The Australian power industry experienced an 18% drop in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Origin Energy with 451 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of power company job postings. GlobalData’s Australia Power Market report discusses the power market structure in Australia and analyses capacity, generation, and consumption data for historical and forecast period upto 2035. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 13% share of the Australian’s power industry new job postings in Q1 2023, down by 17% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive power hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 13% of the total new job postings in Q1 2023 and were up by 85% year-on-year. Second highest were Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which accounted for 9% and rise by 44% year-on-year, and third highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which were 40% of the new job postings and 84% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in power accounted for 56% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Origin Energy with 451, followed by AGL Energy with 179, while the highest increase was at Red Energy at 69%.

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