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Regulatory Specialist

APA Group

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


APA is a leading Australian energy infrastructure business. We own and/or manage and operate a diverse, $21 billion portfolio of gas, electricity, solar and wind assets. Consistent with our purpose to strengthen communities through responsible energy, we deliver approximately half of the nation’s gas usage and connect Victoria with South Australia and New South Wales with Queensland through our investments in electricity transmission assets. We are also one of the largest owners and operators of renewable power generation assets in Australia, with wind and solar projects across the country.

We employ more than 2000 people across Australia and know that they are the key to our success. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture, where all our people feel safe, valued, and trusted to do their best every day to deliver our vision to be world class in energy solutions.

We now have an exciting opportunity available for a Regulatory Specialist to join us in our Strategy & Commercial Team in our Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane office on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Manager Regulatory, you will be playing an important role in the energy transition working as part of an experienced and collaborative economic regulatory team to optimise regulatory outcomes for APA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development of APA’s regulatory proposals and supporting submissions to ensure an optimal outcome in relation to capital expenditure, operating costs, market cases and tariff path
  • Provide specialist advice to various APA business units and joint ventures on economic regulatory matters, including identifying regulatory risks and opportunities.
  • Ensure proposals are technically compliant with relevant legislative requirements
  • Lead assurance activities in relation to regulatory compliance across relevant APA divisions
  • Actively monitor, assess and respond to developments in regulatory legislation, rules and policy settings
  • Represent APA on industry working groups and committees

Your background

  • Tertiary qualifications in economics, finance, business, law or related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years economic regulatory experience within a major corporate or regulatory agency
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills
  • Demonstrable strength in stakeholder engagement skills
  • Excellent literacy and communications skills with the ability to put forward considered, rational and detailed arguments both in writing and verbally
  • Strong attention to detail

APA is an equal opportunity employer. The safety and sustainability of our people, community and environment is our focus. We embrace diversity in our people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we operate in.

APA provides you with access to targeted career development programs, competitive remuneration, employee benefits, work–life balance and wellbeing programs. APA also have an inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents throughout their parenting journey.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered.

Sound like your kind of career?We’d love to hear from you.

Role closes 8 December 2022

Role Reference number 3185