Trainee Policy Adviser Role

Administrator - Market Design

  • Stimulating environment
  • Development opportunities

This is an opportunity for a bright, motivated graduate to begin a career in policy/regulation with exposure to experienced and competent professionals ready to share their knowledge and help you develop into a career role. Initially with a large administrative component, this role will provide development opportunities for the right candidate.

The Electricity Authority is an Independent Crown Entity responsible for the efficient operation and development of the New Zealand electricity market. We are the electricity market regulator. We promote competition in, reliable supply by, and the efficient operation of, the electricity industry for the long-term benefit of consumers.

A number of different Advisory groups provide us with specialist and technical advice and recommendations. In this role you will provide a full range of support to these groups in addition to contributing to the facilitation and delivery of the Market Design team’s projects. There will be opportunities to be exposed to senior people in the industry and be in the room when issues and options are discussed and debated.

Your relationship management skills will be applied to a range of interactions with stakeholders, and you will need to be highly organised and attentive to quality, completing work in a timely and systematic way.

A tertiary qualification in economics, finance, business, public policy, law or a related discipline is required.

As the successful candidate, you will find yourself based in a bright, central office and working in an organisation with a great culture and excellent training opportunities.

For more information, please see the job description. To pursue this exciting opportunity please complete the application form and attach your cover letter and CV.

Applications close at 5:00pm on Wednesday 30th January 2019.

To apply for this role, you must have the legal right to work in New Zealand at the time of submitting your application.

Senior Economist

For Senior Adviser role

  • Work of national importance
  • High performing organization
  • Stimulating environment

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation with a focus on high performance that values initiative, encourages analytical thinking and practice, and is recognised for providing a stimulating, cross disciplinary and intellectual environment.

The Electricity Authority is an independent Crown entity responsible for the efficient operation and development of the New Zealand electricity market. As the electricity market regulator, we promote competition in, reliable supply by, and the efficient operation of, the electricity industry for the long-term benefit of consumers.

In this role as a key member of the Market Design group, we are seeking an experienced professional to apply well proven capabilities in economics to challenging electricity sector issues. Reporting to the Manager Network Pricing, this position calls for an exceptional contributor to provide expert advice based on rigorous analysis of complex regulatory issues, to the Chief Executive, Board, advisory groups and other key stakeholders. The development of policy and regulation on electricity issues is an integral component of this role.

The successful person for this role will have a degree in economics and a proven track record of regulatory/policy analysis. A demonstrated ability in producing high quality written advice is critical. Strong relationship management attributes are also essential.

For more information, please see the job description. To pursue this exciting opportunity please complete the application form and attach your cover letter and CV.

To apply for this role, you must have the legal right to work in New Zealand at the time of submitting your application.

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