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This position is in the Energy Procurement and Management organization which is contributing to SCE’s goal to be recognized by our industry as a high performance organization. The Senior Advisor of Energy Trading will work in the Energy Procurement and Management organization to help manage SCE’s $4+ billion/year power resource portfolio. The Senior Advisor of Energy Trading will have responsibility of working collaboratively with other Energy Traders developing, managing and implementing SCE’s complex physical and financial gas portfolio while satisfying internal and external compliance policies and regulatory obligations. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to develop a deep understanding of the energy portfolio and its associated power and emissions positions and trading strategies.
The senior energy advisor will report to the Principal Manager, Trading and Energy Operations. Although this position will have no direct reports, the expectation is that the successful candidate will have experience in Natural Gas, Power and Emissions and will mentor the other members of the team. The senior energy advisor will be expected to make strategic and tactical trading and risk management decisions on a daily basis.
- Develops and seeks SCE senior and executive level management approval of trading strategies for the Company’s financial and physical natural gas exposures.
- Analyzes and measures effectiveness of existing strategies, processes, methods, tools and products to determine improvements, enhancements and efficiencies. Evaluates how the analysis of supply and demand fundamentals impact our natural gas procurement strategy
- Executes and manages short and intermediate-term (up to 18months) physical and financial natural gas transactions and is responsible for ensuring key commercial terms and pricing with counterparties are achieved.
- Supports gas, power and emissions activities, as necessary
- Ensures physical gas scheduling plans and strategies are executed to utilize natural gas storage, park and loan agreements, and transportationcontracts to transact, manage and schedule SCE’s physical gas supplies on multiple gas pipelines (e.g. El Paso, SoCal Gas, PG&E).
- Builds external business relationships with counterparties, producers, marketers, and brokers
- Builds internal business relationships with leadership, directors and principal managers to ensure effective trading strategies for natural gas, power and emissions trading are implemented
- Ensures the accurate and appropriate responses to data requests and reports for regulators (e.g., California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Quarterly Compliance Reporting (QCR), Energy Resources Recovery Account (ERRA), and Long Term Procurement Plan (LTPP), California Air Resources Board (CARB))
- Acts as a mentor and supports professional development opportunities for members of the Trading and Energy Operations teams.
- Promotes and supports a culture of personal development and continuous improvement.
- 9years of experience in functions related to energy markets, energy trading, commodity trading, or financialrisk management.
- Strong leadership, communication, presentation, and negotiating skills to build consensus with stakeholders to develop and maintain partnerships with support organizations and senior management
- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in, Economics, Finance, or Business or other related discipline 5years of experience with operational planning, trading, and/or analysis of energy portfolios in deregulated wholesale power markets.
- In-depth understanding of the operating rules and regulatory requirements of California energy and emissions markets, including knowledge of CAISO, CPUC, FERC and CARB
- Experience with Energy Trading & Risk Management systems (e.g. Endur)
- The primary work location for this position is Rosemead, CA
- This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position. Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Background Investigation and/or Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA). Once hired, the candidate or new hire must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties.
- Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
- Relocation may be available for qualified candidates.