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Manager, Operational Compliance

Posted Jan 20
Full Time
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Company Overview

Intersect Power is a team of friends driven to preserve our planet for future generations through low-carbon energy and infrastructure solutions. Founded in 2016, the privately held clean energy company develops and owns some of the world’s largest clean energy resources serving customers in retail and wholesale energy markets across North America. The company is redefining the scope of the clean energy industry by enabling new pathways between clean electricity and the broader economy to enable the deep decarbonization of our economy. We are on an aggressive growth trajectory and are staffing key positions.

About This Position

This role will be responsible for managing the base portfolio’s compliance activity during the operational period. The Manager will work closely with IT, Engineering, Legal, and others to collaboratively maintain project compliance, provide strategic leadership in the identification of upcoming requirements, and manage the cross functional planning and implementation process. This position is a key contributing role to the Operations Team. This position will report to the Director, Operational Compliance, Operations.

Overview Of Department

The Operations Team is currently composed of nine team members in Operations, Compliance, and Asset Management roles. The Manager, Operational Compliance will be a key team member as we operate a 2+ GW portfolio and battery portfolio expansions in 2024.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Provide leadership and guidance in compliance activities to support requirements with NERC, PUC, and ISO standards, and others as necessary
  • Manage activities related to risk analysis, internal controls implementation, documentation verification, monitoring, and reporting
  • Monitor existing and new compliance requirements, identify potential impact to compliance program and communicate any impacts and support technical SMEs during implementation
  • Lead and make regulatory filings which may include managing and coordinating outside counsel, consultants, internal SMEs, and other project personnel
  • Partner with all levels of cross-functional teams and subject matter experts throughout the organization to analyze, recommend and support compliance implementation and corrective action efforts, as needed
  • Design and manage internal assessments, evaluate compliance, investigate potential noncompliance violations, and design appropriate corrective actions and mitigation plans to address identified internal control weaknesses and compliance evidence deficiencies
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with regulators, internal teams, and third-party service providers
  • Support technical SMEs in identifying mitigations and providing project management support of technical compliance related projects
  • Actively participate in industry organizations, conferences, workshops, and forums regarding internal controls for existing and new standards and requirements
  • Support compliance on-boarding of solar projects during the construction phases

Qualifications And Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering, or similar discipline or related work experience
  • 5+ years of work experience in NERC compliance and the electric regulatory industry
  • Familiarity with ERCOT and CAISO
  • Highly organized
  • Attention to detail
  • Project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities
  • Able to thrive in a remote environment

A note on qualifications: Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.

Physical And Sensory Requirements

  • Mostly sedentary work; using standard office equipment including: a computer, keyboard, and telephone.
  • Position is part of a remote team, with regular electronic and video communication
  • Position requires some travel for company-wide meetups: ~4 weeks total through a calendar year.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email hr@intersectpower.com .

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary: $140,000 base salary with 20-25%% annual target bonus
  • Medical, dental, and vision plan options with 100% premium coverage for the employee and dependents
  • 3% non-elective employer contribution to 401k
  • Unlimited PTO, plus two company-wide vacation weeks (Fourth of July & end of year)
  • Parental leave up to 12 weeks fully paid with an additional 6 weeks paid leave for birth parents
  • Mental health and behavioral coaching through Ginger
  • Family planning and new parent support through Maven
  • New hire tech package (laptop, monitor, docking station, webcam, headphones, etc) and office furniture (desk & chair)

Note: _We welcome applicants who do not have current enforceable non-compete restrictions that would hinder their employment with us. If you are currently under a non-compete agreement with a previous employer, we kindly request that you carefully review the terms of that agreement and ensure that your potential employment with us does not violate those terms.

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