Project Coordinator

Western Power

Location: Perth

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 Project Coordinator in the Underground Power Projects team at our Perth office. This opportunity is available for full time or part time.

About this role

The purpose of the position is to support effective and efficient project outcomes, working to support project managers, ensuring that these projects are delivered to agreed criteria, with commercially competitive standards for safety, cost, timeliness, quality, scope and customer satisfaction.

This will be achieved through ensuring successful project delivery by working closely with the delivery team and local governments, from commencement through design and construction to project completion, in alignment with Western Power’s Investment Governance Framework including:

  • Displays initiative and is self-motivated to complete workload with limited supervision.
  • Understanding the different program models within the Underground Power Project portfolio and applying the different program models against the project requirements.
  • Co-ordinate meetings and key project events with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Supporting the budgeting, estimation, scoping and resourcing of projects through the approvals process in accordance with Western Power’s project methodology, standards, processes, and compliance framework.
  • Ensure that all project / program documentation is completed appropriately including but not limited to project management plans, customer funding agreements, scope of work requirements, project control registers, minuting of key stakeholder meetings, close out reports.
  • Analyse project and works performance data (including financials, quality, and schedule data) to advise all relevant stakeholder including project and program managers on optimising performance and delivery of project outcomes.
  • Respond to stakeholder needs and requests in a timely manner, show initiative to understand and seek a solution or response, respond with empathy, and demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and integrity.
  • Identifying project assumptions, risks, issues, and dependencies ensuring appropriate mitigation strategies are established and managed.

About you

We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:

  • A tertiary qualification in project management, business systems or a relevant discipline or extensive and demonstrated practical expertise knowledge and industry experience
  • Demonstrable capability and experience in project / program management environment.
  • Pro-actively seeks to understand issues and find a solution.
  • Event and meeting co-ordination and stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritise and respond quickly when required.
  • Experience in project reporting with advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of software, and project management systems
  • Industry accreditation in project management, i.e. PMBOK ®, Prince2™, MSP™ or RegPM is desirable.

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 six Employee Network Groups – First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Diverse Sexualities and Genders, Women, People with Disability and Youth/Age – 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 - 2025 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.

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.

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Applications close on 05 June 2023

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