Senior Policy Officer - Energy Consumer Policy

• Policy research & analysis

• Policy & risk management advice

• Location: Melbourne CBD

Support policy development including regulatory reforms in response to specific recommendations of the Victorian Energy Retail Market Review and contribute to the Government’s final response.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/930382
Closing Date: 29-Aug-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: 18 months
Attachments: 930382 VPS 5 Senior Policy Officer - PD.docx (Word, 111KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sarah Sheppard
03 9637 9388

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on fast paced and dynamic energy market policy reforms with a strong focus on improving outcomes for consumers, in a flexible and supportive culture with a focus on personal and professional development. 

The Senior Policy Officer, Energy Consumer Policy, will be responsible for undertaking policy research, analysis and informing legislative and regulatory reforms to inform the Victorian Government's final response to the Bipartisan Independent Review of Victoria's Electricity and Gas Retail Markets. The successful applicant will have energy regulatory policy experience and project management skills. The role sits within the Energy Consumer Policy team in the Energy Consumer and Affordability Policy branch.

The role requires strong policy and problem-solving capabilities with an outcomes and delivery focused approach. The role also requires proactive management of complex energy policy issues, identifying suitable options and solutions, providing the Minister's office and executive with policy and risk management advice, and supporting stakeholder engagement. An understanding of, or prior experience working with data in a policy context would be well regarded. Qualifications in economics, commerce, law, and energy related disciplines and an understanding, or prior experience of, working with data in a policy context are desirable.

This is a fixed term position for a period of 18 months.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Wednesday 29 August 2018.




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