Title:  Works Program Lead


Victoria, Australia

Employment Type:  Permanent Full Time


  • Exposure to both O&M and Projects on our Gas distribution network  
  • Manage and deliver on a high value Vendor Contract > Delivery and Governance
  • High stakeholder engagement > Gas or Water background > Path to Leadership 

When you choose AusNet, you’ll join genuine people working together, making Real. Progress

At AusNet, we’re the link between renewable energy sources and local communities, playing a key role in the clean energy transition and providing essential energy to every Victorian family.

Help us lead the way, while enriching your career with real people who encourage you to bring your best and make real impact – for your career, our communities, and Australia’s cleaner energy future.


Purposeful work with genuinely good people. That’s refreshing.

Shape the future of how we deliver Gas, by managing and delivering Minor Capital Works, Asset Replacement Program, Customer Defect Management, Customer Connections and Disconnections.

Managing a multi-million-dollar Vendor Contract, this is a unique and developmental role, for an Operations or Project Manager from the Gas or Water industry who is keen to grow and develop breadth in a high visibility and big picture role!


With a 3 office and 2-day WFH split, this role is based from both Yarraville and Southbank; and is part of Gas Work Programs and Maintenance team.


This role will deliver real outcomes, including but not limited to:

  • Manage the delivery of the minor capital and associated field programs through our principal contractor
  • Leading assigned programs and projects under Gas Services Contract and Gas meter reading contract are delivered within safety, quality, performance, and budget targets.
  • Provide technical expertise, direction, support to wider Gas team and insights across contractor works programs delivery performance
  • Driving innovation forums with principal contractor and push for industry leading contractor approach whilst continually building relationship with service delivery partners
  • Interpreting contractual and performance data to ensure the contract is being delivered to it’s full potential from a service, quality and safety compliance perspective


You don’t need to check every box; however, we are looking for a good combination of:

  • Demonstrated background in managing Programs of Work, Projects and/or Operations Management
  • Well versed in navigating high-value contracts (including financials) and managing vendor relationships
  • You enjoy collaborating with diverse teams to influence policy and innovation that will shape the Gas industry
  • Technical expertise within the Gas or Water distribution network
  • Analytical mindset and ability to interpret contractual and performance data into meaningful insights
  • You think outside the box and can effectively navigate through ambiguity

A real place to belong 

We celebrate unique voices, refreshing perspectives and diversity in our team. Engage and connect through our social club, family day, wide range of events or by joining one of our Employee Network Groups.  

We believe in more than just competitive pay. Here’s what sets us apart:

  • Flexibility: whether this is hybrid work, flexible hours, or part time arrangements, we’ll work with you to help balance work and life.
  • Leave: more than typical personal leave and a generous 14 weeks of paid parental leave, with no minimum service.
  • Community giving: a paid day to volunteer with our social impact partner, Foodbank, or for a cause that matters to you.
  • Perks: we offer all the other perks you’ve come to expect like purchased leave, income protection insurance, novated leasing, corporate discounts, private health cover discounts and more.

As an industry in transformation, we’re excited by the possibilities ahead.

So, if you’re passionate about our purpose and committed to making real progress, bring your energy and join AusNet. Together, we can shape a new way forward.