Regulatory Advisor

About CEPA

The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is a non-profit organization whose membership is comprised of Canada’s leading owners and operators of transmission pipelines. Its members transport virtually all of the natural gas and crude oil produced in Canada to markets across North America.

The team at CEPA has a wide range of experience and expertise in government and stakeholder relations, policy and regulation, communications and engineering. They are committed to working on behalf of its members for successful and positive outcomes to challenges faced by the pipeline industry.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Vice President, Business Environment with direction from the Manager, Policy & Regulatory, the Regulatory Advisor will provide technical and analytical assistance and support to help CEPA meet its business environment needs. This position will focus on research, analysis and development of positions and advocacy relating to government policies, regulations and legislation impacting the Canadian transmission pipeline industry.

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and analytical capabilities, the ability to work independently and with teams, and the ability to execute deliverables in a fast-paced environment. Specific tasks will include:

  • Participating in and facilitating meetings with CEPA members to discuss regulatory, legislative and policy developments and develop industry wide strategies to address areas of concern;
  • Researching emerging regulatory issues and tracking industry trends to ensure CEPA is educated and informed regarding potential regulatory challenges;
  • Identifying changes in current government policies, legislation and regulation and providing detailed analyses regarding the impacts to our industry;
  • Working with the Business Environment team and CEPA’s members in developing technical correspondence to governments, regulators and other stakeholders.
  • Advising, liaising with and making recommendations to internal and external audiences on strategic and complex regulatory issues.

Candidate Profile

As a candidate for the Regulatory Advisor your background includes:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public policy, environmental sciences. or the equivalent in educational achievement and work experience in the oil and natural gas industry;
  • 2 – 5 years of relevant working experience in conducting in-depth legislative/regulatory/policy research and analyzing complex issues related to the development of policy and regulations;
  • Previous experience working for or with the AER/OGC/NEB or other Canadian regulator;
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of federal and provincial regulatory processes;
  • Experience managing diverse interests and balancing diverse needs.

Your skills and abilities include:

  • Excellent technical writing skills;
  • Ability to interpret and synthesize complex information;
  • Good organizational skills, capable of working independently, and functioning well in a team environment;
  • Ability to perform in a dynamic and fast-paced environment;
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.

Additional Information

For additional information please contact and forward your cover letter and résumé to HR@cepa.com.

 

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