Director – Regulatory Affairs

21 May, 2020


Director – Regulatory Affairs

San Francisco, CA
Job Description
Reporting to the Vice President — Regulatory Affairs, the Director of Regulatory Affairs is responsible for directing activities involving SoCalGas and San Diego Gas & Electric’s compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements. This position will manage all regulatory compliance and advocacy activities and will focus on building relationships with key stakeholders at the CPUC), commissioners, other utilities, partner organizations, and key stakeholders in the gas and electric industry. Serves as an advocate for regulatory policies that bolster the gas and electric industry in state regulatory proceedings and governmental affairs that enable SoCalGas and San Diego Gas & Electric to effectively position itself in the state of California.
  • Develops, implements, and advocates company positions to regulatory agencies, policymakers, and key stakeholders in support of SoCalGas and San Diego Gas & Electric’s goals.
  • Prepares comments, testimony, and other regulatory submissions; As an expert witness, testifies in front of regulatory agencies.
  • Monitors regulatory proceedings and ensures SoCalGas and San Diego Gas & Electric is compliant with regulations and filings; Advises various business departments on regulatory compliance reporting and monitors compliance process.
  • Maintains thorough understanding of pending state-level regulatory proceedings, rulemakings and other initiatives affecting the SoCalGas and San Diego Gas & Electric’s business interests.
  • Consults with Executive and other members of the leadership team on the development of company positions on regulatory and legislative matters.
  • Identifies and participates in industry associations and cultivates new relationships; Represents SoCalGas and San Diego Gas & Electric at regulatory conferences and meetings.
Full Time/ Part Time
  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Law, Communications, Business, related field and/or equivalent training and/or experience required.
  • Advanced degree (MS, MA, MBA, or JD) in Business, Economics, Public Policy, Science or Law preferred.
  • 12 years experience in a compliance or regulatory role in the energy industry, specifically dealing with state regulatory commission, including 3 years of supervisory experience required.
  • Ability to motivate employees, drive innovation and lead change initiatives while maintaining employee engagement.
  • Relationship building, networking skills, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to analyze information and exhibit critical thinking.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to keep current with new industry, legal, and regulatory developments.
  • Ability to manage a diverse team with time sensitive deliverables in a highly autonomous environment.

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Job posted: 2020-05-21