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Expert Strategic Analyst - San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 22923 

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Strategy and Policy

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

Energy Policy & Procurement (EPP) secures electricity and natural gas from wholesale markets for PG&E customers to ensure system reliability. In addition, EPP is responsible for long-term planning, risk management, and compliance functions related to PG&E’s energy portfolio. EPP also actively participates in regulatory and legislative proceedings that shape the design and implementation of state, regional, and federal energy regulation and policy.

The Analyst position resides within EPP’s Portfolio and Resource Forecasting (PRF) team. PRF is responsible for forecasting volumes, costs and impacts of demand and supply-side energy resources, and portfolio positions for commodity market products and services and compliance instruments. The team is also responsible for providing market intelligence and supporting PG&E’s natural gas and electric planning and procurement functions to meet the future energy needs of PG&E’s customers reliably, at a reasonable cost, and consistent with company and regulatory/legislative environmental policies. 

 

Position Summary

This Expert Analyst will work closely with internal and external stakeholders on energy policy and planning work streams, particularly focusing on the integrated resource planning. The successful candidate is able to take a conceptual issue, and independently design and complete innovative analysis to draw meaningful conclusions that will inform internal decision making and help advocate PG&E’s position in external forums. The Expert Analyst will lead cross-functional teams and be an effective communicator. At times, the Expert Analyst may be required to help prepare testimonies and assist in regulatory proceedings

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Integrated resource planning and analysis: Designs, develops and completes complex or innovative analysis associated with energy policy and planning, taking a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions for an evolving electric grid composed of large amounts of renewable and increasingly distributed generation. Acts as a thought leader and subject matter expert in the renewable integration arena, capable of identifying emerging issues and developing solutions.
  • Integrated resource policy analysis:  Gains in-depth understanding of PG&E’s energy policy positions and related business objectives. Anticipates, performs timely assessments, and clearly articulates impact of various emerging and proposed policies on PG&E’s procurement needs and proactively co-ordinates with internal team to formulate PG&E’s positions and help develop analysis to support internal decision making and external advocacy.
  • Communication and Education: Shares subject matter expertise with the broader PG&E teams to help others gain a deeper understanding of emerging resource planning issues
  • Project Management: Provides project management support and at times lead complex projects such as PG&E’s Integrated Resource Plan development to ensure efficient coordination, clear alignment with other internal organizations, and timely execution and delivery of project

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Sociology, Engineering, Physics or other related fields or equivalent work experience
  • 6 years of job-related experience

 

Desired:

 

  • Master’s degree in either a technical or business-related field
  • Knowledge of gas and electric markets and regulatory issues as needed to perform at the job level
  • Utility industry experience
  • Experience with simulation models, especially pertaining to electric markets
  • Experience in managing complex projects
  • Competency in oral and written communications that concisely conveys information pertinent to the unique needs of different audiences
  • Competency in building internal and external relationships and identifying customer concerns
  • Knowledge of gas and electric utility operations and business processes as needed to perform at the job level
  • Competency in planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Competency in utilizing technology applications (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau), anticipating future business technology needs and readily adopting to technology changes
  • Competency in recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization

 

 

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