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Human Resources Business Partner

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Western Power
Mining, resources & energy
1,001-5,000 employees
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This is a Permanent Opportunity for an experienced HR Business Partner to join a diverse, inclusive and fun team.

The role is located at Western Power Perth Head Office and is fully flexible encouraging working from office, home or a Western Power depot.

About this role

As a key member of the Human Resources team this role is accountable for partnering with leaders to support them in completing people and organisational activities while providing sound and professional guidance, advice, coaching and direction to manage and resolve complex people issues.

This role will assist with the design and delivery of strategic programs of work and support the roll out of corporate initiatives, while consistently operating in line with HR best practice, relevant polices, frameworks, awards, and corporate governance frameworks. Actively promote a positive and consultative HR style to the broader business. Drive and support our HR operating model by educating and supporting leaders.

About you

We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:

  • Strong generalist experience, with a good grounding in a broad range of HR functional activities
  • Demonstrated ability to provide advice to a large operational and professional workforce
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills developed through previous management of complex human relations projects
  • Developed business acumen working to providing fit for purpose solutions
  • Strong Interpersonal and attention to detail skills
  • Excellent prioritisation skills and effective risk assessment
  • Advanced influencing capabilities and skills where the interaction with others is primarily concerned with influencing, developing and motivating people and changing behaviour
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Human Resources

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 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.

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

To find out more about us please visit

Applications close on 9 July 2023, CV's will be screened concurrently during the advertising period.

Submit your application by clicking the ‘apply’ button.