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Account Manager, Renewable Gas

Location: 

Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Manager, Renewable Gas Supply, this position is responsible for identifying, analyzing and progressing new RG supply projects and management of existing supply contracts.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to earnings growth by identifying, pursuing, and capturing new project opportunities principally involving Renewable Gas, by working with external developers, corporations, governments, engineering firms, technology service providers, and First Nations.
  • Educate and support customers to develop business cases through an understanding of various supply arrangments. Report on progress towards objectives to senior management and other company personnel and identify issues that may affect achievement of objectives
  • Develop business cases and project plans to advance proposed projects from idea phase through to implementation. Coordinate market and technical feasibility analyses and financial analysis of project initiatives.
  • Develop and negotiate contracts using established guidelines for the RG program.  Prepare regulatory applications and respond to Information Requests.  Liaise with regulatory, finance, legal, gas supply and other internal departments to ensure regulatory, reporting and other requirements are met.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to integrate new supply projects into existing FortisBC systems and support CNG and LNG sales team with RG-related work. Collaborate with other departments to ensure their requirements are met for each new supply project or contract.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers and key stakeholders; collaborate with other departments to ensure a common understanding of growth and retention objectives. Manage internal and external relationships on related projects and activities.
  • Maintain an understanding of business issues affecting suppliers and customers in the RG sector. Work with representatives from various stakeholders, industry associations, suppliers and other utilities to foster safe and competitive RG markets.
  • Remain current on information related to current technological advances and constraints for the RG industry.

Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Business or Commerce or equivalent from a recognized program plus 4 to 7 years related professional sales, business development and marketing experience in the energy industry; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Demonstrated sales and customer account/relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate at a high level, with the ability to understand commercial relationships and interpret and integrate fairly complex technical and contract information
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and present information, motivate and influence others
  • Demonstrated ability to research and document relevant topics for potential customers
  • Demonstrated ability to establish strong working relationships with all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with technical staff in different areas of the business
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement marketing strategies and plans
  • Knowledge of the regulatory process an asset
  • Knowledge of energy market place
  • Knowledge on contracts and service agreements
  • Knowledge of RG an asset
  • Contribute to preparation and manage budgets

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

 

The safety of our customers and FortisBC family members is our number one priority. Depending on the responsibilities of the job, some employees work remotely and some in office. To ensure the safety of our employees on our job sites, there is strict adherence to our worksite safety plans and social distancing practices. As an essential service provider, we’ll continue to follow the government COVID-19 guidelines and adjust our plans as necessary. As we welcome new employees, our commitment to safety remains for all of our FortisBC family.

 

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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