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Integrated Resources Manager

The City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department seeks a dynamic Power Supply Manager (Integrated Resources Manager) to oversee the department's power supply portfolio as the manager of the highly effective Integrated Resources Group.  The Integrated Resources Manager will develop and oversee tthe power supply budget, work with state legislature to shape policies, and develop and manage power and transmission contracts.  To direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate the activities and operations of the Integrated Resources Division within the Public Utilities Department; to coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and multifaceted administrative support to the Utilities Assistant General Manager – Power Supply.

Candidates must possess a minimum of six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in power, natural gas, and transmission contract administration and coordination of power production and transmission facilities including five (5) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility, supplemented by a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, science, engineering, economics, accounting, or a related field.  Ideal candidates will possess convention and/or renewable generation asset management and expert knowledge of Cal ISO.
 
The following functions are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may be required to perform additional or different functions from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
 
Assume management responsibility for assigned services and activities pertaining to the Department's power supply portfolio including long- and short- term power supply planning, management of power and transmission contracts, legislative affairs, and regulatory compliance.
 
Direct long- and short-term wholesale energy market operations and manage the operation of all power generation, fuel, and transmission assets within the Department's power supply portfolio.
 
Direct and oversee the operation and maintenance of a 200 MW simple cycle natural gas generating facility. Including the oversight of staff, natural gas procurement, managing planned and unplanned outages, and the planning, direction, and execution of major maintenance projects.
 
Coordinate power supply activities with other divisions within the Department including, Risk, Finance & Administration, Electric, and Water Services.
 
Direct and oversee economic evaluation/production cost modeling as it relates to budget development, rate design, pro-forma planning, and power supply portfolio.
 
Coordinate, update, monitor, and implement changes to the Department's Energy Risk Management program, including development of new energy risk hedging products and procedures.
 
Monitor state and federal environmental legislation and interpret/analyze potential operational and financial impacts to customers as a result of changes to the power supply portfolio.
 
Provide input to legal proceedings that represent the City's interests related to legislative and regulatory compliance.
 
Negotiate, prepare, and administer conventional and renewable energy, transmission, and fuel contracts; manage the development of energy and gas market positions, hedging strategies, and practices associated with energy trading.
 
Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for the Integrated Resources Division including assignment of related work activities, projects, and programs.
 
Manage regional compliance requirements for the Department related to power supply transactions that maintain grid reliability.
 
Review and evaluate staff work products, methods, and procedures, including issue identification and resolution; .select, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
 
Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommend, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels as required.
 
Oversee and participate in the development and administration of the division's annual budget; participate in the forecast of required financial resources for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments as required.
 
Represent the Department in matters pertaining to the power supply portfolio with other utilities, energy traders, and regulatory agencies including the resolution of contractual disputes; review and approve payment of invoices for energy, transmission, and gas transactions; negotiate settlements of billing disputes.
 
Provide input on strategic issues affecting the Department; provide detailed analytical economic evaluation and support of risk metrics that impact operations and financial integrity. Evaluate cost effectiveness of alternative strategies to conventional power resources including energy efficiency, demand response, energy storage, distributed generation or rate options.
 
Develop and implement transaction strategies and procedures to meet budgeted targets that minimize economic variances; develop financing alternatives within contracts to minimize the delivered price of energy.
 
Serve as Department representative on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees as required.
 
Prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence; recommend modifications to programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate; attend and participate in professional industry group meetings; provide responsible staff assistance to the Utilities Assistant General Manager – Power Supply; maintain awareness of new trends and developments in the field of integrated resources planning.
 
Perform related duties as required.
 
Position: Integrated Resources Manager
Organization: City of Anaheim
Location: Anaheim,  CA 
United States
Salary: $133,594.00 - $183,692.00 Annually
Posting Start Date: 5/18/2021
Date Posted: 5/18/2021
Requirements
Experience and Education: Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in power, natural gas, and transmission contract administration and coordination of power production and transmission facilities including five (5) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility, supplemented by a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, science, engineering, economics, accounting, or a related field. 
 
Knowledge of: Renewable resources management; conventional and renewable contract development, negotiations, implementation and management; advanced knowledge of contract structures and associated regulatory requirements; integrated resources planning; general forecasting practices and principles and their application for customer demand; analyzing energy market conditions and trends, lifecycle cost techniques and general principles of production cost modeling related to resource planning activities; principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations; supervising, implementing, and leading major specialized operational initiatives to solve critical strategic issues; and managing specialized trading systems.
 
Ability to: Optimize bidding and scheduling strategies for power resource dispatch in a deregulated market; oversee and participate in the management of a comprehensive power supply planning program; manage, direct, and coordinate the work of lower level staff; prepare and administer power supply program budgets including preparation of clear and concise administrative and financial reports; effectively interact and negotiate with the regulatory and policy bodies demonstrating a commanding executive presence and stature; evaluate and recommend future power supply contracts based on negotiated proposals; interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with regulatory body representatives, suppliers, marketers, and other parties involved in the wholesale energy and transmission markets.
 
License/Certification Required: Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/17/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
City of Anaheim
Address:
201 S. Anaheim Blvd
Suite 501
Anaheim,  CA 92805
United States
Email:
bnguyen@anaheim.net
Phone:
(714) 765-4905
Fax:
Contact:
Bich Nguyen