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Senior Regulatory Advisor

Opportunity to contribute strategically and participate in the reform of the building sector.
Join a positive, collaborative and friendly team environment.
24 month, fixed-term– VPS5 $98,396 to $119,052 plus super.

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1171
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: position description - vps5 - regulatory advisor - august 2019.pdf
Contact: Felicity Ketelaar
Contact Details: 03 9618 9230

Position Details

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) is seeking a Senior Regulatory Advisor to lead the development of sustainable solutions. This role will assess the regulatory environment, respond to emerging trends and challenges in the building and plumbing industry, and develop recommendations for regulatory change.

This is a newly created team, and as such we are looking for positive, energetic and dedicated people, who wish to further their careers by contributing to continuous improvement of the building sector.



  • Undertake specific environmental scanning of the regulatory environment.
  • Coordinate consultations with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work with professional service experts to develop frameworks and methodologies.


Key Selection Criteria

To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate:

  • excellent analytical and conceptual skills with the ability to identify and analyse trends, develop systems and processes and implement effective interventions and solutions;
  • strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to develop clear, concise and accurate reports, briefings and presentations for a range of audiences; and
  • proven ability to build and maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders, including negotiating outcomes, developing trust, and forging partnerships.


Salary Details

A base salary in the Grade 5 range of $98,396 to $119,052 per annum plus 9.5% super.


Why work for the VBA?

The VBA is the principal regulator for building and plumbing in Victoria. Our work helps ensure that all Victorians live and work in a quality-built environment. We contribute to public health, safety and amenity by overseeing compliance with regulations, legal requirements and professional standards.

We protect communities, empower consumers and encourage continuous improvement across the building and construction industry. As change occurs, we evolve with it, constantly improving our culture and capability.

Benefits of working for the VBA include:

  • flexible working arrangements;
  • employee health and well-being initiatives; and
  • employee learning and development opportunities.


Application Process

To view the full position description and start your application, click ‘Apply Now'.

The VBA's job application process requires you to upload:

  • your current resume; and
  • a cover letter briefly outlining your experience against the key selection criteria (those listed in the advert).

Please note:

  • You are required to complete the questionnaire provided after you click ‘Next' at the bottom of the application page.
  • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted.
  • Prior to offer, please note you will have to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia (e.g. citizenship or residency documents, or a valid Australian working visa) and proof of any qualifications relevant to the role.
  • Unsuccessful candidates found suitable during the recruitment process may be approached for similar vacancies within the next 12 months.


Applications close at 11:59 pm on Tuesday, 27 August 2019.

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