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Essential Services Commission of South Australia

The Essential Services Commission is an independent statutory authority that regulates the provision of essential services in the water and sewerage, electricity, gas, ports and rail industries.  The Commission conducts formal public inquiries and provides advice to South Australian Government on economic and regulatory matters.

The primary objective of the Commission is to protect the long-term interests of South Australian consumers with respect to the price, quality and reliability of essential services. 

The Commission is committed to providing thought leadership in economic regulation and regulatory policy and undertakes extensive stakeholder engagement to inform its work.   

The Manager Performance Analytics and Reporting is responsible for leading a small multidisciplinary team in the Licensing, Monitoring and Reporting Group, engaged to achieve the Commission’s primary objective through the delivery of performance reporting, analysis and insights.  This team is key for the Commission to make informed, evidence based decisions to deliver efficient and customer-centric outcomes.  This role will also be heavily involved in the Commission’s administration of the Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme, which assists and incentivises South Australian households and businesses to save energy.

Reporting directly to the Director, Licensing, Monitoring and Reporting the successful candidate must enjoy and be proficient in undertaking applied research, analysing the bigger picture and having a curiosity that drives them to ask why.  Advanced technical modelling skills across MS Excel and other software suites will also be a key competency required in this role as well as outstanding written and verbal communication skills that will enable a successful candidate to convey technical information and research to a broad public audience.

Tertiary qualifications in relevant disciplines such as data science, econometrics, statistics or mathematics will be essential in applying for this position, while experience in, or an understanding of, regulated environments such as electricity or water will be highly regarded.

The Commission and the South Australian public sector promote diversity and flexible ways of working, including part-time.  Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

This is a rare opportunity to join a highly professional organisation and contribute to the delivery of better outcomes for South Australians.

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Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Justin or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.

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