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Title:  Renewable Energy Project Manager

Location: 

Bentleigh East, Victoria, AU

About us

At Officeworks we make bigger things happen. Our customers, our team, and our community are our heart and soul. And if our brilliant people have taught us anything, it is that we can do all kinds of incredible things, each and every day.

 

Fast paced. Innovative. Inspiring. With more than 8000 team members and a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores Australia wide – we’re focused on delivering a wide range, low price and great service. We’re about inspiring new ideas and thinking outside the box. We’re about kicking goals, having a laugh and pushing each other. We are about being rewarded and supported. We’re about teaching a customer something new and supporting the community. We’re about making a difference.

About the role

Officeworks is an Australian leader in sustainability, that aims to put people and the planet at the heart of what we do. Our sustainability team is tasked with delivering our People and Planet Positive 2025 commitments, that includes taking meaningful climate action by using 100% renewable energy from 2025, planting 2 million trees on behalf of our customers, and reducing emissions in our supply chain.

Our Renewable Energy Project Manager will be one of the key team members in achieving this goal and carbon reduction initiatives that align with our Positive Difference Plan. Reporting to the Energy & Carbon Manager, you will be responsible for leading Officeworks’ solar energy system project, which involves the installation of solar PV at approximately 50 sites. Key to success is effective project management to ensure the project is delivered on time, in scope and to all specifications whilst ensuring stakeholders are adequately managed throughout the process.

In addition, you will:

  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the project is delivered on time.
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of OW operational and lease requirements. Parallel working relationship with the commercial, property team and suppliers to deliver efficient, cost-effective projects on time.
  • Take responsibility for the life cycle delivery of projects in operational areas. Ensuring time, budget, scope and quality criteria are achieved.
  • Manage suppliers and installers to ensure all works carried out on site are performed to the highest standard of workmanship and safety
  • Work with Energy and Carbon team to establish review process of operational procedures and ensure best practice in the areas of project delivery

About you

You will have an extensive knowledge in Project management, with qualifications in Environmental, Engineering or associated discipline and you would have managed small and large projects: manage budgets, resources and sub-contractors. Exposure to energy or retail would be advantageous. A key to the role will be having strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to educate, lead and influence stakeholders across all areas and levels of the business.

Please note this role will be a 24 month opportunity.

Our culture

It’s all in a day’s work when you’re part of the Officeworks community – where you’re not defined by who you are, but what you can do. We celebrate our teams’ uniqueness by offering the below to the Officeworks family:

  • An inclusive, diverse, and supportive environment.
  • Flexible working arrangements to best support your individual needs.
  • A key focus on wellbeing and safety.
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, Bunnings, Kmart, Target and Catch.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities to progress your career.
  • Industry leading Growing Families policy and access to Circle In portal for Working Families.

 

At Officeworks, we operate best when our team represents the communities we serve. We proudly commit to providing a safe and supportive work environment for everyone. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people with disabilities.

Officeworks is a ‘Circle Back Initiative’ employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Officeworks requires all new team members to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (unless they have a medical exemption). This recognises that governments in a number of jurisdictions have already mandated vaccinations for people working in retail and is about creating a safer workplace for team, customers and the community.