First listed on: 24 January 2023

People & Culture Advisor

  • Support all aspects of the people plan for each business unit within the portfolio
  • Provide support in performance management, employee relations, resource planning & organisation, and change management
  • Hybrid working combining office-based and work from home

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.

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.

Our Culture:

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.

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced People & Culture Advisor to join our People & Culture team on a 12-month fixed term contract.  Reporting to the People & Culture Strategic Business Partner, this role will support the Technology and Finance pillars, and its primary responsibilities are to work closely with the business to understand their needs and to drive Culture, Capability & Talent uplift.  This will be achieved by applying a commercial lens when focussing on employee relations, talent management, engagement and leadership development.


  • Advise, coach and support managers to assist them to deliver on their leadership accountabilities
  • Provide support in performance management, communications, reward & recognition, record keeping, diversity, employee relations, resource planning & organisation, and change management
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of new P&C policies, practices and programs to meet organisational and line management needs
  • Deliver accurate, timely and responsive employee reports to the P&C function
  • Liaise with P&C team members and line managers to undertake or assist with specific initiatives, projects and assignments

Skills and experience: 

  • Demonstrated practical experience in a generalist HR admin or advisory role
  • Experience supporting Corporate and technology teams will be highly regarded
  • Well-seasoned professional who handles most day-to-day problems independently
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and proven experience in engagement, talent management and employment relations
  • Proven ability to develop strong, productive partnerships and engage key stakeholders

This is a great opportunity for an experienced P&C Advisor who is looking to work in a supportive, welcoming and professional environment.  You will provide assistance and guidance to line management, using technical and professional skills/knowledge, on a broad range of People & Culture policies, programs and practices

One of our key values at Alinta is ‘People Matter’, so even if you don’t possess all the mentioned skills and experience, we would still encourage you to apply!


  • Hybrid working arrangements for most roles, combining office-based and work from home
  • Staff energy discount offer (where products are available)
  • Generous employee referral bonus
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Wellness programs including our Employee Assistance Program and free full access to the Headspace application
  • Paid community volunteer leave
  • Access to LinkedIn learning
  • Discount program for a range of products and services 
  • 14 weeks of fully paid parental leave
  • Company paid salary continuance insurance
  • Ability to purchase additional leave
  • Modern offices with free snacks, drinks, and coffee

Let’s spread the positive energy together…

Alinta Energy is a 2023 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, qualification checks and additional finance checks for finance related positions.

How to apply:

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