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Regulatory Projects Manager - Portland, OR (Hybrid) #108630

Date: Sep 18, 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

The regulatory projects manager is responsible for managing the company’s day-to-day regulatory projects, regulatory cases and issues that impact multiple jurisdictions.  

This position is accountable as the primary regulatory interface for one or more of the following internal departments: customer service, demand-side management, power delivery/reliability, information technology, blue sky, and other corporate functions.  Externally, this position serves as the primary regulatory interface for various expert witnesses.

Responsibilities

•    Provides support to managers, directors, vice presidents and the senior vice president in regulation.
•    Regulatory interface and project manager for regulatory filings, presentations and testimony at the state regulatory commissions.
•    Manage the day-to-day work related to a major project across all six states and lead the technical team in providing analysis and support to external parties, including regulatory commissions.
•    Coordinate with and support the state regulatory affairs manager on all filings, presentations, and testimony. 
•    Review of all related discovery to ensure consistent responses of high quality provided in a timely manner.
•    Develop and maintain strong relationships with state commission staffs and interveners in company regulatory matters to communicate the company's position and to produce favorable regulatory outcomes. 
•    Develop presentations and periodic reports for above stakeholders and external groups.
•    Manage the implementation of legislative bills that have a regulatory impact on the company. 
•    Maintain relationships with business function personnel to ensure a thorough knowledge of functions and applicable events in each state.
•    Serve as a company witness in regulatory proceedings and prepare and respond to data requests, as needed.
•    As applicable, may select, coach, and develop employees. Review and evaluate employee performance and prepare annual reviews.
•    Ability to work with multiple internal departments including, regulation, accounting, energy supply management, transmission & distribution operations, legal, communications, customer service, customer and community management. 
•    Ability to work with external stakeholders including, state regulatory commissions and other regulatory agencies, customers, stakeholder groups; industry associations; other utilities.
•    Perform responsibilities in support of the departments and the company’s goals within determined time frames and with a high degree of accuracy.
•    Project leadership, including task identification, scheduling, and cost/expenditure identification.
 

Requirements

•    Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, mathematics, business, economics, engineering or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    A minimum of seven years related regulatory and/or project management experience.
•    Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work both independently and as a member of a team to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver commitments; Ability to manage and motivate employees.   
•    Knowledge of applicable company policies and procedures; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations
•    Strong communication and interpersonal skills including ability to consult with internal and external clients. 
•    Strong general and project management skills including ability to establish objectives, execute policy, monitor resources and manage the development or implementation of a system, program or process. 
•    General understanding of the fundamentals of revenue requirement, rate of return, interstate allocations, net power costs, class cost of service and/or rate design.
•    General understanding of utility rate making principles, utility economics, as well as utility commission rules and regulations, and applicable state and local laws.
•    Attendance at regulatory proceedings and travel to the function locations is required. 

Additional Information

Primary Location: PORTLAND

Department: Pac Pwr Regulatory Affairs 

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm 

Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT 

Hiring Range: $95,800.00 - $112,700.00

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00   % 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.


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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