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Southern California Edison Senior Advisor, Technology Engagement & Strategy [HYBRID] in Westminster, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Senior Advisor, Technology Engagement & Strategy at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll be part of the Asset Strategy & Planning (ASP) organization and on the Grid Technology Innovation (GTI) team. You will be involved in continuing to advance SCE’s Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) project portfolio and ensuring that major state and federal investments are being fully leveraged to accelerate SCE’s clean energy vision.

The Senior Advisor, Technology Engagement & Strategy , will act as a key outward-facing representative of GTI and serve as a liaison to state and national partner organizations. You’ll also play a role in advancing GTI’s mission to utilize the power of knowledge and technology, to explore and drive what’s next for our evolving energy needs.

GTI influences the development of new technologies and leads the evaluation of how SCE integrates technologies in support of safety, reliability, affordability and clean energy objectives. Your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Lead the strategic development of SCE’s Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) project portfolio.

  • Work with the IIJA Project Management Office to manage project prioritization efforts, support the pre-award phase of potential funding opportunity applications and provide executive-level presentations/reports outlining the technical aspects of SCE’s portfolio.

  • Develop and manage the external engagement strategy for Grid Technology Innovation and regularly report progress and outcomes.

  • Support key partner relationships and develop targeted stakeholder outreach plans.

  • Support internal efforts with Edison International’s (EIX) Growth and Innovation team, ensuring we provide subject matter experts to interact with startups and assess the business potential and technical viability of their applications; attend regular meetings with EIX and provide updates to the GTI Senior Leadership Team.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

The essentials

  • Ten or more years of combined experience in technical, strategy, external engagement, and/or product/project innovation work.

  • Experience implementing large scale, strategic company-wide initiatives with high impact to an organization.

The preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering, technology, business, or a related discipline.

  • Knowledge of key issues affecting the company: renewable energy, transportation and building electrification, distributed generation, rates and energy pricing and grid modernization.

  • Experience with major federal investments (e.g., IIJA or American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

  • An ability to operate as an effective tactical project manager as well as strategic thinker.

  • Being comfortable in an unstructured work environment and able to cut through uncertainty to proactively move ideas forward.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with a strong attention to detail.

  • Strategic, resilient, engaging with people and a natural self-starter.

  • A passion for understanding new technologies and the ability to effectively communicate those technologies with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

You should know …

  • Work Mode: When a return-to-office date has been determined, this position’s work mode is hybrid . The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page (https://www.edisoncareers.com/page/show/Candidate-Resources) to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • Relocation may be offered for this position.

Testing

  • This position requires testing. Applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email.  Please access our Information Guides (https://www.edisoncareers.com/page/show/SCE-Pre-Employment-Study-guides)  to reference test(s): (Test XXXX). Candidates who have previously passed this assessment, in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are 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.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.

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