Clean power is positioned to help solve two of America’s biggest challenges: rebuilding our economy and addressing climate change. The American Clean Power Association (ACP) is a growing association leading the way forward on these solutions.
We are uniting companies across the clean power sector to support policies that will remove barriers and accelerate growth in America’s renewable energy industry. We help to provide cost-effective solutions to the climate crisis while creating jobs, spurring investment in the American economy, and driving high-tech innovation across the U.S.
What We Need
ACP seeks a Vice President, Market & Transmission Policy to spearhead our work to defeat the threats and seize the opportunities to promote policies to benefit clean energy through non-discriminatory wholesale electricity policies, provide revenue streams to renewable projects and facilitate the efficient and affordable integration of renewable energy.
What You Will Do
The Vice President, Market & Transmission Policy will focus on helping to maintain and improve workable markets and secure policies to expand transmission as an important part of maximizing the growth of clean energy and supporting the economic operation of existing facilities. The Vice President must have the ability to meaningfully guide the policy direction for the clean energy industry at the federal and RTO levels, while having the skills and willingness to help create content; sufficient knowledge to interface with experts in the wholesale markets and transmission space; along with the desire and ability to build relationships with leadership in RTOs, FERC and other federal agencies, Commissioners, and NERC leadership.
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities
In this role, the Vice President, Market & Transmission will lead and manage the Electricity and Transmission Policy Team and relevant ACP committees, coordinating work across regions. As envisioned, this will include:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs. Travel is required.
Education and/or Experience
Qualified applicants may possess any combination of education and experience enabling them to successfully perform the responsibilities of the position. Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy, business, political science, natural sciences, or related field. Preferred: MBA or Master’s degree in public policy, law, engineering, or related field, with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience.
Skills and Abilities
A high level of interpersonal skills is important to interact effectively with a wide range of people including other ACP staff, ACP members, federal agency staff, and others.
With ACP’s exciting and ambitious agenda, this job is likely to include challenging work that will sometimes need to be completed on a tight deadline. Our employee team is friendly, growing, and driven by a commitment to our mission. We provide a competitive benefits package, and we are both telework-friendly and easily accessible in person via public transit. ACP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information see www.cleanpower.org.
Email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with Vice President, Market & Transmission - [Your Last Name] in the Subject line. OR mail to American Clean Power, 1501 M Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005 ATTN: HR.
Please include any salary expectations and your available start date in your cover letter.
Application deadline is May 8, 2021.