Shell is looking to hire suitable candidates for the position of Regulatory Affairs Manager for its Houston office.

About the Organization

Shell Energy is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries.

About the Opportunity

Shell is looking to hire suitable candidates with 5 or more years of relevant experience for the position of Regulatory Affairs Manager for its Houston office.

Primary responsibilities are to support Shell Energy related businesses through external advocacy for competitive markets, communicating regulation changes and impacts to commercial teams, facilitating commercial transactions within existing regulations and managing compliance obligations and reporting in the ERCOT Region.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support Shell Energy’s ERCOT Region regulatory initiatives, providing information and advice that are aligned with commercial priorities among trading, origination, and environmental products. 
  • Support other regions where necessary and contribute to corporate market design discussion and development.
  • Follow and participate in developments before Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), Texas legislative proceedings, and other regulatory or government agencies that affect gas and power marketing and trading activities and report on such developments to relevant groups within the company.
  • Monitor and participate in stakeholder processes for ERCOT independent system operator, provide Shell Energy and Renewable and Energy Solutions (R&ES) businesses with information about rule changes and other developments that impact company positions or operations.
  • Participate in trade associations to assist in deriving benefits from memberships, such as leveraging access to information and supporting advocacy efforts.
  • Coordinate development of and work with others to provide regulatory training.
  • Review and coordinate with state agencies for operational and compliance issues
  • Review rules affecting implementation of projects being evaluated
  • Work with state agencies to register new projects to enable participation in ERCOT market
  • Monitor and analyze wholesale electricity market design changes, including reviewing ERCOT protocols, and provide input on suggested improvements
  • Prepare reports responding to inquiries from ERCOT, other RTO/ISOs, and regulatory or government agencies.
  • Model or support modeling that will estimate the market impacts of projected structural and regulatory market design changes in RTO/ISOs.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor’s degree required or higher, Electrical Engineering or Economics preferred.
  • 5 or more years of relevant experience.
  • Must effectively operate within a challenging and dynamic work environment including managing a wide spectrum of energy issues and supporting group efforts on others.
  • Must have fundamental understanding of regulatory processes and strong writing skills.
  • Experience in modeling related to RTO/ISO market design and rule changes is highly desirable.
  • Strong personal relationship and communications skills are necessary and must be able to effectively coordinate with colleagues.
  • Ability to understand impacts of government policies on business and compliance activity and communicate the same to commercial groups and make recommendations on how to respond.
  • Technical and/or commercial understanding of retail and wholesale power markets (gas and carbon product market is a plus); appreciation of license to operate concerns and compliance.



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