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Great River Energy – Manager, Power Markets and Compliance

Published:June 4, 2024

The North American Energy Markets Association is pleased to announce this job opportunity on behalf of our member Great River Energy.

Manager, Power Markets & Compliance

Location: Maple Grove, MN (Hybrid)

Applications Due: June 24, 2024

 Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restriction. Visa sponsorship is not available.

Your perspective is powerful. To do what’s never been done before, we need to think differently. We seek out people with unique backgrounds, unique skillsets and unique perspectives who want to help shape what’s next.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Power Marketing & Compliance to provide program leadership for power market compliance; transmission customer strategies; member and customer load serving requirements; managing the GRE relationship with the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO), and the GRE relationship with members, customers and their alternate power suppliers. This position oversees both internal staff and significant external business and contractual relationships.

 Total Rewards:

We offer market competitive base pay and adjust our offer accordingly based upon the value of the candidate’s knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, our Total Rewards strategy focuses on recognizing individual performance and rewarding business results. Our robust Total Rewards package includes exceptional benefits and retirement, a focus on continuous engagement, recognition, personal and professional development, and an emphasis on work-life effectiveness.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversees the development, interpretation, and application of regulatory rules, tariffs and frameworks associated with transacting in wholesale power markets and satisfying reliability-oriented requirements.
  • Manage power market compliance associated with the MISO tariff, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rules and regulations, North American Electric Reliability Commission (NERC) rules and regulations, and GRE’s internal risk management policies.
  • Lead GRE efforts to influence and shape MISO market policies and priorities to benefit and protect GRE and its members.
  • Collaborate with GRE Resource planning on resource adequacy strategies to ensure GRE compliance with all MISO rules and requirements for GRE’s, members’, and customers’ portfolios.
  • Develop and implement strategies for participation of GRE, member, and customer generation and load in MISO Planning Resource Auctions.
  • Manage the accurate and timely submission of required compliance reports to FERC, NERC and MISO.
  • Manage communication and information exchange between GRE and MISO Independent Market Monitor (IMM) related to GRE market activities.
  • Provides expert opinion associated with power market compliance to internal and external stakeholder groups including senior staff, members, and third parties.
  • Manage transmission customer activities on behalf of GRE, member and customer resources and load.
  • Coordinate wholesale power purchase contract and alternative power supply options with member cooperatives.
  • Supervises, coaches and cultivates department staff and other GRE employees to maximize productivity, teamwork and employee engagement.

Qualifications: Knowledge typically acquired through a bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, public policy, or related field. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in the energy industry, including five years’ experience with wholesale electric markets or energy regulatory agencies is required. An advanced degree in business, engineering, and/or certification as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) is preferred.

Qualified candidates please apply at www.greatriverenergy.com (under the Careers tab) by June 24, 2024. GRE values diversity, equity and inclusion and we are an equal employment opportunity employer.