Full Job Description
Requisition ID # 105280
Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Engineering, Planning & Strategy
The Market & Procurement Policy team develops PG&E’s policy positions and implements innovative changes on issues that impact California’s: (1) electric supply, (2) regulatory environment, and (3) market structure. The team works on a wide range of issues including the changing nature of the grid (increased reliance on energy-limited resources and energy storage resources), renewable energy procurement policy (ReMAT, BioMAT, GTSR, PURPA, etc.), and energy/capacity markets. The team conducts internal and external outreach to advocate for PG&E’s policy positions at the CPUC and other regulatory agencies and utilizes effective project management, policy analysis, strong written/verbal communication skills, and facilitation skills to align CAISO, state, and federal energy policy with PG&E’s vision of a clean energy future.
This senior position is responsible for proceedings that impact the changing nature of the grid and renewable energy procurement policy including the Renewable Market Adjusting Tariff (ReMAT), Bioenergy Market Adjusting Tariff (BioMAT), Green Tariff Shared Renewables (GTSR), Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA), Disadvantaged Communities Green Tariff (DAC), and certain Resource Adequacy (RA) proceedings.
The Market & Procurement Policy team is responsible for a diverse set of proceedings and initiatives focused on distinct aspects of the California energy landscape, but the analytic and communication skills for this position are transferrable across venues. The ideal candidate would be comfortable applying these skills to a variety of content areas.
This position will also involve partnering with other teams throughout the company in the development of analyses and written materials supporting PG&E’s policy positions, gathering relevant information and market data, and analyzing related state and federal policy proposals. As needed, the Market & Procurement Policy team may also be tasked with special projects related to emerging or complex energy policy topics.
Engage in relevant CPUC stakeholder processes including through developing testimony and comments, creating presentations, and presenting at stakeholder meetings.
Develop, design, and execute a variety of tasks and analyses on electric markets, policy proposals, and business strategies.
Analyze (both qualitative and quantitative) and coordinate internally to inform the Company’s positions and strategies.
Drive and manage cross functional teams and at multiple levels to implement beneficial outcomes for the Company in a variety of settings.
Effectively and persuasively communicate highly complex ideas to diverse audiences using a variety of media.
Research and communicate emerging regulatory issues and/or policy issues.
At all times, be a positive force for the team and bring team-mates along to achieve accomplishments together.
Continually apply, and guide others to apply an understanding of company goals and strategies to everyday work and tasks. Coach and mentor less experienced employees.
Possess an in-depth understanding of areas such as electric utility operations, utility planning, credit and risk management, quantitative analysis, law and regulatory relations, utility revenue requirement and rate-making, etc. and apply such understanding as a lead in one or more of these areas.
Bachelor of Science in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent work experience required
Requires a minimum of four years of related work experience
Experience in energy markets, portfolio management and energy policy development and advocacy are strongly preferred.
MBA or master’s degree in related field preferred. Experience and/or education related to energy policy, energy markets, generation asset management and/or asset scheduling preferred.
Demonstrated experience successfully working with cross-functional teams and at multiple levels.
Understanding of PG&E energy, capacity, and RPS procurement and sales rules and strategies and CPUC oversight of those practices.
Ability to draft written comments in regulatory proceedings, be an effective presenter at public workshops and sponsor expert witness testimony.
Knowledge of CPUC and CAISO rules, processes and compliance obligations.
Knowledge of utility ratemaking/cost recovery and other regulatory matters.
Demonstrated skills: Team player, effective project manager, decisiveness, business understanding, good organizational and communication skills, and the ability to flourish in a highly fluid environment with multiple high priority tasks.