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Principal Regulatory Analyst

Company: PG&E Corporation
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID # 120001Job Category : Government and Regulatory RelationsJob Level : Manager/PrincipalBusiness Unit: Energy Policy & ProcurementDepartment Overview:The Core Gas Supply Department (CGS) procures and manages natural gas supplies, transportation and storage for Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Core (residential and small commercial) customers. CGS strives to ensure reliable gas supplies while minimizing costs where performance is measured through its annual Core Procurement Incentive Mechanism (CPIM) which benchmarks actual portfolio costs against a set of industry indices. CGS comprises an exciting and fast paced team which offers many learning opportunities through exposure to Regulatory approval process, Asset Acquisition, Trading, Portfolio Planning and Analytics, Risk and Compliance, and Reporting.Position Summary: Principal Natural Gas Regulatory Analyst.The CGS Natural Gas Regulatory Principal provides professional regulatory analysis and leads a variety of issues which impact the cost of gas paid by PG&E on behalf of its residential and small commercial (Core) gas customers and impacts PG&E's gas cost recovery under its CPIM. The successful candidate will develop and advance initiatives and positions in regulatory proceedings before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and the Canadian Energy Regulator (CER). The Principal Analyst will also approve regulatory compliance reports to the CPUC, as well as represent CGS in varied forums and meeting.RESPONSIBILITIESRegulatory Filing and Relations* Lead interdepartmental and intercompany teams to represent PG&E in pipeline regulatory matters and rate case proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Canada's Energy Regulator, the California Public Utilities Commission, and other regulatory bodies as needed.

* Approves and may sponsor testimony addressing asset holdings, purchasing strategies, and cost recovery, and testify in regulatory hearings in support of CGS positions (i.e., PG&E Rate Case proceedings).

* Effectively influence regulatory stakeholders to provide an environment that supports reliability and cost savings for our customers and/or operational efficiencies for PG&E.

* Lead and strengthen existing relationships and develop new relationships with both regulators and natural gas market participants.

* Support regulatory initiatives and filings related to the Biomethane Procurement Program.

* Approves compliance reports to the CPUC, including monthly and annual CPIM Reports.

* Negotiate with external parties to reach settlement on issues and proposals that are part of regulatory proceedings.

* Ensure compliance with all policies, regulations, and laws.Commercial Negotiation

* Support negotiation of pipeline and storage contracts, manage regulatory outreach and obtain regulatory approvals.

* Provide regulatory perspective and leadership to enable CGS to remain a reliable and low-cost gas supplier.

* Integrate asset and portfolio strategies into regulatory analysis, strategies and regulatory filings.

* Represent PG&E in public when required, communicating PG&E's positions clearly and persuasively.Leadership

* Actively informs management regarding regulatory developments including meeting outcomes, proposed regulations and timing of key regulatory decisions.

* Provide work direction to team members.

* Coach and mentor department employees.

QUALIFICATIONSRequired:* Bachelor's degree; or four years equivalent experience required.

* Requires a minimum of eight years of utility or relevant industry experience.Desired:

* 10 years of energy experience, including regulatory analysis and representation before regulatory agencies including the CPUC, FERC, and the CER.

* Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously to meet deadlines in a time-sensitive environment.

* Natural gas or electric portfolio experience

* Experience in leadership or leading teams

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