Senior Public & Regulatory Affairs Advisor 

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The Senior Public & Regulatory Affairs Advisor will be in charge of monitoring policy developments, assessing their impacts on Sympower’s operations and working on improving the regulatory framework in which the company evolves. You will focus mainly (but not only) on The Netherlands, Greece and new markets for Sympower. This role also includes providing expert knowledge in countries electricity regulation topics, such as network, TSO requirements, market designs to support the other teams of Sympower.

What is in it for you

We are committed to creating an inclusive and values based culture where everyone feels that they belong, and where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work.

We offer a market competitive compensation package, including but not limited to:

  • 30 Days Paid Holiday Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Wellness Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Birthday Leave

  • Paid Maternity and Partner Leave

  • Pawternity Leave

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

  • Remote Office Budget

  • Internet Allowance

  • Development Plan & Budget

  • Stock Appreciation Rights

  • 2 Days Paid Volunteer Leave

Learn about all of our benefits on our careers page.

Job requirements

What you will do

  • You will be the point of expertise within Sympower regarding regulatory requirements of the different flexibility markets in your markets. This could include topics like balancing, capacity, congestion, wholesale markets & more

  • Supporting the rest of the Public affairs, Market Strategy, and local teams on regulatory issues. This could include:
    • Monitoring market regulations and network code development

    • Market data analysis

    • Answering to public consultations by TSOs/NRA

    • Being the contact person for TSOs/NRA

    • Ensuring a good understanding of the regulatory requirements (baseline calculation, bidding, prequalification, fines calculation, metering and reporting…) by the teams and compliance

  • Monitoring and following the work of working groups of trade associations that Sympower is a member of

  • Supporting lobbying efforts in different countries and representing Sympower in events and meetings

What you will need

  • Energy law or energy engineering background with knowledge of, and interest for energy regulation

  • 5+ years experience in electricity regulatory environments (experience on flexibility issues is a plus)

  • Previous experience with a regulatory agency or a TSO is a strong asset

  • Deep understanding of regulatory environments

  • Experience in regulatory relations

  • Fluent in English and Greek

  • We are open to this role being based in the Netherlands or Greece

Who we are

Sympower is accelerating the global transition towards ‘net-zero’ by helping to build smarter, cleaner renewable energy systems. Using our proprietary software platform, we help balance the supply and demand of electricity across international energy networks.

We help businesses, grid operators, asset owners and other energy stakeholders around the world reduce their carbon emissions, integrate more distributed renewable energy resources, and generate new revenue streams by participating in demand-side response services.

Learn more about us in this video

In 2022, Sympower became a certified B Corp, which shows the company is meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency across 5 impact areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers.

Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

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