Sr. Manager, Government & Regulatory Affairs, NYISO
Job DescriptionDE Business is the largest commercial and industrial retailer in North America
based on customer numbers. It provides natural gas and electricity sales to
small, medium and large-size businesses, public institutions, and government.
• Bachelor’s degree with a focus on government, business/finance, or energy
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the power industry with a preference for strong analytical skills and/or technical understanding of NYISO or similar RTO markets
• Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders
• Ability to translate technical and/or complex information into key messages tailored to specific audiences
• Ability to quickly grasp business/industry issues and work on tight deadlines
• Ability to travel as needed.
The Senior Manager, Government & Regulatory Affairs is responsible for managing Direct Energy’s regulatory affairs in NYISO. This position monitors, analyzes, and influences regulatory issues in NYISO that support competitive markets and Direct Energy’s strategic priorities. The Senior Manager, Government & Regulatory Affairs communicates regulatory issues that impact Direct Energy to key Direct Energy stakeholders and represents Direct Energy externally at NYISO. This position also supports business development opportunities in NYISO. This position is a member of Direct Energy’s Government & Regulatory Affairs team in North America and reports to the Director, RTO and Federal Services.
• Represent Direct Energy in regulatory forums in NYISO
• Focus on proactive external outreach and relationship building with NYISO stakeholders to support the development of competitive markets and Direct Energy’s strategic priorities
• Understand Direct Energy, its products, services, values, and business direction by initiating and cultivating collaborative working relationships with internal stakeholders
• Monitor, analyze, and influence regulatory issues in NYISO that create commercial and/or operational risk or opportunity for Direct Energy lines of business and functions including gas and power operations, scheduling operations, midstream and trading activities, and retail portfolio management
• Jointly develop integrated policy positions with the commercial teams and advocate externally Direct Energy’s positions on public policy and matters affecting the company’s business units
• Provide communications to internal clients and customers regarding NYISO regulatory issues
• Provide regulatory expertise for business development opportunities, including asset management and demand response
The IndividualDirect Energy and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability