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Portland General Electric Principal/Senior Strategy Integrator in Portland, Oregon

This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!

Principal/Senior Strategy Integrator

Looking for the next step in your career? We have a high impact role working with senior leaders on corporate strategy. In this role you will develop, prioritize and deliver strategic initiatives for delivering clean energy solutions to customers. You will use your skills in data analytics, financial acumen, influence and delivering high-impact presentations to drive to results.

Our ideal candidate has a degree in business, statistics, economics or a related field or equivalent experience plus 8 years (depending on level) of experience in analysis and strategic planning. We also need experience driving results, actively listening, applying constructive feedback and working collaboratively with all types of people. Experience in the energy industry a plus. If that sounds like you we’d love to hear from you.

Who we are: The Strategy Integration group facilitates both corporate strategy and business development in partnership with specific business areas.

In this highly visible role, you will have the opportunity to develop long-range plans for the company by partnering with senior leaders including the identification, evaluation, prioritization, and delivery of strategic initiatives that deliver innovative and clean energy solutions to customers. Typical projects span both traditional strategy and business model development and may include leading the initial stages of project execution. You will research trends, assimilate data, create visualizations, and develop insights and recommendations for corporate strategy, owning the delivery to senior leadership. An ideal candidate should have the ability to identify and define business questions and issues and develop strategic, analytical, and financial frameworks to conduct analysis and design implementation plans. The candidate will demonstrate strong leadership and significant influence skills both with team members and senior leadership.

Key Job Information:

  • Principal Strategy Integrator 6704 Grade 8 / P4

  • Senior Strategy Integrator 6703 Grade 7 / P3

Strategic Analysis and Planning:

  • Takes a leadership role, with others in the department, in the strategic plan development effort.

  • Makes recommendations about adapting the strategy and business model in response to changes in the business environment, advancing the interests of the company internally and externally

  • Collaborates with officers and senior leaders to communicate strategic progress through reports, dashboards, presentations, and workshops

  • Contributes to enterprise-wide metrics, ensuring they align to strategic objectives around PGE’s customer value proposition.

  • Provides data-driven insights to inform overall company strategy and approach to key strategic initiatives in alignment with business outcomes

  • Develops reports, including graphics and visuals.

  • Collaborates with business units to consult on execution of strategy.

  • Responsible for defining and developing tools, models, and frameworks for conducting research and analysis, works with internal and external sources to collect relevant data, coordinates and executes required analysis, and develops appropriate communication to senior management

  • Uses scenarios, corporate signposts, models, and simulations to support strategy and integration

Project Management and Consultation:

  • Develops and implements project plans: defining scope of work, budget, deliverables, acceptance criteria, and success metrics.

  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders, assigns work tasks, reviews work of project team members and provides feedback.

  • Monitors progress and ensures deliverables meet acceptance criteria and success metrics

  • Prioritizes and adapts plan in response to changing environment

  • Identifies risks and implements mitigation steps

The above listed expectations pertain to the Principal (P4) level. At the Senior (P3) level, the expectations are as a contributor to the work vs leading the work. Also at the senior level, work may be less complex than at the principal level.

Education: A bachelor’s degree in business, economics, engineering or related financial or scientific discipline OR equivalent experience at the principal level would provide necessary qualifications for this position.

Experience: Typically 8 or more years in utility or similar energy sector experience in the area(s) of demand side management, transportation electrification, resource planning, strategy, engineering, power operations, economic forecasting, accounting, finance or regulatory affairs or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience also qualify. At the Senior level, typically 5 or more years of experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills to engage, motivate, and inspire others

  • Strong emotional intelligence and ability to navigate through potential conflict.

  • Affinity for business reporting, analysis, forecasting and working with uncertainty

  • Ability to prioritize, anticipate challenges and plan accordingly in an ever-changing environment

  • Advanced communication (written / oral) and presentation skills

  • Advanced knowledge of analytical techniques, scenario planning, and corporate goal-setting theory and practices

  • Advanced knowledge of dashboarding, visualization, modeling and forecasting tools

  • Expert project management skills

  • Business acumen

  • Decision-making skills

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to electric utilities

This position requires daily computer use in an office environment.

Join us today and power your potential!

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Staffing@pgn.com

This job posting will close at 12:01 am Pacific Time on the closing date listed below:

At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.

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