Head of Finance & Business Services – Energy Safe Victoria

November 10, 2021

Job Location: Melbourne
Employer: Davidson Executive
Full time

  • Become a Trusted Advisor to the Executive and Commission
  • Build a True Culture of Business Partnering
  • Play a key role in an organisation wide transformation
  • Salary Package circa $200k TRP (based on experience)

Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) is Victoria’s independent energy safety regulator, responsible for ensuring the safety of the Victorian community through best practice and proactive regulation of the electricity and gas industries – including the licensing of electricians and also maintaining public and industry awareness on electrical and gas safety. In a changing environment with unprecedented investment into the sector, ESV has commenced a transformation to a safety first, proactive regulator that will hold industry to account and become more consistent in its use of statutory powers. A key milestone of this was on, 1 January 2021, ESV’s establishment as a three- person commission, appointed under the Energy Safe Victoria Act 2005.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, this role is a critical part of the ESV senior leadership team and leads a highly skilled and collaborative team including finance, procurement, property, assets and fleet. As a senior role within the organisation you will manage key internal stakeholders, building rapport and confidence across the organisiation to better assist the executives and key decision makers and provide robust strategic financial, commercial and economic advice. As well as building a culture of business partnership you will also be actively involved in a range of strategic projects.

With an appreciation of the public sector, you are a values driven and inspiring leader with a genuine focus on customer experience and enhancing organisational efficiency. As an experienced finance executive, CA or CPA qualified, you are a visionary and commercially astute leader with exposure managing broader functions beyond just finance. A key to your success will be your natural ability to build strong relationships across the executive team and a proven record of influencing positive organisation-wide change in a timely and effective manner.

For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Natasha Diamond on 0412 822 348 or Jarrod McLauchlan on 0407 808 517 from Davidson Search and Advisory who are partnering with Energy Safe Victoria on this critical appointment process.

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