Transmission & Distribution
Taylor Hopkinson have been retained by a highly regarded developer and asset owner to appoint a Regulatory Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to join a lean and highly experienced team at a very exciting time in the evolution of the offshore transmission sector.
This role is to ensure good regulatory management of existing businesses and to assist the company in developing its business into new markets and geographies.
The role can be based anywhere across the United Kingdom.
- Knowledge of regulatory frameworks that allow non-incumbent parties compete to deliver electricity network assets.
- Tender processes that enable to be competitive and to take part at a reasonable cost.
- Fair, transparent, and predictable regulatory frameworks for network assets with the correct risk allocation.
- Interact with JV partners, national and European regulators, government bodies, industry trade associations and other relevant stakeholders.
- Gathering the views of partners and senior managers to ensure an agreed position on issues.
- Providing leadership and regulatory consistency across various regulatory matters.
- Responding to consultations.
- Regular meetings with national and European regulators, government bodies, industry trade associations and other relevant stakeholders.
- Keeping senior managers informed of regulatory developments.
- Degree-level education and several years' experience of electricity regulation in the UK. Ideally involving electricity transmission and distribution.
- Previous experience will likely have been gained in a utility, developer, or a legal/advisory/consulting role.
- Ability to direct regulatory discussions and negotiations.
- An in-depth understanding of the legal, regulatory and market arrangements for the GB electricity industry.
- Familiarity with competitive tender processes.
- Ability to read, comprehend and analyse detailed documentation and frame coherent and compelling arguments to put forward the Company's case within set deadlines.
- Ability to work well with project partners and stakeholders.
- An understanding of the high-level principles of non-recourse project finance is desirable although not essential.