Origin Energy is where women work


Gender diversity is really important at Origin

Increasing gender diversity, especially in senior roles, is an ongoing priority at Origin and they've adopted a voluntary target to improve the rate of women appointed to senior roles by 15%, as well as to reduce turnover by 15%. The Board intends to be comprised of 40% women by 2020 and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency has accredited them as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality. Over 40% of their employees are female and they continue to deliver equal average pay for men and women at each job grade. Part-time work, job sharing, off-site work, carer’s leave, career breaks of 3-12 months and purchased leave are all on offer. They're also an accredited Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace.  

Origin is a leading energy provider

Origin has a rich heritage in energy exploration, production, power generation and retailing. They're Australia's largest energy retailer servicing 4.3 million electricity, natural gas and LPG customer accounts and boast the nation's largest electricity generation portfolios.

A strong commitment to diversity

Hear Origin Energy's Gordon Cairns comments on the need for gender diversity in leadership.

Excellent professional development and training

Origin provides mentoring and coaching, performance management, great career progression, structured courses, operator competency and capability programs, and educational assistance programs.

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