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Business Analyst, Senior

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 21380 

 

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : San Francisco

 

Company

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 we deliver 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 know that 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 their quality 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 employer that 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, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

 

Department Overview

The Electric Operations (EO) Technology Program Management organization (TPM) is an innovative technology strategy/planning, enablement, and governance department within the PG&E’s Electric Asset Management organization.  Its mission is to drive the effective and strategic evolution of technology in a rapidly transforming energy industry.  TPM unlocks value for PG&E and its customers by:

 

  1. Strategically aligning and championing technology investments that advance company goals and objectives;
  2. Providing enablement-focused program management to drive successful project execution;
  3. Shaping the future of the electric grid through innovation and cross-industry collaboration.

 

The team is highly collaborative and emphasizes cross-functional matrix partnerships across several organizations including Transmission, Distribution, Asset Management, Transportation Services, Customer Care, and IT.  As the utility landscape continues to evolve, targeted and effective technology deployment will help PG&E to continue delivering safe, reliable, affordable, and clean energy – while advancing California’s clean energy goals and meeting customer needs.  The responsibility level, expectations, and workload for this this highly motivated group is significant.

 

Position Summary

The Technology Strategy & Planning, Senior will report to the Manager of Strategy & Planning. S/he will support the Strategy & Planning team and be actively involved in developing and maintaining the EO Technology roadmaps.  The team leads and ensures integration of the roadmap into enterprise planning activities (GRC, S1, S2, etc.) for all of EO.

 

The ideal candidate will be able to set and manage multiple priorities, solve in-depth complex problems, and bring a new perspective on existing solutions.  S/he will be able to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.  The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced environment.

 

Responsibilities

 1. Strategy

  • Understand the current and future business environment of the organization and effectively anticipate, identify business needs for development of the technology roadmaps
  • Analyze portfolio status and make recommendations related to strategy and operations
  • Support enterprise initiatives concerning key technology or policy issues and drive alignment with company/program goals and objectives
  • Analyze complex business problems and issues using information from internal and external sources

 

2. Planning

  • Support the gathering, compiling, and analysis of data and information to inform Electric Operations business application technology strategy and incorporation into planning (e.g., roadmaps, strategic planning including “S1 and S2” processes)
  • Support the regulatory activities as related to technology applications, including writing testimony, or developing business strategy for regulatory filings (TO filing, GRC)
  • Support the integration of technology roadmaps with program management business case process

 

3.  Strategic Communications

  • Support the development and creation of high quality content and materials for director and executive level committee meetings; Support meeting planning, attendance, minutes, and action-item follow-up
  • Anticipate concerns and questions from stakeholders with regards to executive level committee meetings, and provide timely and professional communications

 

4. Additional

  • Support or leads department business operations activities (e.g., organizational alignment, staffing decisions, etc.)
  • Takes on substantial new tasks as identified/assigned
  • Demonstrate methods to manage single and multiple projects/programs of moderate to high complexity, gather information, monitor and report project/program status, and coordinate activities to ensure timely delivery

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Technology or related field or equivalent work experience required.
  • Four (4) years of related work experience.
  • 1-2+ years of utility experience or consulting to utilities.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio).

Desired:

  • Demonstrated strong work ethic and exceptional levels of accountability and self-drive.
  • Ability to develop deep relationships, and work effectively with key cross-functional stakeholders and senior leadership team.
  • Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Outstanding strategic and structured thinking, analytical and creative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with competing priorities.
  • Very high attention to detail.
  • Experience with information technology (IT) implementation and or systems development and implementation lifecycles from both a technical or business perspective.
  • Experience with budgeting, analysis, forecasting and reporting.
  • Experience supporting meetings and Executive presentations.
  • 1-2+ years of experience in strategy and planning roles in a utility industry or technology environment.

 

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Company
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

EEO
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that 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, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland