Principal Regulatory Officer (VPSG6)

Job posted: 14/10/2020
Applications close: 01/12/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2021

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $122,502 - $163,934

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/50930446X

Reference: VG/50930446X

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $122,502 - $163,934

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Are you adaptable, resilient and outcomes-focused?
  • Are you an experienced project manager with strong policy, research and analysis capabilities?
  • Location: 8 Nicholson St, East Melbourne A great opportunity to use your legal and regulatory skills to contribute to fast-paced national and state energy policy in the interests of Victorian consumers.

A great opportunity to use your legal and regulatory skills to contribute to fast-paced national and state energy policy in the interests of Victorian consumers.

The Principal Regulatory Officer, Energy Markets and Networks, will be responsible for providing detailed policy and regulatory advice on the development and review of regulatory instruments and related issues across a range of energy laws. Prospective candidates should have a strong grasp of regulatory issues and frameworks across the energy sector at both a State and national level.

The role will develop and maintain strong networks across the Branch and broader Energy Group, as well as with other stakeholders such as central agencies.

The position requires the successful applicant to demonstrate policy, project management, research and analytical capabilities. Sound policy and project skills will enable project planning and delivery with the ability to prepare reports, briefs, presentations and correspondence on complex issues and at times, under tight timeframes.

The ideal candidate will be adaptable, resilient and outcomes-focused, with a demonstrated ability to provide clear, authoritative and timely policy advice and see projects to their completion. Knowledge of departmental corporate processes and Cabinet processes will be an advantage.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate tertiary degree, preferably in law or legal studies.
  • Strong experience with Government policy and regulatory processes, including Cabinet processes. 
  • Developed understanding of Victorian and national energy markets with a focus on the energy market regulatory framework.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2021.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and Knowledge and Skills sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on 1 December 2020.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Principal Regulatory Officer (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2021

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Adam Collins | 0437 281 742

Principal Regulatory Officer (VPSG6)