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Energy & Utilities - Energy Policy and Regulatory Consultant

Company: PA Consulting Group
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Become part of the team

In the absence of federal guidance, local governments, states, and provinces are becoming laboratories for different policy and regulatory approaches to energy and climate. In this environment, policy and regulatory changes are becoming one of the largest drivers of energy infrastructure investment and value. PA's experts stay ahead of - and help clients navigate and shape - these key trends influencing the future of the energy industry.

PA's Global Energy and Utilities team currently seeks a Denver-based consultant with energy policy, regulatory analysis, and strategy experience to support our work helping energy investor and utility clients effectively navigate diverse and evolving investment and operating environments.

This is the ideal role for you if you:

* Have a broad background in energy and environmental policy and regulatory frameworks at the federal, state/provincial, and/or local level;
* Understand how energy infrastructure investments realize value differently across different markets;
* Have a passion for research, synthesis, writing, and developing creative approaches and arguments;
* Are comfortable performing, critically evaluating, and communicating quantitative analysis; and
* Enjoy working on a range of projects simultaneously in a fast-paced team environment.

You will be part of a talented client-focused team that helps our clients understand and quantify uncertainty in an increasingly diverse policy and regulatory landscape.

What we're looking for

Position Description:

The responsibilities for this role include:

* Leading or contributing to policy and regulatory strategy development as part of: energy infrastructure investment, expert witness testimony, market and regulatory proceedings, benefits case assessments, whitepaper development, stakeholder engagement, business model development, and business integration.
* Identifying and executing creative approaches to evaluating energy infrastructure benefits and costs as well as risks and risk mitigation;
* Leading or contributing to written reports and presentations developed as part of energy infrastructure transactions;
* Advising clients on the value implications of energy and environmental policy and regulation within energy infrastructure transaction processes.
* Advising internal working groups on how policy and regulatory developments should guide assumptions, processes, and methodologies for system and asset modeling.
* Enhancing and contributing to propositions, supporting business development and thought leadership activities.
* Successfully navigating and meeting deadlines that span a number of different projects.
* A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., public policy/administration, economics, political science, energy studies). An advanced degree is preferred.
* A minimum of 5 years of experience related to policy and regulation within the energy-focused private sector, public-sector, and/or non-profit sector (may be offset by an advanced degree).
* Strong written and oral communication skills.
* High attention to detail.
* Ability to manage 5-10 projects concurrently and adjust to shifting deadlines.
* Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
* Previous experience and comfort with modeling and quantitative analysis.

Benefits

* Group medical insurance
* Health Savings Account with company match
* Teladoc and informed Nurse line resources
* Long term care plan
* Group dental insurance
* Vision plan
* 401(k) Savings Plan with company profit sharing contribution
* Commuter and Parking tax-savings benefit
* 15 days paid vacation days with the opportunity to buy five additional days
* 10 paid Holidays plus 10 paid sick days
* Company and Voluntary income protection benefits
* Gym and health incentive reimbursement
* Pet and legal insurance Plans
* Employee Assistance Plan
* Annual performance-based bonus

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skill sets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment - one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We're committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA's goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on

Keywords: PA Consulting Group, Denver , Energy & Utilities - Energy Policy and Regulatory Consultant, Other , Denver, Colorado

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