• Influence ongoing energy market reform
  • Lead the CEC Grid and Market Directorates
  • Enjoy work/life balance working with a passionate, motivated team in the CBD

The key objectives of the Director, Energy Transformation are to:

  • Lead the development and implementation of the CEC's electricity market and network policy work through the CEC Grid and Market directorates.
  • Influence ongoing energy market reform processes and initiate new policy reform processes aimed at alleviating network and market related barriers to renewable energy integration.
  • Communicate network and market related issues and outcomes through meetings, weekly member updates, e-bulletins, member correspondence and public speaking opportunities.
  • Make significant contributions to CEC media and communications on issues relating to networks and electricity markets.
  • Maintain proactive member engagement and high quality policy advice to play a key role in delivering member value.
  • Maintain relationships with advisors, bureaucrats and other key stakeholder groups such as politicians as appropriate.
  • Provide policy support to other CEC technology areas as required, including the CEC events and communications teams on a regular basis.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • An in-depth understanding of the Australian energy market, energy policy and related technical issues.
  • Highly developed policy skills, including proven capacity to develop timely strategic and technical policy advice and solutions.
  • Strong technical depth coupled with strong analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently as well as the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and capacity to communicate technical issues to non-technical audiences.
  • Outstanding organisational skills and ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
     
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of Australia's electricity networks and markets.
  • Understanding of electricity market reform and policy processes in Australia.
  • Experience in the renewable energy industry.
  • Tertiary qualification in an energy-related discipline, preferably renewable energy, economics or engineering.

In return, for your professionalism, experience and motivation, you will be rewarded with a:

  • competitive salary package commensurate with experience
  • friendly and supportive team
  • strong work/life balance
  • passionate and driven, value-based organisation.

If you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this role then we want to hear from you!  Please apply by sending a covering letter and your CV to sgleeson@cleanenergycouncil.org.au by 19 December 2017.

* Only successful applicants will be notified