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Manager Network Risk & Performance

Essential Energy

Location: New South Wales

Job Type: Full time


We are unique

We are a regional business that thinks on a global level. We work with determined, passionate and curious people to empower communities to share and use energy for a better tomorrow. With a network that powers 95% of NSW and parts of Southern Queensland, we ensure homes, hospitals, schools, businesses, and services stay connected.

The key role of Manager Network Risk and Performance is open in our business. We are searching for people with skills in this area, and interest in ‘empowering communities to share and use energy for a better tomorrow’ to join us. A truly flexible opportunity, you will be supported to work remotely from anywhere in NSW.

About the role

The Manager Network Risk and Performance is accountable for the provision of strategic direction and leadership in relation to the management of risk on Essential Energy’s network, the activities needed to deliver the required performance (consistent with our compliance obligations) and the provision of assurance that our network will deliver the required outcomes.

About You

Your success will hinge on your professional interpersonal and influencing skills and your proven ability to build collaborative working relationships across all levels of the business, industry partners, and with regulatory bodies.

You will bring to this role strong leadership experience with the demonstrated ability to lead effective asset management teams including direction setting, change management, resource budgeting, people management and demonstrated leadership experience in driving substantial business reform.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Management or Commerce with electives in Risk Management or related discipline
  • Demonstrated professional asset manager with a working knowledge of management system practices and standards including ISO 55001 and AS 5577
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, developing and implementing organisation-wide systems and frameworks that reflect strong governance and risk management principles
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of assurance and the application of assurance frameworks

For further information please contact Chris Dhu, Group Head Asset Engineering Risk and Compliance, on 0427 318 716.

Applications close on Sunday 26th of March at 11.55pm.

Passionate people. Global thinking. Regional heart.

Building a better energy future.

Essential Energy is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applicants to apply regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

As an organisation, our aim is to champion inclusivity in the workplace and celebrate the difference in all our employees.