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 Project Coordinator: Permanent Full Time / Perth Office CBD


The Western Power strategy is driven by an ambitious and forward-focused vision: Working together to power a cleaner energy future. It acknowledges the collective effort involved in this exciting and challenging phase of WA’s energy transition, in which Western Power plays a key role. We are embarking on a journey towards a brighter, more sustainable future. Join us and be at the forefront of powering change.


Are you interested in joining a team that’s delivers large scale transmission projects?


The Team/Department: 


You will be joining Western Power’s Network Delivery Team within our Asset Operations Business Unit. Project Coordinators are responsible for three main activities, supporting Project Managers to delivery transmission projects, regular communication with key stakeholders and ensuring governance and compliance requirements are met.


The Network Delivery Team consists of approximately 70 team members, the team members are split into 5 smaller teams who delivery a mix of transmissions and distribution projects. You’ll be working in a fairly large team you will get exposure to various projects and team members which is a great way to develop and hone your skills aligned to your professional development goals.


What you will be doing: 


As a Project Coordinator, you will also be focusing on the following:


  • Supporting Project Managers with the delivery projects to the agreed scope, time, and cost without compromising quality, while performing detailed project analysis to support these outcomes.
  • Accurately identify stakeholders’ needs, respond with empathy, and demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and integrity.
  • Identify and actively manage project assumptions, risks, issues and dependencies associated with delivery ensuring appropriate mitigation strategies are established and actively managed.
  • Assist in reporting the status of the assigned projects pro-actively to key stakeholders, by utilising suite of systems (Ellipse, ARIBA, P6, MS Project, OPPM, MS Office), to assist in managing cost, resource and materials schedules.
  • Ensure that all project documentation is completed appropriately aligned to governance and compliance requirements.


What you will get from this role: 


  • Exposure to supporting delivery large scale & complex Transmission projects aligned to Western Power’s strategy
  • Opportunities to develop, grow and gain exposure to continue to develop towards your professional development goals
  • Be a part of, and contribute to a collaborative and supportive team


Western Power isn't just a workplace; it's a community where innovation thrives, safety is paramount, and support is always at hand. We celebrate diversity and champion inclusivity, offering a range of benefits such as:


  • Competitive salary plus 11% superannuation/pension
  • Professional Development opportunities including training initiatives
  • An award-winning employee recognition and benefits programme
  • Access to five Employee Network Groups – First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Diverse Sexualities and Genders, Women, and People with Disability – which celebrate and communicate the diversity of our workforce and connect diversity and inclusion to our broader business activities
  • The opportunity to purchase up to four weeks of additional leave per year
  • Access to salary packaging, social club activities, and discounted health insurance and gym membership


Our people play a vital role in creating an innovative, safe, and supportive workplace, living our values and delivering exceptional service to the communities in which we operate.
We are committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, women, young & mature age workers, the LGBTQI+ community.

Check out our website for more information on our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, including our Reconciliation Action Plan and Disability Access and Inclusion Plan.


The skills and experience you will have:


We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:


  • A tertiary qualification in project management, business systems or a relevant discipline. (E.g. ICT, Building Services Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture for Real Estate Projects) / HR and / or extensive and demonstrated practical expertise knowledge and industry experience       
  • Demonstrable capability and experience in program and / or project planning, integration, and communication in a utility industry or similar, with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience in stakeholder management building rapport and gaining consensus.
  • Demonstrable capability and experience in the relevant project management discipline or area with applied knowledge in either of the following disciplines: estimating, civil, structural, building services engineering, architecture, human resources etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in a project office or project management environment in a relevant project management discipline or area with strong experience in planning and scheduling, project reporting, document control and business analysis.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of software, project management systems and other organisational systems as required


Important information about Western Power:


We are committed to our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2021 - 2027 and ensuring that people with disability have equal opportunities to gain and maintain employment with Western Power. It is strongly encouraged that people with a disability who meet the inherent requirements of the position description apply for this role.


We are also proud to have launched our Innovate RAP in Mar 2022 (Reconciliation Action Plan). Our Innovate RAP outlines our commitment to the Reconciliation journey in WA.


Please note that the final stages of our recruitment process require completed Background & Assessment Checks. This includes a current police clearance (issued within the last six months), checks on documentation and references which verify your identity and qualifications, and a medical assessment.


Join us and play a part in powering the future of Western Australia.


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What to expect from our interview process: 


The recruitment process will involve the below stages:

  • First interview


Applications close on 25 June 2024


Submit your application by clicking the ‘apply’ button.   



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Join us and play a part in powering the future of Western Australia.