Project Manager (multiple roles)

Do you want to:

- use your highly developed communication skills to influence key economic regulatory outcomes?

- lead and manage a group of dedicated and skilled economists and analysts to deliver complex projects?

- contribute to thought leadership and support cultural change within a growing and dynamic organisation?

If you do, there are exciting opportunities to further your career as a Project Manager 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: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/ESC/D01137A
Closing Date: 31-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Copy of (C-19-12858) -- DOC - Position Description VPS6 PM&R June 2019 -ᅠᅠᅠ 201906031.docx (Word, 50KB)


Contact: Dean Wickenton
9032 1300

Position Details

Position details

Our Project Managers are responsible for leading complex economic regulatory projects and tasks, including strategic planning, staff supervision and development, and supporting the organisation's wider objectives to protect and enhance the long term interests of Victorian consumers. These roles also have a strong emphasis on assisting senior leaders to manage the division, including strategic planning and resource allocation.

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 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 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.


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