Senior Market Design, Analysis and Strategy Analyst
Job Posting Date: August 12, 2017 Requisition #: 54190267-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 Market Implementation, Design, Analysis, andStrategy (MIDAS) team is part of PG&E’s Energy Policy and Procurement (EPP) organization, which is responsible for the procurement of both electric power and natural gas for PG&E customers. To support the procurement of reliable and affordable electricpower in an environmentally sustainable manner, the MIDAS team monitors the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) markets, actively participates in design efforts, manages implementation of market initiatives, and supports other strategic efforts across theEPP organization.
The EPP organization is an active participant in regulatory forums to shape California’s electric markets. The Sr. Analyst will primarily focus on: (1) CAISO market design initiatives; (2) Specialanalysis projects related to the changing market landscape; 3. Implementation coordination; and 4. Market analysis.
Minimum Qualifications: *Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Mathematics, ComputerScience or related discipline *4 years of relevant experience *Good understanding of project management and budgeting
Desired Qualifications: *MBA or other graduate programs desirable *Advanced knowledge of energy market design orutility experience, especially related to California markets and regulators (CAISO and CPUC) *Excellent communication and writing skills with the ability to clearly articulate technical concepts to various audiences (technical colleagues, senior management) *Attention to details and understanding of key drivers affecting business results, sometimes with limited information/data *Self-directed, team player, focused on delivering high quality results consistently and on a timely basis *Excellent timemanagement skills and ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives *Able to provide new perspectives/approaches on existing tasks/solutions *Proficient in Microsoft Office, Project, Visio or similar software
Electric Market Strategy, Design and Analysis: *Able to take a strategic view of future market developments and impacts on PG&E’s portfolio. Ability to understand a wide range of commercial activities within Energy Policyand Procurement and how PG&E portfolio needs may evolve with changes in market conditions. Sr. Analyst is responsible for driving issues to conclusion. *Participate in CAISO-sponsored stakeholder activities, ensuring that PG&E’s advocacy positions areclearly articulated, and reflect the consensus view of Energy Policy and Procurement and other internal PG&E stakeholders, so as to influence the energy and capacity market initiatives. This requires Sr. Analyst to become proficient with significant portions ofthe CAISO tariff and operations as well as PG&E’s energy procurement activities. *Able to monitor electric and greenhouse gas market performance to identify potential market design inefficiencies, market aberrations and inappropriate market behavior. *Able to foster good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and to clearly communicate complex issues in ways that tailor messaging based on the audience. The Sr. Analyst will also be responsible for working with all levels within theorganization, including making presentations to PG&E Officers, as well as leading cross-functional teams. *Able to coordinate on Market Initiative Implementation programs on complex projects and develop project scope that translates CAISO’s businessrequirement changes to Information Technology (IT) system and business process changes in understandable terms, including impacts from interdependencies between departments.