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There’s never been a better time to join the energy industry! At Western Power we’re working towards our vision for a clean energy future and we’re looking for diverse, passionate people to join our team of world leading experts.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Contracts Advisor at our Perth CBD Office, on a Full-Time Permanent basis.

About this role


As the Senior Contracts Advisor you will be accountable for providing subject matter expert (SME) advice and support to Access Solutions’ project sponsors in negotiating complex contracts for the provision of Network access.


  • Accountable for providing subject matter expert (SME) advice and support to Access Solutions’ project sponsors in negotiating complex contracts for the provision of Network access.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective and timely management of contracts relating to major customer transmission connections.
  • Ensure appropriate and robust commercial and legal advice provided for issues involving Access Solutions.
  • Influence regulatory policy development from a commercial perspective.
  • Develop and provide training on commercial and legal issues affecting Access Solutions.
  • Apply a balanced approach to all issues affecting Access Solutions. Issues are complex and rarely have one solution for all situations. The incumbent must be able to think and act broadly across the issues faced.
  • Negotiation of contracts that meet the customer’s connection requirements at an appropriate level of commercial and technical risk for Western Power

About you


  • Tertiary qualifications in a business-related discipline are essential.
  • A comprehensive and broad understanding of risk, commercial and compliance management
  • A good understanding of operating within a regulatory framework.
  • High level, demonstrable experience in complex contract and financial negotiations in an infrastructure environment Ability to make objective and balanced recommendations when dealing with competing demands.
  • Strong ability to prioritise competing demands and manage expectations appropriately.
  • Ability to build and maintain excellent internal and external relationships at a senior level.
  • High level communication skills
  • High level negotiating and influencing skills.


Joining Western Power


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.


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


Important information


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 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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Applications close on 21 May 2024 


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