Economic or Regulatory Adviser

[Permanent - Full-time]

This is a great opportunity for an Economic or Regulatory Adviser to join our small, but highly effective team. Consideration will be given to applicants of all levels of experience with postgraduate students and recent graduates encouraged to apply.

Reporting to our Deputy Chief Executive Officer, you will hit the ground running and apply your economic and regulatory analytical skills to a wide range of communications consumer policy initiatives.

Your interest and knowledge in communications issues, as well as excellent analytical and stakeholder liaison skills, will be the key to your success in this role. Your capacity for strategic issues management will ensure that ACCAN remains dynamic and responsive to emerging issues. You are committed to consumer rights and have a passion for social justice and fair markets.

Essential Skills for position

  • An understanding of communications policy issues generally, or the capacity to quickly acquire this knowledge in this area
  • An academic background in economics, behavioral economics, communications law, competition law or policy.
  • Knowledge of public policy processes
  • A commitment to the effective representation of consumers
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills, including the ability to draft submissions
  • The ability to undertake research, analyse data and identify trends and consumer impacts
  • Proficiency in information and communications technology
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a small team
  • Capacity to work independently with minimal supervision

Desired Skills for position

  • Knowledge and experience of working in the community sector
  • Knowledge and experience of working with communications systems and processes
  • Understanding of the needs of people with disabilities

Benefits & Remuneration

A salary is negotiable depending on your experience and qualifications. Please contact ACCAN Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 9288 4000 for more details. In support of a work/life balance, flexible working arrangements and remote working is supported by ACCAN, which has staff working nationwide.

Closing Date: Friday 28th April 2023, 12pm

A position description, including selection criteria, can be downloaded below.

ACCAN is an EEO employer: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, persons with disabilities and people from culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your CV and covering letter identifying the position, and addressing the selection criteria to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 12 noon, 28 April 2023.

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