Regulatory Affairs Officer
£30k - £35k (dependent on experience) & excellent benefits
Changing the world is no easy task. But in 1999 that’s exactly what Good Energy set out to do. Its purpose is to enable people, in their homes and their businesses, to play an important role in combatting climate change, by providing households and businesses access to locally sourced 100% renewable energy. Fast forward to today, and the business is now a key player in the renewable energy space, and despite challenging market conditions has continued to grow profitably over the past 5 years.
The business has recently reviewed its longer term strategy and is now poised to take a leap forwards, focused on a transformational growth agenda which delivers long term value for its customers, shareholders and people. This will enable the achievement of its purpose; powering the choice for customers, of a cleaner greener future. Good Energy now employs around 300 people in the historic market town of Chippenham, Wiltshire.
About the role
Reporting to the Regulation and Compliance Manager, as Regulatory Affairs Officer you will be responsible for ensuring Good Energy is well-prepared for forthcoming regulatory change, as well as contributing to and influencing the policy-making process where appropriate. In essence, you will be the regulatory eyes and ears of Good Energy. You’ll maintain an up-to-date view of proposed reform and future developments in the industry highlighting key areas to the business.
Working with internal stakeholders you’ll facilitate the development and refinement of the company position on evolving industry matters and support the representation of the company’s interests to external stakeholders in relevant forums. You will also be responsible for monitoring industry issues, assessing how these might impact Good Energy, and raise any risks and opportunities with relevant teams in the business.
You’ll also engage and build relationships with Good Energy’s trade associations ensuring that their activities and messaging are aligned with our interests.
You’ll be degree qualified, or with equivalent experience, and have previous experience working in a similar role. You’ll be able to demonstrate experience of interpreting proposed regulatory and policy changes, and establishing business requirements and commercial priorities to reform whilst considering the related risks. You will be confident collaborating with and influencing key stakeholders and will have experience of drawing out relevant information whilst maintaining professional integrity.
You can escalate issues in a timely fashion, supported by data where possible to provide commercially considered and pragmatic recommendations. You are someone with experience of managing relationships with multiple external stakeholders (OFGEM, BEIS, EnergyUK etc), ensuring relationships are well-maintained and mutually beneficial.
Behaviours - Works in a way which role models our values:
We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done.
We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.
We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together.
In fulfilling our purpose, we aim to balance fairly the needs of our people with those of our customers, our shareholders and our future holders.
In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits. Our office in Chippenham is very accessible; just a short drive off the M4 and a two minute walk from the train station.
If you’d like to be part of a multi award winning, innovative and fast growing ethical energy business, we’d love to hear from you.
To apply please send a covering letter and a copy of your CV.
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The closing date for this role is 8th November 2018
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