Quality and Systems Advisor - Confluence Water

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Job Type:Full Time

Confluence Water Pty Ltd (Confluence Water), a Downer, Broadspectrum and Jacobs joint venture, is one of three consortia to deliver services under Sydney Water’s Partnering for Success program. Confluence Water will deliver design, construction, maintenance and facilities management services in Sydney Water’s Northern region, which stretches from Sydney Harbour to the Hawkesbury River and includes the Hills Shire. This is a 10-year contract and as part of this contract Downer are committed to developing people within local communities.

Downer has an opportunity for a Quality and Systems Advisor to be responsible for the development, implementation, promotion, management and maintenance of all quality, and compliance deliverables to assist in the facilitation of contractual agreements and Downer company objectives. Based in Chatswood, this fulltime permanent role will report to the Quality Manager.


The key responsibilities of the role include;

  • Drive the development, maintenance and implementation of quality strategies, systems, processes and tools
  • Conduct reviews of quality management system implementation through a regular schedule of internal audits across planning, project development, design and delivery projects
  • Undertake Evaluation and Approval of Subcontractor Management Systems
  • Partner with key stakeholders (internal and external) to increase awareness of Quality system and processes
  • Ensure delivery partner compliance to quality systems
  • Provide guidance and coaching to Project Managers, Project Engineers and Supervisors in effective QA practices
  • Provide input to quality reporting on performance and progress, including development of solutions to issues that compromise attainment of agreed performance targets
  • Deliver training to Water Partnership Team Members in Quality Management System, procedures, work practices and/or management initiatives
  • Conduct analysis of quality performance within the project and assist in the preparation of required reports
  • Develop and maintain a suite of standard ITPs for use across projects
  • Develop and maintain up to date end user handover requirements


This role with suit someone ideally with:

  • Lead Auditor qualification
  • Experience in a similar role in the construction industry
  • Extensive experience in QMS implementation and maintenance
  • Demonstrated experience in internal auditing
  • Extensive experience in leading change to foster the development of a workplace culture focused on quality
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Quality – ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
  • Process mapping and lean principals knowledge is advantageous
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Project planning, organisational and time/ cost management skills
  • Understanding of contracts and subcontractor management


  • Permanent full time role
  • Long term program of works
  • Downer employee benefits program

How to apply:

To apply for this great opportunity, please click on “Apply Now” button. Applications must be submitted through the on-line portal. For more information about this position please contact: Sanjay Kumar - Talent & Sourcing Business Partner via email Sanjay.kumar2@downergroup.com