Regulatory Intelligence and Design Lead

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/100362
Closing Date: 17-Aug-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: Fixed Term - until 31 December 2023
Attachments: Position Description - VPS6 Regulatory Intelligence and Design Lead.docx (Word, 98KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Laura Helm
0439 927 293

Position Details

Regulatory Intelligence and Design Lead

  • $127,467 - $170,579 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term  - until 31 December 2023
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 1 Spring Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The Team

The position of Regulatory Intelligence and Design Lead forms a part of the Resources Branch within the Forestry, Resources and Climate Change Group.

The Resources Branch develops policy, programs and regulation to enable investment and generate jobs through the sustainable development of the State's earth resources, including extractives, minerals and petroleum.

The Role

The Regulatory Intelligence and Design Lead will help establish risk-based, intelligence-led, integrated regulatory responses and systems in Earth Resources Regulation.

Key Accountabilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the design and build of a capability which can develop risk frameworks, identify and assess risks and design appropriate integrated compliance responses across the resource lifecycle.
  • Develop programs to build the understanding of risk management and intelligence-led regulation across the regulator.
  • Continually contribute to improve systems, policies and procedures to ensure they are effective and meet regulatory requirements and expectations about transparency, consistency and supportability.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities by identifying opportunities and proposing innovative, system-based approaches to regulatory problems.
  • Provide advice and briefings to Senior Executives on matters relating to regulatory intelligence and design as required.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of regulatory approaches, based on extensive experience in regulatory and compliance roles. They will have an understanding of intelligence systems, approaches and tools developed to support regulatory responses as well as the design of integrated compliance programs that address risk.

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Laura Helm, Director, Regulatory Practice Reform on 0439 927 293.

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Region's (department's) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, in line with the Chief Health Officer (CHO) Directions and any other legislative requirements, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

Please note: If you require an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJPR Recruitment Team at with the position number in the subject line.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 17 August 2022.

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