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Regulatory Admin Manager- Santa Fe, NM Job

Location(s): NM - Santa Fe


Are you ready to take your leadership potential to the next level with a growing Fortune 500 company?  Xcel Energy is at the leading edge of an industry that is changing quickly. We’re seeking dynamic, proven leaders to help guide us into this exciting energy future. If you’re looking to lead at a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship, with plenty of room to grow, consider a position at Xcel Energy.



Position SummaryManage the work, resources, and processes needed to plan and execute Xcel Energy’s regulatory initiatives and compliance with regulatory requirements. Manage the resources necessary to make timely and complete rate and regulatory filings, including support for the filing of general rate case filings, certificates of need, resource plans, and rate rider filings. Manage staff and processes to ensure appropriate records retention, timely filings, and compliance with all regulatory requirements. Working with the Director of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs, establish and maintain state commission and stakeholder relationships and work with internal stakeholders to design initiatives that provide a constructive regulatory framework for Xcel Energy’s initiatives. Sponsor expert and legislative testimony needed to support Xcel Energy’s initiatives. Subject areas may include generation and supply-side initiatives, transmission initiatives, renewable and environmental initiatives.Essential Responsibilities a) Manage the work, resources, and processes need to prepare timely and complete regulatory filings needed to implement Xcel Energy’s major initiatives. Manage teams and staff to ensure projects are consistent with Xcel Energy priorities, are appropriately advocated before regulatory bodies, are timely, and fully comply with all filing requirements. Prepare and sponsor expert and legislative testimony as needed to support major regulatory filings. b) Anticipate and manage the work necessary to ensure timely and adequate cost recovery for Xcel Energy initiatives. Working with legislative staff, develop and support legislative strategies necessary to provide Xcel Energy with timely and adequate cost recovery for generation, transmission, environmental, and/or renewable initiatives. Manage the preparation of regulatory filings related to cost recovery. c) Effectively represent Xcel Energy’s policies and initiatives in regulatory proceedings, settlement discussions, and stakeholder collaborations to support Company initiatives. Negotiate resolution of disputes with state agencies and stakeholders in regulatory proceedings. d) Establish and maintain contact with state regulators and stakeholders to represent Company policies and initiatives and to gather input and information to help shape Company initiatives. Anticipate regulatory issues and develop strategies for developing and advocating proposals that support Company policies. e) Initiate and maintain continuous communication and interaction with Xcel Energy business units. Lead efforts to develop regulatory solutions to support business objectives. f) Manage the activities of staff that support regulatory filings and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.     Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Regulatory Policy, Business, or related discipline
  • Minimum of five years experience in regulatory matters; or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • Specific experience in dealing with regulatory agencies preferred.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate thorough knowledge and understanding of rules, regulations, practices and procedures in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Must be able to use PC software such as Word and Excel.
  • Frequent overnight travel required; extensive overtime. 
  • Requires the successful completion of the Mid-Level Assessment


This position requires a behavioral assessment prior to being considered for an interview.




As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  NM - Santa Fe || NM - Santa Fe || United States (US) || Utilities Group || 70481:SPS Regulatory || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 17201

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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