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Lead Regulatory Affairs Advisor

Job Title: Lead Regulatory Affairs Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH24783
Contact Name: Tom Wolsey
Contact Email: twolsey@allen-york.com
Job Published: 20 days ago

Our client is one of Europe's leading energy groups.

They are currently seeking to hire a Regulatory Affairs Advisor to join their London based Regulatory & Stakeholder Relations department.

As Lead Regulatory Affairs Advisor, you will be responsible for managing regulatory risk through identification and monitoring of issues associated with operating in the UK electricity market, with an emphasis on the Renewables sector.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, and where appropriate, engage with government departments, National Grid, Ofgem, trade associations and other relevant industry bodies to promote the company and form strategic alliances in support of business objectives and to identify direction of travel
  • Identify and influence external stakeholders to ensure company interests and commercial position are well represented and understood at an early stage
  • Support external and internal analysis to develop the company's view of market and policy developments to influence external environment
  • Identify relevant analysis in support of the company's business with a view to reducing regulatory risk or taking advantage of opportunities
  • Identify relevant issues for the development of the business planning and strategy for the company in the UK market

Furthermore, you will establish and carry out internal reporting on industry change and major policy developments that impact the business and provide regular updates to the business on background and assumptions to external analysis of the regulatory view of the energy market.

Requirements

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject (e.g. economics, law)
  • Excellent understanding of the industry policy framework and codes
  • Strong experience in a similar role in an energy company or utility with in-depth knowledge of frameworks and regulation (a government or regulatory position would also be acceptable)
  • Performed independent analytical work and communicated to non-specialist audiences
  • Strong analytical capability, are comfortable working in Excel and with large datasets and PowerPoint for internal reporting and external presentations.

Ideally, you will be comfortable working with economic models and a range of statistical and quantitative techniques. Previous experience in an operational or commercial role and an understanding of the energy and renewable energy sector will be advantageous.