About us: 

CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy own and operate the electricity distribution networks servicing 1.9 million customers located across 65% of Victoria. These customers include a large number of households, as well as commercial and industrial businesses, world class arts, health and sporting precincts, popular tourism regions and the biggest infrastructure projects in Victoria.

We provide reliable, safe and affordable electricity and our businesses are independently rated as the best in the country for their efficiency. Sustaining this is all the more critical and challenging as greater electrification of homes, fleets and industries becomes a core strategy for reducing carbon emissions and addressing climate change.

We value inclusive leadership and teams and celebrate the results of succeeding together.
But our greatest priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and the communities we operate within.

About the role:

The purpose of this role is to assume primary responsibility within the Group Protective Security & Network Facilities Management team to oversight the safe, efficient, cost effective and quality improvements, maintenance & operation of network properties & facilities for a dedicated geographical area across the CitiPower and Powercor networks.

The role is expected to engage both widely across the business with other stakeholders along with third party providers.

This role can be based in Geelong or Brooklyn, however frequent travel across various locations in Victoria will be required.

What you’ll deliver:

•    Work collaboratively within Group Protective Security & Network Facilities Management team and with other stakeholders to identify, plan, budget and implement capital improvements to network properties and facilities.
•    Support the implementation and oversight of the Essential Safety Measures (ESM) program of work including administrative and operational activities where necessary.
•    Oversight compliance elements of properties and facilities related works falling within own responsibility ensuring all legislative, regulatory, contractual, standards set out by State, Federal or other authorities are adhered to.
•    Liaise with external stakeholders including landlords, councils, customers, others directly or indirectly if/when necessary to resolve issues regarding properties & facilities as they may occur and require.

•    Provide analysis and insight into trends in data including reactive maintenance issues, average cost per call, site, and asset type, etc.


To succeed in the role you’ll have: 

•    Experience in third party provider management including participation in the scoping, tendering and on-boarding of external third party providers.
•    Experience in the Microsoft suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lync) and capacity to input, analyse and present information/data.
•    Reasonable understanding of property management including risk management standards, principles and practices in a multi-site, multi-stakeholders (e.g. owned operated facilities v leased) environment.
•    Broad understanding of Victorian Energy/Electrical Distribution policy and strategy, including renewable energy.
•    Formal qualifications and/or experience in project management which would be advantageous but is not essential.
•    A reasonable understanding of network infrastructure, possibly electrical trade qualifications which would be advantageous but is not essential.
•    An understanding of protective security principles and practices in facilities management environment would be beneficial.


Your career with us:

We have a diversity of teams across our business, all contributing to great customer and community outcomes. Our people are our most important asset, and we continually invest in nurturing their capability. We proudly strive to provide a safe, inclusive and sustainable environment where all our people feel respected, valued and supported to bring their whole selves to work and be the best they can be.

With an embedded Inclusion & Diversity Strategy and initiatives like our Women in Power networking group, and Sparkle, our LGBTIQ+ allies pride network, we’re committed to equal opportunities for all employees.  We are proud to be recognised as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for all women. Click here for more information on how we create and support a diverse and equitable workplace.

Understand how our benefits can support you. We offer a health and wellbeing subsidy (up to $600 per year), paid parental leave of up to 15 weeks for the primary carer, and more.


What’s next? 

If you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily check every box, or would like to discuss a different or flexible way of working, please still get in touch with us at careers@powercor.com.au

Please submit your application via our careers website by 18 April 2024. For the full Position Description, please reach out to Luke Castro from the Talent team at careers@powercor.com.au

We encourage applications from all communities; people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability.

If you require adjustments as part of the recruitment process to accommodate your needs, please don’t hesitate to discuss these with us.


To apply for this job please visit careers.powercor.com.au.