Strategy and business development

Head of Regulatory Affairs

magine a future where you unleash you potential, influencing the future direction of energy policy and regulations across Ireland 


Join us in this role where you’ll build relationships with our regulatory, policy, and government stakeholders and advocate for positive change to support the achievement of business objectives. This will be done through written responses to regulatory and policy consultations and actively engaging with industry, regulatory, and government partners. 

Welcome to Commercial Development 
You’ll be part of Commercial Development where you, together with your colleagues, will report to the Senior Commercial Director and be part of the Commercial team, handling all commercial activities for the onshore business in Ireland and the UK, from growth through acquisitions to corporate contracting and trading our onshore portfolio.   


You’ll play an important role in:  

  • maintaining thorough knowledge of the Single Electricity Market and monitoring regulatory requirements as they relate to Ørsted’s role as a licensed supplier and market participant 

  • managing and participating in various filing and interventions with regulators, governments, and industry stakeholders to support our fleet of wind farms operating across Ireland, Northern Ireland, and our pipeline of projects. 


To succeed in the role, you:  

  • have a third level degree with numerical, analytical, or financial content, incl. economics, finance, law, or engineering 

  • possess expert domain knowledge of the energy industry and understand the challenges facing the renewables industry 

  • have in-depth understanding of and extensive experience with the regulatory and policy environment in Ireland and Northern Ireland  

  • have excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills to engage with and influence senior internal and external stakeholders. 

Our five guiding principles:
  • Integrity
    We’re open and trustworthy and uphold high ethical standards
  • Passion
    We’re passionate about what we do and proud of what we achieve
  • Team
    We value diversity and collaborate in a non-hierarchical, respectful and trusting way
  • Results
    We set the bar high, take ownership and get the right things done
  • Safety
    We never compromise on health and safety standards
Graphic showing of Ørsted's 5 guiding principles.

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