Policy Lead

Do you want to?
  • lead the management of policy outcomes in administering the (Victorian Energy Efficiency Target) scheme

  • work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support the effective and efficient administration of the scheme

  • build relationships with stakeholders to ensure scheme outcomes are achieved

  • If you do, there is an exciting opportunity as a Policy Lead within the VEET division of the Essential Services Commission.
    Job Details
    Department: Essential Services Commission
    Work Type: Ongoing - full time
    Job Function: Projects
    Classification: VPSG5
    Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
    Reference: VG/ESC/D01067
    Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
    Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
    Job Duration: N/A
    Attachments: PD - VPS 5 Policy Lead.docx (Word, 49KB)


    Contact: Maureen Goey
    9032 1300

    Position Details

    Position details
    The Policy Lead, Planning and Development is responsible for supporting the Manager of the Planning and Development team to manage the delivery of policy work outcome matters to support the administration of the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme, the largest energy efficiency program in Australia. This Victorian Government scheme is designed to make energy efficiency improvements more affordable and to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gases.

    The successful candidate will be highly motivated and possess strong policy, analytical, written communication, interpersonal and organisational skills. Prior experience working in energy efficiency, particularly in relation to buildings or the built environment is desirable.
    Additional information on the role is contained in the attached position description. Applications must be made through the VPS Careers website by midnight, 25th February. For further information regarding the role please contact Maureen Goey – Manager, Planning and Development team on (03) 9032 1300.

    About us
    The Essential Services Commission (the 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; and

    • administering the VEET scheme.

    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 and to contribute towards positive environmental outcomes for Victoria.

    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; and

    • a separate document addressing each of the key selection criteria, with each response limited to one paragraph per criteria.

    Please note this role will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory criminal records check and qualification check.

    You can apply by selecting the “Apply Now” button.

    The Essential Services Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to fairness, diversity and respect. As such, the commission will respond to requests for reasonable adjustments from applicants with disabilities.

    We look forward to receiving your application.


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