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We are at the forefront of the energy transition and as part of our commitment to working towards our vision of a cleaner energy future we established our new Energy, Transition and Sustainability business unit in 2023 to lead major customer engagement on future energy needs.

 

Within ET&S, we have established the function of Distribution Energy Transition within which we are seeking a Project Manager to join us on a Permanent Full-Time basis at our Perth CBD office.


Your Role

 

As the Project Manager will be accountable for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring that these are delivered to agreed criteria, with commercially competitive standards for safety, cost, timeliness, quality, and scope and customer satisfaction consistent with company strategy, commitments and goals.

This position will manage and deliver primarily large-scale complex / high value / high visibility and reputational impact / multi stream projects with a project duration of one or more years that provide cost effective solutions in line with customer and stakeholder requirements and expectations
 

  • Delivering highly complex, critical or high-risk projects to the agreed scope, time and cost without compromising quality (including the management of contractors and other suppliers)
  • Successful transition of projects to business as usual with minimal business impact, ensuring change management is effective and increase the chances of success for benefits delivery.
  • Execute all projects according to Western Powers Project Methodology, Standards, Processes and Compliance framework.
  • Ensure project financials are managed, maintained, forecasted and can be reported upon in terms of Capex and Opex.
  • Report the status of the assigned projects pro-actively and on an ongoing basis to key stakeholders and Program Manager, and co-ordinate and manage the work of the project team through up-to-date resource plans and project schedules.
  • Identify and actively manage project assumptions, risks, issues and dependencies associated with delivery ensuring appropriate mitigation strategies are established and actively managed.
  • Ensure project and quality assurance controls and gate checks are undertaken to minimise risk to delivery, costs and quality; and
  • Conduct stakeholder analysis and establish effective stakeholder management plans.
  • Ensure that all project documentation is completed appropriately and satisfies NFIT requirements.
  • Support and build effective project teams across diverse Functions of the enterprise to deliver required project and program outcomes.


About you 

 

We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:

 

  • Relevant and current trade-based qualification in a discipline such as - Electrical Fitter / Mechanic Certificate 3, Trade Certificate or Distribution / Transmission Overhead or Certificate 3 Distribution Cable Jointer or equivalent
  • Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or similar
  • Broad and extensive knowledge and worked as a Project Manager for a minimum of 8 + years with demonstrated experience, in IT and/or business change/transformation environments.
  • Working knowledge of contemporary, industry standard project management methodology such as PMBoK or Prince2.
  • A successful record of delivering complex, large value, high risk projects within a constrained timeframe.
  • Detailed working knowledge of Project Management methods, tools and systems.
  • Sound understanding of resource planning across multiple projects and team;
  • High level of business acumen including strategic planning, finance and leadership skills.
  • Capable of interacting with resources and managers of all levels in a professional manner
  • Experience in a Project Management role where managing teams has been required

 

Our people are our priority

 

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 inclusive where all our people are valued and belong. We actively encourage applications from people of all genders, cultures and backgrounds, including women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and racially marginalised groups, people with disabilities, young and mature age workers and the LGBTQIA+ 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.

 

We are an employer of choice, offering our employees a range of benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary plus 11% superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements that support part time work, flexible working hours and working from home arrangements
  • Professional Development opportunities including training initiatives and study assistance
  • 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

 

Things to consider

 

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. If you have the skills and are committed to our values… we will find a place for you!

 

To find out more about us please visit https://www.westernpower.com.au/about/

 

Applications close on 20 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.