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Duke Energy Rates & Regulatory Strategy Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Position Summary

The Rates & Regulatory Strategy Manager will support data analysis and reporting, tariff administration, rate design, and regulatory filings for Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress. Work will require analytical thinking, strategic and competitive analysis, and management of dynamic policies covering growing customers, hourly pricing, electric vehicles, etc. Duke Energy is overhauling rate design to accommodate customer desires for options and transparency, particularly as adoption of emerging technologies continues to accelerate. Changes will occur through filings with the utility commissions, including rate cases for Duke’s Carolina utilities. Work will support rate case strategy development, testimony drafting, hearing preparation, and subsequent implementation. The pricing team is an exciting and dynamic group with the ability to influence and promote advancement of improved customer experiences, adoption of new energy offers for customers, and risk management of the increasingly competitive energy landscape. The Strategy Manager will build and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders while ensuring that the policies and regulatory requirements of the Companies are followed.


  • Leading and resolving strategic company or jurisdictional initiatives

  • Lead major work streams and keep process on track to successful completion (i.e. rider filings, rate cases, etc.)

  • Provide guidance to others (both internal and external to the group), teach and develop other employees, and delegate work as appropriate

  • Build leadership qualities across multiple disciplines / departments effectively

  • Stays abreast of industry issues and emerging rules and proactively addresses how these issues may effect regulatory processes and suggests proper ratemaking treatment

  • Researches, analyzes and resolves issues related to Duke Energy Carolinas’ and Duke Energy Progress’ tariffs, regulations and policies

  • Leads real-time/hourly pricing policies to ensure accuracy of billing and responds to customer inquiries to resolve issues

  • Develops good working relationships and develops strong relationships with internal and external customer groups (including regulators).

  • Rate case, rider filings and support; and at times testifying

  • Cost of service, rate and pricing, modeling and financial analysis work

  • Regulatory filings, compliance activities and shared service rate work

  • Regulatory strategy analysis, reporting and support

Working Conditions

  • This position may located at any Duke Energy regional office location.

  • Hybrid – Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable commute to the designated Duke Energy facility.

    Required/Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Business, Law, Engineering or other related discipline

  • In addition to required degree, eight (8) years minimum of related work experience

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Law, Engineering, Accounting or other closely related discipline

  • Experience leading major work streams and keeping processes on track to successful completion (i.e. rider filings, rate cases, etc.)

  • Experience in or strong working knowledge of regulated Utility and Energy industry trends, issues or emerging policies

  • Experience drafting testimony and preparing rate witnesses with rate proceedings

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate complex information with individuals at various organizational levels, both internally and externally to the company

  • Strong conflict management skills with the ability to negotiate and influence


Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Brighter opportunities. Brighter futures. Duke Energy values ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we’re dedicated to providing a work environment where all people are valued, respected and able to reach their full potential. Duke Energy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including but not limited to lactation, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military status, or protected veteran status. Duke Energy complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination.

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