We are looking for a candidate to take up the role of Head of Regulatory Affairs - UK and Europe based in our London or Edinburgh UK office on a full-time basis with a requirement for very regular travel across European markets. Reporting to the Chief Economist and Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, you will be responsible for developing and driving regulatory compliant business models that underpin our business in the energy and tech industry. Your will be responsible for anticipating external changes that may influence the direction of UK and European electricity policy development, advising the business of threats and opportunities; and providing advocacy and relationship management of external stakeholders such as the Regulator, industry bodies, electricity network companies and system operator(s), and trade associations.
Develop and drive regulatory compliant Faraday Grid Energy as a Service business models primarily with respect to disaggregated electricity markets affecting UK and Europe. Working closely with commercial and technical teams key focus areas include identifying value streams from:
o Consumer affordability
o Balancing markets
o Transmission System Operation and Ancillary Services provision
o Distribution Network Operation and the evolution of local flexibility markets
o Network Charging
o Capacity Markets
o Carbon pricing
Responsible for preparation of regulatory submissions on behalf of Faraday for consultations that impact our business.
Regulatory strategy planning.
Provide a clear vision about energy, tech and transactive markets and industry policy framework and direction in the UK and Europe.
Provide leadership, direction and oversight to manage deviation events that may impact compliance status or create business risk.
Develop and maintain external relationships with relevant opinion leaders and regulatory officials.
Establish and lead a team of local regulatory specialists in key Faraday Grid markets across UK & Europe.
Our ideal candidate
Loves the energy, intensity and excitement of a fast-growing company in a sector undergoing significant transition.
Demonstrates reliability, transparency, open-mindedness, aspiration and rigour.
An excellent understanding of power generation, wholesale electricity markets, decentralised energy, renewables market development and prevailing and go forward policy framework.
Proven track record in developing innovative and impactful solutions to complex regulatory proposals driving energy as a service.
Without ego, excellent collaboration, team working, oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and proactively to a high standard.
Highly organised, driven to meet deadlines and pays attention to detail.
Skills and qualifications
Preferably postgraduate degree in economics, finance or legal.
Significant relevant experience gained in industry, consulting, government policy or regulatory.
Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical and presentation skills
Experience in UK/European Regulatory processes.
Working at Faraday
You will be joining a diverse group of brilliant minds who will challenge you intellectually and encourage you to prosper. In addition to a competitive salary of up to £90k/year, we also offer:
Generous holiday allowance to give you time to re-energise
Private medical insurance to keep you healthy
Life assurance for peace of mind
Retirement plan contributions so you can save for the future
Visa application and relocation support, where appropriate
We are proud of our diversity and committed to ensuring our opportunities are accessible to all talented people. If additional support or flexible arrangements would enable you to participate, please tell us in your application.
Successful applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks and offers of employment are subject to thorough background checking.
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