MANAGING DIRECTOR, REGULATORY TEAM
Vote Solar is a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to bringing solar energy into the mainstream. We are in search of a Managing Director of our growing Regulatory Team. This senior-level position will provide visionary external leadership and productive internal management to our team of rate design and grid modernization experts.
Vote Solar seeks an ambitious leader and manager to direct Vote Solar’s growing Regulatory Team. This senior position entails thought-leadership in shaping Vote Solar’s regulatory strategy, effective personnel management in getting those solutions implemented (via regulatory venues and national thought leadership forums), and sharing our work and vision with a wide audience. This position will report to the Executive Director and will be part of the Senior Management team. The position will manage Vote Solar’s program areas of 1) net metering and rate design, and 2) grid modernization and the integration of high levels of renewable energy on the grid.
We are looking for a leader that can excel at the following:
This is a senior level position at Vote Solar, with the potential to play a significant role in shaping the future of renewable energy in America.
Applicants should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or above in a related field. Candidates should have at least seven years of relevant work experience in regulatory processes, and at least three years of experience managing a team. Technical expertise in utility rate design or grid integration is a plus, but at a minimum the candidate should have a deep understanding of the current state of play on rate design issues and grid integration work around the country.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Strong analytic skills; ability to write well for regulatory and general audiences; knowledge of electricity markets, operations, regulations, and legal framework; experience with interconnection procedures, utility ratemaking, and grid operation practices; understanding of solar technologies, performance characteristics and market structures; the ability to identify the roots of a problem and craft creative solutions; demonstrated ability to turn complex regulatory issues into clear public campaigns; leadership qualities as well as ability to manage teams. The ideal candidate is a serious energy wonk who has the charisma, managerial and communication skills to help shape and share Vote Solar’s regulatory strategy.
Vote Solar’s organizational culture values humor, kindness, and respect in interpersonal relationships; working hard and effectively; and a commitment to the cause.
We have a strong preference for Vote Solar’s Oakland headquarters. That said, the work location is flexible and alternate arrangements may be considered. Salary commensurate with experience and training. Excellent benefits.
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Vote Solar is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.