Lead Advisor, Regulatory Development – Standards and Regulations

Lead Advisor, Regulatory Development – Standards and Regulations

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  • Do you have experience in developing legislation or regulations?
  • Do you have experience navigating government processes and policies?
  • Make a meaningful contribution to clean, clever, and cost-effective energy use for New Zealanders.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

An exciting opportunity to bring your regulatory experience to a small, agile team where you can see the direct impact of your work on energy savings.

The Lead Advisor, Regulatory Development is responsible for leading regular updates to Energy Efficiency regulations and other instruments; ensuring minimum energy performance and labelling requirements for appliances and equipment used in our homes and businesses, keep pace with market and technological changes, and address government priorities.

Your key priorities will be:

  • Ensuring the proposals for regulatory change are progressed in line with New Zealand’s machinery of government processes.
  • Providing advice, including coaching and mentoring colleagues in the design and development of regulatory instruments.
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with key sector and government stakeholders and partners.

He kōrero mōu | About you

To be successful in this role you’ll be a highly effective communicator, and a relationship builder – with the ability to influence stakeholders on the implementation of energy efficient products.

You’ll also have:

  • A relevant tertiary or professional qualification in policy, law, engineering, science or another related subject
  • Strong experience in developing statutory and regulatory instruments.
  • Understanding of the machinery of government processes
  • Knowledge of the Standards and Conformance infrastructure

Tono ināianei | Apply now

If you are interested in learning more about what the role involves, please read the position description below.

To be considered for this role, please submit your CV and cover letter by email to Jenny Devine at [email protected] before 11.59pm on Wednesday, 27 September 2023.

Download the position description


To apply for this job email your details to careers@eeca.govt.nz.

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To apply for this job email your details to careers@eeca.govt.nz.

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