Senior Regulatory Officer, APS Level 6, National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) in Melbourne, Australia

at Department of Industry
Location Melbourne, Australia
Date Posted May 13, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Melbourne VICAbout the team
This position is located in the Legislative Compliance Team of the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA). NOPTA is responsible for the day-to-day administration of petroleum and greenhouse gas titles in Commonwealth waters in Australia. NOPTA is the first point of contact for matters relating to offshore titles administration.

In this position the successful candidate will work in a small team, collaborating across the teams within NOPTA and other areas of the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, to assist and provide guidance in relation to regulatory and administration issues. The position will be based in the Perth or Melbourne Office.

Our ideal candidate
The successful candidate will be a quick learner, highly organised and be able to manage a range of tasks.

You must also have:

very good oral and written communication skills and be able to work with minimal direction and supervision
demonstrated ability to identify and find practical solutions to complex issues and produce a range of documents to navigate challenging situations
The successful candidate should have experience in administering legislation and a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline or be able to demonstrate commensurate qualifications and experience.

The following qualities are highly desirable:

Experience within a regulator/administrator
Experience within the oil and gas sector
What you will do
You will support the team manager to ensure the team meets its legislative and corporate obligations in relation to offshore petroleum and greenhouse gas storage titles administration, including the following key responsibilities:

Research, critically analyse and interpret complex regulatory issues and provide related written advice on a range of possible approaches and solutions.
Prioritise tasks, as assigned, through the identification of key risks and timeframes.
Prepare submissions, correspondence and reports on a range of regulatory issues, including requests for legal advice if needed.
Contribute to the development of internal and external guidance material related to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislative Framework, including the implementation of new policy and legislation.
Review compliance issues associated with titles and recommend appropriate action in accordance with the legislative framework and compliance policy.
To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.

Security Clearance
This position requires a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.

This recruitment process is being used to fill an ongoing APS Level 6 position. A merit pool may be established to fill future ongoing and non-ongoing APS Level 6 vacancies, should they become available within 12 months from the date advertised.

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