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Regulatory Projects Director (Portland, OR or Salt Lake City, UT) - 109556

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

This role has responsibility for cross-functional initiatives, including the Multi-State Process, to support external engagement and outcomes on jurisdictional allocations and other key issues to enable achievement of corporate goals. This position identifies, assesses and implements creative strategies in the areas of state and federal regulation.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage internal and external coordination for the Multi-State Process supporting jurisdictional allocations.
  • Coordinate broad stakeholder engagement and internal cross-functional team to develop proposal for a company cost allocation methodology.
  • Manage and make recommendations regarding the execution of regulatory strategy for general rate cases and other regulatory initiatives.
  • Direct company responses in state regulatory dockets through testimony, data responses and other communications, while representing the company’s interests before state regulatory agencies, other agencies and associations.
  • Interface with and provides regulatory advice to other PacifiCorp departments.
  • Establish and maintain regulatory and industry relationships regionally and nationally to enable the securing of information; to be viewed as a company that is credible, legal, ethical and professional and to successfully pursue our regulatory and business strategies.
  • Identify potential opportunities that can be facilitated by regulatory action within the region, nation and internationally for PacifiCorp.
  • Provide knowledgeable and credible technical expertise related to industry issues in regulatory and other forums.
  • Build coalitions with counterparts at other utilities, other industries, industry groups, professional associations and community organizations.
  • Develop strategic and operational plans for control, management and improvement of regulation capabilities and for ensuring alignment with company goals and objectives. Participate in the development of the corporate and departmental business plans.
  • Perform administrative activities necessary for the effective management of the department, including employee safety, selection and development of employees, salary administration, budget administration, employee counseling and motivation, organization goals and objectives and planning, organizing, integrating, measuring and reporting the work performed within the department.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, law, engineering, accounting, business or related field. 
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in governmental, regulatory, rate or operations management.
  • Minimum of five years direct people management experience.
  • Influencing skills to persuade, direct, lead opinion and negotiate.
  • Advanced communications skills to listen effectively; to transmit information accurately, understandably, and persuasively; and to actively seek feedback.
  • Effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills to recognize patterns in data, information or events; to draw conclusions; and to make recommendations for action.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build sustained working relationships.
  • Exceptional leadership skills to direct the activities of individuals or teams toward the accomplishment of goals.
  • Knowledge of the utility industry required; existing regulatory or legislative contacts also desirable.
  • Project management skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple issues and projects concurrently.

Preferences

  • Advanced degree preferred.

Additional Information

Req Id: 109556 
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: PORTLAND / SLC. UT 
Department: Rocky Mountain Power 
Schedule: FT 
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $145,900 - $171,600  
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 20% of salary.  

 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


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