Manager, Research and Statistics
Company: American Public Power Association
Posted on: August 7, 2022
The American Public Power Association is looking for a Manager,
Research and Statistics to perform research and analysis of complex
issues affecting the electric utility industry. This individual
will prepare reports and publications to present research results
and recommendations. Manages the collection, processing, analysis,
and graphic presentation of statistical data on publicly owned
electric utilities. Serve as American Public Power Association
(APPA) lead on surveys and statistics. Present research findings to
relevant stakeholders and educates members on the implications of
Please note: This is not a remote position. Candidates must be in
DC, Maryland, or Virginia area. APPA offers a flexible work
schedule for full-time employees and the option for telework is
available after (3) months of employment (with supervisor
*Direct hire only, no agency
Conducts research and analysis to support APPA's policy positions
and provide members with statistics and information on the electric
utility industry and public power's position in the industry.
Uses research and analysis to develop reports, case studies,
databases, and other member resources.
Collects, analyzes, and manages data for the various databases.
Lead reoccurring member surveys and corresponding publication
Strategizes new survey, statistical, and research opportunities for
APPA in line with the association's business plan.
Provides technical and statistical assistance to APPA members and
Answers requests for statistical and other information from APPA
staff, members, and the public.
Cultivates relationships with members as well as external
Supports budget planning for the statistical analysis and the
economics and research sections of the regulatory affairs
Prepares written comments on data collection to government
agencies, including the Energy Information Administration, Small
Business Administration, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,
and monitors these agencies' data-collection programs.
Carries out special projects as assigned by Senior Vice President,
Advocacy & Communications and General Counsel, and Director, Policy
Performs other duties as assigned.
Degree from a 4-year college or university preferably with
coursework in statistics or economics.
5 years or more of relevant job experience in data and research
Proficient with the Energy Velocity database; other database
management software, preferably Access; and spreadsheet software
Ability to develop full and accurate databases based on the data
Knowledge of standard sources of statistical data on the electric
Ability to present timely ideas clearly, concisely, and accurately,
both orally and in writing; effectively communicates research
implications and conclusions and establishes strong working
relationships with APPA members.
Demonstrate strong organizational, managerial, communication,
collaboration, problem solving, and analytical skills.
Intricate knowledge of utility business model, and the public power
business model in particular.
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