Job Posting Date: June 24, 2017 Requisition #: 54122422-E02 Job Category: Energy Supply / Trading Job Level: Individual Contributor Employment Type: Management Business Unit: Strategy and Policy Schedule: Full-time City: San Francisco
Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And wedeliver some of the nation’s cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, ‘Together, Building a Better California’ is not just a slogan. It’s the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We knowthat the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve theirquality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employerthat actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protectedveteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.
The Portfolio Management group is primarilyresponsible for managing PG&E’s wholesale electric power portfolio in order to meet the Company’s electric load obligations in a reliable and economic manner. This responsibility involves: (1) determining the Company’s energy, capacity, and compliance needs; (2)developing strategies to meet those needs; (3) transacting in the wholesale electric markets to execute those strategies; (4) amending, modifying, and terminating agreements as necessary to maintain PG&E’s power portfolio; (5) complying with procurement andreporting requirements and (6) supporting the development of energy policies with the objective of implementing such policy at the least cost and ensuring compatibility with the portfolio.
In addition to managing the Company’s electric power portfolio,Portfolio Management is leading PG&E’s effort to develop and implement innovative changes to the California’s electric supply regulatory environment and market structures. California’s electric energy landscape is changing rapidly due to increasing levels ofdistributed generation and renewable resources and a growing number of electric supply providers. Portfolio Management is preparing for this dynamic energy future by developing and advocating for new regulatory and market structures, actively managing PG&E’selectric portfolio, and implementing policies to ensure the equitable sharing of costs in meeting California’s clean energy goals. These challenges are complex, and Portfolio Management plays a critical role in defining and driving strategic and operationalimprovements by working across lines of business at PG&E and with external stakeholders.
All employees are responsible for performing their jobs in accordance with PG&E’s vision and values and for conducting procurement in accordance withPG&E’s Risk Management Policy.
The Senior Analyst position will support the group’s work in developing and implementing changes to the electric supply regulatory and market framework and PG&E’s electric portfolio. Thiswork includes:
*Identifying, researching, and evaluating regulatory and market alternatives; *Advocating for changes to the regulatory environment and market structures through the regulatory proceedings of the California Public Utilities Commissionor California Independent System Operator; *Supporting PG&E’s effort to plan for and implement new energy supply policies related to changes in regulatory and market structures; and *Supporting initiatives to align the electric supply portfolio withfuture supply obligations.
Minimum Qualifications: *Bachelor’s degree with coursework in a business related field, mathematics, engineering or equivalent field of study *3 years of relevant job experience
Desired Qualifications: *Advanced degree in a relevant discipline *At least two years of electric energy procurement experience *Advanced knowledge of physical and financial gas and electric market fundamentals *Knowledge of the variouscomponents of PG&E’s wholesale energy portfolio, electric trading, or power purchase agreements *Ability to effectively present and communicate to internal and external stakeholders *Ability to prioritize, plan, perform and communicate activities bothin written and verbal form *Ability to solve complex problems with little guidance and sometimes incomplete information *Ability to think strategically *Ability to influence and build relationships, within and across teams *Ability to work withan independently, not requiring hands-on supervision for all tasks
*Develop, design, and execute a variety of tasks and analyses on electric markets, policy proposals, and business strategies *Work collaboratively withinternal teams *Lead cross-functional projects associated with regulatory proceedings, commercial work streams, and analytic initiatives *Facilitate meetings and ensure projects meet all designated milestones *Engage with stakeholders to identifygaps, and develop and implement plans to address those gaps *Research and communicate emerging regulatory issues and or policy issues *Develop communication materials for senior leadership or external use *Communicate highly technical or complexinformation effectively and persuasively to diverse internal stakeholders *Develop a deep understanding and expertise of energy market rules, products and compliance mechanisms *Act as a recognized expert on energy supply policy and strategy issues relatedto Energy Procurement *Participate in other elements of the ongoing work of the wider Portfolio Management team