Regulation Analysts x 6


£39,969- £49,961 per annum

Period of appointment


Job description

We are recruiting for new roles that will help us play our part in delivering Government’s commitment to achieve net zero carbon. Come and join us and help protect Northern Ireland’s energy and water consumers and support Government in delivering a low carbon future.

The Utility Regulator exists to protect today and tomorrow’s energy and water consumers. There has never been a better time to join us. This is your opportunity to develop your expertise in a highly sought after specialist regulation role, providing analysis and advice on energy (electricity and gas) and water issues. Working in a fast-paced environment your work will be diverse, with the opportunity to work across a variety of functions and teams, and actively contribute to the delivery of our aims and objectives.

In return you will be joining an organisation that offers excellent benefits including a competitive salary and Northern Ireland Civil Service pension arrangements, within a welcoming, family-friendly and flexible working environment, which embraces the opportunities that remote working brings.

Salary:                   £39,969- £49,961 per annum

Pension:                Northern Ireland Civil Service pension arrangements

Contract:               37 hours per week - permanent (However flexible working arrangements will also be                                      actively be considered)

Holidays:               25 days (rising to 30 days), plus 12 P&P days

Essential criteria:

  1. At least two years demonstrable experience in successfully analysing and advising on policy, economic and/or technical considerations relevant to a policy environment or regulated sector.
  1. Experience of analysing and distilling complex written, numerical information and/or large data sets from a wide variety of sources to support development and delivery of business decisions or policy objectives. (This criterion will only be considered fully demonstrated where the analysis is evidenced within a complex or challenging work area or environment).
  1. Excellent organisational skills and proven experience of taking individual responsibility working on a number of tasks or work streams at any one time while actively managing deadlines.
  1. Proven experience of communicating effectively in challenging situations and developing positive and trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  1. Ability to positively demonstrate by examples, an understanding of and commitment to further workplace values* that align to those of the Utility Regulator. 

* Our mission, vision and values can be found on page 4 of the application pack.

The interview and assessment process is expected to be conducted in the weeks commencing 7 and 14 February. However, this will be subject to Executive guidance on COVID-19 restrictions.

A full recruitment pack can be downloaded below

The Utility Regulator is an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer.

Closing date