Executive/Manager, Utilites Policy and Regulation


Executive/Manager, Utilities Policy & Regulation

KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. We are looking for talented, curious and driven people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities.

KPMG Utilities Policy & Regulation team provide unique solutions to public and private sector clients across a range of economic, financial, regulatory and public policy issues.  As an Executive (Senior Analyst) or Manager in our team, you'll work alongside high-calibre professionals dealing with regulatory issues and making contribution to policy reform across the energy, water, telecommunication and transport sectors.  This is a team-based, multi-task environment that requires precision work that is both qualitative and quantitative, often with tight deadlines.

The global and Australian utilities markets are undergoing unprecedented change – this has created opportunities for us to work with a diverse set of stakeholders including investors, utilities, regulators, policy makers and consumer groups. Our clients are looking to partner with us and innovate.

Your new role: We are currently on the lookout for self-motivated, high performing professionals who will take responsibility for the delivery of advice that supports our clients.  You will:

  • Work on projects providing clients with strategic, financial, commercial, regulatory and policy advice
  • Solve complex problems
  • Contribute to resolving the leading policy questions regarding utilities
  • Manage client deliverables and expectations, including drafting reports and presentations, as well as developing and building relationships
  • Help to originate engagements by working closely with other service lines to bring fully integrated service offerings to our clients
  • Play an active role in our team fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture of work as well as managing junior resources.

You bring to the role:

To be successful in this role, you will have the potential be a trusted advisor. You’ll have a minimum of a couple years’ experience in the regulatory space, either for industry, government, or policy bodies, and be eager to drive your career in this space.

We are looking for candidates with the following:

  • Detail-oriented, able to think analytically and critically, and have excellent oral and written communication.
  • Tertiary qualifications in commerce, law, economics, engineering, science or other relevant subjects
  • Understanding of the application of economic regulation to public utilities
  • Strong interest in the regulatory sector and skills relevant to our clients including a combination of market reform, regulatory frameworks, corporate finance, strategy and transaction advisory
  • High attention to detail and strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to juggle competing demands and work in a dynamic environment

    What we offer you

    We recognise our future depends on how we nurture diverse individual talent and provide an environment where people can flourish personally and professionally. We offer flexible work practices to ensure that our people achieve the right balance between personal and professional life.

    We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

    We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities.

    Successful candidates will have the choice of working in KPMG’s offices across Australia

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