Energy Regulatory Lead, Data Centers
Google
London, UK
5d ago

As Google's products and services grow to serve our billions of users, the Strategic Negotiation team works behind the scenes to secure infrastructure for Google's future.

It's a big job that involves everything from operating underwater cables to finding data center space. In this role you combine your deep market knowledge with tech industry savvy to find solutions that support Google's growth.

You'll work with specific teams to oversee vendor and partner relationships. Your successful management skills have the potential to impact every part of the business and save Google millions of dollars in operating costs.

You'll ensure that we receive contract compliance on our third-party agreements, while identifying the most cost-effective solutions for our needs.

You'll take lead on special projects, manage vendors and present your recommendations to Google leadership.

As an Energy Regulatory Lead, you will lead energy regulatory and market development initiatives that ensure Google’s European data centers have access to cost-effective power supply options, and that advance market solutions to help ensure Google meets its carbon-free energy goals.

In this role, you will help to drive the team's overall energy-related strategy development and execution, lead individual strategic initiatives and projects, and work with teams across the company in support of Google's data center energy portfolio.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running.

From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible.

We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

Responsibilities

  • Lead strategic evaluations of regulatory and policy environments at both the EU and national levels, electricity industry trends, stakeholder interests, and electricity market structures.
  • Develop and lead efforts to further market solutions to Google’s electricity supply needs, including design of regulatory and market engagement strategies as well as implementing tactics.
  • Work cross-functionally with others on Google’s Global Infrastructure, Public Policy and other teams to develop policy and market positions and communicate to key constituencies.
  • Lead advocacy work through energy trade associations, industry partners, non-profit groups, and other allies to advance Google’s strategic energy interests and priorities.
  • Support energy supply negotiations, working closely with data center site and energy leads.

  • Represent Google at high-level fora on key energy issues, and help develop and advance Google’s energy narrative in Europe.
  • Minimum qualifications :

  • BA / BS degree in technology, science, law, policy, or economics, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience working with electric utilities, regulators, clean energy advocates, energy policy makers, or other energy industry stakeholders.
  • Experience working with the various institutions of government.
  • Experience working specifically on European electricity issues at both the EU and national levels.
  • Preferred qualifications :

  • Project Management experience.
  • Creative approach to solving nebulous multi-stakeholder challenges.
  • Ability to thrive in environments with ambiguity and uncertainty.
  • Developed verbal and written communication ability.
  • Ability to work in multiple European languages.
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