Manager, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs in Phoenix, AZ at Volt

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Phoenix, AZ
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $80000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

 Manager, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs

This company located in Phoenix, Arizona which is a water, wastewater and reclaimed water service provider is seeking a Manager, Corporate & Regulatory Affairs. The selected candidate is responsible for a wide variety of functions. This person reports to the Vice President of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs. The ability to read, interpret, and apply requirements of a wide variety of legal documents, statutes, administrative codes, decisions, and policies is essential. The ultimate objective of this position is to assure that the Company correctly interprets and applies its tariffs and contracts; follows regulatory requirements of the Arizona Corporation Commission; facilitates growth of the utilities through additional connections and acquisitions; and complies with laws, practices and procedures as a growing corporation. It is essential to the position that the individual possess complex problem-solving skills, good judgment, and excellent communication skills.

The selected candidate will prepare and review standard contracts, easements, and other legal documents for accuracy and completeness in cooperation with internal and external partners. Prepares summaries of agreement requirements and accurately and completely communicates contracting requirements to internal teams; landowners; and/or developers. Administers contracts for extension of utility service, including calculating fees and preparing invoices. Completes the bill of sale process for transferring ownership of developer constructed infrastructure, including documenting and calculating values based on construction contracts for bills of sale.

Prepares, reviews and finalizes accurate and complete regulatory filings with the Arizona Corporation Commission to satisfy compliance requirements and/or obtain or extend certificates of convenience and necessity. Communicates regulatory policy to internal teams and provides clarity on regulatory expectations and timelines. Assists with human resource and benefit functions as assigned. Reviews and analyzes diligence documents related to utility acquisitions; prepares written analysis; and identifies issues or concerns regarding diligence documentation. Organizes and oversees annual renewal of insurance policies including general liability, auto, property, inland marine, and directors’ and officers’ coverage. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’ degree and five or more years of relevant experience or juris doctorate degree. Professional experience in legal document drafting, review, and implementation. Effective oral and written communication. Work requires the ability to write memos, letters, reports and keep accurate records.

This position is responsible for managing the Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Specialist. Must act in a respectful, knowledgeable and professional manner. Work requires regular interaction involving exchange and receipt of complex information; adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions; trying to reconcile differences; actively looking for ways to help people and the company be successful. Will interact with employees at all levels and will represent the company externally. Specific experience with drafting and interpreting contracts, easements, statutes, administrative codes, and policies; reviewing construction documents and pay applications; navigating and interpreting maps and data in GIS systems. Experience drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements. Knowledge of real estate law principles and documents including deeds, easements, and covenants running with the land.

Experience managing projects within an organization. Meticulous attention to detail. Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task. Ability to maintain focus and composure amid a large number of competing demands and evolving priorities. Ability to identify and assess risk and communicate effectively with internal team members and business partners. Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication and relationship management skills. Ability to comprehend and manage business contracts and other complex documents. Self-motivated and able to work independently while exercising initiative, flexibility and good judgment. Ability to maintain and properly handle highly confidential information. Manage to completion special and ad hoc projects, as needed. Human resource or benefit administration experience a plus. Must have a valid Arizona driver’s license.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer