The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)® is an independent, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization dedicated to accelerating the transition to a clean, reliable and efficient energy future. We focus on the world’s four largest power markets, responsible for half of all power generation: China, Europe, India, and the United States.

The Regulatory Assistance Project is an equal opportunity employer.


The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) helps energy and air regulators and nongovernmental organizations navigate the complexities of power sector policy and regulation. Can you expand the reach and influence of RAP on public policies and solutions to the most pressing U.S. energy challenges while managing staff as well as project and organizational budgeting? If so, we just might be looking for you.

Our ideal team member will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Manage operations of the RAP U.S. team, including managing staff, consultants and budget. Work with staff on various projects, in a leadership and supporting role.
  • Maintain RAP’s role as a thought leader in the U.S. by leading a program of research, policy analysis and the creation of solutions to power, climate and economic challenges facing government or other organizations.
  • Manage key relationships within the region to deliver direct assistance to decision-makers and create opportunities for RAP’s continuing work.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of government and NGO involvement in energy networks, power sector decision-making and energy efficiency.

As a program director, not only will you play a critical role in our organization, but your day will be filled with rewarding global interaction.

RAP offers a highly competitive salary and benefits combination that is commensurate with experience.

If you want to know more about the position, view the full job description.

Does this sound interesting? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Please send your resume and cover letter by September 3, 2019, to [email protected], Attention: Noelle MacKay, chief operating officer. Refer to RAP/US PD in the subject line. Any questions or requests should also be directed to this email.