RAP seeks a proven, accomplished leader, with a deep passion for the mission and in service style leadership.


President and Chief Executive Officer
Remote or In Office in US or Europe with Regular Domestic and International Travel Expected

Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)® acts as a trusted advisor to decision-makers and the broader energy policy community. By developing and sharing global best practices tailored to local priorities and doing so with clarity and vision RAP enables decision-makers to act. RAP's mission is accelerating a clean, reliable, equitable, and cost-efficient energy future through advancing policy innovation and thought leadership within the energy community.

RAP seeks a proven, accomplished leader, with a deep passion for the mission and in service style leadership. This President and CEO will bring a courageous and inspiring vision to RAP as well as the ability to lead and execute bold strategic plans that produce effective and trusting international and domestic partnerships, dissemination and scaling of best practices, brand visibility and financial sustainability for the organization. The leader must demonstrate the capability to harmonize RAP's traditional strengths and aspirations with long overlooked diversity and equity concerns that are now vital to energy sector success.

The next leader will have experience writing and speaking publicly to groups about complex issues related to climate change, energy policy, energy and environmental regulation, and markets. This person will have a demonstrated ability to relate to the challenges and needs of regulators and other decision-makers in both developed and developing countries. The President and CEO will be comfortable working in a quickly evolving field where policy and regulation can lag. This person will be an outstanding communicator both internally and externally, will value openness, and will proactively foster collaboration. The President and CEO will have interpersonal skills and the ability to manage and work effectively with a diverse, high-energy entrepreneurial group of people. Technology is rapidly changing the options available to energy decision-makers, and the next President and CEO will stay abreast of these new opportunities.

This role requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience. An advanced degree or equivalent qualification based on education and professional experience is preferred. This person is a respected peer by policymakers and current leaders of energy organizations. The ideal candidate will have a record of innovative leadership within an energy enterprise, nonprofit, philanthropic or public sector organization. The leader understands government and NGO involvement in energy efficiency and renewable energy policy, energy policy networks, and power sector decision-making and has experience or knowledge of working in more than one country.

The annual salary range for this position is between $250,000 and $300,000 and will be commensurable with experience. At RAP, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. That's why we offer a best-in-class global benefits package designed to support your health, well-being, and financial future, along with generous leave policies that ensure you have the time you need for personal growth and relaxation.

To apply, submit a current resume and letter of introduction, as soon as possible, to Kittleman & Associates, LLC. Submit your application online at (Click the Apply Button at the bottom of the page)

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