Principal Strategy Analyst – Western Power – Western Australia

It’s an exciting time to be joining Western Power. The way we use power is changing. The grid is evolving. And it’s our people who are helping connect everyone to a brighter energy future.

Our collaborative and safe work environment allows you to develop and expand your expertise in an industry that’s constantly evolving. We’re committed to equal opportunity and providing a flexible work life balance that empowers you to work smarter and supports your career growth.

Now more than ever, we need talented and passionate people to join us and help shape the future of energy in WA. Explore the fantastic opportunity below.

This is a permanent full-time position based at the Perth Head Office.

About the Role

This position is accountable for leading and developing the thinking regarding how Western Power will need to evolve its corporate strategy to remain competitive and relevant during and after the industry’s energy transformation.

You will be responsible in providing high level in-depth thought leadership and guidance across the electricity value chain by monitoring trends in the external market including regulatory, economic, political and customer trends to be used in financial analysis and advise the organisation of their strategic implications.

In this position, you will also facilitate the development of the corporate strategy and other business strategy decisions to maximise the long-term value of Western Power. You will foster collaborative relationships with key cross-functional internal stakeholders and develop strong partnerships to obtain the right outcomes.

About you:

The successful applicant will be experienced and competent in the following:

  • Degree qualification in Engineering, Finance, Economics, Business or related discipline;
  • Comprehensive and broad understanding of network utility regulation, technology and the requirements this place on justification and development of projects;
  • Recognised as a thought leader in areas of focus in the industry;
  • Strategic perspective, strong analytical and business acumen capability, ability to think conceptually and ability to apply business context to emerging technology and innovation issues;
  • Significant experience in new revenue generation, product development, consumer insights, strategic thinking and planning and the impacts on long term business strategy;
  • Proven track record of effective management and membership of high-profile planning teams;
  • Proven track record of delivering robust plans and project justifications including e.g. feasibility studies etc.;
  • Extensive knowledge, expertise and demonstrated skills in complex statistical analysis and modelling;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and influencing skills – in particular, the ability to prepare and present compelling justifications for emerging technological and or innovate strategies and programs for consumption by a range of internal and external stakeholders;

What’s on Offer?

At Western Power, our people are our strength. As an employee at Western Power, we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration;
  • A safe and sustainable workplace
  • Equal opportunity employment;
  • Personal development and training opportunities;
  • Flexible work arrangements and
  • An award-winning employee recognition programme.

Salary: starting at the ASU EA Level 10.1P: $157,504 + 11% superannuation.

Like to know more?

Please submit a copy of your current resume and covering letter together with your qualifications and proof of working rights in Australia.

Applications Close: 20th February 2021