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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 Commission currently has two vacancies within our Licensing, Monitoring and Reporting group. The vacancies are for a Senior Compliance and Investigations Officer (ASO6) and a Licensing and Compliance Officer (ASO4).

Senior Compliance and Investigations Officer - ASO6

Reporting to the Manager, Licensing and Compliance, the Senior Compliance and Investigations Officer will have an extensive interface with the Commission’s stakeholders both internally and externally in the continued application, improvement and maintenance of its compliance frameworks. Designed as an investigative role this position will deal with issues end to end and help secure higher levels of framework compliance from regulated entities. 

This role will require a high level of curiosity and the ability to ask the right questions in order to understand the broader picture in the context of the regulatory framework and reach practical and evidence based solutions.

Applications are encouraged from candidates who are able to demonstrate advanced interpersonal skills, high levels of emotional intelligence, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, well-honed critical analysis skills as well as the ability to work effectively with high work volume and strict deadlines.  Tertiary qualifications in law, business, or an associated relevant discipline will be highly regarded, as will be experience in, or an understanding of, regulated environments and industries.

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. Please visit henderconsulting.com.au to apply.

Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora.  For a confidential discussion, please call Justin or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.


Position Vacant - Licensing and Compliance Officer - AS04

Reporting to the Manager, Licensing and Compliance, the responsibilities of the Licensing and Compliance Officer are diverse, with a focus on broad internal and external stakeholder relationships.  The key aspects of this role are assisting with the assessment of licence applications and management of compliance matters.  This includes the preparation of recommendations and written reports in relation to the application assessments undertaken where no two applications may be alike.  The role is also responsible for the management of compliance investigations (including undertaking audits) and preparing advice for internal and external stakeholders as well as assisting with the administration of the Commission’s regulatory frameworks. 

Applications are encouraged from candidates who are able to demonstrate advanced research and critical analysis skills as well as the ability to work effectively with high work volume and strict deadlines. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills will also be a key competency required in this role.  A tertiary qualification in law or legal studies is an essential requirement for this position and experience in, or an understanding of, regulated environments such as electricity or water will also 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. 

Please visit henderconsulting.com.au to apply and for a job and person specification.  Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora.  For a confidential discussion, please call Justin or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.