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PPL Corporation Leadership Development Associate - Performance Management in Allentown, Pennsylvania


Internal Title:

Leadership Development Associate - Performance Management

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Apply the used of data in decision-making and build your understanding of the Energy Industry and potential strategic positioning for the company (market entry, growth, portfolio, etc.).

  2. Conduct rigorous analysis to identify potential new value creating opportunities, such as competitor activities and performance. Assist with the development of cohesive conclusions and present key findings at the executive level.

  3. Provide leadership to special projects identified across the business(es) while managing the execution, outcomes and key indicators

  4. Drive transformational efforts that positively impact the bottom line and/or market share.

  5. Influence and deliver transformative ideas that drive action by presenting ideas in an effective, clear, and compelling way.

  6. Analyze and recommend improvements to operating models, processes, and performance reporting to enhance business success.

  7. Apply deep financial acumen and purposeful innovative solutions to improve sustainability, profitability, and reduce risk exposure.

  8. Develop trust-based relationships with clients and colleagues, at all levels of the organization.

  9. Assist in business unit strategy development, assessment, and execution.

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Position Summary:

The primary responsibilities of the Leadership Development Associate are to drive strategy development, lead performance improvement initiatives, drive special projects, and support business development efforts in the various functional area of the company, including Operations, Finance and Regulatory and Customer Service. This includes but not limited to, competitive transmission, finance and regulatory, customer service, partnerships, and joint ventures.

The program is designed to give candidates exposure and experience across the business through involvement in activities critical to the future success of the company. Throughout the program, and at the end of the two years, employees will be assessed for performance and best organization fit within the organization.

Open to remote candidates.

Candidate Qualifications:

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

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Basic Qualifications:

  1. Masters of Business Administration.

  2. Minimum of two years work experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

Regular or Temporary:


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Willingness to learn, take on new challenges, eager for knowledge.

  2. Strong problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills.

  3. Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

  4. Demonstrated leadership in a professional manner, either through school, work, or military experience.

  5. Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration with professionalism in your school, work, or military experience.

  6. Ability to challenge conventional thought and offer unique perspectives to deliver innovative solutions.

  7. Deep understanding of industry dynamics and value creation opportunities.

  8. Superior academic achievement and proven leadership qualities.

  9. Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements, when applicable.

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Corporate Summary:

As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities - Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities - provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around the U.S. and abroad.

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