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Manager - Regulatory Impact Statements

Date:  30-Apr-2021

Melbourne, VIC, AU

Department:  Financial Advisory


•    Flexible work arrangements - work in a way that suits you best 
•    Salary packaging - to suit your personal and financial circumstances 
•    World-class learning and leadership programs

Deloitte Access Economics - Regulatory and Public Policy Economist


An opportunity has arisen for a new Manager to join our utilities, regulation and competition team within our Melbourne office on a full-time basis. This role offers a chance to contribute to policy and regulatory design and analysis on a range of topics..


What will your typical day look like?  

This role will place you at the cutting edge of proposals designed to promote improved community wellbeing. It will focus on regulatory advice and primarily the preparation of regulatory impact statements, legislative impact assessments and the development and assessment of regulatory reform proposals. It may also involve providing general policy advice, and working on business cases and cost benefit analyses, primarily for government clients. 

Day to day, you will:

•    Manage regulatory projects by working closely with clients, with the support of other Deloitte team members
•    Guide the development of regulatory impact statements and legislative impact statements
•    Guide and undertake qualitative data methods and analysis (e.g. interviews, focus groups and workshops)
•    Draft and communicate findings in reports and compelling presentations  
•    Coach and mentor team members to support the delivery of engagements and play a key role in their development.

Your clients will include government departments and agencies in all Australian States and Territories. You will be adaptable and flexible in working across a variety of settings and clients.


About the team 

Join Australia’s largest team of economic policy professionals in delivering unique insights to help public and private sector organisations plan for the future. You will be exposed to diverse topics and experiences in a supportive and flexible environment. The types of projects you work on will include regulatory impact assessments and legislative impact statements, program and policy evaluation; social impact analysis; economic analysis; public policy and program design. Our team has delivered high quality work on a wide range of topics including workplace safety, the introduction of real-time prescription monitoring, child wellbeing and safety reform, and environmental protection. 


Enough about us, let’s talk about you.  

You will be a motivated and engaged individual with a passion to make an impact on the community’s wellbeing through appropriate regulation.  You are someone with:

•    A minimum of three years’ experience working in areas including economic regulation, regulatory reform, regulatory impact analysis, or policy development and analysis
•    A strong undergraduate degree in economics, law or public policy 
•    Previous experience working in consulting, government departments, businesses, regulators or agencies such as Better Regulation Victoria, the Victorian Essential Services Commission or the Commonwealth Office of Best Practice Regulation
•    A sound understanding of the policy development process within government

Leading candidates will also have:
•    experience preparing regulatory impact statements, legislative impact assessments or their equivalents for government clients. 
•    experience applying the principles of best practice regulation 

Why Deloitte?  

At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.  


We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive.  


We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.


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If you have any questions or wish to have a private conversation about the role, contact Carolyn Foo from the Talent Acquisition Team.  We'd love to hear from you!




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