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Director, Government Affairs

RWE Renewables Americas LLC, Chicago, Vereinigte Staaten (US)  

To start on 15/07/2021 or To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Your Future Plans:


  • Analyze proposed legislation/market rule amendments & proposals to determine Company impacts and positions, identify internal stakeholders impacted by proposed legislation/market rules, develop response basis, and develop and execute strategies to support Company positions.
  • Interact with international and US Legislative & Executive Branch governmental officials and staff as well as RWE teams to manage political/regulatory risk for wind, solar and energy storage technologies in the Americas regions.
  • Communicate Company positions persuasively to key decision makers including legislators, regulators, grid operators, consultants and other external stakeholders.
  • Evaluate and direct external consultants in promoting the Company’s positions on federal and state legislation.
  • Provide live testimony before legislative committees/regulatory commissions as necessary to provide Company positions on proposed legislation/regulatory changes.
  • Coordinate coalition building and ensure consistent internal communication on issues impacting the Company.
  • Manage national and regional trade association relationships to promote Company positions and to direct resources to specific issues within the regions as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assist with budget development and process accounting transactions within Government Relations & External Affairs.


Your Powerful Skills:


  • Minimum 5-7 years of legislative or regulatory experience and/or experience in government affairs roles with other companies or trade associations.  Previous high ranking governmental position a plus.
  • Advanced degree (Juris Doctor, Master’s Degree in Business, Public Policy) a plus.  Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Business, Communications or other relevant area.




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Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 38299, application deadline  

Any questions? Jaime Prechtel  jaime.prechtel@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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