Principal Analyst

  • Key support role in setting the strategic direction for Sydney Waters input to regulatory processes and influencing change to achieve positive and efficient outcomes for customers
  • Enjoy high level of autonomy to manage work steams and develop positions, working with the Regulatory Review Manager, head of function and other teams across the organisation
  • Lead, engage and influence key stakeholders and commercial teams across Sydney Water
  • Location, Parramatta

About us

At Sydney Water, were passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities. We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. We see the world is changing so we are changing too. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve.

About the role

Working with the Regulatory Review Manager you will play a key role in managing Sydney Waters contribution to regulatory reviews, developing positions on policy and pricing issues, providing regulatory advice to internal stakeholders and seeking to influence change where there are opportunities to improve the regulatory framework.

Other responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Leading development of Sydney Waters position to specific issues within regulatory reviews, based on sound analytical assessment and effective communication of complex concepts
  • Working with a broad range of internal stakeholders to identify and assess financial and customer impacts of regulatory and pricing proposals
  • Coordinating and drafting compelling submissions to our economic regulator within required, often tight, timeframes
  • Reporting to the Executive and Board on regulatory processes, submissions and broader regulatory issues
  • Providing advice on the implementation of the Price Determination, regulatory processes and broader regulatory issues to internal stakeholders
  • Maintaining awareness of key regulatory trends in the water industry and other utility sectors, both in Australia and overseas.

About you

  • Minimum five years experience working in regulatory role preferred
  • Tertiary education in a related or relevant discipline
  • Deep understanding of Government and regulatory policies and process and well-developed skills in policy analysis and review
  • Strong communication skills, including written, verbal, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Experience in presenting analysis and reporting writing to communicate complex issues to non-specialists.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and maintain constructive and effective internal and external stakeholder relationships on projects
  • Ability to work as a team player, contributing own ideas while feeding off and developing the ideas of others. Experience in working in multi-disciplinary teams would be desirable.
  • Ability to initiate work, work independently, set priorities and manage competing priorities
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and other related computer packages.

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role.

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team wholl appreciate what you bring to the table. Youll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

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21/07/2020 $0 Parramatta & Western Suburbs 1 Consulting & Strategy
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