DIRECTOR, REGULATORY & LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS Bright Source Energy
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BrightSource Energy, Inc. designs, develops and sells solar thermal power systems that deliver reliable, clean energy to utilities and industrial companies. The BrightSource Energy team blends internationally-renowned solar thermal technical experience with world-class finance and project development capabilities.
We are seeking an experienced Director, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs to join our team. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and the unique opportunity to join a dynamic start-up company working with great people and state of the art capabilities required to provision large scale and renewable solar power.
The Director, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs is responsible for managing regulatory, legislative and policy proceedings related to BrightSource Energy, including tracking, reporting on, and drafting materials for use in those proceedings, with a particular emphasis on California and southwestern states; coordinating and tracking correspondence and submissions; and calendaring and organizing events and activities.
Responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to: Monitoring, analyzing and reporting on governmental and stakeholder activities related to energy and environmental issues that are of interest and importance to BrightSource business objectives; drafting comments, position papers, presentations and other documents on energy- and environmental-related regional and state legislation, policy and regulatory actions; implementing and tracking constituency outreach efforts; and participating in public meetings, workshops and stakeholder organizations related to energy and environmental issues.
Required Skills & Experience
Minimum of 7 years of work experience in energy, environment, government or law firms or organizations related to the development of legislation, regulation, tariffs or policies.
Undergraduate degree in related field. MBA or JD preferred.
Administrative proceedings, particularly with state energy or public utility commissions (CPUC, CAISO, CEC); legislative proceedings;
Energy and environmental issues; land use and/or tax issues would be beneficial;
Wholesale Electric transmission issues.
Renewable energy issues and trends; familiarity with utility scale solar would be beneficial
Utility resource planning and/or procurement practices
Project development and permitting processes
Superior skills in:
Oral and written communication to include experience representing the company at public speaking events;
Organization, particularly with multiple and varied tasks.
Interest in identifying developing issues that may grow to be of importance to the company.
Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines efficiently and effectively.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Monitor, analyze, draft presentations, comments and position papers and report on energy and environmental legislation, regulatory actions and policies, as well as stakeholder activities, related to BrightSource business objectives.
Assist in organizing regulatory and legislative affairs activities, including planning and tracking events and activities, developing and managing correspondence and contact databases, and maintaining regular reporting functions.
Coordinate activities with company?s Washington, DC-based Director of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs. The DC Director has primary responsibility for managing relationships with the Executive branch, Congress and federal agencies, as well as managing the company?s DC lobbying efforts.
Participate in designated stakeholder organizations on company?s behalf.
Staff Support: Coordinate with and support BrightSource staff, including Project Development, Regulatory Affairs and Communications efforts to most effectively achieve BrightSource business objectives.
Travel to locations as required
May support other executives as needed.
Performs other duties as may be determined from time to time.
Exhibit Appropriate Professional Standards
Demonstrates proactive enthusiasm for solving problems and adding value to the company.
Maintains a current level of professional knowledge.
Focuses on personal growth and development by actively seeking feedback and responding with action.
Communicates openly and honestly, does not engage in gossip.
Models professional behaviors of conduct and decorum.
Is a strong team player and willing to assist others when necessary and appropriate.
BrightSource Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We extend equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, handicap or national origin.
||1999 Harrison Street |
Oakland, CA 94103
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