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Manager, Market Policy R1-19-0461

Portland, Oregon 97204
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Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon’s largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping to shape Oregon’s energy future.

What is it like to work at PGE? Well, it’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like it too.

You’ll work with talented coworkers in a supportive and results-oriented environment. Our progressive vision and commitment to excellence in our service and operations will keep you and your coworkers engaged and aimed towards excellence.

Are you ready to be part of an essential, dynamic and motivating company? Join our team – apply for a position today.

Manager, Market Policy

This position is PGE’s lead for transmission and market services and regional policy development for all transmission and market issues facing PGE, including those issues which affect PGE’s transmission and energy supply businesses. Responsibilities include managing the Policy team which develops advocacy, strategy, and continuous improvement development for PGE’s participation in the Western Energy Imbalance Market, investigating how current and future wholesale market-based expansions, processes and solutions can be best utilized to advance PGE’s value proposition and vision to deliver reliable and economically efficient service to consumers of electricity. This position drives the transmission/market services and policy team’s collaboration across the organization and among a broad range of national, regional, and local external stakeholders to ensure holistic assessment and development of transmission and market design changes. This position provides leadership, management and direction related to identification and analysis of business solutions to complex transmission, energy supply and market issues facing PGE, recommendation of strategic courses of action to ensure value for PGE’s customers, and consultation to Senior Management. This position serves as one of the Company’s primary resource for questions or issues related to policy, operational and market design purposes. This position serves under and in support of Director II, Transmission & Market Services.




Typically a degree and 8 years of applicable technical or operations experience.
Background in economic analysis preferred.
Comprehensive knowledge of market design principles and concepts.
Comprehensive knowledge of transmission acquisition and scheduling principles and concepts (in both OATT and market environments).
Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge and skill in business operations complying with regulatory oversight.
Able to perform tasks in these areas with complete independence as well as leading others in their performance as necessary.
Range of expertise in complex technical aspects of the electricity markets, including transmission, grid operations, capacity, power operations, OASIS requirements and firm transmission rights.
Demonstrated experience with FERC practices and procedures.
Knowledge and or experience in organized markets, ancillary products and services, with experience in the CAISO market a plus.
Knowledge in greenhouse gas markets and emissions
Specific knowledge and understanding of market rules, OATT tariffs, Market Based Rate tariffs and other governing documents.
Strong oral and written communication skills. Highly skilled at communicating information to other departments at meetings and the ability to make impromptu speeches or presentations on behalf of the department/project as situations arise.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Comprehensive knowledge and skills to analyze complex problems to determine solutions.
Demonstrated ability to prepare organized succinct and persuasive regulatory filings.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity
employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. 

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline:

https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R1-19-0461 If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

Interested in the extras? PGE offers a range of competitive benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation, a company matching gift program, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that includes a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions and a PGE stock purchase plan. Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities, as well as incentives for meeting company goals and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.
Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.
Staffing Services Contact:

Sandy Banister

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Posted: 2019-02-19 Expires: 2019-03-21

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