Regulatory Reform Adviser

Do you want to?
  • Design new energy rules that will shape our rapidly changing electricity network
  • Research and advise on new energy technologies and how they interact with the Victorian regulatory framework
  • Engage with a key stakeholders in the energy sector, including businesses, regulators and new energy technology companies
  • Work in a dynamic environment and a high performing team

  • If you do, there is an exciting opportunity as a Regulatory Reform Adviser within the Analysis and Reporting team of the Energy division of the Essential Services Commission.
    Job Details
    Department: Essential Services Commission
    Work Type: Fixed term - full time
    Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
    Classification: VPSG5
    Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
    Reference: VG/ESC/D01082
    Closing Date: 22-Aug-2018
    Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
    Job Duration: N/A
    Attachments: PD VPS5 Regulatory Reform Adviser.docx (Word, 50KB)


    Contact: Aaron Yuen
    9032 1300

    Position Details

    The Regulatory Reform Adviser will have an integral role in reviewing our licensing regime and regulation of the distribution sector in context of an energy market facing complex and innovative business models. This role will also contribute to other strategic projects, such as our Victorian energy market reports.

    You will draw on your ability to project manage and undertake policy research and analysis in order to inform regulatory reforms to the Victorian energy sector. This role will also involve stakeholder engagement with representatives from energy business, new energy technology companies, customer groups, and government agencies.

    The successful applicant will be required to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, manage and delegate discrete tasks to other analysts, manage consultants, and be able to plan and deliver project outcomes autonomously.

    Additional information on the role is contained in the attached position description. Applications must be made through the VPS Careers website by midnight, 22 August 2018. For further information regarding the role please contact Aaron Yuen, Manager, Analysis and Reporting on (03) 9032 1300.

    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; and
    • administering the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target 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.

    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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