Pacific Gas & Electric Company Gas Transmission Product Manager, Senior in San Ramon, California

Requisition ID # 11999

Job Category : Customer Support / Operations

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Job Location : San Ramon

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

This position is in PG&E's GT&D Wholesale Marketing and Business Development Department (WM&BD). GT&D owns and operates natural gas transmission and storage facilities throughout California. WM&BD Department develops markets and sells transportation and gas storage services to maximize revenue for PG&E shareholders. Our customers include some of the biggest players in the energy industry, including large end-use customers, gas marketers and producers across North America. WM&BD culture is one of excellence, teamwork, respect and integrity. We strive to be on the cutting edge of the energy industry in terms of customer satisfaction, flexibility, innovative product offerings and satisfied employees.

Position Summary

Gas Transmission Product Managers are responsible for the overall management of PG&E’s gas transmission transportation and gas storage products. This includes collecting insights into customer need, defining features and benefits of products, building the solution and process for new products or features, establishing pricing policies and strategies, obtaining customer feedback, and obtaining all required company and regulatory approvals. Product managers are also responsible for monitoring product performance and tracking capacity commitments and available capacity for sale. Additionally, product managers will have significant involvement in the potential divestitures of several PG&E assets (gas storage fields and pipelines)

All employees are responsible for performing their jobs in accordance with PG&E’s vision and values.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage existing gas storage products and development of new products

  • Set pricing policies and strategies for daily, monthly and longer term sales

  • Track existing capacity commitments and determine available capacity for sale

  • Work with all stakeholders to best coordinate outages that impact capacity availability to minimize customer impacts and cost to the company

  • Ensure all product offerings comply with all company policies and procedures as well as all regulatory requirements

  • Identify product improvement needs based on inputs from customers and sales

  • Obtain the appropriate company and regulatory approvals for changes to product features or new products

  • Support sales and customer service as the subject matter expert on product details and tariff requirements

  • Lead or support various aspects of potential asset divestitures including determining appropriate process, evaluation tools, coordinating due diligent reviews by potential buyers and development of the sales agreement

  • Support regulatory activities by writing testimony, responding to data requests, meeting with regulators and other IOUs, and providing content for regulatory filings

Qualifications

Minimum

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree; Business, Marketing, Science or Engineering related discipline preferred

  • 5+ years of related experience in the natural gas industry including

Desired

  • Master's in Business Administration of equivalent graduate degree

  • 2+ years experience specific to natural gas storage

  • Operational knowledge of gas transmission and storage systems

  • Knowledge of gas transportation and storage products

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Expert MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint

  • Inter-organizational management of complex, strategic projects

  • Strong public speaking and presentation abilities

  • Solid judgment abilities/skills

General knowledge of the regulatory process and policies including those of the CPUC