Sr. Manager/Manager

26 Jul, 2022


Sr. Manager/Manager

RWE Renewables Americas LLC
Austin, TX

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent

Sr. Manager/Manager, State Government Relations

RWE Renewables Americas, LLC Position Description

Key Responsibilities & Purpose of Position

  • Manage state political and regulatory risk in the Americas and identify business enhancements or opportunities for growth
  • Interact with state Legislative & Executive Branch governmental officials and staff as well as RWE teams to manage political/regulatory risk for wind, solar and energy storage technologies in the Texas and Southeast regions.
  • Analyze proposed legislation/market rule amendments & proposals to determine Company impacts and positions, identify internal stakeholders impacted by proposed legislation/market rules, develop response basis, and develop and execute strategies to support Company positions.
  • Communicate Company positions persuasively to key decision makers including legislators, regulators, grid operators, consultants and other external stakeholders.
  • Evaluate and direct external lobbyists and consultants in promoting the Company’s positions on federal and state legislation.
  • Provide live testimony before legislative committees/regulatory commissions as necessary to provide Company positions on proposed legislation/regulatory changes.
  • Direct lawyers and consultants in the drafting of legislation or amendments.
  • Coordinate coalition building and ensure consistent internal communication on issues impacting the Company.
  • Manage national and regional trade association relationships to promote Company positions and to direct resources to specific issues within the regions as needed.
  • Assess political landscape and recommend political campaign contributions.  Assist with RWE Political Action Committee.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assist with budget development and process accounting transactions within Government Relations & External Affairs.

Work Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 3-5 years of legislative or regulatory experience and/or experience in government affairs roles with other companies or trade associations.  Previous high ranking governmental position a plus.

Education Requirements

  • Advanced degree (Masters Degree in Business, Public Policy) a plus.  Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Business, Communications or other relevant area.

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Job posted: 2022-07-26