ERM Power’s commitment to diversity recognised

ERM Power is proud to have been named a finalist in the Employer of Choice Corporate Award category at this year’s annual Women in Technology Awards.

The awards will be presented at a Gala dinner on 30 August in Brisbane.

Women in Technology is one of Queensland’s most respected and active technology industry associations. The wide range of awards recognise women at varying stages of their career, and companies who are making exceptional advances in diversity and supporting women.

ERM Power Executive General Manager Corporate Affairs Michelle Barry said it was fabulous to see the company’s commitment to diversity recognised externally.

“In recent years we have made significant progress in improving gender equality in our business and in fostering an environment that cultivates and nurtures talented women,” she said.

ERM Power continues to improve workplace diversity through a range of policies and initiatives including annual gender pay equity reviews, targeted leadership development, paid parental leave entitlements, flexible work arrangements and formal talent identification and succession planning.

“We believe that organisations that have a broad range of experiences and attributes within their teams encourage diversity of thought, make better decisions and ultimately produce stronger results.”

ERM supports a wide range of activities to help women develop their careers, including through its defined learning and development program and a staff-led Informal Women’s Network.
The company is also actively building a pipeline of female talent in its fast-moving technology teams.

ERM Power General Manager, Solution Delivery, Steve Nichols said ERM had partnered with the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Science and Engineering Faculty to establish two scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students to support female students to use their education to become technology leaders.

ERM Power is also a proud sponsor of Robogals Brisbane – a student-run organisation committed to encouraging young women into engineering and STEM careers.

Mr Nichols said ERM Power was always looking to bring talented women onboard who would thrive in an agile, fast-changing environment with a focus on high quality customer outcomes.

For a list of current available roles in our Technology team click here.