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Manager Regulatory Policy

Company: Puget Sound Energy
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now. As a federal contractor, PSE is requiring that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 - and provide proof. As a condition of employment, you will need to provide proof of vaccination. However, accommodations will be considered for those unable to be vaccinated due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance. PSE's Rates & Regulatory team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Manager Regulatory Policy position! Job Description Puget Sound Energy is looking for a Manager of Regulatory Policy to join our team. This role is responsible for the management of the federal, regional and state regulatory public policy affairs of the entire company. This role develops and maintains strong relationships with internal and external constituents, including FERC, WUTC and BPA. Provides strategic and tactical direction such that PSE's interests are represented at the appropriate federal, regional and state regulatory forums. Job Responsibilities * Employee Safety, Development & Team Building - Provides employees with coaching, feedback, and developmental opportunities and building effective teams: * Demonstrates a passion for safety. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety including eliminating at-risk behaviors by conducting safety audits and inspections, eliminating hazards and near misses, and attending safety meetings. * Sets clear expectations and holds employees accountable for performance as well as safety goals/targets where applicable. * Oversees training and development of employees directly and indirectly managed and makes effective staffing decisions. Ensures required training is successfully completed. * Challenges and inspires employees to achieve business results. * Accountable to ensure employees adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements, as well as safety standards. * Conducts and ensures the completion of performance reviews. * Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to team members in order to achieve employee, business, customer and safety results. * Develops, contributes to and negotiates regulatory policies necessary to implement the company's overall energy strategies. * Represents the company in senior-level federal, regional and state regulatory forums that develop energy policy and influences decisions from these forums to better position the company in achieving its overall short and long-term energy objectives. * Develops and maintains strong relationships with external constituents including FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), EEI (Edison Electric Institute), AGA (American Gas Association), BPA (Bonneville Power Administration) and WUTC (Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission). * Develops alternatives on energy policy issues, presents these to PSE executives, and negotiates towards desired results with various federal, regional and state regulatory entities. * Monitors federal, regional and state energy regulatory policies affecting the company's energy supply and transmission needs. * Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in economics, business administration, mathematics, engineering or related field * 7 years related experience, including experience in federal, regional and/or state regulatory policy * Industry experience and comprehensive knowledge of energy operations and planning * Demonstrated management experience, leadership qualities and strong communication skills Desired Qualifications * MBA, MA, JD or experience in energy and/or public policy Additional Information Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy. At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program. Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Res

Keywords: Puget Sound Energy, Bellevue , Manager Regulatory Policy, Executive , Bellevue, Washington

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