Project Analyst

If you' re looking for a role in a dynamic and community-focused organisation that is making a genuine impact on the lives of all Victorians, the Project Analyst position could be right fit for you.
Job Details
Department: Essential Services Commission
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/ESC/ESC/1799649
Closing Date: 21-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: ESC - Department Digital Prospectus.pdf (PDF, 7.45MB)

PD - Position Description - VPSG4 Project Analyst, VEU.docx (Word, 72KB)

Contact: Andy Sharp
9032 1360 or

Position Details

Job Summary 

In this role you will: 

  • Undertake technical and administrative analysis of documentation supplied by participants for product applications.
  • Undertake the technical and statistical assessment of documentation supplied by program participants for PBA projects in line with agreed PBA assessment criteria and evidentiary requirements.
  • Undertake the technical and administrative assessment of documentation supplied by applicants of other activities as required (such as gas efficiency activities)
  • Managing small, team-specific projects, for example performance testing of products
  • Participation in larger, VEU projects, for example regulation changes
  • Document management/drafting/review.
  • Work effectively with minimum guidance as part of multi-disciplinary teams established to support the administration of VEU and to meet the requirements of the commission's overall work program.
  • Maintain productive relationships with program participants, commission, and government personnel to ensure the objectives of the schemes are achieved.


Position details

The position is 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.


This is a 12-month fixed term position.


Please refer to the attached position description for the principal functions and key selection criteria.


Applications must be made through the Careers Victoria website by midnight, 21 June 2024. For further information regarding the role please contact Andy Sharp on (03) 9032 1360 or

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 supporting flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance work and life. You'll be working in a dynamic and collaborative environment with opportunities for professional growth. 

How to apply

Please include the following in your application:

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

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 Equal Employment Opportunity employer with inclusive leaders committed to driving a workplace culture that prioritises equity, safety, respect, and flexibility for all staff. We uphold the principles of Aboriginal self-determination in caring for our community.

We encourage applicants who are Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander, of any age, gender identity, parental/carer status, ability, religion, or cultural background to apply. If you require any adjustments to equitably participate in our recruitment process, please contact We look forward to receiving your application.





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