Legislation Manager - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 20/04/2024
REF: ESVlsm0424
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Legislation Manager

Close Date: 20/04/2024
REF: ESVlsm0424
  • Lead legislative reform for a safer community
  • Be valued for your subject matter expertise
  • Hybrid working arrangements


The Position

This impactful role provides an exceptional opportunity to ‘make your mark’ leading legislative development and advocating for reform in a critical essential services regulator.

Your work will contribute to ESV’s mandate of preventing harm by monitoring and enforcing compliance with Victoria’s energy safety legislative framework covering electricity, gas and pipelines. You will also work closely with Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) to shape the energy safety legislative framework to support Victoria’s transition to renewable energy.

Reporting to the Head of Regulatory Policy and Legislation, you will be part of a collaborative and highly engaged team responsible for legal operations, regulatory policy framework, legislative reform, investigations and prosecutions and a secretariat function.


Key accountabilities include:

  • Leadership of two direct reports – Legislative Advisers
  • Contributing to divisional leadership and strategy
  • Overseeing legislative reviews in line with industry trends
  • Environmental scanning, research and analysis
  • Providing statutory guidance and technical subject matter expertise
  • External stakeholder engagement including industry, government, other regulators, and external law firms.


This is a unique opportunity to be part of an organisation where you see your impact and be part of advocacy for change and continuous legislative improvement.


To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Subject matter expertise in all aspects of development and implementation of legislation
  • Understanding of compliance frameworks and robust governance
  • Excellent people and negotiations skills, and the ability to communicate to abroad range of stakeholders
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in public policy, law, commence, economics or a related field.


The Organisation

ESV’s purpose is to keep Victorians energy safe and ensure energy is used confidently. Through education, regulation and enforcement, we work to ensure that energy safety, supply and efficiency are a priority in Victoria and something our customers can be confident in. Our people come from a wide range of professions with diverse skills and experience driving the success of ESV.

Why join us?

At Energy Safe Victoria we offer roles that enable our people to feel valued by making a meaningful contribution to the Victorian community. We pride ourselves on our collaborative and supportive culture, and support the skills and career development of our people through regular learning, development and growth opportunities.

Through our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and Gender Equality Action Plan we encourage, recognise and celebrate all the differences between people in their social and professional lives.

For more information on the organisation visit: www.esv.vic.gov.au/

To apply – please click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference ESVlsm0424, addressing your cover letter and resume to Josh Mullens or David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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