Manager Workers Compensation


Location: Australia

Job Type: Full time


  • Part time job share 2-3 days per week | Fixed term Jan 2025
  • $181,807 (full time equivalent) +15.5% super + Flexible working
  • Opportunity to expand your experience into the self-insurance industry and join a leading self-insurer

Just imagine a future where households and businesses can generate their own energy and sell it back to the grid, ultimately connecting communities and empowering lives. Are you ready to play your part in an evolving industry?​

Ausgrid is on an exciting transformation journey and now is the time to be a part of something big. We are proud to service Australia’s east coast, as a leading business in energy distribution, delivering a safe and reliable electricity supply to more than 1.8 million homes – that’s over four million Australians relying on us every day.

Our vision is simple; for our communities to have the power for a resilient, affordable net zero future. ​

We take pride in knowing that the work we collectively achieve today, will transform the world tomorrow. We value a culture of working and living safely, being customer focussed, commercially minded, collaborative, honest, accountable, and respectful. Our values are not just initiatives driven by leaders; they define the way we work.

Your new role
This role is a unique opportunity to lead a national workers compensation function and self-insured team in NSW within a job share capacity / part time.

Within this capacity will see you lead the development and implementation of workers compensation strategies and case management. This includes prevention and risk management within a regulatory framework to minimise financial liability with respect to workplace injuries.

You will manage and lead the workers compensation team focusing on and driving compliance as per SIRA’s self- insurer standards, pro-active case management and regular engagement with stakeholders.

Spark our interest!
Our hiring decisions are not only based on your experience and skills, but we also take into consideration your passion, attitude, and alignment to our core values.

You will have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice and Australian standards. Self-insured experience desirable but not required. We need a strong and confident communicator with high level interpersonal skills, with proven ability to foster professional relationships.

  • Possess relevant workers compensation/injury management qualification such as completion of relevant recognised Work Health and safety advanced return to work certification
  • Proven analytical, research and problem solving skills with the ability to identify key issues, seek multiple perspectives and recommend innovative solutions
  • Proven experience in producing highly complex and technical written communication
  • Proven experience in presenting information to large groups and facilitate training as required

Grow with Ausgrid
To continue building on our rich heritage, we actively invest in our people’s development through secondments, onsite training, mentoring circles, e-learning, Australian Graduate School of Management programs (UNSW) and study assistance.

It is through our investment in our people that the average tenure across the business is 14 years and our current turnover is sitting at a market competitive rate of just 3.9%.

Ausgrid Perks
Revel in more than just a competitive salary! Our employees enjoy a dynamic range of market leading support and safety services, wellbeing programs, corporate discounts, and flexibility arrangements in many forms.

Our people are paramount to the continued success of Ausgrid, therefore celebrating great work is important to us! It’s not just the big wins that count, we have provided our employees the opportunity to applaud peer successes daily through our Amped Recognition Program. But let’s not forget the major milestones! For those ready to exceed expectations, anticipate a nomination for a CEO award at our formal end of year Award gala.

Belonging at Ausgrid
To deliver the best possible service to our customers we strive towards a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. Ausgrid is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and we encourage applications from women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTQIA+ community and First Nations people.

If you require support with your application/reasonable adjustments for the interview process, we want to hear from you.

You’ve got this!