Project Manager Energy Policy & Regulatory Affairs - State Regulatory Affairs

Job Info

112367

Posting Expiration Date: Jun 1, 2024

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $140000

Maximum Salary: $180000

Organization: Energy Policy & Reg Affairs

Department: State Regulatory Affairs

Section: ENGYPOLRA State Reg Affairs

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead regulatory projects, which may include developing regulatory proposals, establishing or modifying regulatory policies, or managing regulatory engagement and relationship management efforts. These regulatory projects will support the Company's core operational activities, the Company's Clean Energy Commitment, advance the Company's strategic objectives, and benefit the Company's customers, with a focus on state regulatory issues at the New York Public Service Commission and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.
  • Communicate and advocate for the output of these regulatory projects with state regulators and stakeholders in ways that express integrity and authoritative knowledge.
  • Organize and lead internal mutli-disciplinary teams and/or teams of regulatory and business representatives from other electric and gas utilities in the region to develop regulatory projects.
  • Seek enterprise-wide alignment of strategic business objectives and associated regulatory projects.
  • Manage regulatory stakeholder outreach during Commission proceedings, including outreach to regulators. Engage with regulatory stakeholders to help the Company and the State meet its core operational activities and clean energy goals, and effectively meet the needs and expectations of customers. Proactively address customer and regulatory stakeholder issues. Identify appropriate communications and issues development with customer groups and other state agencies, including NYSERDA.
  • Oversee and directly prepare regulatory products, including analyses, position papers, comments, and presentations that will support development and implementation of policies that promote Company objectives, while taking into account energy and environmental concerns and customer interests/impacts. Development of regulatory products may be done in collaboration with the Company's Energy & Environmental Law department, and business subject matter experts, as well as other utilities.
  • Communicate regulatory issues with company employees to gain their input in the policy development and implementation process and increase their awareness and acumen related to regulatory projects.
  • Develop presentation materials for use in communications efforts. Identify and, where appropriate, create material to advocate positions including participation in conferences and other external forums.
  • Represent the company at all appropriate regulatory and industry-wide meetings, including leading groups as appropriate.
  • Identify and implement strategies to improve external advocacy for regulatory projects, working with other Corporate Affairs functions.
  • Build strong alliances with regulatory experts representing other industry stakeholders and seek alliances, including other utilities in New York State and elsewhere in the USA. Participate in trade group discussions and efforts to speak with a more prominent voice; these organizations include Edison Electric Institute and American Gas Association.
  • Work with other state agencies as appropriate on policy and regulatory matters, including NYSERDA and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Degrees in Public Policy, Political Science, Economics, Environmental Science, Engineering, Business, Economics or other discipline relevant to energy regulatory functions preferred. and At least 8 years. Relevant work experience in the utility or energy industry or another highly regulated industry. or
  • Master's Degree Masters of Business Administration or Masters of Public Policy preferred and At least 6 years. Relevant work experience in the utility or energy industry or another highly regulated industry
  • and At least 6 years. Relevant work experience in the utility or energy industry or another highly regulated industry

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Master's Degree Masters of Business Administration or Masters of Public Policy preferred and At least 6 years. Relevant work experience in the utility or energy industry or another highly regulated industry

Relevant Work Experience

  • Direct and substantial experience working with or for state energy regulators Required
  • A diversity of operational or staff position experience working for a regulated utility, a utility regulator or for a company or a regulator in another economically regulated industry. Required
  • Played a leadership role in developing, communicating and implementing major policy initiatives in the utility or energy industry. Required
  • Knowledge of the regulated utility business model. Required
  • Strong presentation, written and verbal communications skills. Required
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills. Required
  • Fluency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Required
  • Direct and substantial experience in electric, gas or steam utility operations, rates and tariffs, IT, or finance. Preferred
  • Fluency with Microsoft Excel. Preferred

Skills & Ability

  • Experience in a regulated environment
  • Project Demonstrated project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Develops and delivers effective presentations
  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Physical Demands

  • Must sit or stand to answer a phone for entire shift
  • Must sit or stand to use a keyboard, mouse, and computer for entire shift
  • Must stoop, bend, reach and kneel throughout the workday
  • Must stand to use operate office equipment for entire shift

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.
  • Must be willing and able to travel between New York City and Albany on a regular basis, via automobile or train. Other travel may also be required.
  • May be required to carry handouts, laptop computer, etc. to meetings.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.

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