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Edison Electric Institute Manager, National Security Policy in Washington, District Of Columbia

Overview

We are Edison Electric Institute, the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for more than 235 million Americans and operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. As a whole, the electric power industry supports more than 7 million jobs in communities across the United States. In addition to our U.S. members, EEI has more than 65 international electric companies, with operations in more than 90 countries, as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.

Our Operating Principles are designed to foster growth and to enable every employee to harness and demonstrate the Power by Association that EEI represents. We will always:

  • Create a Positive and Satisfying Work Environment – We will work together to create an environment that fosters professional growth.

  • Deliver High-Quality Service – We must be motivated to provide member service that is prompt, responsive, accurate, and credible.

  • Demonstrate Teamwork – We must embrace the concept of teamwork as achieved through effective communication, mutual respect, trust, creation of a sense of camaraderie, and cooperation on all tasks to meet customer needs.

  • Focus on Results – We must set priorities, seek results, and devise, manage, and use creative ways to define and to measure success in achieving those results effectively and efficiently.

  • Provide Value – We must strive to provide value to our member companies.

  • Put Our Customers First – Our primary customers are our member companies. Each of us must work to deliver quality service in a positive and professional manner and must strive to exceed customer expectations every time a service is provided.

  • Take Initiative – We are all empowered to take individual initiative and informed risk and to accept accountability in meeting the needs of our customers and of each other.

Responsibilities

EEI is excited to announce an excellent opportunity for the position of Manager of National Security Policy. This role involves providing expertise on a broad range of national security issues and overseeing member-focused workstreams. Additionally, the manager will lead the programmatic activities of the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC).

Duties

Provide Expertise and Guidance

  • Lead and support member-centric workstreams to advance national security issues, including both EEI and ESCC priorities. This includes:

  • Leading and implementing the ESCC Strategic Priorities and Action Plan.

  • Leading EEI’s Securing the Grid of the Future workstreams.

  • Supporting supply chain workstreams.

  • Supporting cyber and physical security workstreams.

  • Supporting emergency response efforts.

  • Addressing other national security issues as needed.

Manage and Facilitate ESCC Activities

  • Manage the ESCC calendar and Secretariat inbox.

  • Convene and lead discussions with the ESCC Secretariat, ESCC members, government partners, and other stakeholders to drive consensus on programmatic decisions.

  • Develop effective agendas and briefing materials.

  • Navigate complex problems related to security clearances and classified briefings.

  • Provide regular ESCC updates to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Offer additional support and stakeholder outreach as needed.

Develop and Support Written Materials

  • Prepare written materials on national security issues, including CEO-level briefing materials, responses to federal requests for comment, and issue-specific white papers.

Representation and Advocacy

  • Represent EEI and the ESCC Secretariat in advocacy and educational settings, including meetings with internal and external stakeholders and public speaking engagements.

Develop and Maintain Collateral Materials

  • Develop, support, and maintain collateral materials, including distribution lists and protocols. This includes:

  • The public-facing ESCC brochure and website.

  • The ESCC playbook.

  • The SEWG Monthly Newsletter.

  • Other materials as needed.

Qualifications

  • B.A. or B.S. degree is required.

  • Basic understanding of the electric industry and familiarity with partnerships between the private sector and the U.S. federal government are essential.

  • Proficiency in member management, project management, and conflict resolution.

  • Strong communication skills and a team-player mentality.

  • Excellent organizational abilities.

  • At least 4 years of progressively complex professional experience is required. Experience in national security, the energy sector, and/or the U.S. federal government is preferred.

  • The ideal candidate is adaptable, resourceful, curious, and self-motivated.

Compensation

The salary range for this position is set at $75,000 - $100,000 annually. Starting annual salary will be determined on individual qualifications. EEI also offers an annual performance incentive which is prorated for mid-year start dates. This incentive is between 5%-10% of annual base salary, based on performance.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness incentives and programs, transportation subsidy, and professional development opportunities.

Office Protocol

This is a hybrid position which requires the incumbent to reside in the District of Columbia metropolitan area and come into the office a minimum of three days each week with two of the mandatory days being Tuesday and Wednesday.

Job Locations US-DC

Job ID 2024-1248

Category Security & Business Continuity

Type FT - Full Time

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