Power Supply Contracts Manager I and/or II


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $77,577.00
Maximum: $158,436.00
Details: This is a full-time position. The salary range, is $77,577 - $122,298 (Level I) and $105,853 - $158,436 (Level II) with exact compensation to be determined by the Chief Executive Officer.

Published:

03/29/2018

Address

1125 Tamalpais Avenue
San Rafael
California
94901
United States

Description

Power Supply Contracts Manager I and II

 I: $77,577 - $122,298

II: $105,853 – 158,436


Open Until Filled

(MCE Reserves the Right to Close this Recruitment at Any Time Based Upon the Candidate Pool)


Power Supply Contracts Manager I:

The Power Supply Contracts Manager I, under general supervision of the Director of Power Resources and/or the Power Supply Contracts Manager II, has responsibility for contract monitoring, facilitation, and management as well as invoice review and validation to support MCE power supply contracts. The incumbent may assist in the administration of RFP proposal processes, MCE open season procurement process, ongoing correspondence with counterparties including tracking project development milestones (Conditions Precedent) for Feed-in-Tariff projects and new resources under contract, and other duties as assigned in support of the power supply procurement process.


Power Supply Contract Facilitation

· Assist with drafting of new vendor and supplier agreements.

· Serve as point of contact for counterparties with executed supply agreements demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills and project management acumen.

·  Assist with creation of materials to facilitate board review of executed supplier agreements including staff reports, supporting information and presentation materials.

·Manage stakeholder relationships, including Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), interconnection, staff and consultants, permitting agencies, community and public relations.


Performance Monitoring

· Assist with performance auditing and monitoring for existing MCE contracts.

· Track counterparty compliance with contract milestones (conditions precedent and other deliverables).

· Manage vendor and contractor agreements.

· Maintain and update files as needed.

· Maintain, update, and track contract files through contract management system.


Invoice Management and Validation

· Interface with power suppliers and contractors regarding timely invoicing of development and performance security.

· Produce outgoing invoices.

· Receive, process and file incoming invoices in a timely and correct manner.

· Perform validation on incoming invoices as assigned to insure accurate charges and credits have been applied.

· Track invoice payments and prepare related reports to management, technical team and external accountant.

· Resolve, or provide support in resolving invoice and billing issues.

·  Provide information to assist external accountant with problem resolution


Other duties

•    Prepare materials for the MCE staff to facilitate policy discussions related to procurement and resource planning.

•    Assist with the administration of RFP processes, the open season process and the

     assessment of unsolicited proposals.

•    May review and analyze proposals for electric power supply submitted to MCE by dev- elopers and brokers and

provide summary information for staff and technical team.

•    May assist in preparation and presentation of information and recommendations to

     assist MCE staff and Board in assessing and identifying ‘best fit’ market opportunities for MCE.

•    May assist in tracking changes during contract negotiation for the purchase and/or

     sales of electric resources and Renewable Energy Credits (RECs).

•    May assist in managing MCE’s various renewable energy certificate accounts within the REGIS system.

•    May assist with preparation of compliance reports and materials related to MCE power supply, including those

required by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Energy Commission (CEC), The Climate

Registry and the Department of Energy.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience/Education

Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or accounting, supplemented by a minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience at

an electric utility, municipal utility, Community Choice Aggregation program or in a closely related field. Technical experience in the management of contracts is required.


Power Supply Contracts Manager II


The Power Supply Contracts Manager II, under general direction of the Director of Power Resources, has responsibility for contract monitoring, facilitation, and management as well as invoice review and validation to support MCE power supply contracts. The incumbent may assist in the administration of RFP proposal processes, MCE open season procurement process, ongoing correspondence with counterparties including contract development and performance tracking, and other duties as assigned in support of the power supply procurement process.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position may have lead worker and/or supervisory responsibilities.


Power Supply Contract Facilitation

· Under direction of the Director of Power Resources, establish standard operating procedures, protocols, and safeguards to ensure procurement team decision making processes are aligned with agency goals.

· Assist with drafting of new vendor and supplier agreements.

· Serve as point of contact for counterparties in negotiations for supply agreements demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills and project management acumen.

· Assist with creation of materials to facilitate Board review of potential supplier agreements include staff reports, supporting information, and presentation materials.

· Manage stakeholder relationships, including PPAs, interconnection, staff and consultants, permitting agencies, community and public relations.

· Conduct research and other due diligence to compile relevant information as needed for staff, technical consultants, legal consultants and Board members.

· Track all steps needed to reach contract finalization, up to, and including, contract execution.

· Maintain current knowledge of regulatory/ legislative trends and changes as wells as current and future market conditions.


Performance Monitoring

· Monitoring and management of assigned counterparty relationships as required to improve performance and contract compliance.

· Performance auditing and monitoring for existing MCE contracts.

 Track counterparty compliance with contract milestones and other deliverables.

· Manage vendor and contractor agreements.

· Maintain and update files as needed.

· Maintain, update and track contract files through contract management system.


Invoice Management and Validation

· Identify opportunities for portfolio optimization, budget savings, congestion cost avoidance and project development

· Interface with power suppliers and contractors regarding timely invoicing.

· Receive, file and process invoices in a timely and correct manner.

· Perform validation on invoices as assigned to insure accurate charges and credits have been applied.

· CAISO statement validation and CAISO cost recovery from counterparties as provided for in contract terms.

· Track invoice payments and prepare related reports to management, technical team and external accountant.

· Resolve, or provide support in resolving invoice and billing issues.

· Provide information to assist external accountant with problem resolution.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience/Education

Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or accounting, supplemented by a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience at an electric utility, municipal utility, Community Choice Aggregation program or in a closely related field. Technical experience in the management of contracts is required.


TO VIEW THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION VISIT THE MCE CAREERS PAGE AT https://www.mcecleanenergy.org/careers/

Benefits

Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, sick, personal and parental leave; employer paid medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance; employer contribution to a 401(a) retirement plan; optional 457(b) deferred compensation plan, flexible spending account and commute alternatives program.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@mcecleanenergy.org

https://www.mcecleanenergy.org/careers/

Please send your cover letter and resume via email to jobs@MCEcleanenergy.org.

MCE reserves the right to close this recruitment at any time based upon the number of qualified applicants. Please indicate which level you are applying for. You must meet the minimum qualifications for the level for which you are applying.


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