Regulatory Analyst (multiple roles)

Do you want to:

- play a leading role in providing advice and recommendations to senior managers and decision makers that will contribute to improving customer outcomes in regulated markets?

- drive long term improvements to the Victorian economy?

- help colleagues implement lasting innovation within a dynamic team environment?

If you do, there is an exciting opportunity as a Regulatory Analyst within the Price Monitoring and Regulation division of the Essential Services Commission.
Job Details
Department: Essential Services Commission
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Economics
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/ESC/D01136A
Closing Date: 31-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Copy of (C-19-12855) -- DOC - Position Description VPS5 PM&R June 2019 -ᅠᅠᅠ 201906031.docx (Word, 49KB)


Contact: Dean Wickenton
9032 1300

Position Details

Position details

Our Regulatory Analysts are responsible for undertaking research and providing recommendations on economic regulatory matters within the water, local government, energy and transport sectors, verbally brief senior managers and commissioners to inform regulatory decisions and conduct stakeholder consultation with regulated entities, consumer groups and government agencies.

The recruitment process will be used to create an applicant order of merit, which will also be used to fill similar positions for a period of up to six months following the closing date for applications (note that all applicant information will be destroyed after this six month period).

Additional information on the role is contained in the attached position description. Applications must be made through the VPS Careers website by midnight, 31 July 2019. For further information regarding the role please contact Craig Madden on (03) 9032 1405 or Dean Wickenton 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 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; and
  • a separate document addressing each of the key selection criteria, with each response limited to one paragraph per criteria.

Please note roles are 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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