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Senior Regulatory Market Affairs Manager

Company: EDP Renewables
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


Manage EDPR's regulatory risk by protecting the company's operational assets and development projects across the Western U.S. in ISO and non-ISO stakeholders processes. Proactively advocate for EDPR's interests in close coordination with our Transmission, Market Operations, Regulatory Compliance, and Regional Development teams.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Participate actively at CAISO to preserve and expand our opportunities in the market
  • Help craft consistent rules across jurisdictions in line with renewable resources' technical capabilities
  • Identify and advocate on. Issues of strategic importance to our commercial interest & renewable operations as well as our development pipelines
  • Develop and manage relationships and negotiate solutions with stakeholders, ISO/RTO staff, and regulatory commission staff
  • Leverage relationships with other market participants to advance company positions
  • Actively participate in stakeholder meetings to ensure rules and requirements create stable and effective markets
  • Enhance and preserve the asset value of EDPR projects
  • Engage our internal legal/engineering/operations/etc. Resources to prioritize issues and develop positions in PUC regulatory dockets and ISO tariff revisions
  • Participate actively in trade association initiatives related to ISOs and markets
  • Monitor ISO and market rules & requirements and coordinate with Development, Market Operations, and Asset Management to ensure compliance with these requirements
  • Advise outside legal counsel when retained
  • Report to management new issues as they arise
  • Additional duties as required

    Direct reports: None

    Travel: 30 - 50%

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Degree in public policy, business administration, engineering, law, or another similar discipline
    • 5 years in the industry with some focus on ISO/RTO markets, CAISO, and WECC experience preferred
    • Solid understanding of markets and transmission policy
    • Keen ability to absorb and filter mass quantities of information proven ability to distill and explain complex concepts
    • Proven ability to build consensus and coalitions toward a common goal
    • Ability to identify issues of importance to EDPR

      Behavioral Requirements:

      • Strong communication and collaboration skills
      • Advocacy and coalition-building skills
      • Strong technical acumen and analytical skills
      • Ability to distill complex technical issues and explain them to the commercial team
      • Ability to understand and articulate the business ramifications of technical modifications
      • Problem-solving ability
      • Self-motivation
      • Ability to travel as needed

        Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

        • Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment
        • Speech/Reading: Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
        • Lifting: Ability to lift items weighing up to 10 pounds
        • Vision/Hearing: Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
        • Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary

          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

          The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: EDP Renewables, Portland , Senior Regulatory Market Affairs Manager, Executive , Portland, Oregon

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