Senior Energy Market Analyst

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50944860JAN
Closing Date: 02-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 3 Years
Attachments: PD - VPS5 Senior Energy Market Analyst.docx (Word, 966KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Cory Jemison
0457 111 681 /

Position Details

DEECA is seeking to establish a new dedicated in-house energy market modelling unit housed within the Energy Group. As part of this team, the Senior Energy Market Analyst will undertakes quantitative analysis on energy markets and undertakes energy market modelling using optimisation tools, to support the development of policy decisions ensuing the reliability, security, safety, sustainability, and affordability of Victoria's energy systems as the sector transforms to meet the long-term target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

This is a fantastic opportunity to help embed a data and modelling-driven approach across the Victorian Government's efforts to guide the energy transition and meet the state's long-term net zero greenhouse gas emissions target.

You will be part of a new dedicated in-house energy market intelligence unit housed within DEECA 's Energy Group and help shape the team from the ground up. This role includes access to flexible and hybrid working arrangements.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Bachelor, honours, or advanced degree such as data science, statistics, mathematics or other highly quantitative degree.
  • At least 2 years' in-depth experience of energy market dynamics
  • Ability to code in a programming language preferably Python, R or VBA
  • Knowledge of data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Qlik and Power BI).

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 3 years. The work location for this position is 8 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne with hybrid work arrangements available.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Thursday, 2 February 2023.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date (3 doses) or providing evidence that they are medically exempt.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.

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