Manager, Government Affairs, West

20 Sep, 2021

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Manager, Government Affairs, West

Invenergy
Denver, CO

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

Job Description

Position Overview

As a Manager, Government Affairs, you will focus on Invenergy’s Western region (14 States) government affairs activities.  This position will support the overall Government Affairs initiatives and report to the Director of Government Affairs, West. You will work collaboratively with members of all departments within the company.

Responsibilities

  • Advocate on behalf of the company through strong relationships with elected officials in the state legislative and executive branches
  • Analyze legislation and coordinate with internal stakeholders to address problematic provisions
  • Anticipate legislative threats and opportunities and develop action plans to drive positive outcomes
  • Develop legislative solutions for issues negatively impacting company projects
  • Provide expert testimony to legislative committees
  • Spend significant time developing relationships with elected/appointed officials, departments, agencies, and staff in areas of key projects
  • Coordinate with third-party consultants and lobbyists
  • Build industry coalitions in support of priorities, work constructively with trade organizations and peer companies
  • Develop and execute public affairs campaigns
  • Collaborate with Federal Affairs on project issues with a federal nexus
  • Host project tours with State and Federal officials
  • Participate in political fundraisers
  • Prepare regular reports and briefings for internal stakeholders

Required Skills

  • 3 – 7 years of lobbying or other relevant experience (State Legislative or Executive branch staff member)
  • 1 – 2 years of electric industry related experience (utility, trade org, ISO, agency, etc.)
  • Must have a basic understanding of the bulk electric power system
  • Working knowledge of clean, renewable energy technologies and transmission required
  • Proven leadership track record and relationships within State Government Agencies/Administration
  • Ability to work across the aisle
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable in public speaking roles
  • Strong critical thinking skills with the ability to identify and solve problems
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams and PowerPoint
  • Aptitude for learning management systems such as Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Oracle ERP
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and proprietary information
  • Demonstrated exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and re-prioritize assignments as needed
  • Proactive and motivated to deliver key business objectives
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team context
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with firm deadlines
  • Ability to travel extensively during legislative time periods, and as needed during non-legislative time periods, often with little notice

Salary Range

$100,000 – $110,000

Benefits

Eligible for medical, dental, vision, 401(k), bonus, paid time off, etc.

Invenergy believes inclusion drives innovation

Diverse teams are better teams. The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to an organization drive better decisions and improved business results. Invenergy employees are inclusive and welcoming of all colleagues of all backgrounds, genders, races, sexual orientations, religions and abilities.

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

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Job posted: 2021-09-20