Director of Policy & Strategy
- New York Permanent

This company is dedicated to promoting a diverse collection of creative thinkers from all backgrounds as one of the top independent power producers of renewable energy. They have created and put into effect a cutting-edge operations and maintenance model supported by people, technology, and industry-leading best practices. Our client is looking for a skilled and driven person to lead daily efforts to define and implement policy goals that are in accordance with the highest net present value to the company’s development pipeline and operating fleet.

 If working for a company with a purpose appeals to you, seize the opportunity now!


Key responsibilities for this role will include (but not limited to):


•    Co-ordinate with the business's Political and Legislative Strategy team on the creation and implementation of high-priority nonISO/RTO regulatory and legislative engagements. 
•    Direct familiarity with the main challenges and opportunities for non-utility power producers and transmission-scale solar and storage infrastructure in state-level regulated-type markets, including but not limited to: Generator interconnection queue, study, and cost allocation procedures; local and regional transmission planning; integrated resource planning; efforts to expand the electricity market; and Siting, land use, decommissioning, and tax issues. 
•    Establishing political strategy in collaboration with the company's Sr. Vice President, crafting legislation, advocating before legislators and regulators, leading collaborative efforts with trade groups and other businesses. 
•    State legislative initiatives to improve procurement (including benchmarks for clean energy, a renewable portfolio, and standalone storage), competitive procurements and contract design, and direct access tariffs. 
•    Direct experience with Fleet future revenue and operations topics, including as contracting, grid integration fees, ancillary services revenue, cost of service fees, and supporting NERC compliance.


Required and desired skillsets, experience and qualifications for this role: 


•    BA or BS is necessary, although a master's or equivalent advanced degree is preferable.
•    Minimum 5 years of successful transmission-scale renewable electricity policy and/or commercial experience, preferably in NY state and especially in WECC and SERC.
•    Experience directing procurement, IRP, transmission planning, interconnection, or other activities in regulated-type electricity markets at a sizable infrastructure developer and/or an electric utility is preferred.
•    Experience working in a statehouse, corporation, advocacy group, or other government organization is a bonus in terms of political and legislative work. 
•    Excellent research and analytical skills, and the ability to synthesize and effectively communicate results into conclusions and recommendations 
•    Ability to build consensus with diverse stakeholders and key opinion leaders.
•    Ability to utilize Excel spreadsheets, create excel trackers, and be able to use Word and Powerpoint for reporting/presentations via teams or in person.



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