Principal Policy and Regulations Manager – Global Energy Storage
Location: Greater London
Job Type: Full time
Macquarie’s Green Investment Group is looking for a Principal Policy and Regulations Manager to support its rapidly growing global energy storage business.
Green Investment Group’s global energy storage business develops, builds, owns and operates grid scale battery storage projects across a number of markets globally including Australia and the UK. This role is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the team as the business looks to move to the next phase of growth in becoming a global market leader.
As a highly motivated Principal Policy and Regulations Manager, you will support the transition to a low carbon, sustainable global economy. This role will see you work in the Technology, Markets and Trading business with responsibility for policy and regulations of our battery storage investments and operations. The role location can be flexible within an EMEA location, ideally London and reports into the Head of Technology, Markets and Trading and comprise the following key responsibilities for our EMEA region development and portfolio activities:
- Managing, monitoring and advising on the relevant policy and regulation requirements for technology, markets, and trading across key EMEA markets
- Lead and conduct analysis of policy developments and implications for business strategy
- Lead engagements, relationships and efforts in policy reform, rule change assessment and submissions
- Identifying areas of policy and regulation focus and participation for the EMEA business
- Develop strategies, reports, submissions for the purpose of business case development and operations of energy technology and market participation
- Advising on policy and regulations for all phases of project/program/investment development, execution, and operation including market participation, asset selection, integration, and trading.
- Defining / managing asset registration, applications and regulatory operational requirements
- Develop and maintain strong stakeholder relationships with Government, industry bodies and relevant counterparties.
- Work collaboratively across the global organisation to coordinate policy and regulatory efforts
- Degree in Economics/Policy/Commerce/Engineering or a discipline related to energy market policy and regulation
- Strong understanding and interest in energy policy, economics and regulations in key EMEA markets
- Strong ability in developing detailed analysis and reports covering both technical and engineering details as well as commercial and financial aspects
- Able to manage complex and dynamically evolving environments with a strong ability to influence and negotiate.
- Able to approach problems creatively and commercially, take initiative and concurrently undertake and prioritise multiple tasks
- Additional language skill is a strong preference but not required
- 6+ years’ work experience in energy or related industry
To perform at the right level in this role, you will have at least 6-8+ years’ experience gained in an energy environment or an advisory firm working on energy policy and regulations. You will have some foundation knowledge or proven commercial exposure to the renewable energy sector and be able to demonstrate strong written, commercial, communication, organisational, reporting and problem-solving skills.
If you possess a strong sense of accountability, are able to focus on details while maintaining a holistic view, enjoy collaboration across functional and geographic boundaries, and want to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, we want to hear from you.
About the Green Investment Group
Green Investment Group (GIG) is a specialist green investor within Macquarie Asset Management, and a global leader in the development of companies, assets and technologies that aim to accelerate the global transition to net zero. Initially launched by the UK Government in 2012 as the Green Investment Bank, it was the first institution of its type in the world. Acquired by Macquarie in 2017, GIG has grown to become one of the world’s largest green investors with a development pipeline of more than 30 GW in over 25 markets, spanning established renewables and emerging green technologies.
Macquarie Asset Management is a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage more than $A735.5 billion/EUR459.0/GBP394.6/USD531.7 in assets globally. Macquarie Asset Management is part of Macquarie Group, a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management, finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity, and commodities.
All figures as at 31 March 2022.
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