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CS Energy Ltd

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CS Energy is a Queensland energy company that has more than 500 employees, operates two power stations and has a trading portfolio of 3,535 megawatts. CS Energy's core business is the generation and sale of electricity in the National Electricity Market, dispatching 30 per cent of Queensland's electricity output.

CS Energy is proud to foster an environment that builds respect, promotes inclusiveness, celebrates diversity and embraces the unique skills and qualities of all our employees. Reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process will be supplied to those who require additional support.


The Compliance and Education Specialist is responsible for leading the function that supports CS Energy’s (CSE) compliance with National Electricity Rules (NER), electricity retailing licences and contract trading obligations. This involves promoting a culture of compliance, maintaining a strong framework to ensure compliance controls and obligations are captured and monitored, educating staff on compliance requirements, measuring competency, providing expert advice, escalating compliance issues to senior management and managing all interactions with regulators on compliance matters. The incumbent is expected to be assertive, passionate about compliance and experienced in dealing with executives and traders alike on compliance matters.

Duties include:

Developing overarching compliance policies, standards and procedures to manage CSE’s energy markets compliance risks and to guide physical and contract traders and the retail team when developing their detailed compliance processes;

Monitoring performance against the compliance framework;

Being an expert on energy markets related compliance matters, providing training, ad hoc advice and competency assessment on compliance matters in conjunction with CSE’s Legal and Risk, Compliance & Assurance teams;

Monitoring changes in law and regulations (in conjunction with CSE’s Regulatory team) impacting CSE’s electricity (and associated laws) compliance requirements and provide oversight in the development of new systems, policies, standards, procedures, training and competency assessments to ensure compliance with the new requirements;

Identifying and escalating energy markets related compliance issues;

Managing all interactions with regulators related to energy markets related compliance matters;

Developing and maintaining relationships with federal and state regulators; and

Promoting a culture of compliance.


Degree in Law, Business, Commerce, Economics, Finance or similar discipline relevant to the operations of the energy industry

5 years experience in a compliance based role focussed on energy markets

AFMA Accredited Individual Status (desirable)

Understanding of Corporations Act and Competition and Consumer Law

Knowledge of the National Electricity Rules

Knowledge of relevant regulators and associated legislation (Clean Energy Regulator / Renewable Energy Electricity) Act 2000), AUSTRAC / Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financial Act 2006

Knowledge of Risk Management, Compliance, Assurance and Governance standards and best practice

An ability to communicate and cooperate with others


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13 November 2020