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Director External Affairs

Company: PSEG
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 67143 Job Function/Category: Public Affairs Employment Type: Exempt Full Time This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy. Job Summary The position has overall responsibility for developing and implementing strategic outreach and communication plans in support of critical PSEG, PSE&G and PSEG Power priorities. The role includes managing a team of Regional Public Affairs Managers who advocate and to gain support for key business priorities, legislative and regulatory proposals, and projects to a wide range of external audiences, inclusive of elected officials, public policy influential and community organizers. The position requires engagement of corporate executive officers on matters of critical importance to the company and entails advising corporate executives on the external implications and cost/benefit of decisions. The position requires coordination, collaboration and ongoing communication with Directors and Managers in the business units for the fair and efficient management of employees who have a dual or matrixed reporting arrangement. Where appropriate joint goals and objectives will be developed and managed for designated employees. Job Responsibilities --- Participate in regional business and non-profit organizations strategic to the success of the Enterprise --- Direct the activities of Senior and Regional Public Affairs managers in support of PSEG Power operations --- Direct the activities of Senior and Regional Public Affairs managers in support of PSE&G Electric and Gas operations --- Direct the activities of Senior and Regional Public Affairs managers in support of PSE&G Construction operations. --- Direct the activities of the Manager of Outreach for Statewide Transmission in support of construction activities of PSE&G Electric and gas operations. --- Collaborate with Division Managers, District Managers, Fossil Station Managers, Project Directors and the Projects construction Outreach director to align the department resources to support the public affairs needs of the operation departments. --- Develop and implement advocacy campaigns in support of the company's regulatory and legislative initiatives. --- Manage a labor, capital, corporate contributions and O&M budget Job Specific Qualifications Required --- Bachelor's Degree and 10 or more years of experience (Utility or Power management work preferred but not required), --- Proven supervisory experience, in the fields of community relations, public boards or committees, lobbying, elected or appointed government or public sector experience. --- Proven exceptional communications and interpersonal skills developed through interaction with executives, public officials and community /local boards. --- Exceptional writing, presentation and public speaking skills. --- Proven project planning and management. --- Exceptional management, team building, and Lobbying skills Desired Qualifications --- Master's degree along with public sector experience with state and local government --- Experience and general understanding of local government. --- Experience with public/private partnerships and policy initiatives; budget and management experience. --- Knowledge of the power, utility and/or energy industries. Minimum Years of Experience 10 years of experience Education Bachelor Certifications None Noted Disclaimer Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer. As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations. This site ( http://www.pseg.com ) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers. Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process. Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer. Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals. Need to request an accommodation? If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision. Nearest Major Market: Newark Nearest Secondary Market: New York City Job Segment: Law, Compliance, Public Policy, Recruiting, Legal, Human Resources

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