Manager, Government Affairs & Policy

16 Nov, 2022


Manager, Government Affairs & Policy

Brookfield Renewable Energy
Washington, D.C.

Job Details


This position presents an opportunity to play a key role in a growth-oriented business that is a global leader in the renewable energy industries. This position is ideally suited to a knowledgeable, career-oriented individual seeking a challenging growth opportunity in renewable power.

Reporting to the Vice-President, Federal Policy, the applicant will be responsible for monitoring existing and potential future energy policy developments, analyzing legislative and regulatory language and communicating developments for relevant teams within the company. A significant component of the role will involve the formulation and execution of policy, legislative and advocacy strategies at the Federal level to help advance the interests of our diversified portfolio of hydropower and other renewable energy assets. The applicant will work in the D.C. area, but will be requested to join the management team in New York City periodically. Occasional travel to key facility locations in North America may also be required as part of the normal course of business.


  • Monitor and report on policy developments, including both legislation and federal regulatory activity
  • Analyze legislation and regulatory activity and how it might affect the company’s various existing assets as well as current and potential projects
  • Help to develop and implement advocacy strategies
  • Collaborate with and support the regional policy and regulatory leads
  • Participate in trade associations and industry coalitions
  • Promote Brookfield Renewable’s interests as they relate to the energy policy evolution
  • Advise Brookfield Renewable’s management on the impact of energy policy developments to the business
  • Track and influence energy policy developments through direct contacts and networking
  • Assist with filings, comments, and input for legislative committees and regulatory bodies
  • Maintain relationships with other energy policy professionals within industry, in the NGO community, and in government
  • Coordinate closely with the various teams within the company, including legal, communications, and operations


  • Ability to analyze and translate legislative and regulatory language
  • Strong political acuity, as well as knowledge of power and environmental markets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with trade associations, coalitions, and outside consultants as well as an internal team of professionals
  • Experience working with legislators, regulators, stakeholders and industry advocacy groups
  • Ability to resolve differences and build relationships
  • Experience in project / case management and working on project teams
  • Demonstrated skills in identifying and assessing business threats and opportunities


  • 5 years of public policy or legislative advocacy experience, including at least 2 years on Capitol Hill
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Political Science, Business Administration or Law – a Master’s Degree is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with legislative and government advocacy
  • Strong relationships and a strong network with other energy policy and environmental stakeholders will be highly valued
  • Willingness to travel occasionally in North America.

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Job posted: 2022-11-15