Regulatory & Institutional Affairs Manager, Canadian Markets

  • Company:
    Enel Green Power
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

This position leads work on energy policy in Canada for one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies. Regulatory and Institutional Affairs is the unit within EGP-NA responsible for policy analysis and reporting, advocacy before federal and state/provincial governments, and participation within relevant industry associations.The position’s initial focus will be tracking federal policy developments and engagement within the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, where third party-owned wind projects are currently under development. EGP-NA has two wind projects currently under development in Alberta.The Manager position will report to the Head of Regulatory and Institutional Affairs and will work in partnership with other staff from the Regulatory and Institutional Affairs, Business Development, Energy Management, Operations and Maintenance, Engineering and Construction, Sustainability, and Communications Departments. The Manager will also coordinate with staff from other Enel business lines, including Enel X (EnerNOC). Lead EGP-NA’s representation before Canadian government stakeholders at the federal and provincial level. Analyze policy proposals and develop advocacy positions on the basis of EGP-NA’s interests and the relevant political environment. Design and execute engagement plans to track and influence policy changes in line with EGP- NA’s business objectives. Provide timely, insightful analysis to EGP-NA Departments on risks and opportunities stemming from changes in legislation and regulation. Represent EGP-NA within trade associations and coalitions. Minimum four to eight years in policy work with strong understanding of the Alberta energy market; additional experience in Saskatchewan a plus; specific experience on wind energy siting or siting policy a plus. Bachelor”s degree with solid academic record; MBA, JD, or MPA/MPP preferred. Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with keen attention to detail. Knowledge of energy, environment, and/or technology policy issues and political processes. Ability to translate policy and legislative/regulatory processes into actionable guidance for EGP-NA Departments, particularly Business Development. Superb interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communications skills. Sense of humor. Computer proficiency, including strong capabilities with Excel and PowerPoint.