Program Manager
Western Power
Perth, Australia
3d ago

Western Power delivers on the changing energy needs of Western Australians, powered by community trust and the passion of our people.

We respect and take care of each other, our community and the environment. We are focused on serving our customers and are committed to providing a safe working environment for our people.

It is an exciting time in the electricity industry, a time of great change, innovation and opportunity which we embrace and welcome.

That’s why we need talented people with passion and ambition to join us.

At Western Power we are committed to safely and efficiently connecting the community with the energy needed to power their lives.

This is a permanent full-time position located at Perth, Head Office.

About the Role :

This position is accountable for driving the successful planning, organising, design of solutions and delivery across the Cyber Security program.

This includes but not restricted to, overall governance, the achievement of set out milestones and timeframes, required resourcing, financial performance including cost, budgets and benefits, and stakeholder expirations.

  • This position will be required to provide thought leadership, through their Cyber experience and comprehensive cyber capability, to relevant program resources (dotted line reporting) in order to successfully drive and deliver;
  • program and initiative related issues, milestones, cross-initiative interdependencies, data quality, portfolio planning and to comply with and enforce appropriate program governance to achieve strategic business outcomes.

    About you :

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

  • A seasoned professional with broad and or deep range of knowledge and expertise gained through comprehensive experience i.
  • e. 10+ years in senior programme / project management roles, preferably within Information Technology

  • Significant experience in managing Cyber programs of work, effectively managing multiple stakeholders across business, operational technology and information technology domains
  • Proven successful program delivery outcomes within tight timeframes within a complex environment
  • Strong negotiation and relationship skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation including C Suite
  • Strong knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programs
  • Ability to negotiate with internal and external stakeholders to achieve win-win outcomes.
  • Ability to lead and influence project stakeholders to achieve business outcomes
  • Ability to condense multiple information streams to make informed project decisions
  • Proven technical leadership and team building skills when managing large and complex programs and projects
  • Strategic perspective, strong analytical and business acumen capability, ability to think conceptually and ability to apply business context to when generating solutions
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Project Management, Cyber or related discipline.
  • 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.
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