Regulatory Analyst

NT - Department of Treasury and Finance

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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Job Posted: 11/09/2018

Job Category:

Accounting / Analyst

Job description:

Department of Treasury and

Agency Work Unit Utilities Commission


Job Title Regulatory Analyst Designation Administrative Officer 5

Job Type Full Time Duration Ongoing

Salary $80,235 - $84,414 Location Darwin

Position Number 17655 RTF 150317 Closing 24/09/2018

Contact Justin Martyn on 08 8999 7980 or

Agency Information

Information for Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached detailed

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If you accept this position, a detailed summary of your merit (including work history, experience,

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qualifications, skills, information from referees, etc.) will be provided to other applicants, to ensure

Selected Applicant’s

transparency and better understanding of the reasons for the decision. For further information:


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Special Measures Not applicable to this vacancy.

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Primary Objective:

Undertake projects on various aspects of utilities regulation to enable the Utilities Commission to effectively regulate

monopoly services, and where appropriate, facilitate market competition. Projects are likely to involve the electricity,

ports, water supply and sewerage industries.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Manage and undertake a range of projects relating to regulated industries, including:

? developing and drafting Commission papers, industry codes, and other publications

? reviewing reports, submissions and licence applications to the Commission

? performing research and analysis on key industry and regulatory issues

? procuring and managing consultancies

? consulting with stakeholders

? undertaking financial analysis.

2. Advise the Commission on relevant market reforms and developments in the Northern Territory and other


3. Liaise with industry and market participants in regulated industries.

4. Represent the Commission on working groups and forums as required.

Selection Criteria:


1. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the role of an independent economic regulator, regulatory and

compliance frameworks and regulated industries.

2. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of operating, financial and technical issues of regulated industries,

such as electricity, water, sewerage and ports.

3. Proven problem solving, analytical, advisory, research and project management skills.

4. Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines and complete tasks.

5. Well-developed communication skills and demonstrated experience in communicating complex issues in a clear

and concise manner.

6. Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within a small team and with people of diverse



1. Tertiary qualification in economics, accountancy, law, public administration or an equivalent field.

2. Knowledge of the national electricity market.

3. Demonstrated ability to understand and draft legal instruments.

Approved: September 2018 Justin Martyn, Director Utilities Commission