Shell Regulatory Manager - Virtual or Home Based in Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania


Job Title:

Regulatory Manager - Virtual or Home Based

No. of Positions:


Job Description:

Primary responsibility will be to support Shell Energy’s gas and power business by providing regulatory and government affairs expertise, with focus on electric power issues in the Mid-Atlantic and Middle West regions of the United States.

Specific duties will include:

  • Monitor and participate in the stakeholder processes for the PJM and MISO regional transmission operators. This will involve providing the trading and marketing groups with information about rule changes and other developments that will impact company positions or operations or the markets in which Shell Energy participates, advocating positions in these processes that will protect or advance the company’s objectives and providing detailed analysis and advice on potential market or operational outcomes;

  • Follow developments before legislative bodies, state utility commissions, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and other government agencies that may affect gas and power marketing and trading activities in the region and report on such developments to relevant groups within the company;

  • Model or support modeling that will estimate the market impacts of projected structural and regulatory changes in RTOs.

  • Provide support for the company’s marketing and trading activities, including tariff review, commenting on transactional documents and acting as a compliance resource relating to such activities;

  • Manage participation in regulatory proceedings through the filing of pleadings or directing the activities of outside counsel;

  • Manage the company’s memberships in trade associations and work with such organizations or ad hoc advocacy groups before regulatory and government bodies to advance the company’s objectives;

  • Support the efforts of other members of the Regulatory Group and assist other Shell entities on relevant issues.

  • Support the development of new commercial products, strategies, or efforts with interpretation and implementation of ISO (Independent System Operator) / RTO (Regional Transmission Organization) policies and relevant statutes and regulations

  • Maintain relationships with stakeholders in each RTO/ISO, and with customers, to support various commercial needs, including, but not limited to, operation of congestion revenue rights / transmission congestion rights markets, energy markets, capacity markets, and polices pertaining to traditional grid-switchable resources. Expertise in each subject matter is highly desirable.

  • Act as a liaison with customers, ISO/RTOs, regional reliability organizations and Shell Energy’s Commercial teams to help ensure compliance with regulations as they pertain to Shell Energy.

  • Manage and provide feedback and support to contract resources providing regulatory intelligence to Shell Energy.

  • Maintain a strong understanding of wholesale and retail electric power markets.

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Country of Work Location:

United States

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.


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Work Location:

Pennsylvania - ITS


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Business, Engineering or equivalent preferred).

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in ISO market design, power industry regulation and/or legislative affairs related to power markets.

  • Experience related to PJM and/or MISO is required.

  • Experience in modeling related to ISO market design and rule changes is highly desirable.

  • Previous employment with government agency, ISO or in a government relations role is desirable.

  • Able to travel 50% to 60% overnight.

  • Knowledge of technical aspects of power systems.

  • Must reside in the Mid-Atlantic or Midwest regions.

  • Ability to build and foster relationships across various stakeholder groups.

City, State (if applicable):

Pennsylvania, PA