Project Analyst

If you have a passion for the environment and are interested in helping to lower Victoria’s greenhouse gas emissions, then there is an exciting opportunity for you as a Project Analyst within the Victorian Energy Upgrades division of the Essential Services Commission. Please note, this role relates to energy efficiency and is not an IT position.
Job Details
Department: Essential Services Commission
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/ESC/1750356
Closing Date: 03-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Project Analyst VEU.docx (Word, 68KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andy Sharp
(03) 9032 1360

Position Details

This role will work with the technical services group (TSG), reporting to the technical supervisor, and will perform technical and administrative assessments of both product and project-based activities (PBA) applications submitted by participating businesses. Assessment of products relates to the analysis of energy efficient product applications to ensure that efficiency and other requirements are met, before registering these onto our Register of Products for use in the VEU program. Assessment of project applications relates to the assessment of energy efficiency projects proposed by program participants. These projects can relate to a huge variety of activities in the commercial and/or industrial sectors, and can range from upgrading HVAC systems, to the installation of multi-million dollar bioenergy equipment. Other functions of the role are managing TSG-specific projects, coordinating TSG participation in larger VEU projects and assisting in the development of new and existing administration related to TSG in the VEU program.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

• Contributing to the effective administration of the VEU program, specifically in the area of technical assessments

• Managing and coordinating projects

• Contributing to assigned deliverables under the commission's obligations under law with respect to the Government's VEET legislation

• Following business processes which support program participants' involvement and uphold program compliance.

The role requires sound analytical ability coupled with good technical or statistical/mathematical understanding as well as good project management/administration experience. Excellent levels of attention to detail, good verbal and written communication and a good understanding of administrative processes will be crucial for this role.

Please refer to the attached position description for the principal functions and key selection Applications must be made through the Job and Skills Exchange website by midnight, 3 October 2023. For further information regarding the role please contact Andy Sharp, Technical Services Group Manager on (03) 9032 13603 October. 

About us: 

The Essential Services Commission is Victoria's independent economic regulator of essential services supplied by a range of industries.

The commission's functions include:

• making regulatory decisions with respect to prescribed industries (including price determinations, licensing, customer protection and access disputes).

• undertaking reviews and providing advice to Ministers on a range of economic and regulatory matters.

• administering the Victorian Energy Upgrades program.

Be part of a highly respected and professional organisation that allows you to apply your knowledge while offering flexible working options and opportunities for professional growth. You'll be working in a dynamic and collaborative environment with opportunities to undertake stimulating work.

How to apply:

Please include the following in your application:

• a professional cover letter outlining your skills, knowledge and experience relating to this opportunity

• a current resume

• a separate document addressing each of the key selection criteria

Please note this role will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory pre-employment screening including criminal records, qualification checks and a statutory declaration outlining any previous misconduct investigations. You can apply by selecting the “Apply Now” button. 

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to fairness, diversity and respect. As such, we will respond to requests for reasonable adjustments from applicants with disabilities. We look forward to receiving your application.


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