Senior Manager- Interconnection Processes

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About Transmission and Distribution
Southern California Edison?s (SCE's) Transmission and Distribution Organizational Unit (T & D) is responsible for planning, engineering, constructing, operating, and maintaining transmission and distribution facilities throughout the 50,000-square-mile territory. T&D is the steward of roughly $19 billion in assets that safely and reliably deliver electricity to 14 million residents via SCE?s 5 million customer accounts.
Position Overview
The Senior Manager of the Intake Process & Compliance Team within Grid Interconnection Contract Development will lead a team of advisers and analysts toward successful management of the generation interconnection request intake process, including tariff compliance and maintaining SCE's integrated grid interconnection queue. Identifies policy/process issues resulting from evolution of regulation, customer requests or situations, engineering/technical advances, and internal/external process evolution. Develops proposals (including controls) for identified policy and/or process revisions to address process and policy needs. Collaborates with utility stakeholders as well as customers to achieve consensus on any changes to policies/processes.
Responsibilities may include:
+ Manages grid interconnections data including maintaining accessible data required for regulatory compliance as well as ad hoc inquiries by regulators, SCE management, and others
+ Manages the compliance function for GICD, including coordination with Regulatory Operations and maintaining the GICD Portal including the Quality and Compliance Manual
+ Establishes team goals in alignment with process and regulatory requirements
+ Ensures optimal interconnection queue process management
+ Determines and implements team strategies to fulfill intake process needs
+ Participates and at times leads policy and regulatory discussion on behalf of department
+ Informs senior leadership of department metrics performance and organization change needs
+ Engages peer department management to ensure process flows are continually optimized
+ Collaborates regularly with stakeholder leadership to provide appropriate alignment between SCE impacted departments
+ Periodically represents SCE before the CPUC, CAISO, and FERC as required for policy and regulatory proceedings
+ Provide day-to-day guidance to direct reports within the GI&CD group on interconnection requests and processes, contract development, issue resolution, and quality customer service.
+ Manage the workload, resources, schedules, budgets, risks, and product quality
+ Select staff and managing employee performance and development; providing strategic leadership and support to key department-wide initiatives.
+ Develop policies, business plans, and key initiatives that align with business strategy and customer requirements.
+ Provide support and guidance on interconnection related proceedings and filings with the FERC and the CPUC.
+ Create and maintain a safety conscious work environment by leading and influencing others to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
+ As needed, provides briefings and recommendations to management to obtain authorization and provide awareness of escalated issues
Minimum Qualifications
+ Bachelor?s degree in any one or more of the following: Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil), Business, Management, Information Systems
+ Five or more years of experience managing/supervising process and project oriented teams
+ Five or more years of experience influencing and contributing to policy and regulatory developments affecting regulated entities
Desired Qualifications
+ Master?s Degree or MBA ? Focus on Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering
+ Experience or certification in Lean and Six Sigma process optimization
+ Experience with operational planning, process flow development, strategic planning, and tactical implementation
+ Experience with Rule 21, WDAT, Transmission Operator Tariff jurisdictional issues
+ Strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning
+ Experience managing and optimizing business process flows
+ Experience presenting to senior leaders at all levels of the enterprise
+ Possesses understanding of transmission-related contract development and negotiation.
+ Experience with transmission and distribution systems, generation, and/or related planning/operations/markets.
+ Implementing change initiatives, such as process improvement.
+ Experience working with regulatory agencies such as FERC and CPUC.
+ Developing and implementing strategic business plans and/or policies that have a significant impact on the organization.
+ Demonstrated experience using project management techniques to establish and maintain schedules, product quality, and budgets.
+ Ability to manage talent by selecting and developing employees to fill talent gaps, by motivating others to achieve long-term strategic goals, and by managing performance to achieve results.
+ Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
+ Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
+ Must demonstrate effective resource and project planning, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.
+ Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
+ Position will require 15% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.
+ Relocation may apply.
Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.
SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.
If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with Southern California Edison, please call Human Resources at (800) 500-4723, and choose option 3 for the Employee Information Center. Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pacific time, except Wednesdays when the center closes at 2:30 p.m., and holidays, or (800) 352-8580 (Telecommunications device for the hearing impaired - TTY).
Job _Transmission / Distribution_
Title: _Senior Manager- Interconnection Processes_
Location: _US-CA-Rosemead_
Requisition ID: _71020957_

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