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Manager - Corporate Development


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  8863

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.

But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities.  When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing.  Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Testing Required:

Emergency Response: Yes – Must be available to perform a primary assignment in support of DTE’s emergency response to storms or other events that impact service to our customers.


Job Summary

Oversees financial and valuation analyses and development of recommendations for strategic planning. Leads teams that evaluate merger, acquisition, and divestiture opportunities. Develops and provides recommendations to senior leadership on strategic and financial implications of major investments. Span of Control: Leads team of individual contributors and/or supervisors.

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversees the capital approval process, ensuring that proposed investments have sound financial analysis and confirmation from supporting functional areas (e.g., legal, tax, and accounting)
  • Leads teams that conduct strategic and financial assessments of mergers, acquisitions, and divestiture opportunities
  • Provides guidance and recommendations to leadership on the company’s long-term scenarios based on changing industry and economic events
  • Leads valuation analyses for the company’s long-term plan, including comparing results from assessments with the company’s trading value and/or equity analyst estimates
  • Develops hurdle rates for the company’s business units, including non-utility segments
  • Develops annual dividend recommendation for the company
  • Performs ad-hoc financial analyses that support business units (e.g., assessing lowest-cost options for customers, etc.)
  • Serves as expert on industry best practices and trends for strategic planning development
  • Ensures the accomplishment of the following core supervisory/management functions for a given group(s) within area of responsibility; planning, organizing, directing the performance of on-going activities and/or special/ad hoc assignments, staffing (employee selections, training, coaching and performance management, time entry), coordinating, reporting and budgeting
  • Leads the continuous improvement commitment and efforts within area of responsibility: designing processes; establishing quality and quantity standards and metrics; collecting, refining, adapting, and communicating best practices; sharing knowledge and developing staff in a systematic fashion. Uses process design outcomes to solve problems

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with seven years of experience in corporate strategy and/or financial analyses/financial valuations, inclusive of two years leading projects and/or teams

Other Qualifications


  • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) or Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license
  • Experience working with management consulting and/or investment banking firms
  • Advanced energy industry knowledge and understanding of industry trends/issues

 Other Requirements:

  • Ability to integrate industry best practices for development of business strategies
  • Ability to support project management techniques and related tools/applications
  • Ability to think strategically across a range of current and emerging industry trends
  • Ability to work professionally with individuals internally and externally at all levels
  • Ability to communicate well with others, including proficient verbal, written, and presentation skills with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit