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Innovation and Commercial Senior Specialist

Essential Energy

Location: New South Wales

Job Type: Full time


We are unique

We are a regional business that thinks on a global level. We work with determined, passionate and curious people to empower communities to share and use energy for a better tomorrow. With a network that powers 95% of NSW and parts of Southern Queensland, we ensure homes, hospitals, schools, businesses, and services stay connected.

We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated Innovation and Commercial Senior Specialist to join our Customer and Commercial Team, based anywhere within Essential Energy’s footprint, with the flexibility to work from home in a hybrid work environment.

About the role

In this role, you will use your financial, engineering, strategic analysis, and project skills to support the development of business cases for innovative and commercial public lighting technologies. You will be responsible for conducting market research, gathering, and analyzing information on innovative public lighting technologies and equipment to support the full cycle of development and implementation of public lighting projects.

About You

You are highly motivated to undertake end-to-end market research and analysis. You will have a proven track record of providing key market, technology and peer/competitor insights, with experience in developing competitor analytics to assess and understand implications of competitive behaviour in relevant markets. You will also be able to monitor market developments, provide research and develop insights into commercial opportunities.

You will have experience in developing businesses cases and analysis supporting potential innovation and investment opportunities, in addition to experience in assisting with the building of scoping and targets for required trials and reviewing the success of these pilots and trials.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Commerce/Engineering or similar discipline or demonstrated capability through past employment experience and/or relevant qualifications


  • CA/CPA qualified
  • Master of Business Administration or Engineering


As an Essential Energy team member, you’ll enjoy such benefits as;

  • Competitive remuneration
  • 9-day fortnight
  • 16% Superannuation
  • Apple, JB Hi-Fi and Dell Employee Purchase Programs
  • Fitness Passport
  • Corporate Health Plan
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave

We offer fantastic local and regional career opportunities limited only by your own drive and determination. Working for this large and diverse organisation, employees can take advantage of a range of learning and development opportunities, including leadership programs.

If successful in this role you will join a supportive and appreciative team in a role that offers breadth across essential Energy's entire corporate and network businesses.

At Essential Energy we are united in our purpose and live our values. We operate in an exciting and rapidly changing environment, thrive in a culture that is all about teamwork and are here for our customers.

For further information please contact Adele Finch, Public and Lighting Manager on 0431 250 299

Applications close on Wednesday 27 September 2022 at 11.55 pm.

Passionate people. Global thinking. Regional heart.

Building a better energy future.

Essential Energy is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applicants to apply regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

As an organisation, our aim is to champion inclusivity in the workplace and celebrate the difference in all our employees.