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Project Manager


Various Locations, WA, AU

17 May 2024

Do you want to deliver work that truly matters to our community?


This is a unique and exciting time to be a part of the Customer Connection Services team at Western Power, we are at the forefront of the energy transition in leveraging existing and new technologies, including microgrid, stand-alone power systems (SPS), battery storage solutions and incorporating increased levels of renewable energy such as roof top solar into the energy system. Our customers include residents, small to large business, electrical consultants, local and state government, land developers and large industrial businesses.


We are embarking on energy network transformation ensuring a cleaner, brighter and more resilient energy supply for the next generation and we are building a team of professionals to deliver a host of business improvement projects. If you are interested in joining a dynamic team that will deliver true impact to the community and industry, then this opportunity is for you.  


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager at our Perth Office /South Metro Depot for a 12-month Maximum Term Full Time basis.


About this role


As the Project Manager, you 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.


About you 


We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:


  • Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or similar; degree qualified will be highly regarded.
  • Broad and extensive Project Management knowledge with a minimum of 8 years demonstrated experience; electrical engineering in a business change/transformation environment will be highly regarded.
  • A successful record of delivering complex, large value, high risk projects within a constrained timeframe across broad stakeholder groups.
  • Detailed working knowledge of Project Management methods, tools, and systems within structured frameworks such as PMBoK or Prince2.
  • Experience planning and managing resources across multiple projects and teams within a matrixed organisation.
  • High level of business acumen including strategic planning, commercial, and leadership skills.
  • Capable of interacting with internal and external stakeholders at all levels in a professional manner to influence outcomes. 
  • Ability to manage risks and opportunities in a flexible, fast-paced environment.




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.


Our recruitment process requires that all candidates who progress to the pre-employment stage must hold a police clearance issued within the last six months.


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


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Applications close on 31 May 2024


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