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Senior Energy Market Advisor II

Location: 

White Plains, US Albany, US

Summary

The Senior Energy Market Advisor II represents NYPA in NYISO, PJM and FERC stakeholder groups, developing NYPA positions on issues related to the Northeast market design and FERC wholesale market regulatory matters, and provides recommendations on emerging NYPA initiatives. 

Responsibilities

  • Represent NYPA on a high impact issues before a multitude of stakeholder and regulatory bodies.
  • Take responsibility for strategically managing developing Market Issues that have significant financial and/operational impacts on NYPA.
  • Develop NYPA’s positions consistent with NYPA’s Strategic Plan and members of NYPA’s Senior Staff.
  • Responsible for formulating and casting NYPA’s vote on wholesale market matters at Voting Committees of the NYISO Governance.
  • Monitoring current energy issues to identify issues relevant to NYPA and develop recommended NYPA action.
  • Work in conjunction with the Senior Director Market Issues to brief NYPA Executive Staff.
  • Day-by-day global monitoring of evolving changes in wholesale market rules.
  • Take on issues of  high complexity, work through those issues by (i) technically understanding them; (ii) developing original thoughts; (iii) developing an action plan; (iv) building stakeholder consensus, (v) advocating NYPA’s position at the NYISO – all in a timely manner.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • In-depth knowledge of wholesale market structure and rules in the Northeast.
  • Excellent, conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to problem-solve and effectively operate within a large, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to identify problems and business threats and independently develop tactical and/or strategic solutions, including an assessment of the policy and financial solutions of those solutions.
  • Ability to independently make decisions as necessary and willingness to take positions with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks as required.
  • Ability to chair large committees/working groups from different industry sectors.
  • Excellent judgment and discretion.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with diverse internal and external constituents.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite ... Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, mathematics, computer science, engineering or the equivalent required.
  • A graduate or law degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of eight years of utility experience and a thorough working knowledge of wholesale market design in the Northeast and other ISOs in the United States.

Physical Requirements

None

New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position in Albany is: $115,500-$141,000 and $135,000-$165,000 in White Plains.

 

The New York Power Authority and Canals Corporation believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across NY and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

We are happy to provide reasonable religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a request to accessibility@nypa.gov.

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