Intelligence Analyst Job at Australian Government Clean Energy Regulator – in Canberra ACT

Canberra based

Ongoing, Fulltime

Compliance Assistance and Intelligence

About the Branch

Compliance Branch

The Compliance Branch provides specialist services in investigations, enforcement, targeted outreach and education, audit, intelligence and analytics and client assessment. The Compliance Branch works closely with all areas of the agency, but predominantly the scheme operations teams, our internal lawyers and our internal fraud team. Timely and effective progressing of matters is essential and KPIs and governance arrangements are in place to support this.

The Branch comprises of three sections and specific work includes:

Assessment, Intelligence and Monitoring – providing a centralised intelligence function, client assessment as part of scheme entry to assess fit and proper person requirements and the development of strategic compliance policy framework including compliance priorities.

Scheme Audit and Assurance – providing a centralised scheme audit and assurance function and administering the agency’s audit framework and the regulation of Registered Greenhouse and Energy Auditors.

Compliance and Enforcement Section – undertaking proactive and reactive compliance activities including investigations and developing and delivering compliance and engagement programs to prevent, detect and address serious non-compliance across schemes administrated by the agency.

The Branch also has a forensic accounting specialist who is responsible for developing and implementing a financial investigation roadmap to build capability in understanding, collecting and analysing financial information to enhance compliance, intelligence and investigations results.

About the Section

Assessment, Intelligence and Monitoring Section

The Assessment, Intelligence and Monitoring Section provides several enabling functions including a centralised intelligence, compliance assistance and client assessment functions to support scheme administration and entry, and compliance and enforcement actions.

The intelligence function comprises the collection and analysis of information that aims to support the tactical, operational and strategic decision making of the agency and to detect non-compliance.

The monitoring and engagement function includes the development and maintenance of strategic compliance policy framework documents, the development and publication of the annual agency compliance and enforcement priorities, publication of quarterly compliance reports and select compliance strategies and activities.

The client assessment function seeks to ensure that unscrupulous persons or persons without the capability and competence to fulfil voluntary participation roles do not enter the schemes administered by the Clean Energy Regulator, and decisions to suspend or to remove a person from a scheme are well informed and able to withstand scrutiny and challenge.

Duties of Position


Under direction, the Intelligence Analyst position will be responsible for:

Performing moderately complex, to complex research and analysis, using multiple information sources, to inform regulatory decision-making and protecting the integrity of agency schemes.

Preparing intelligence reports, briefing material and communicating findings to inform agency compliance or enforcement activities and risk management.

Developing and maintaining internal and external relationships and responding to stakeholder needs and expectations.

Maintaining a well-developed understanding of relevant legislation, policy frameworks and operational procedures.

Contributing to the setting of the direction of work priorities and practices, monitoring work-flow and conducting quality assurance activities for the outputs of other staff in the section.

Maintaining technical expertise in agency systems and data holdings, familiarity with interrogating data sets, and contributing to business and process improvement.


Experience in the following is highly desirable:< /strong>

Working in a regulatory environment.

Understanding and practical experience of intelligence analysis, particularly at tactical and operational levels.

Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate and draft clear and concise reports, plans, SOPs and analysis.

Demonstrated collaboration skills and experience in developing and managing relationships with stakeholders.

Tertiary qualifications, or experience, in regulation, compliance, a research or analysis based discipline, or government administration.

Experience, or the ability to acquire the skills, in operating analytical tools and software packages such as IBM i2 products including, Analyst’s Notebook, iBase and iBridge, and MS Excel.

Understanding of the Australian Government’s Fraud Control Framework (rule, policy and guidance).

Applications will close 11:30pm, 28 October 2021

About the Company

Company: Australian Government Clean Energy Regulator –

Company Location:  Canberra ACT

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