The roles

The Utilities Commission

The UC is an independent statutory authority, consisting of a Commissioner and an Associate Commissioner. The Commission is responsible for economic regulation of the electricity, water and sewerage industries, declared ports and other industries. It also provides advice to the Government as required on such matters. An office, led by the Director Utilities Commission, supports the Commission, with staff seconded from the Department of Treasury and Finance.

An Assistant Director role currently exists in the Utilities Commission.

The Motor Accidents Compensation Commission

MAC administers the compensation scheme in respect of people who are injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents in the Northern Territory.

An Associate Commissioner role currently exists in the Motor Accidents Compensation Commission.

Assistant Director - SAO1


As an Assistant Director you will:

  • manage, plan and complete major reviews and projects
  • engage with stakeholders from the community, business, regulated industries and government, and represent the Commission in a variety of forums as necessary
  • prepare briefings, licences, publications and regulatory codes, including developing recommendations for the Commission and assisting with secretariat services for Commission meetings
  • develop staff and assist in creating and leading a high performing team
  • undertake research and provide advice on issues that may have implications for the Commission and Territory
  • procure and manage multiple consultancies and legal engagements
  • assist the Director in managing the Utilities Commission’s budget, resources and work plans, and stand in for the Director as required.

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    Associate Commissioner - ECO2


    As an Associate Commissioner you will:

    • plan and implement the activities of the Commission for the achievement of policy objectives, achieving solvency and prudential soundness
    • oversee the outsourced claims administrator and direct it to develop and enhance appropriate mechanisms to ensure that the Scheme operates operates within risk tolerances
    • provide advice to the MAC Commissioner, NT Department of Treasury and Finance, through relevant forums and committees, on the objectives and performance of the Scheme and its outsourced claims administrator, and strategies to improve the performance of the scheme
    • establish and enhance relationships with key stakeholders at an industry, government community level that ensure the ability for the Scheme to achieve its objectives and purpose
    • ensure the outsourced claims administrator meets its contractual obligations and delivers the highest level of quality of claims administration; claim decisions and benefit delivery are dealt with expeditiously, and dispute/complaint levels are minimised and resolved in a timely manner
    • implement and maintain appropriate strategies to ensure the outsourced claims administrator develops cost efficient and optimal client outcomes across the full spectrum of its contractual obligations
    • establish, direct and control the Scheme’s corporate governance activities and operation procedures to ensure the effective management of outsourced service provider’s services.

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