Southern California Edison Senior Advisor, Regulatory Affairs & Compliance in Rosemead, California

Job Description

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Position Overview:

The Senior Project Manager, Regulatory Affairs provides strategic leadership and guidance throughout the project lifecycle to cross-functional SCE teams involved in major infrastructure projects. Typically these projects require licensing and permitting with the CPUC and/or other regulatory agencies.

S/he is responsible for the regulatory plan for each project, including ensuring SCE positions in permitting proceedings are consistent with SCE’s overall regulatory strategies, and ensuring quality filings and communications with regulators. This effort requires a thorough knowledge of:

  • SCE's transmission and generation projects;

  • Environmental and permitting regulations;

  • Project costing and cost recovery; and

  • Mastery of the skill sets to guide SCE licensing teams through the intricacies and pitfalls of the governmental permitting process.

  • Knowledge and familiarity of the regulatory commissions, their practices, and their interactions with public policy.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership and guidance to cross-functional SCE teams involved in licensing and permitting proceedings or processes as well as other key filings (851 and Advice Letters). The Senior Project Manager position is responsible for the regulatory plan for each project, including ensuring SCE positions in permitting proceedings are consistent with SCE’s overall regulatory strategies, and ensuring quality filings and communications with regulators.

  • Interface with CPUC, CEC, and other state and Federal regulatory agency staff regarding permitting, regulatory or environmental issue and policies. Typically these contacts will be performed alone; or, occasionally with the SCE project manager or attorney.

  • Monitor regulatory and legislative activities, proceedings, and developments for the company. Interpret changes in relevant regulations and partners with the SCE’s Subject Matter Experts to develop regulatory strategies, policies and/or internal controls in support of new regulations or to propose changes to unfavorable regulations and legislation.

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with applicable local, state and federal government, regulators, commissions, and market participants to support and advance the company's position in regulatory and legislative matters.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Finance or Public Policy or similar degrees.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years or more experience and a broad working understanding in regulatory policy or ratemaking, finance, project management, project licensing, environmental.

  • Minimum of six (6) years or more experience with strong oral and written communication skills, and be customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to clients’ business needs.

  • Five (5) or more years of project management experience and leading cross-functional teams.

  • Knowledge and/or experience with transmission and generation projects; environmental and permitting regulations and project costing and cost recovery.

Desired qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Science, Finance or Public Policy or similar fields of study.

  • Seven years or more experience and a broad working understanding in regulatory policy and ratemaking, finance, project development, environmental and resource/financial planning.

  • Working knowledge and familiarity of the regulatory commissions, their practices and interactions with public policy.

  • Five (5) or more years integrating work across relevant areas, developing the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks appropriately, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.

  • Five (5) or more years of effective, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.

  • Experience utilizing strong ethics, interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate or other professional project management certification.

Comments:

  • Must be able to travel to Northern California (San Francisco and Sacramento) and throughout Southern California Edison’s 50,000 square mile service territory, including to remote rugged locations.

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation may be offered for this role.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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