Regulatory Policy Advisor

• We have an exciting permanent, full-time ongoing opportunity for a Regulatory Policy Advisor • $103,566 - $132,687 base salary plus 11% super • Flexible hybrid working arrangements are available
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Department: Energy Safe Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: ESV 3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1777442
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2024
Salary Range: $103,556 - $132,687
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Regulatory Policy Advisor - Feb 2024.pdf (PDF, 228KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

About Energy Safe Victoria (ESV)

Our purpose is to keep Victorians energy safe and ensure energy is used confidently. Through education, regulation and enforcement, we work to ensure that energy safety, supply and efficiency are a priority in Victoria and something our customers can be confident in. Our people come from a wide range of professions with diverse skills and experience driving the success of ESV

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Regulatory Policy Advisor who will contribute by:

  • Support the Manager, Regulatory Policy to drive a supportive team culture and contribute to the overall performance and development of the team by building knowledge and capability.
  • Lead and assist on the timely creation of high-quality internal regulatory policies and guides.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to design and deliver tailored policy material to enhance the regulatory capabilities of Energy Safe staff.
  • Work collaboratively across Energy Safe teams to craft compliance codes and guidelines in plain English.
  • Conduct environmental scanning, research and analysis to inform the prioritisation of our work program.
  • Undertake policy projects, collaborating internally and externally to provide well-researched solutions and recommendations.
  • Prepare and work to project plans to ensure delivery of key priorities within agreed timeframes and scope.
  • Present expert advice on complex policy matters, translating concepts into plain English for diverse audiences.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal Energy Safe stakeholders and relevant external partners.

To be successful, you'll have:

  • Hands-on regulatory and policy experience, preferably gained in a regulatory setting with a focus on safety, energy, economics, or consumer affairs.
  • Familiarity with Victorian and national energy markets with an emphasis on energy safety frameworks, or a demonstrated ability to quickly develop this understanding.
  • Experience working with compliance and enforcement frameworks, showcasing a grasp of governance controls for the valid exercise of statutory powers.
  • Ability to assess legal thresholds for compliance and enforcement actions.
  • Proficiency in interpreting and applying complex legislation, regulations, standards, and codes to inform work.
  • Experience in developing project plans, briefs, reports and recommendations on complex policy issues.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders to inform work, identify innovative solutions to resolve issues, and obtain necessary support.

How to apply

Please refer to the available position description to assess your suitability and submit your current resume and cover letter via the Apply button.

ESV will conduct relevant and required checks about applicants and the information provided with an application including reference checks, vaccination status check and a satisfactory National Police Check.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Human Resources via

Applications close at midnight on Monday 26 February 2024


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