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PPL Corporation Manager Federal Policy in Louisville, Kentucky

Company Summary Statement

As one of the largest investor-owned utility companies in the United States, PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), is committed to creating long-term, sustainable value for our 3.5 million customers, our shareowners and the communities we serve. Our high-performing regulated utilities — PPL Electric Utilities, Louisville Gas and Electric, Kentucky Utilities and Rhode Island Energy — provide an outstanding experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best utilities in the nation. PPL’s companies are also addressing challenges head-on by investing in new infrastructure and technology that is creating a smarter, more reliable and resilient energy grid. We are committed to doing our part to advance a cleaner energy future and drive innovation that enables us to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 while maintaining energy reliability and affordability for the customers and communities we serve. PPL is a positive force in the cities and towns where we do business, providing support for programs and organizations that empower the success of future generations by helping to build and maintain strong, diverse communities today.

Overview

Position can be based out of PPL's offices located in Louisville, KY or Washington, DC

Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for monitoring and identifying relevant federal policy matters that impact PPL and its operating companies and providing analysis, coordination, guidance, support, and strategic and effective advocacy. Responsibilities include tracking, researching, and analyzing new federal policies and initiatives impacting PPL, with a focus on select federal agencies, including EPA, FERC, DOE, PHMSA, TSA, OSHA; maintaining a data repository to track issues; fostering internal engagement and coordination on federal policy matters; representing PPL with regulatory agencies and industry trade groups and other external organizations; and performing other department projects.

Responsibilities

Position can be based out of PPL's offices located in Louisville, KY or Washington, DC

  • Monitors federal legislative and regulatory developments through review of available government, industry groups’, and news information sources to identify and prioritize policy issues presenting greatest potential threats to, or opportunities for, PPL’s business strategy and operations.

  • Administers and keeps current monitoring and tracking data repositories to ensure effective and efficient internal information sharing, coordination, and reporting.

  • Prepares timely reports, white papers, presentations, and other communications to internal audiences, including senior management, to explain regulatory, legislative, and public policy developments, their implications, and recommend courses of action. Fosters internal collaboration and coordination with lines of businesses for holistic approach and shared responsibility.

  • Develops strategies, proactive and reactive, to influence the outcome of regulatory, legislative, and public policy developments and initiatives.

  • Represents PPL at regulatory agencies, industry associations, and other stakeholder meetings on policy matters and fosters and maintains positive, productive, and collaborative relationships with regulators and external policy partners; prepares comments for rulemaking and other proceedings, presentations, and other materials for external audiences to influence policy outcomes.

Qualifications

  • Law degree plus a minimum of three years of experience in administrative or regulatory law or related area, or bachelor’s degree in public policy, political science, journalism, or related field plus a minimum of ten years of experience in federal regulatory or public policy arena.

  • Self-motivation and proactivity fueled by curiosity, drive for excellence, and team-orientation.

  • Strong understanding of the federal legislative and regulatory process.

  • Demonstrated experience with analyzing, researching, and writing on complex policy or regulatory matters.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams and interact across all levels of internal management and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated clear, persuasive, and tactful oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and internet research.

  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills.

  • Knowledge of the electric and gas utility industry preferred.

  • Law degree plus a minimum of three years of experience in administrative or regulatory law or related area, or bachelor’s degree in public policy, political science, journalism, or related field plus a minimum of ten years of experience in federal regulatory or public policy arena.

  • Self-motivation and proactivity fueled by curiosity, drive for excellence, and team-orientation.

  • Strong understanding of the federal legislative and regulatory process.

  • Demonstrated experience with analyzing, researching, and writing on complex policy or regulatory matters.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams and interact across all levels of internal management and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated clear, persuasive, and tactful oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and internet research.

  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills.

  • Knowledge of the electric and gas utility industry preferred.

Position can be based out of PPL's offices located in Louisville, KY or Washington, DC

  • Monitors federal legislative and regulatory developments through review of available government, industry groups’, and news information sources to identify and prioritize policy issues presenting greatest potential threats to, or opportunities for, PPL’s business strategy and operations.

  • Administers and keeps current monitoring and tracking data repositories to ensure effective and efficient internal information sharing, coordination, and reporting.

  • Prepares timely reports, white papers, presentations, and other communications to internal audiences, including senior management, to explain regulatory, legislative, and public policy developments, their implications, and recommend courses of action. Fosters internal collaboration and coordination with lines of businesses for holistic approach and shared responsibility.

  • Develops strategies, proactive and reactive, to influence the outcome of regulatory, legislative, and public policy developments and initiatives.

  • Represents PPL at regulatory agencies, industry associations, and other stakeholder meetings on policy matters and fosters and maintains positive, productive, and collaborative relationships with regulators and external policy partners; prepares comments for rulemaking and other proceedings, presentations, and other materials for external audiences to influence policy outcomes.

Remote Work

The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

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