Legal Advisers & Senior Legal Advisers
Ofgem is committed to making a positive difference for energy consumers through effective regulation of the market and close working with suppliers to ensure sustainable energy for consumers and businesses in the UK.
The energy sector is changing fast, and scrutiny and regulation around environmental sustainability, energy costs and customer care remain high profile and evolving topics. In turn this leads to ongoing reviews of policy and initiatives, and it’s essential that sound legal advice supports decision making in such a dynamic setting.
So a legal career in Ofgem presents an incredibly diverse array of opportunities. You could find yourself advising on policy development, enforcing regulatory requirements and defending challenges to this, negotiating settlements or supporting fraud investigations. It’s your opportunity to bring your professional expertise to bear on a universal service – something that impacts every individual and every business on the country.
As a Legal Adviser or Senior Legal Adviser you’ll offer expert advice on a range of public law issues in a regulatory context. You’ll be part of a team delivering high quality, strategic and solutions-focused legal advice, working within a fast-paced environment and managing a range of competing demands. You can expect a varied portfolio and the opportunity to work across more than one area of of work to offer real diversity of experience and a chance to broaden your skills.
We are interested in hearing from people at different stages in their career, whether recently qualified or with more experience. You are likely to have experience in at least one of the following: public and administrative law; energy law and regulation; competition law; or complex project / procurement work. You should be a strong team player, someone who is well-organised and can communicate well with others, offering insightful and tailored legal advice. Excellent legal and drafting skills are important and we’ll want you to assure of your ability to apply sound analysis and judgement in assessing and using evidence.
Ofgem can offer you a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes:
• Up to 30 days’ annual leave
• Excellent training and development opportunities
• The opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements, which include a valuable range of benefits
• Flexible working hours and family friendly policies
• Restaurant (London only) and subsidised gym
• Interest free season ticket loan
• Rental deposit scheme
• Perkbox (staff discount scheme)
• Employee Wellbeing Programme.
To apply, please go to: https://ofgem.oftjobs.co.uk
If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Sarah Livingstone, Senior Legal Adviser on Sarah.Livingstone@ofgem.gov.uk
Closing date to apply - 14th July 2019.
Ofgem is an equal opportunities employer. Protecting consumers and powering the future of the energy debate.