Director, Governmental/External Affairs in Charlotte, North Carolina
THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING
Private Equity backed, independent power and energy producer specializing in Electric, Oil & Gas, Energy, Utilities and Waste.
Company owns and operates multiple electric generating facilities, including coal, waste coal, natural gas, and solar.
The company has operations throughout most of the United States, and headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Experiencing growth, both organically and through mergers and acquisitions.
Annual revenue approximately $360mm
WHAT THEY OFFER YOU
Excellent culture - In business for over 35 years and have approximately 370 employees and two corporate offices in Charlotte, NC and Princeton, NJ.
Focus is on their people and a familial environment in their offices amongst employees.
Company started as a family company, and is now private equity backed with a focus on growth, while still retaining their culture.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Work to develop government and regulatory strategy for jurisdictions relevant to the Company’s operating
Develop, achieve required approvals, and execute strategic plans creating value for operating assets and
opportunities for asset life extension and energy transition of certain operating assets
Manage and direct third-party government and regulatory affairs consultants in the execution of regulatory strategy
Communicate the issues, activities and impacts of regulatory actions to affected teams within the company.
Provide reports of regulatory activity and manage impacts to the business.
Lead the drafting and filing of regulatory documents to ensure a timely process allowing for the approval by management, legal and other relevant business groups. Maintain a document tracking system to control and organize regulatory documents and filings for quick retrieval and reference of the business groups.
Attend meetings and hearings to monitor and communicate activities and relay appropriate communications.
Work closely with various internal stakeholders including Development, Asset Management, Analytics, Origination and Commercial Operations groups to advance the company’s externally facing strategy.
THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or equivalent required.
7-10 years of experience in a Government Relations capacity with significant experience in the electric power industry either at a utility or wholesale power generator.
Excellent computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office with a particular competence in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Ability to organize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to work with all levels of company personnel and succinctly communicate information.
Ability to work within tight deadlines.
Self-starter and creative thinker.
Demonstrated high level of personal integrity.
Ability to travel (often on relatively short notice)