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Indigenous Engagement and Community Manager

Apply now Job no: 497992
Work type: Max term - Full Time
Location: Perth, Sydney, Any location
Categories: Marketing & Communications, Corporate Services

  • Develop the Alinta Energy Indigenous Engagement Strategy
  • Grow the significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) plans across the business
  • Fixed term, full time contract to April 2023 based in Perth or Sydney 

About Alinta Energy:

At Alinta Energy, we’re constantly striving to do better. Whether it’s lowering customers costs, providing world class local service or sustainable energy, our aim is to be better. And to keep getting better day after day. Better for our customers. Better for Australia. And better for our environment.

It’s an exciting time to become a part of our growing team at Alinta Energy. Our people are our greatest asset and we’re committed to a culture that’s focussed on being better at providing great service externally and internally. An organisation where people truly matter. That’s better.

We’re a leading Australian utility with an owned and contracted generation portfolio of 3,000MW, over 1 million combined electricity and gas retail customers, and around 1,000 employees across Australia and New Zealand. Supplying energy in Australia for over 20 years, today we’re a vertically integrated energy company providing generation, retail and wholesale supply of gas and electricity across Australia. We support the development of renewable energy generation and offer local customer service through support hubs in Perth, Western Australia and Morwell in Victoria.

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced Indigenous Engagement and Community Manager to join our Corporate Services team on a 12-month maternity cover.  Reporting to the General Manager – Safety, Sustainability and Insurance, they will improve Alinta’s social performance by contributing to the development of an Alinta Energy Indigenous Engagement Strategy with key stakeholders across the business and ensuring compliance with existing contractual requirements on indigenous engagement.

Additional responsibilities will include:  

  • Establishing an Indigenous Engagement working group.
  • Growing a national network of Alinta volunteers to support employee engagement.
  • Chairing the Community Development Committee.
  • Contributing to related entity community committees, which includes Yandin WF and LVP.

To be successful you will have: 

  • Strong competencies in social performance and communities.
  • Experienced in working with Traditional Owners and Indigenous communities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills that can develop trusting and collaborative relationships, proactive networking and action focused communication with a diverse range of people in cross functional teams.
  • Flexibility and preparedness to travel.
  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree (e.g. Social Performance, Corporate Affairs, Community Investment/Projects, Sustainability, Communications or relevant professional experience in a similar industry).

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Engagement Manager who is looking to play a key role in a supportive and professional environment. The successful applicant will share our sustainability vision for the future, whilst understanding the key challenges across energy and sustainability.

Working at Alinta Energy you will have access to a range of benefits, such as:

  • Flexible work options for most roles where you can work a combination of days from the office and from home
  • Staff Energy Offer (where products are available)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Full access to Headspace Application
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Purchased leave
  • Community volunteer leave
  • Access to LinkedIn learning

Let’s spread the positive energy together…

Alinta Energy is a Circle Back Initiative employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Please note that if your application progresses you will be required to complete background/pre-employment checks. These checks may include but are not limited to - right to work/immigration checks, reference checks, criminal background checks, checks, qualification checks and additional finance checks for finance related positions. Alinta Energy takes the safety and wellbeing of our people seriously. We require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be able to attend our workplaces.

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