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Company size
North Sydney, NSW

Workplace initiatives at nbn

Workplace initiative Status
Breastfeeding rooms No
Coaching programs
Continuation of superannuation payments whilst on paid Parental Leave
Continuation of superannuation payments whilst on unpaid Parental Leave
Domestic and Family Violence policy
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee engagement scores year on year 70% (2017)68% (2016)
Employee turnover rate
Employer is a Pay Equity Ambassador*
Internal Women's networking groups
Leadership development programs
Mentoring opportunities
Minimum tenure required to be eligible for Paid Parental Leave 12 months
Open to discussing flexible working arrangements at the interview stage?
Opportunities to purchase leave
Paid Parental Leave at full salary for primary carer (not including government-funded parental leave) 18 Weeks
Paid Parental Leave at full salary for secondary carer 10 days
Paid volunteer days 2 per annum
Programs for parents returning to work after Parental Leave
Targets to raise the number of women in leadership

About nbn

nbn is the team behind the design, build and operation of the nbn™ network - one of Australia’s largest technology infrastructure projects.  Our goal is simple: help deliver Australia's first national wholesale-only, open access broadband network. We’re dedicated to providing eight million homes and businesses with access to the benefits of fast broadband by 2020.

But the nbn™ network is so much more than access to fast internet. A state of the art communications network can open up a world of possibilities in areas such as education, business, innovation, healthcare, flexibility, and entertainment. It will help ensure our digital future and give Australians the opportunity to be more productive, more creative, more efficient and more connected – benefits we can enjoy for decades to come.

Working at nbn, you’ll be part of delivering one of the largest infrastructure projects Australia has seen, providing you with opportunity, flexibility and exposure to a vast range of projects.

Our commitment to gender balance means that we actively focus on ensuring that all our people have a fair go at reaching their career aspirations. We are committed to ensuring that any obstacles that may exist for women are minimised so all employees can have the opportunity to thrive. We take the importance of increasing the participation of women in the workforce seriously. We continue to have a strong focus on increasing female representation across the business, with specific targets at senior management levels, supported by organisation-wide initiatives including:

  • Clear gender targets with ongoing performance published in our annual report
  • Identifying and developing emerging leaders and high potential females across all business areas
  • Centralised Women’s Development Network for mentoring, networking and career development
  • Informal regional and divisional female networking groups
  • Accessibility of executives to women across nbn
  • Opportunities for flexible working arrangements for all employees
  • Unconscious bias training for all employees
  • Ensuring a gender balanced representation of candidates shortlisted for roles, and gender diversity in our interview panels

Our approach to flexible work conditions, equal pay, opportunities for development and advancement and the provision of meaningful work makes nbn a great place to work for everyone.

Find out what’s on offer and how different people are using the wide range of benefits we provide:

Flexible working options to meet your needs

At nbn we provide employees with a range of flexible work options that meet your needs, including purchased leave, flexible or part-time work arrangements, remote working, and job sharing where appropriate.

Stay healthy

Want private health cover? We offer you choice by providing an nbn staff discount with Medibank Private or Bupa. You’ll also have the option to participate in the myWellbeing program – a rolling calendar of events with a focus on improving mental, physical and social wellbeing for all staff.

Latest tech

All nbn employees receive the technical tools which help allow you to work efficiently and effectively, including either an iPhone or Android smartphone if required, so you can work wherever your role might take you. You can port your number if you’d like, and our on-site IT help bar is there to set you up any day of the week.

Get super fit and stay relaxed

We can hook you up with a discounted gym membership deals – making it easier for you to be fit, healthy and happy. Get discounted hotel rates and receive special rates when you rent a car for personal use.

Better banking & Qantas Club - salary sacrifice

Receive discounted rates on a range of banking products and services nbn employees have an option to salary sacrifice Qantas Club membership.

Corporate motor vehicle program

Our corporate motor vehicle program offers an exciting range of exclusive benefits to our employees with Audi, BMW and Mercedes. In addition, our employees can access a range of corporate discounts through Trivett dealerships across New South Wales. We also provide employees with the option to get a novated lease through salary sacrificing for new and existing vehicles.