Project Assurance Analyst

Virginia, Australia
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At Powerlink, every possibility starts with you

We reckon life's about possibilities. And so is the future.

That's why we need you. As a Project Assurance Analyst, you'll help us connect Queensland to an even brighter and more sustainable future, providing high voltage electricity to over five million Queenslanders and 238,000 businesses. No matter your role, your work is about every light turned on. Its every community connected and every future made possible.

Together we're gearing up for an even brighter future, working at the heart of Queensland's energy transformation. Now more than ever, we need people who want to help us grow our impact and ensure we're ready to tackle the challenge of our lives. Join us and make it happen.

To support this generational transformation, Business IT is delivering a portfolio of platforms and solutions including digital engineering, cyber security, spatial analytics, artificial intelligence, field mobility, stakeholder engagement and digital infrastructure.


Find a career that matters and lasts

As a Project Assurance Analyst, you'll help clever solutions to interesting problems as you grow your skills every day. And you'll do it with down-to-earth people who you're proud to work with and get to know. You will play a hands-on role in maturing portfolio management and project financial management competencies and practices.

Here's how:

  • You'll maintain oversight and ensure data quality in all aspects of the portfolio financial management and financial operations.
  • You'll develop and implement portfolio financial systems and reporting including project operational and financial performance reports.
  • You'll implement continuous improvements for portfolio management and project financial management system (processes, tools and documentation).
  • You'll develop and implement portfolio measurement metrics and KPIs to ensure project spend is aligned to preapproved commitments.
  • You'll maintain and mature project costing model and guidelines for projects and ongoing operational costs including the classification guidelines (Capex / Opex).
  • You'll provide the PPM Manager and Program Portfolio Director with insights on the progress of the financial performance of the portfolio.


What you'll bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Project Management, IT, or significant relevant experience.
  • Highly developed project assurance skills.
  • Expertise in financial management to support the successful delivery of programs and projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement processes and reports to effectively monitor project and program financial and delivery performance.
  • Ability to work autonomously, seeking guidance as required.

We'd also love you to have:

  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills.
  • Certification in relevant areas will be highly regarded.
  • Exposure to IT project environments in the Australian utilities sector.


What matters most is your drive to make and impact for the millions of people we serve. Through our core values of accountability, customer service, teamwork and safety, you'll strive to question and challenge the ordinary every day.


Why Powerlink?

There's lots to love about a career with Powerlink. But our people say there's three thing that really stand out:

  • A career that matters and lasts: You'll shape a progressive career connecting more than five million Queenslanders to a world-class, green energy future.
  • Unique work and the chance to grow: You'll find smart solutions to interesting problems as you develop your skills and impact every day.
  • People who love to support and share: You'll build relationships with experienced, down-to-earth people who you'll be proud to work with.


You'll also enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • Hybrid, family-friendly and flexible working arrangements including substitution of public holidays
  • 12.75% superannuation and salary packaging of novated lease vehicles
  • Volunteer leave and 14 weeks paid parental leave - at full or half pay
  • Bright, open office layout with access to onsite credit union and cafeteria
  • Free undercover parking and charging stations for electric vehicles


Be the start of every possibility

There's so much opportunity for you to grab here. If this role sounds like it would suit you, we want to hear from you!

To apply, please click on the Apply button above. This will take you to our careers page, where you'll start the application process by attaching your resume and cover letter. Application close Midnight, Monday 11th September 2023.


Kindly be aware that the Recruitment team will commence the review process during this period.


If you'd like to find out more about this position, please reach out to our recruitment team at

At Powerlink, we are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and harness the unique talents, perspectives and experiences of all people.

Throughout the recruitment process, we provide support for candidates to ensure nobody is disadvantaged. Please tell us about any adjustments, support or access requirements that may help make the recruitment process more inclusive. You are also welcome to share your pronouns with us at any point throughout the process.

As part of the recruitment process, the successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include, but are not limited to: reference checks, criminal background checks, right to work eligibility, verification of academic qualifications, and bankruptcy checks.

We're proud to be a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer and commit to respond to every applicant.