronto; ●Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; ●Understanding of the Balanced Scorecard methodology; ●Understanding of complex information and requirements; ●Good prioritization skills and flexibility to adapt to plans; ●Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; ●Ability to negotiate on all levels; ●Great IT skills combined with a good head for business; Ability to explain complex systems in simple terms; ●Ability to work to tight deadlines and within constraints; ●Ability to envision business applications in accordance with business requirements

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Attention to:

 The Manager People & Culture

Water PNG Limited

Head Office, Port Moresby

National Capital District

Applications close at 4:30pm Friday 30th May, 2018


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.