Senior Advisor, Regulatory Affairs

Melbourne Permanent - Full Time

Passionate about making a meaningful contribution within the broader community, in particular the sustainability and renewable energy sectors, Josh has over 18 years’ experience in the scientific and energy industries in varied roles from Scientific Technical Officer through to Director of a renewable energy start-up.Josh has volunteered for NFP organisations in Australia and Asia and has a commitment to make a change in the world for the better through his collaborative approach, focus on accelerating impact and excellent ability to develop meaningful professional relationships.Josh has qualifications in Environmental Science, Landcare, Land Conservation and Restoration.

Recruiter :
Josh Gill (He/Him)

Josh Gill (He/Him)
  • Government Business Enterprise
  • Career growth potential
  • Syd, Bris, Canb, Melb or Perth location
The Company

It’s amazing to think that at the start of the millennium it didn’t exist – yet now the nbn® network supports so much of what we do every day. It’s truly changed the Australian way of life. The company was established in 2009 by the Commonwealth of Australia as a Government Business Enterprise (GBE) with a clear direction – to design, build and operate a wholesale broadband access network for Australia. And they’ve done just that – creating a network that criss-crosses the country and allows internet retailers to provide reasonably priced broadband services to consumers and businesses.

The network is the digital backbone of Australia and is constantly evolving to keep communities and businesses connected and the nation productive. They believe everyone should enjoy the benefits so they’re breaking down the barriers which prevent some of our most vulnerable people from taking advantage of the digital world. They are going to be around for a long time and that’s why they take sustainability seriously - it’s all about looking after people and the environment so we hand down a healthy planet to our children.
The Role

The purpose of the nbn regulatory team is to help nbn shape and navigate the commercial and regulatory environment, to help nbn fulfil its purpose of lifting the digital capability of Australia. The nbn Regulatory team’s overall objective is to shape nbn’s regulatory environment to maximise the value of the company as it delivers on its objectives.

Reporting to the General Manager Regulation – Pricing and Products, the Senior Advisor - Regulatory Affairs will work collaboratively to partner with business colleagues to build understanding of nbn’s regulatory environment and provideing advice and solutions on how to operate within its requirements. The role will take ownership of dedicated portfolio(s) of work with a particular focus on pricing and product related work, including ACCC engagement on pricing matters, across the regulatory team.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
  • building relationships with external stakeholders who contribute to the regulatory environment in which the company operates;
  • managing a suite of regulatory issues to achieve successful outcomes for the company;
  • managing regulatory intervention that could limit nbn’s commercial and operational flexibility;
  • business partnering with key internal stakeholders to educate and advise on nbn’s regulatory risk; and
  • ensuring regulators and other key external stakeholders understand key nbn context and initiatives, including our their competitive market context, imperatives for finance ability and sustainability of our their business, customer experience, Retail Service Provider (RSP)[LF1] enablement and, nbn’s purpose including digital inclusion and investment initiatives.
About you

You enjoy challenges and working in complex environments. With refined problem-solving skills, you thrive working on new initiatives and enjoy collaborating with others to deliver optimal outcomes.
You are a quick learner, highly organised and have the ability to manage a range of issues and stakeholders. You are also intellectually curious, adaptable, collaborative with the ability to work with a high degree of autonomy.

Ideally you will possess:
  • Degree Qualification in Economics, Commerce or Finance.
  • 3 – 5 years of experience.
  • Good understanding of the principles of economic regulation of infrastructure assets and the regulatory environment.
  • High level of competence in gathering relevant inputs to enable provision of regulatory advice, drawing on business insight and regulatory expertise to help solve business problems.
  • Familiarity with regulatory economics principles; experience in their application to pricing regulation.
  • Strong economic and analytical skills, including numeracy skills required to analyse financial / costing /pricing information.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills. Experience should include the ability to plan and write high quality submissions.
The Rewards and Culture

nbn see their people as vital to their success. They are building the team that will deliver Australia's wholesale-only national broadband access network. Staff can continually develop skills and experience through the extensive training programs available to all employees. Their core values are evident through the quality of their team, who nbn people strive to personally and professionally demonstrate integrity, authenticity, collaboration, flexibility and discipline at all times.

How to Apply

Apply now by submitting your current CV (in Word format) via our online application process.
For a confidential discussion or to review the information pack and full PD please contact Josh Gill via [email protected].

To be eligible to apply, you must have unrestricted rights to work in Australia.
Talent Nation encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sex, and genders.

Referral reward:

Government > Federal Government Government

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