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Senior Regulatory Advisor

• Ongoing VBA Grade 5 Opportunity
• Newly created team / business unit
• Convenient location, close to public transport

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CRS/RP/1171
Closing Date: 25-Mar-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: c&rs - regulatory pressures - senior regulatory advisor - g5 - new pos - march 2018.docx
Contact: Felicity Ketelaar - Manager, Regulatory Pressures
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Position Details


We are seeking an experienced Senior Regulatory Advisor who will be responsible for assisting the VBA to manage regulatory change. The successful candidate will employ strong analytical skills to assess the regulatory environment, respond to emerging trends and challenges in the building and plumbing industry, and develop recommendations for regulatory change.

The primary focus of this role is to develop sustainable solutions to address regulatory issues across building, plumbing and construction industries while leveraging strong stakeholder skills to build ideas with industry and drive the reform agenda with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.


 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.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders, including negotiating outcomes, developing trust, and forging partnerships.
  • Experience working within a legislative or regulatory environment and/or in a relevant industry profession, and understanding of the workings of government administrative processes.


Why work for the VBA?

Work for the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and you will join a values-based organisation who invests in employees. Our value: We Problem Solve, We Work as One and We Deliver.


Benefits of working for the VBA include:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee learning and development opportunities

To find out more about why it's great to work for the VBA, visit 'Careers' at


Salary Details

Base salary in the Grade 5 range of $93,867 - $113,572 per annum (plus 9.5% super), will be negotiated with the successful candidate, depending on skills and experience.


Application Process  

For full job details and to apply, click 'Apply Now' below.The VBA job application process requires you to:

  • Upload your current resume, cover letter, proof of your right to work in Australia (citizenship or residency document or Australia working visa) and any qualifications relevant to the role.
  • Complete the questionnaire provided after you click ‘Next' at the bottom of the application page
  • Candidates are not required to address all selection criteria, only those listed in the questionnaire. 
  • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted
  • Standard recruitment practice applies, which may include interviewing, skills/competency testing, reference checking and/or other selection processes.


Applications due by midnight on Sunday 25 march 2018.


No agencies please.


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