SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The company is committed to creating a sustainable future by providing its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure the reliable operation of the region’s infrastructure for generations to come. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).
Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building America’s best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry’s most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the region’s largest employers, we’re always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best. Learn more about benefitsHERE.
Diversity and inclusion are core values of SDG&E. Empowering our employees to be their whole selves at work is our competitive advantage. This is where new ideas come from and meaningful collaboration gets an authentic start. By bringing together people with different perspectives, diverse backgrounds and real commitment to their own individuality, we have built a stronger business. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion HERE.
Primary PurposeOversees the team responsible for helping to shape strategy, crafting compelling policy and data driven arguments in support of, the company's energy and fuel procurement-related regulatory and legislative activities between the Electric & Fuel Procurement division and regulatory agencies (e.g., CPUC, CEC, CAISO) and legislative bodies. Collaborates across the company to inform the design and/or implementation of related policies and programs (e.g. RPS, Resource Adequacy, etc). Develops strategic objectives and lead oral and written advocacy efforts to enable the company to meet relevant compliance requirements and long-term objective.Duties and Responsibilities
Lead a cross-functional and dynamic team to analyze and assist with the development of the company's optimal energy and fuel procurement strategy to position the company as a strategy leader in the constantly evolving energy market.
Monitor regulatory initiatives and legislation to identify issues that impact the company's procurement activities and keep senior management apprised of key issues and advocacy efforts.
Identify key issues and lead written and oral advocacy efforts to support the company's strategic policy initiatives at the CPUC, CEC, CARB, CAISO and state/federal legislature.
Establish the Policy team agenda with regard to regulatory and legislative priorities so that the company can meet its compliance obligations and strategic objectives with regard to regulatory and legislative policy.
Establish and maintain successful partnerships with the various legislative and regulatory agencies (e.g. CPUC, CARB, CAISO & CEC).
Create or contribute to reports and data request responses for California PUC and other regulatory bodies.
Liaison within department and with outside groups (contracts, credit, risk control and settlements groups as
Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Electrical Engineering or related field.
8+ years - Relevant experience in analysis, policy, regulatory, legislative or compliance within the
Ability to interface with multiple stakeholders, including senior management.
Ability to present complex ideas in an understandable manner and translate policy guidelines into business practice.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet multiple deadlines.
Must be able to travel for about 5% of the time. Mostly to San Francisco for a day.
Must reside in Southern California or be willing to relocate upon hire.
We offer a hybrid work environment. Although the schedule may vary, typically this will allow you to work from the office two to three days per week and work remotely on the remaining workdays.
Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Policy, or Juris Doctorate.
Prior experience working with the CPUC regulatory process and high-level regulatory
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.