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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 Governance Adviser at our Perth CBD office, for a 6-Month Maximum Term basis. 


About this role


As the Senior Governance Adviser you will be accountable for establishing and maintaining effective governance frameworks, processes, tools, methodologies. You will be required to act as a contact between the business and the Function by establishing and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external key stakeholders, based on a high level and in-depth understanding of the SHE Management System and or other Function-specific supporting management systems.


  • Establish effective governance frameworks, management system processes, tools, methodologies and practices.
  • Ensure Electricity (Network Safety) Regulations 2015, assigned significant legislative obligations, including compliance with AS5577 and WHS requirements are documented within the SHE Management system and communicated to relevant stakeholders.
  • Review and Maintain ESSR, HV Live work manual and assigned procedures/work instructions to ensure minimum requirements of the electrical regulations and standards are met.
  • Provide technical endorsement for relevant technical documents within the SHE Management system as required.
  • Provide subject matter expertise (SME) inputs and feedback as required with regards to queries raised by workers/supervisors or relevant stakeholders.
  • Coordinate the Safety Information Review Group and special work groups to ensure feedback on procedures and work instructions are considered and reflected in documentation according to WHS requirements.
  • Provide management, direction, communication, and coordination of information for regulatory and other external audit responses relevant to the Function. 

About you 


We’re seeking someone from within our workforce with experience and attributes that include:


  • Degree qualified in Business, Engineering, Commerce, Contract Management or related discipline
  • Specific and detailed knowledge of and demonstrated extensive experience working with economic aspects of the operation of electricity transmission & distribution networks and preferably WA energy market regulatory framework and related Government policies
  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in project/program management methodologies and tools.
  • Demonstrated success in building and maintaining strong working relationships at all levels of an organisation.
  • Be able to think strategically, with strong business acumen, comprehensive analytical skills and exposure to risk management and governance processes.
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, complimented by highly developed influencing skills and ability to relate tasks to the "big picture"
  • Proven business/process improvement skills.
  • Ability to engage with a broad range of stakeholders and work collaboratively to reach agreed outcomes
  • Strong customer focus and ability to build relationships and networks


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


Applications close on 25 June 2024.


Submit your application by clicking the ‘apply’ button. 





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