Section Manager - External Engagement

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

  • Drive stakeholder & regulatory engagement plan in alignment with broader Company strategy and department implementation goals through regular discussions with other departments including Utility of the Future, Energy Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Customer Operations, AMI, Gas Engineering and Strategic Planning
  • Develop long-term relationships and advanced alignment of department plans and efforts with Staff feedback through regular communications with DPS Staff
  • Track and manage regulatory reporting to ensure key messages are effectively communicated through filings and public documents
  • Develop strategic external relationships through outreach and participation in both EE&DRP regulatory and implementation discussions (such as JU discussions and customer representatives such as NYCECC) as well as industry groups (such as NYGEO and BEST)
  • Build long-term trusting and sustainable relationships with New York City, and affiliated or related agencies such DCAS, HHC, DOB and NYCHA to ensure coordination of energy efficiency, demonstration projects and DER efforts to achieve common goals efficiently
  • Develop an effective working partnership with NYSERDA and NYPA to ensure alignment and prevent duplication of efforts to maximize beneficial outcomes on EE and DER metrics
  • Execute on opportunities for formal partnerships with organizations in the EE, DM, EV, and DG spaces that result in furthering Company's business goals and state policy goals through clearly defined milestones and outcomes
  • Conduct comparative research based on experiences of other utilities in other jurisdictions (national and international) to form best strategies for success
  • Guide team to support business across major regulatory proceedings & working groups and stakeholder negotiations
  • Guide and develop high-performing team
  • Perform other related tasks, assignments, and special projects as required

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree And A minimum of 8 years of related work experience Or
  • Master's Degree And A minimum of 6 years of related work experience

Required Work Experience

  • Experience in public policy, utility or energy field, regulatory strategy. Required
  • Experience in developing, negotiating with stakeholders such as regulators, joint utilities, various levels of government agency interactions. Required
  • Proven ability to translate policy strategy into implementation plans. Required
  • Strong writing abilities and oral communication skills. Required
  • Strong organizational skills, demonstrated ability to see the big picture and attention to details. Required
  • Flexibility to deal with ambiguity and is comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Required
  • Experience in demand side technologies. Preferred
  • Business modeling experience. Pref

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.

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.