Principle Policy Analyst - PHI Strategy at Exelon (Washington DC)

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At Exelon, we've got a place for you!
Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.
Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Exelon seeks a strategy-oriented analyst to join the PHI Utility of the Future team. The Principal Policy Analyst will focus on developing Company strategy on emerging areas of policy, technology, and climate to enable positive regulatory outcomes and continue PHI's position as a utility thought leader. As part of the team, the Principal Policy Analyst will cultivate relationships with internal and external stakeholders to integrate policy, technology, and financial considerations into a forward-looking utility strategy platform. In advancing the Company strategy, the analyst will proactively engage with innovative industry practices and welcome input from a wide-range of viewpoints.

Plan, develop, recommend, and champion strategic policies and positions internally before Company and Exelon key senior management, and externally before federal and state agencies, and stakeholder groups, as appropriate.

Researching, monitoring, analyzing, and advocating on federal, state, and market regulatory matters in coordination with Company business units. Responsible for applying critical analytical skills as well as possessing an in-depth working knowledge of legal, regulatory, financial, and accounting concepts unique to the utility industry, to advance the regulatory and policy objectives of the Company. Act as liaison, providing critical information to Exelon's business units on regulatory, policy and market issues, both proposed and adopted, and/or impacts resulting from decisions, policies, or rulemakings rendered by regulatory entities with jurisdiction over, or impact upon, Company activities. Assist in development and drafting of Company projects and filings (both independently and on a team) at the federal, state and regional market (PJM) levels.

Perform and participate in analyses of regulatory and policy issues related to the Company. Collaborate with other Exelon operating companies and business units to organize all phases of production of various presentations and outreach to federal and state agencies, as well as stakeholders groups.

Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Evaluate, analyze, and champion the Company's regulatory and policy initiatives in litigated proceedings, internal and external thought leadership forums, and stakeholder forums.
  • Participate on corporate committees and with external organizations to develop improvements to regulatory infrastructure, comment on rulemakings, and develop alternatives to existing regulatory requirements consistent with Exelon/Company strategic and business objectives.
  • Prepare position papers and analyses concerning regulatory and policy issues, and participate in and prepare summaries of, as needed, meetings of trade associations and advocacy groups.
  • Research, review, and analyze filings made by parties to regulatory proceedings and orders issued by administrative agencies exercising jurisdiction over or relevant to the Company's business activities. Assist activities of the regulatory and multifunctional staff as assigned.
  • Work with outside counsel, internal counsel, and consultants in connection with the preparation of submissions to regulatory agencies.
  • Establish and maintain library and on-line research capabilities required for effective coverage of regulatory and policy issues of concern to the Company.
  • Coordinate the preparation of testimony by witnesses on behalf of the Company on regulatory issues.
Qualifications

POSITION SCOPE

This position has a direct impact on the Company's ability to generate the revenue required to successfully develop and implement its strategic initiatives thereby impacting shareholder returns, cash levels, and earnings.

The position has significant interrelationships both internally and externally. Key internal relationships include regulatory, operations, finance, accounting, treasury, and legal, as well as other operational and support groups within PHI and Exelon Business Services Company. Internal relationships include the executive leadership of PHI, and to some degree Exelon, BG&E, ComEd, PECO - serving on corporate committees and teams providing input into business strategy development for the regulated businesses in a constantly and rapidly changing regulatory environment. In addition, this position is called upon to provide expert guidance and/or advise Company management with regards to complex regulatory issues on a daily basis.

The position requires that it be a trusted and reliable source of information for the regulatory agencies and other parties involved in the regulatory processes that impact the Company. The position is charged with participating with both internal and external organizations to develop regulatory infrastructure or develop alternatives to regulatory requirements that help to define the regulatory environment in a fashion that protects the interests of the Company. In doing so, the position requires the ability to effectively interface with regulators, customers, expert consultants, and others, demonstrating cooperation, tact, diplomacy, and excellent judgment to further the Company's credibility, image and strategic objectives.

Work is complex in nature, and involves both technical and creative skills to achieve attainment of the Company's objectives within the context of the federal and state regulatory environment.

Generally operates with wide latitude for independent action and decision making, while understanding the constraints on authority for issues that impact broad constituencies.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:
  • BS or BA in relevant field, such as Business, Political Science, Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Finance, or Accounting.
  • 8-10 years of related experience, primarily in regulatory policy, political/governmental affairs, corporate communications, rates, accounting, financial, or strategic planning areas.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential to represent the Company internally and externally and to testify on behalf of the Company before regulatory agencies.
  • Must possess highly effective personal skills to interface with other Exelon/ComEd business units, external legal counsel, and state and federal commission staff.
  • Excellent financial, analytical, and technical skills are required to direct and oversee activities related to the evaluation of energy and regulatory policies, positions, and outcomes.
  • Should possess a broad understanding of Exelon/energy delivery strategy and business practices.
  • Must display a high degree of professional integrity, complex problem solving, and creative thinking abilities.
  • Have demonstrated high-level competencies in 1) accountability, 2) collaboration, 3) continuous learning, and 4) high performance in ambiguous situations.

Preferred:

Advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, or Law.

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Exelon operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL, Baltimore, MD, Kennett Square, PA, Chicago, IL, Baltimore, MD and Philadelphia, PA. Exelon was founded in 2000. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 185 open jobs at Exelon, click here.
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