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Senior Business Analyst - Electric Operations

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 23388 

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy; Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

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

PG&E's Electric Business Operations team is responsible for providing direction and coordination across Electric Transmission, Distribution and Asset Management. Aligning operations and our people with the Electric T&D execution organizations we serve facilitates better planning, execution and overall service delivery. This is accomplished via six distinct but interconnected teams:

  1. T&D Investment Planning
  2. T&D Integrated Planning
  3. Electric Workforce Strategy
  4. Distribution Work and Resource Management
  5. Transmission Work and Resource Management
  6. Transmission Portfolio Management  

 

The Electric T&D Business Operations organization is led by a Sr Director who reports directly to the Sr Vice President of Electric Transmission and Distribution. The Business Operations organization is responsible for driving partnerships across key departments within Electric T&D and lines of business across the Company to design and drive the strategic planning rhythm. The Business Operations organization owns and directs several processes including Electric T&D Integrated Planning, Regulatory Filings, and the facilitation of a $4 billion dollar annual expense and capital budget.

All of these services are critical to a company with over $44 billion in assets, over $15 billion in revenues; which serves ~5 million electric distribution customers and ~4 million natural gas distribution customers. This high profile team provides a great place for energized and talented employees to make a contribution, be recognized and ignite their career.

       Position Summary

The Senior Analyst will lead and support various workforce related initiatives for Electric Operations. This includes conducting deep-dive analyses of workforce initiatives based on an annual prioritization process with each Electric Operations line of business, supporting relevant Customer Affordability Roadmap initiatives, and ad-hoc support of workforce development or training initiatives being driven by the Workforce Strategy team. This position has high executive visibility and will engage with Electric T&D leadership, including VPs, Sr Directors, and Mgrs.  The Sr Analyst will also work with the Manager of Business Strategy on strategic initiatives including the integrated planning deliverables for Electric Operations S-1, S-2, and Session D as well as provide support for the Electric Operations leadership team meetings.

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • 4 years of relevant work experience with steady progression of responsibilities including skills in process mapping, data analysis and financial analysis.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, economics, business administration or comparable quantitative field or equivalent related work experience. If no degree has been achieved, successful candidate must possess 8 years of relative working experience

 

       Desired:

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Products
  • Ability to identify, prioritize, and manage multiple deliverables simultaneously
  • Experience working in a resource management function.
  • Utility, energy or regulatory industry experience.
  • Strategic planning and/or communications experience.
  • Broad understanding of the utility or energy industry drivers, issues and trends.
  • Strong knowledge of long-term strategic business planning theories, concepts, practices, methods and techniques.
  • Strong data analysis, benchmarking, monitoring and business/financial analysis skills including knowledge of varied analytical methods.
  • Strong analytical problem solving and decision making skills to develop comprehensive solutions.
  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Adaptable to changing business conditions and ambiguity.
  • Effectively gains buy-in from leaders inside and outside of the department. Solid knowledge of workforce planning concepts, methods, practices and techniques.
  • Results oriented: willing to set aggressive, but realistic goals and to hold others accountable for their performance

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Electric Integrated Planning team and Business Finance to assist in the annual development of the 5 year Operating Plan (S-1), 2 year Execution Plan (S-2), by providing analysis that support organizational size and skill sets required to successfully execute the business plan and meet business objectives
  • Works closely with Electric Advance initiatives leads to support benefit realizations that have a workforce impact
  • Leads the governance of workforce/Headcount planning and strategy for both internal and Non-Employee workers to address workforce trends and potential issues identified from analytics
  • Acts as a single point of contact for (assigned) LOB leadership for all workforce related initiatives
  • Work with all leadership levels across EO to gather and analyze operational and financial information and draws conclusions for workforce strategy, including contingency plans or course correction actions as necessary to present to Senior leaders.
  • Performs analysis on highly complex data sets that have cross-functional impact. Incorporates workforce changes into resource/cost models.
  • Develops and maintains workforce planning models. Incorporates actual and projected internal workforce changes and external labor market factors into models. Creates standardized dashboard analytics for Electric Operations leadership.
  • Analyzes cost structure including cost benchmarks.
  • Evaluates internal / external labor costs for work allocation.
  • Researches and recommends metrics that would best enable positive business outcomes.

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