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Senior Assurance Specialist

Western Power

Location: Jandakot

Job Type: Not Specified


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

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 Assurance Specialist at our Jandakot Depot , on a Permanent Full Time Basis

About this role

As the Senior Assurance Specialist, you will be required to develop and deliver the relevant Corporate and Functional audit and assurance programmes to assess compliance with legal obligations imposed on Western Power and compliance with relevant functional management processes and systems. This position is critical to the provision of risk-based functional governance processes to ensure Western Power is made aware of the level of compliance and legislative obligations and duties imposed by statute and Western Power policy.

About you

We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:

  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in related discipline, Diploma in Quality Management etc
  • Extensive knowledge and industry experience relevant to the business unit.
  • 7+ years’ demonstrated experience in incorporating best practice into audit processes in large organisations
  • Extensive current knowledge and understanding of state and federal legislation
  • Knowledge of relevant area of assurance requirements and associated systems, and any inherent or potential risks associated with these
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders and work collaboratively to reach agreed outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience preparing executive papers, board submission, external communications and process improvement methodologies
  • Ability to identify and escalate relevant risks, assurance issues and compliance management
  • Highly developed communications and written skills with ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.

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.

To find out more about us please visit

Applications close on 3rd February 2023

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