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Director, Regulatory Affairs

Location: 

Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Workplace Flexibility: Yes 
Posting End Date: Open until filled

 

We’re a Canadian-owned and BC-based energy company taking steps toward a lower-carbon energy future by providing renewable energy, natural gas and electricity to more than 1.2 million customers.  


We’re looking for new talent to join us as we transform BC’s energy future. Our diverse team of more than 2,600 employees is committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong and grow. Join us and let’s work together for a better BC. 

Position Overview

Join us as a Director of Regulatory. Reporting to the Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, you’ll be responsible for providing direction, leadership, and execution of regulatory affairs for FortisBC’s gas and electric utilities.
 

In year 1, you will:

  • Develop a detailed understanding of previous, ongoing, and planned regulatory filings with the British Columbia Utilities Commissions (BCUC), as well as current rate setting frameworks. 
  • Create strong relationships and build a network with key leaders across the organization, including finance, operations, energy supply, customer service, government relations, legal. 
  • Progress your understanding of BC’s energy policy environment and FortisBC’s regulatory initiatives, the electricity, gas and renewable gas markets and FortisBC’s business priorities today and for the future. 
     

In year 2, you will:

  • Lead a number of filings before the BCUC, including major capital projects (CPCNs), annual reviews for 2024 rates, and a rate setting framework for future years.
  • Develop regulatory constructs that support FortisBC in the energy transition. 
  • Provide ongoing regulatory guidance to business leaders with a focus on customer impacts. 
     

Requirements

  • A professional accounting designation or bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, or business administration plus 15 or more years’ recent, related experience in a senior leadership capacity within a regulatory environment (preferably gas or electric distribution) or an equivalent combination or education, training and experience. 
  • Demonstrated ability to represent the organization as a credible spokesperson and witness in public forums.   
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality written material, such as executive reports, applications and information response requests for submission to regulatory bodies. 
  • A results-oriented individual with exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities. 
  • Effective leadership, decision making and communication skills.

Additional Information

This position is located in Surrey, BC

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.

 

In this role, you’ll be provided with a degree of flexibility in where your work is performed while meeting business needs. This includes the flexibility to also work full-time from the office as all of our roles require at least some in-person time.

 

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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