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Demand Response Program Advisor

The Job... You will be part of SCE's Large Power Demand Response Programs group, which handles all non-residential programs as well as being a major contributor to SCE demand response policies. Programs include: load control and interruptible programs; aggregator programs, energy programs, tariff programs and technology programs. These programs support SCE's ability to mitigate high energy prices, respond to grid emergencies, and reduce the long-term demand for new power generation resources.   This is an exciting opportunity for a curious and ambitious individual who wants to take the initiative to play an active role in solving problems, shape policy development, and work as part of a team to overcome obstacles and achieve goals.   Get ready... that's not all. Ready to hear more?   Detailed stuff you'll be doing ... Specifically, this position will administer SCE's Demand Response (DR) programs by undertaking the following key responsibilities:   You will lead day-to-day operations for customer Demand Response programs and serves in the role as the primary program spokesperson and liaison to all internal and external partners, clients and customers. You will formulate and administer program budgets and the day-to-day management thereof, as well as performing program evaluation and analysis to determine strategic direction, program design, and compliance with regulatory directives. You will draft and support the creation of regulatory materials such as Program Tariffs, Advice Letters, the Demand Response Application, the General Rate Case and other filings as needed. You will provides leadership and guidance to program Analysts, Customer Service Representatives and other Key Program Support Staff. You will serve as a spokesperson and SCE lead for the programs both internally at SCE and externally at the CPUC, CEC, CAISO and other venues. You will plan and prepare for SCE and customer/aggregator readiness for demand response events. Lead the calculation and assessment of demand response event settlement, working to ensure that charges are accurate, documented, and communicated to customers/aggregators. You will lead cross-departmental internal projects related to demand response programs to effectuate program changes such as billing updates, program redesign, CAISO market integration/bidding changes, regulatory directives and other changes as required. You will guide and make strategic decisions regarding issues that could result in changing program design, economics, customer satisfaction, corporate policies or systems changes. Provides guidance and direction on short and long-range program issues. In addition, you will lead special projects as needed. Qualifications   Qualifications you need... As a fit for this role, you are a highly motivated Advisor that wants to use your positive leadership skills to build and guide teams, apply your program/project management expertise, along with utilizing your keen presentation skills to handle regulatory issues/matters. At the end of the day, you desire to drive real change--for the better for everyone. Bachelor's Degree or higher. Seven (7) or more years of experience managing and implementing programs or cross-functional projects. One (1) or more years of experience leading the development and methodology of quantitative analysis projects. Experience providing day-to-day functional guidance to individual contributor members of a program or project team. Ability to read, interpret, and applycontractlanguage, tariff language, and CPUC decisions. Excellent oral and written skills including demonstrated experience leading or contributing to regulatory testimony, data requests, advice letters, and other interactions with the CPUC. Other qualifications that will set you up for success ... Experience in the electric or gas utility, desired. Experience working directly in the field of electric utility Demand Response. Knowledge of the California wholesale energy markets and regulatory environment including government agencies such as the CPUC, CEC, CAISO and others. Experience conducting thorough research and analysis to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and CPUC directives. Experience developing and implementing strategic business plans that have a large impact on the organization and prioritize strategic initiatives. Strong leadership, communication, presentation, and negotiating skills to build consensus with partners to create and maintain partnerships with support organizations and senior management. Experience consulting with Executives, Directors, and Senior Management, including independently identifying complex issues, developing action plans, identifying deliverables, and presenting results. Effective results delivery, and ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation. Ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks appropriately, develop and execute business plans, handle information, and provide extraordinary service to internal and external customers. Comments Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship. Relocation does not apply to this position. 71023849
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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